Liverpool vs Hull City Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Liverpool vs Hull City Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Both sides head into this game having suffered defeats in their last five matches but Liverpool have the slight edge when it comes to form with the Reds recording their first back-to-back victories of the season last weekend when they beat Harry Redknapp’s QPR - Liverpool have two wins in five matches compared to Hull’s solitary one victory. However, you wouldn’t like to call Liverpool’s two recent victories good form with both matches (West Brom and QPR) turning out to …
Hull City vs Manchester City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

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

Defending champions Manchester City will be desperate to end their run of three Premier League games without a win on Saturday as they travel to the KC Stadium to meet Steve Bruce’s Hull City, who’ll be looking to pull off an upset and get their second victory of the campaign. Both teams are coming into this game on the back of draws; the Tigers drew away at Newcastle 2-2 while City fought back from a goal and a man down …
Newcastle United vs Hull City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Newcastle United vs Hull City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

At St James' Park this weekend, the two teams playing have had very differing starts to the season. Newcastle have continued their poor form from last season and find themselves already in 20th position. Although it's very early in the campaign, it looks like it could be a long season for the Geordies unless something changes as they have yet to show anything to suggest their fortunes will turn anytime soon. Meanwhile Hull City fans will be hoping that Steve …
Hull City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Hull City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

On August 24th, Mark Hughes Stoke City side travel to the KC Stadium to take on Hull City.  The two sides had opposite fortunes on the opening day of the season, with Hull sneaking a 1-0 win and Stoke suffering a 1-0 loss.  This match will have two former Manchester United Stalwarts facing off on the touchline in Steve Bruce and Mark Hughes.  These two teams will both likely be in the relegation scrap this season and it is always …
Cardiff City vs Hull City Preview | Team News, Key Players and Stats

Cardiff City vs Hull City Preview | Team News, Key Players and Stats

Cardiff and Hull face off in the Welsh capital on Saturday and both teams will be viewing this match as a possible six-pointer to help ease the fear of relegation. With the bottom of the table being so close this season, it seems that any three teams can go down and having just been promoted, Cardiff and Hull will feel that a run of results from now until the end will give them a good chance of a second season …
Crystal Palace Vs Hull City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Crystal Palace Vs Hull City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

On January 28th, Hull City travel to Selhurst Park to take on Crystal Palace.  This is a battle of two of the promoted clubs who, for the moment, are out of the relegation zone.  After being in the relegation zone for a long part of this season, Crystal Palace have done well under Tony Pulis to get out of the drop zone, now finding themselves in 16th.  Hull have been able to stay out of the relegation zone for most of the season and find themselves …
Expelling the Clichés Within the Laws of Football

Expelling the Clichés Within the Laws of Football

As Marouane Chamakh was brought to the ground 45 yards away from goal, meters from the edge of the pitch and with little evidence that he would be able to produce any meaningful goal attempt, Michael Owen proclaimed from the commentators box that it was a certain red card because Arteta was the “last man”. Whether it was for that reason or another, the referee agreed that a red card was warranted and Arteta was sent from the pitch leaving …
EPL Manager Index | Wenger, Pellegrini, Villas Boas and Martinez climb

EPL Manager Index | Wenger, Pellegrini, Villas Boas and Martinez climb

Ok so Week 8 won't go down as a classic Premier League week but there are still plenty of talking points for the Manager Impact Index. Before I forget, i'd like to welcome Gus Poyet to the Index and we'll catch up with his performance later. The difficulty with the Index in the early weeks was that a manager could be in 20th place, have a good week and climb up to the top 5.  This was an unavoidable side …