Nothing seems to divide the footballing world more than the use and implementation of statistics; whether it’s from clubs, television pundits or anyone on Twitter. My opinion, on the whole, … Continue Reading My Thoughts On: Statistics in Football
One team’s form that has slightly gone under the radar is Southampton. Ever since their 9-0 defeat to Leicester, there were massive question marks on whether manager Ralph Hasenhuttl would … Continue Reading Hasenhuttl’s Return to 4-4-2 has Saved Southampton’s Season
Arsenal versus Manchester United was once one of the most anticipated fixtures of the season. But ever since their respective longest-serving managers have departed, the clubs aren’t nearly as relevant … Continue Reading Arsenal 2-0 Manchester United: A Lot of Work for Two Former Players
Before even discussing the whole Tottenham situation, let’s talk about Ajax, and more specifically, Rinus Michels. I consider him one of the greatest and most influential coaches in the history … Continue Reading The Sacking of Pochettino: Where Did It Go Wrong and Where Do Tottenham Go From Here?
With the 2010s coming to a close, everyone’s been discussing who’ve been the stand out players of the decade. Since this has been the first decade where I’ve been able … Continue Reading My Premier League Team of the Decade
A lot of people are enjoying just how much United are struggling at the moment, and I can’t blame them. From the start of the Premier League to the end … Continue Reading Are Manchester United Really THAT Bad?
In my Premier League predictions, I predicted Arsenal to overperform, based on their overreliance on Aubameyang, who covered their cracks quite effectively. Even with the new additions of Kieran Tierney, … Continue Reading Arsenal’s Early Form and Why It Isn’t a Surprise
As promised, let’s look at just how well my fantasy team performed over August, and looking at how my team is shaping up after the international break. I’ll be going … Continue Reading My Premier League Fantasy Football 19/20 – September
Let’s finally discuss arguably the only league much care about, and for understandable reasons. While the Bundesliga is the league I cannot keep away from, England’s top division has the … Continue Reading Predictions for the Premier League – 19/20
Aston Villa have earned praise and criticism for their continuous recruitment this summer. They seem to be going down the same route as Fulham; recruitment players from weaker leagues that … Continue Reading Have Aston Villa Done Enough to Stay Up? Assessing Their Summer Signings
With Allegri leaving the club at the end of the season, Juventus are in a place of difficulty. They spent a lot of money on players who were at their … Continue Reading Maurizio Sarri to Juventus: A Good Move?
One matter regarding the big clubs in Europe that can be frustrating is the lack of risks some of them rarely ever take. When there are so many young talents … Continue Reading PLAYER ANALYSIS: Marcus Thuram and Safe Risks for Big Clubs
Stats have always had an involvement in football. Many like to believe that the use of statistics in football has only been relevant since Opta began using them back in … Continue Reading PLAYER ANALYSIS: Romelu Lukaku and Overperforming Expected Goals
Since his title of one season wonder was successfully shaken off thanks to back to back golden boot winning seasons, there has been much discussion on Tottenham finding a player … Continue Reading PLAYER ANALYSIS: Jean-Philippe Mateta and Harry Kane’s Backup
The evolution of the defensive midfielder is a fascinating one. From the physical destroyers in Keane and Gattuso to intelligent readers of the game in Alonso and Busquets. The next … Continue Reading PLAYER ANALYSIS: Tanguay Ndombele and the Mousa Dembele Effect
With the Premier League becoming the most popular and money driven league in the world, it’s an attractive prospect for both player and manager, with the league becoming the most … Continue Reading PLAYER ANALYSIS: Kieran Trippier and Brits Abroad