Fernando vs Newcastle United | Player Performance Analysis

Fernando vs Newcastle United | Player Performance Analysis

In a tight opening match against Manchester City and Newcastle United, it was a league debutant that stood out in former Porto midfielder Fernando as the current champions of England opened the campaign with a win. Joining an astonishingly cheap £12million this summer, Fernando featured in last week's Community Shield when City looked they were more concerned with their final fitness preparation before the start of the league season. This weekend however, Fernando looked the complete article and was a pivotal …
Bafetimbi Gomis | Statistical Analysis Of The Player

Bafetimbi Gomis | Statistical Analysis Of The Player

Proven goal scorers never come cheap. It came as a surprise to many when Swansea City signed Bafetimbi Gomis for free this summer.  He was all set to join Newcastle last August, but the deal fell through in the closing stages due to certain financial demands of the striker.  With his contract set to expire at the end of last season, it was believed that Newcastle would sign him on a Bosman transfer. However, it was the Swans who leapt …
What Will Eliaquim Mangala Bring To Manchester City? Player Analysis

What Will Eliaquim Mangala Bring To Manchester City? Player Analysis

2010/11 was a significant campaign in the world of football for both Manchester City and their latest summer signing Eliaquim Mangala. It was a notable season that saw City’s ambitious strategy to become a European superpower in the foreseeable future truly take shape, morphing into FA Cup winners at Wembley alongside qualifying for the Champions League for the first time in their history. Under Roberto Mancini’s tutelage, City made several big-name signings that year such as Yaya Touré, David Silva …
2014/15 Season Preview: Sunderland

2014/15 Season Preview: Sunderland

Sunderland have big hopes this season under Gus Poyet, as they have done previously under the plethora of talented managers that have led the Black Cats into a new season. The likes of Steve Bruce, Martin O'Neill and Paulo Di Canio have all failed to push on from encouraging starts, but Poyet looks like he could lead Sunderland to better things. Last season, they escaped from a near impossible position after impressive wins against Chelsea and Manchester United. The Uruguayan …
Liverpool's Season in Review | A look at the team's 2013/14 Stats

Liverpool's Season in Review | A look at the team's 2013/14 Stats

As Vincent Kompany lifted the Premier League trophy above the heads of him and his fellow Manchester City players on Sunday evening, the 2013/14 was finally brought to a close. It was a season that saw the top place change hands several times and have as many as four teams potentially competing for the title at one point in the year. Manchester United failed miserably in their first season without Sir Alex Ferguson, Tottenham spent £100m and sacked yet another …
Top 5 Signings of the 13-14 EPL Season | Ozil, Schurrle, Eriksen, Bony & Fernandinho

Top 5 Signings of the 13-14 EPL Season | Ozil, Schurrle, Eriksen, Bony & Fernandinho

It has been a year of consistent glory for the Premier League this season. With the Premier league becoming the most watched league in the world according to stats, the battle at the top, as well at the bottom of the league is heightening this claim. Lots of money was spent last summer by the Premier league sides and as a result focus was again shifted onto the price-tags rather than the names coming on. Here are the 5 best …
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 …
Who is the best Premier League right-back? | Stats Comparison

Who is the best Premier League right-back? | Stats Comparison

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