Manchester United v Reading | Match Preview & RVP Stats

Manchester United v Reading | Match Preview & RVP Stats

After Brian McDermott’s shock sacking on Monday, Reading have the unenviable task of traveling to Old Trafford to face the current league leaders Manchester United in Saturday’s late kick off. Both teams are aiming for very different things in the league this year with Manchester United comfortable at the top of the table with a 12 point lead, whereas Reading are fighting for their lives in the relegation battle. All of the big betting firms will be putting this one …
Sunderland – A lost season?

Sunderland – A lost season?

Hopes were high for Sunderland fans at the beginning of this season. Martin O’Neil’s first full season in charge and some big money transfer’s to look forward to on the pitch. But this season hasn’t exactly gone to plan thus far… Sunderland currently find themselves 15th in the Premier League table and are bottom in the league form table with just two points from 18, dangerously close to slipping into the relegation zone with 31 points, just four above 18th …
Can Wigan survive another year in the Premier League?

Can Wigan survive another year in the Premier League?

So here we are again. With just nine games to go before the end of the season Wigan Athletic Football Club find themselves in yet another relegation scrap. Sound familiar? The Latics currently sit 18th in the league table on 27 poins, four above Reading and QPR and just three points away from safety . To say the least it is very close down the bottom and with the Premier League title almost certainly heading to Old Trafford all eyes …
Is The Pressure getting to Christopher Samba? Stats

Is The Pressure getting to Christopher Samba? Stats

Christopher Samba has gone on a rant about his wages and his level of performance following his dismal display against Fulham on Monday night. Fulham beat QPR 3-2 and Samba came under serious scrutiny after conceding a penalty within 8 minutes. The QPR defender added to his side’s woes when his attempt to dribble the ball out from defence, saw him lose control of the ball and invite Dimitar Berbatov to score his second of the game, putting QPR 0-2 …
Everton v QPR | Match Preview

Everton v QPR | Match Preview

With both of these teams battling for very different things this season, this match certainly has a lot riding on it. Everton still have European football in their sights and QPR will be hoping that they can defy the odds and survive relegation. Everton sit 6th in the Barclays Premier League table with 52 points, just four points behind 5th placed Arsenal. Only six points separates 3rd and 6th place and Chelsea, Arsenal and Everton all have a game in …
Fantasy Stats Blog: Could Messi Have Saved QPR's Season?

Fantasy Stats Blog: Could Messi Have Saved QPR's Season?

[caption id="attachment_35493" align="alignright" width="294"] Nice suit[/caption] Back in January I wrote a hypothetical article contemplating where Hull City would be if they had signed Pele (original article here).  As I'm now getting bored waiting for the new season to start, I thought i'd have some fun and see what might have happened if QPR had signed the best player in the world, Lionel Messi. So here's how it works: Messi scored a goal every 57 minutes in the Spanish League …
The Worst Strikers In Front Of Goal 12/13 | Stats Analysis

The Worst Strikers In Front Of Goal 12/13 | Stats Analysis

While Robin Van Persie and Luis Suarez were scoring 49 Premier League goals between them last season, there were a few strikers looking on and hoping that just one of their shots hit the back of the net. We have taken an in depth look at these strikers and compared the worst strikers in front of goal from the 2012/2013 season, doing so by looking at all the strikers that have had 30 shots or more and comparing their shooting …
The alternative Premier League tables | Possession, Chances Created, Shot Accuracy

The alternative Premier League tables | Possession, Chances Created, Shot Accuracy

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