Category Archives: Player Statistics

Spurs sign the new Ronaldo!

Cast your mind back to the mid-90s and picture Alan Sugar in Monaco, beside a yacht, shaking hands with German international goal-machine Jurgen Klinsmann. Jump forward to present day and picture Paulinho, in a Spurs training shirt, at the Spurs … Read more…

Posted in Emerging players, Ex-players, News, Player Profiles, Player Statistics, Pre-season, Premier League, Transfers | 7 Comments

Chelsea stat attack: Marko Marin vs Juan Mata

Well it didn’t take long, but the first signing of the summer has happened whilst we are still slap bang in the middle of some horrible April showers. On Saturday Chelsea confirmed the signing of Werder Bremen’s German international midfielder … Read more…

Posted in Euro 2012, Player focus, Player Performance, Player Statistics, Premier League, Statistics, Transfers | 6 Comments

Revealed: How Chelsea can stop Barcelona!

Tonight’s match between Barcelona and Chelsea at the Camp Nou represents a real chance for Chelsea to reach the final of the Champions League. Logic tells you they should lose a game against the best side in world football based … Read more…

Posted in Champions League, Club Focus, Match Previews, Player Performance, Player Statistics, Premier League, Statistics, Tactics, World Football | 1 Comment

Has Chelsea legend Didier Drogba still got it? You may be surprised!

When Didier Drogba retires the majority of defenders in the Premier League will breathe a huge sigh of relief. Drogba hasn’t just been a menace to defenders throughout his eight seasons at Chelsea, he has been like that for the … Read more…

Posted in Feature Articles, Football, Opta Stats, Player focus, Player Performance, Player Statistics, Premier League, Strikers | 6 Comments

Au Revoir Comolli, but do ‘Moneyball’ and football mix?

For those that don’t know, Moneyball was a book by Michael Lewis that focused on the recruitment process adopted by Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane as he tried to build a championship baseball team on a budget that was … Read more…

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PFA Players’ Player of the Year – let the voting commence!

It’s that time of the season where footballers around the country sit scratching their heads wondering who to vote for in the race for this season’s ‘PFA Players’ Player of the Year award’. Not only is it an ambiguous award … Read more…

Posted in Football Awards, PFA, Player Performance, Player Statistics, Premier League | 2 Comments