The Relegation Battle: One Week Left | Infographics

The Relegation Battle: One Week Left | Infographics

Navas, Diakité, Capoue & Redmond | Stats from Early Transfer Successes

Navas, Diakité, Capoue & Redmond | Stats from Early Transfer Successes

The 2013/2014 Premier League season may only be a few matches old, but some summer additions are already standing out.  Let’s take a look around the league for the new signings starting to earn their price tags. Jesus Navas: Manchester City from Sevilla, £17.6 million Manchester City made the majority of its transfer moves early on in the window.  New manager Manuel Pellegrini must have been pleased with the work of Director of Football Txiki Begiristain who secured the signatures …
Who is the best Premier League right-back? | Stats Comparison

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

The Premier League Shockers - How common are the shocking upsets?

The Premier League Shockers - How common are the shocking upsets?

[quote]Football is an incredible game. Sometimes it's so incredible, it's unbelievable. - Tom Landry[/quote] Ok, so Landry was talking about the 'other' type of football, however the sentiment remains true for 'real' football.  One of the most beautiful things about the beautiful game is the potential for a freak, unexpected result.  An incredible, unbelievable result. There's nothing that neutral football fans enjoy more than seeing an underdog grabbing a win against the odds.  So how often does it happen?  And …
The Future England Left-Back | Stats Comparison: Gibbs, Bertrand, Shaw & Rose

The Future England Left-Back | Stats Comparison: Gibbs, Bertrand, Shaw & Rose

Ashley Cole has dominated the England left-back spot for many years, first breaking into the team against Albania in 2001, back when Sven was in charge. Wayne Bridge provided a little competition from 2002 until his last appearance in 2009. Since then we've seen Leighton Baines come into his own at Everton, being linked with Manchester United along the way, and begin to provide more competition, yet Ashley Cole is still considered the first choice left back. Kieran Gibbs has …
Sunderland appoint controversial Paolo Di Canio as new manager

Sunderland appoint controversial Paolo Di Canio as new manager

Struggling Premier League side Sunderland have named Paolo Di Canio as their new head coach on a two-and-a-half year deal. The controversial Italian took over on Sunday after the sacking of Martin O’Neil and has seven-league games to save  Sunderland from relegation and help them climb the table. Their last match saw The Black Cats slump to a 1-0 defeat to Manchester United and left them in 16th position, one point from the relegation zone. This will be Di Canio’s …
Sunderland 0 Manchester United 1 Match Report | O'Neill Sacked

Sunderland 0 Manchester United 1 Match Report | O'Neill Sacked

Sunderland’s season took yet another turn for the worst, as they were defeated 1-0 by Manchester United at the Stadium of Light. Titus Bramble scored an own goal after a Robin van Persie shot deflected into the net off his knee. Stats via EPLIndex.com's Stats Centre The home side came into the game just four points above the relegation places, and had the unlikely job of somehow finding a winning against a United side who haven’t lost in their last 17 …
Sunderland vs Manchester United | Match Preview & Player Stats

Sunderland vs Manchester United | Match Preview & Player Stats

Following Manchester City's shock defeat at Goodison Park coupled with Manchester United's victory over Reading just hours later the gap between the two Manchester clubs now stands at fifteen points, with Manchester United having the opportunity to extend that to eighteen in the early kick off against Sunderland. With the general consensus that the title race is now all but over Sir Alex will be more determined than ever to ensure his players guard against any form of  complacency, with the …
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