West Ham vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

West Ham vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

After Saturday's humbling at home to Crystal Palace, West Ham fans won't be looking forward to their next London derby, this time against title chasers Chelsea. The Hammers are in danger of slipping into mid-table mediocrity after a promising start to the season, and have picked up just three points from a possible fifteen in their last five matches. Chelsea on the other hand will approach the match full of confidence after their League Cup win over Spurs on Sunday. …
No More Excuses for Jose Mourinho Next Season

No More Excuses for Jose Mourinho Next Season

You know you’ve had a bad year at the office when the person you labelled a ‘specialist in failure’ ends up with more trophies than you at the end of the season. It also doesn’t help when your nearest rival finishes the year with two more trophies and your ex-protégée comes out on top over 38 games, all the while haemorrhaging goals like a, well, a defence containing Glen Johnson and the ever-inconsistent Agger/Skrtel at its heart. And for all …
Why Daniel Sturridge Solves Liverpool's Tactical Problems

Why Daniel Sturridge Solves Liverpool's Tactical Problems

The introduction of Daniel Sturridge has brought about tactical changes at Anfield that possibly offer a resounding solution to Liverpool’s defining tactical inefficiency that we have seen so much of this season. For the last two seasons (and more) at Anfield, Liverpool have consistently created chance after chance, only to leave fans frustrated and little to offer on the score sheet. Most people will tell you that the reason behind this was the inability of Liverpool’s players to finish and …