An Ode to Robin Van Persie

An Ode to Robin Van Persie

Going back in time, April 2013 saw one of the finest goals ever scored in the Premier League, the second of a hat-trick of goals that sealed Manchester United's record 20th league title in an astounding fashion, an immaculately timed volley sailing past Brad Guzan that led Ferguson claim he'd just seen what was in his opinion, the 'goal of the century'. Though a certain diminutive left-footed Argentine whose surname is not Messi will have his doubts about it, the …
Tottenham v Man Utd | Statistical Match Preview | Can Spurs do the Double?

Tottenham v Man Utd | Statistical Match Preview | Can Spurs do the Double?

Two out of the EPL’s top three in-form sides face each other on Sunday, as Tottenham Hotspur host Manchester United at White Hart Lane. Spurs will be looking for a remarkable “double” over United – something that hasn't happened since the 1989-1990 season – after their gritty 3-2 win back in September at Old Trafford. Sitting in 4th place and an overwhelming 15 points behind Sunday’s opponents, Manchester United, a title challenge is all but over for Spurs. But with …
Robin van Persie: Every game is a big game...

Robin van Persie: Every game is a big game...

Ahead of Manchester United’s Fifth Round draw against Reading in the FA Cup, Robin van Persie has expressed that he would like to start the game than being rested for the fixture. The Dutch striker has conveyed that it would likely help him to play two games every week. However, there is a worry that there might be an effect of fatigue while being subjected to two fixtures a week. [quote]“Personally, I love to play all of the games. You …
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 …
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Van Persie: "United could be my last club" | Stats from last 4 years

Van Persie is open to the possibility of finishing his footballing days in Manchester. He is working his way through his first season with Manchester United after joining the club last summer for £24 million on a four-year contract. He has so far lived up to the reputation that he built at Arsenal, despite enduring a barren run of late. A run that is the longest he's gone without a goals since his Feyenoord days when he was a winger! …
Manchester United v Chelsea Preview | Stats, Odds & Team News

Manchester United v Chelsea Preview | Stats, Odds & Team News

Confidence within David Moyes’ camp will be high after their opening game - a resounding 4-1 victory at Swansea. The goals were shared between their two strikers, Danny Welbeck and who else but Robin Van Persie, who continues from the previous season in the same vein. On the opening day of the season, Chelsea faced Hull and after an exquisite first 30 minutes of football, Chelsea showed why they are being considered title contenders/favourites. That performance was slick, quick and …
Robin van Persie Returns | From Hero To Devil | Stats Analysis

Robin van Persie Returns | From Hero To Devil | Stats Analysis

Robin van Persie in Explosive Start - 50.5 mins per goal | Stats

Robin van Persie in Explosive Start - 50.5 mins per goal | Stats

Robin va Persie has made an explosive start to his career at Manchester United. After starting on the bench against Everton and not managing a shot in his cameo off of the bench he has now smashed four goals in 202 minutes averaging a goal every 50.5 minutes. If you look at the time played when starting he's averaging a goal every 45 minutes - a goal per half! His remarkable statistics began with his first start - the first …
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