Potential PFA Player of the Year Winners | Suarez, Toure, Hazard?

Potential PFA Player of the Year Winners | Suarez, Toure, Hazard?

As we draw towards the end of the season, the contenders for PFA Player of the Year will soon be revealed. It has been an extremely open Premier League season for the first time in many years. Each of the teams at the top have had one stellar performer throughout the season, and there a number of a players who deserve a mention. Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool) Daniel Sturridge has had an excellent season for the Reds as they attempt to …
Battle of the Top Scorers: Suarez, Sturridge, Toure and Aguero | Stats

Battle of the Top Scorers: Suarez, Sturridge, Toure and Aguero | Stats

Some of the football played this year by the top teams has been exhilarating to watch, with a lot of high-scoring games and dramatic encounters. It'll come as no surprise that the four top scorers this season are from Manchester City and Liverpool. The two teams have been towards the top of the table all year, and have been demolishing a lot of the sides that have come up against them. It's the type of free-flowing and fast football that …
Hull City vs Manchester City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

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

After differing results in the FA Cup, it is a return to league action for these two sides. Manchester City need to focus on the league after their plethora of cup matches in recent weeks. They will be very disappointed by their loss to Wigan in the FA Cup and they'll be hoping to keep the pressure on Chelsea this weekend. Hull's past two weeks have been dominated by the fall out from that Alan Pardew incident and the club …
Comparing the box to box mids | Ramsey, Henderson, Carrick, Ramires, Paulinho

Comparing the box to box mids | Ramsey, Henderson, Carrick, Ramires, Paulinho

In the modern day game, the box to box midfielder is a crucial part to a team.  A good box to box midfielder links the defence and the attack, push's forward to keep the play ticking but also gets back to defend then win the ball back and makes it his goal to cover every blade of grass on the pitch in each and every game.  It takes not only technical ability to take on this role but, it takes …
Top Passers, Creators, Tacklers & Scorers in the Premier League So Far

Top Passers, Creators, Tacklers & Scorers in the Premier League So Far

With twenty-three matches played by all twenty clubs we thought we'd check our Stats Centre's Top Stats area and share some of the stats from it. We usually give Top Scorers lists but these can be found anywhere - instead today the first image below will show you the best mins per goal value for players that have played at least 450 minutes in the Premier League. No surprises that Javier Hernandez is top of the list, impressively, averaging a …
Top 5 Midfield Passers so far 2012/13 | Stats Comparison

Top 5 Midfield Passers so far 2012/13 | Stats Comparison

Many people generalise a players passing stats and say how good a player is just on the number of passes he has made and how many passes he has completed, but there are many other factors that people do not tend to take into consideration. With that in mind this comparison not only looks at the general passing statistics but also compares where on the pitch the top 5 passers make their passes (own half of the pitch, attacking half …