Manchester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham will be looking to show that they are ready to compete with the very best on Saturday, as they host Manchester City. Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho will be continuing their long standing rivalry, albeit not in the same way as they did previously, with some of the competitiveness being lost. That said, Mourinho managed to get one over on the Spaniard last season, with Spurs running out 2-0 winners in this fixture. On that day, Steven Bergwijn and …

"Big 6" Youngsters in Need of a Loan This Summer.

The end of the transfer window is drawing close and some teams are scrambling to get deals done. Fans of all Premier League clubs will be hoping for their team to do something more between now and 5pm on Monday, regardless of what they've done already. There's something intoxicating about a deadline day signing, regardless of what age you are and who you support. The Premier League is very much an arms race. The "Big 6" compete against each other …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 3

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 3

Another week in the books, a whole lot of controversy arising from multiple games and some of the worst defending the Premier League has ever seen. This season is shaping up to be very interesting for a number of reasons, not least of them the fact that Leicester, Everton and Aston Villa currently sit in the top four alongside Liverpool. Only Leicester and the Merseyside clubs have won three from three, with Villa sitting on two wins from two. Those …
Why Can't Elite Teams Defend Anymore?

Why Can't Elite Teams Defend Anymore?

A video of Alphonso Davies went viral when football returned to the Bundesliga in May. In a crucial encounter against Borussia Dortmund which eventually tipped the league title Bayern Munich’s way, the left-back made an astonishing recovery run dispossessing Erling Haaland in the box while he was poised to score. With the striker having a head start of 12.5 meters on him, Davies caught up in 3.1 seconds while hitting a top speed of 35 km/h. The Canadian’s speed had …
Manchester City Are Right To Build David Silva a Statue

Manchester City Are Right To Build David Silva a Statue

The man they call El Mago is leaving Manchester City after a decade of glittering brilliance, which has illuminated not just The Etihad, but the Premier League as a whole. David Silva is taking his wonderful talents back home to Spain, signing a two year contract with Real Sociedad, and the Premier League's loss will be La Liga's gain. It will indeed be a loss, Silva is one of the finest players to ever grace the English game. A wonderfully …
Are Manchester City Under-Represented At The POTY Awards?

Are Manchester City Under-Represented At The POTY Awards?

I am a Liverpool supporter and hugely appreciative of Jordan Henderson. In fact, I wrote a piece on his value to the Reds more than a year ago. Well before he got to lift four trophies and made the Hendo-shuffle such an attractive proposition to kids everywhere. He’s an all-round good egg and as Adam Lallana highlighted this week in an emotional farewell interview, a captain who takes responsibility for the club in good times and bad. Given his backstory, …
Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Neither of these teams have anything left to play for in the Premier League. So, the FA Cup is taking increased significance as a result. They are two wins away from a trophy that would add significance to what have been two insignificant seasons. Manchester City also have the Champions League to prioritize, but are in no position to turn down a trophy. A cup treble would turn this season from disappointing to legendary and compensate for their subpar league …
Chelsea vs Manchester City | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Manchester City | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This is the standout fixture from the midweek round of matches, with Chelsea looking to make a statement against Manchester City. Although the visitors have been excellent since the restart, they have an FA Cup tie at the weekend and they may choose to rest key players in this fixture. Meanwhile, the Blues have the motivation to consolidate their position in the top four, with Champions League football crucial to their development under Frank Lampard. This will be a good …
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