Aston Villa v Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Aston Villa v Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Aston Villa will be looking to continue their escape from the Premier League relegation zone with a victory against Everton this weekend. Villa have seen a huge improvement in their performances since Tim Sherwood took over from Paul Lambert and the team are playing with an intensity up front that hasn’t been seen at Villa Park for a few years now. They are still not out of danger however, they only have a two point advantage over Sunderland in 18th place, …
Everton v Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Everton v Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Everton will be looking to build on their Europa League win during the week with victory over Newcastle United at Goodison Park on Sunday. Everton left it late to defeat Dynamo Kiev on Thursday night but their win ensures they remain the only English team with a good chance of staying in Europe beyond the current round. They are still in the bottom half of the league however and will want to put some distance between themselves and the relegation …
Everton v Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Everton v Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Everton will be hoping to avoid a European hangover when they take on Leicester City at Goodison Park this Sunday afternoon. Roberto Martinez’ team picked up a much needed win against Young Boys in Switzerland during the week but with their Premier League form being so poor lately, they will have to make sure they are at their best if they are to avoid the curse of playing on a Thursday night. Leicester suffered yet another defeat last weekend, this …
Is David Luiz worth £50 million? Mourinho the Clever One?

Is David Luiz worth £50 million? Mourinho the Clever One?

Chelsea were bound to make some signings this summer after a relatively bad season, however what they did before the start of the season is something quite un-precedent. The sale of Brazilian David Luiz for a hefty price tag of 50 million pounds raised eyebrows to say the least. While Chelsea are known for extravagant prices that they pay, this thing came out like a bolt from the blue. For a club that has spent more than a billion in …
Should Rodgers build Liverpool's defence around Agger? | Stats Analysis

Should Rodgers build Liverpool's defence around Agger? | Stats Analysis

Liverpool's 2012-13 season was definitely one full of mixed feelings. The team played their first campaign under a new manager, who was trying to implement his footballing philosophy. A mixture of questionable transfers and confusion on the last day of the transfer window forced Rodgers, in his first season at Liverpool, to give the youngsters a chance, and although most of them (especially Raheem Sterling) were highly impressive, the lack of experience backfired as the Reds couldn't find consistency through …