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How Many Points per Season is a Good Goalkeeper Worth?

Newcastle’s 1-0 League Cup Semi-Final first-leg victory at Southampton saw their goalkeeper Nick Pope keep his 10th consecutive clean sheet. The longest such run for at least decade prompted much discussion amongst football pundits and online commentators. Soon repeated was an old clichĂ©: that a good goalkeeper is worth 15-20 points a season. But is […]

London calling! Chelsea choke, Arsenal advance and Spurs march on…

Chelsea continue to struggle as a Covid stricken Manchester City side managed to win three crucial points at Stamford Bridge. Arsenal on the other hand continue to impress with a 4-goal thriller against a struggling West Brom. Spurs managed to return to their goal-scoring spree with an impressive performance against Leeds United. Fulham Missed Again […]

Boxing Day Delight

Boxing Day is always the most interesting day for football in a calendar year. Unlike previous years, teams welcome this fixture having more to lose than to gain. With the league table changing shape every weekend, with teams at both ends of the table looking desperately for points, Boxing Day proves to be crucial coming […]

The Match of the Season? Liverpool v Spurs

Background As the season progress, and we are halfway through the fixtures, the teams that sit at the top are finally going to lock horns in a tense battle at Anfield. Looking to the past, Liverpool’s dominance over Tottenham Hotspur doesn’t favour them anymore this season, as Spurs visit Anfield with growing confidence under Jose […]

Everton Chelsea Preview

Everton play Chelsea at Goodison Park, who have been two dominant attacking forces in the premier league this season. With some key players missing for Everton, the clash between former Chelsea boss Carlos Ancelotti’s side and Lampard’s Chelsea is a crucial one. With 8 wins in the last 9 games this season, scoring the second-highest […]

Is Ole Safe at The Wheel Anymore

For Manchester United, this Christmas period is pretty much interesting, unlike the last few years. The shocking and undeniable fact of being knocked out of the champions league is less painful, considering the backstage drama that is ongoing at old Trafford. With Pogba’s transfer request and Ole’s questionable decisions surrounding the club, Christmas is packed […]

Howe not worried about Begovic

AFC Bournemouth manager, Eddie Howe highlighted that he is not worried about the form of goalkeeper Asmir Begovic as his Bournemouth side prepare to take on Champions League chasers Tottenham Hotspur. The Bosnian goalkeeper arrived from Chelsea for ÂŁ10 million in the summer, after falling behind Thibault Courtois in the blue’s pecking order. In the […]

The Wagner Effect

David Wagner took over from Chris Powell as manager of Huddersfield Town on the 5th of November, 2015. Powell had spent just over 13 months in the role, leading them to 16th position in England’s second tier at the end of 2014/15. The former Charlton Athletic defender was sacked by The Terriers on November 4th, […]

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