Refereeing in the Eredivisie – should the Premier League follow their example?

Today, I am going to talk about referees, and in particular, referees in the Netherlands – in the Eredivisie. You all know how it works. Life as a ref is very tough, particularly in the Premier League. You can have a great game, spot every foul, every offside position, and then just give away a penalty that wasn’t one, or … Continue reading

Greatest Striker in Premier League History

The Premier League has been graced with a range of strikers. From the great (Shearer), the bad (Mido) and the damn right ridiculous (Ali Dia). As football fans, we love to idolise the men who put the ball in the back of the net. It’s a position that can be played in different ways, we … Continue reading

Premier League round-up: Gameweek 7

This weekend saw 31 Premier League goals scored. Manchester City got the weekends action underway on Saturday afternoon in a fixture which last season saw them dominate Sunderland but fail to find the net.

Arsenal 6 – 1 Southampton – all the stats: A Premier League statistical round-up

At the end of Sunday’s games, the Premier League table stood thusly:

Premier League shot conversion rates: A statistical breakdown

If the first two weeks of the season are any indication, this should be a cracker of a Premier League campaign. We’ve seen teams win 5-0 in Week One only to lose the next week. We’ve seen teams known for their scoring prowess but thought to be weak at the back get consecutive 0-0 draws. … Continue reading

Transfer Round Up – Thursday 30th August

As the summer transfer deadline day approaches, clubs are trying to complete deals to avoid the mass panic of the final day of the window. Here is the round-up for Thursday 30th August.