The last time a team outside of the traditional top six broke in, we all know what happened (hint: 2015/16 season). Before that was Everton in 13/14 who finished 5th in the first post-Fergie season as Manchester United finished 7th, as well as in 2012/13 when they finished 6th. The reference to 'top' teams in … Continue reading Can the top 6 mould be broken?
Norwich City Style & Recruitment Norwich City manager Daniel Farke had a difficult start to life in the east of England back in 17/18 finishing 14th in the Championship. But possibly one of the main reasons he was so successful in 18/19, winning the championship with 94 points, was because of this period (as well … Continue reading Welcome Norwich City
Summer is a time to sit back, enjoy the sun and gather your thoughts. Right? Wrong! Clubs in the Premier League are working hard to make some critical decisions that will affect their teams' chances of success in 2019/20. As we're now just over a month to go before the Premier League season kicks off, … Continue reading Sorry, who?!
“Portuguese playmaker, Bernardo Silva, finds himself in space and drives towards Luke Shaw before quickly shifting inside to snap a shot into the corner past the slow David De Gea”. Silva has been a revelation this season for Manchester City, a player Pep Guardiola has repeatedly stated: “Right now it is Bernardo Silva and 10 … Continue reading Bernardo Silva
It's been almost three years since Leicester's miraculous 15/16 season, what's changed since and what does the future hold? It’s been 1067 days since Leicester City were confirmed Premier League champions for the stupendous 2015/2016 season. A 5000-1 miracle was turned into reality on the 2nd May 2016 as Tottenham players lost their heads against … Continue reading Dilly ding, dilly dong
866 goals, 40 red cards, 27 own goals, and 249 punches! (Sorry, but the PL website doesn't specify what type of punches, I’m assuming goalkeepers here.) Anyway, what I’m trying to say is that the 2018/19 season so far has been unpredictable, crazy and of course, very very entertaining. We have a proper title race … Continue reading PL Player of the season candidates
Many used to think that once a player turns 30, the curtains start to draw in. Being over 30 isn’t what it once was though. Despite the game becoming faster, sharper and the distance covered by players constantly on the rise, players have adjusted their attitudes accordingly. With the help of advancements in GPS tracking, … Continue reading Old and GOLD or Old and BOLD?