Vincent Kompany: a Season Off or Past his Prime?

Vincent Kompany: a Season Off or Past his Prime?

This time last year, Vincent Kompany was hailed as the best centre-back in the Premier League and one of the best in the world. Now he has been sidelined with an injury he suffered in the infamous defeat to Manchester United, forced to watch from the stands as his team managed to keep three clean sheets in four matches without their captain. He has been criticised for his performances, highlighted by poor positioning and judgement which led to many errors, …
Vincent Kompany - What's Up and What's Not?

Vincent Kompany - What's Up and What's Not?

Rested. Dropped. Say what you will but Vincent Kompany was sat on the bench looking anxious when his team came out victorious in a must-win game against Leicester City at the Etihad in midweek that has kept them alive in the race to the summit. The Belgian hasn't been at his resolute best it has to be said this season with the defender particularly unconvincing in what we call the 'season defining' games, 3 of which have been played after …
Centre-Backs Analysis | Skrtel Vs Mertesacker Vs Terry Vs Kompany

Centre-Backs Analysis | Skrtel Vs Mertesacker Vs Terry Vs Kompany

Centre-Backs. The brick walls of defence. For aspirations of winning the Premier League, it is imperative to have a strong back line. With Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Man City set to fight it out in the next few months for the title, this following piece will look at the main centre-back for each team and how they have fared so far this season. Looking at stats such a tackling, duels, errors, clearances etc as well as my own opinion on …