EPL Week 28

For the remainder of the season, I will be travelling with a back up laptop so please excuse any shortfall in posts and site updates Match of the Day

Ashley Young needs to play just over 3 full games to record the most minutes in a season wearing a Man. Utd. shirt/p>

Top Combos OptaJoe recently tweeted that the Martial and Lukaku had combined for 6 Premier League goals (each with 3 goals and 3 assists).


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EPL Week 27

For the remainder of the season, I will be travelling with a back up laptop so please excuse any shortfall in posts and site updates Match of the Day

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Aguero-a-go-go With the signing of Jesus last season and the pursuit of Alexis Sanchez in the recent transfer window, it appears as though Sergio Aguero is no longer the favourite son at Manchester City.


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EPL Week 26

For the remainder of the season, I will be travelling with a back up laptop so please excuse any shortfall in posts This week’s crisis team, Chelsea. Match of the Day

Jordon Ibe has picked up 3 assists in his most recent two games. He managed just one in 25 appearances for Bournemouth last season

Win Percentages in spite of spending well in excess of 200 million pounds on players since last season’s title-winning season, Chelsea are in some danger of failing to make the top 4 and the end of Conte’s reign as manager now appears to be a matter of when rather than if


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EPL Week 25

For the remainder of the season, I will be travelling with a back up laptop so please excuse any shortfall in posts Spurs score early - but should have more often - against a lack-lustre Manchester United sporting their shiny new toy, Alexis Sanchez Match of the Day

One that got away, not Riyad Mahrez stayed at Leicester, in spite of a transfer request and rumours that Manchester City were willing to spend somewhere around 75 million on him


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EPL Week 24

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The goals have gone A recent article in the Guardian highlighted the fact that many teams are not exceeding a goal a game this season

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EPL Week 23

Man City’s unbeaten run ended by a Coutinho-less Liverpool in seven goal thriller Match of the Day

Subs On Saturday an oddity occurred. The kind of ‘Dog didn’t bark in the night’ sort. Roy Hodgson, with his team hanging on to a precious three points for what would make a ’massive win" failed to make a substitution: a norm for time-wasting


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EPL Weeks 21/22

This issue combines rounds 21 and 22 of the League The congested holiday season saw Man City’s winning run end at 18 games but little to suggest they were anything other than champions-elect Meanwhile the transfer window opened on January 1st and Liverpool were soon the team making waves Match of the Day

Crystal Palace players had two players, Dann and Puncheon, suffer season-ending injuries from fouling Kevin de Bruyne

Transfers The transfer window started with a bang as Liverpool were involved in two of the highest ever transfer deals in Premier League history.


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EPL Week 20

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Pardew Bounce Alan Pardew has a rep as someone who gives a team an instant return, extended runs (good and bad) and ultimate disappointment Well stage one hasn’t happened with WBA as they have yet to win a game in six but how true is it of his four other Premier managerships. Zoom into bottom left hand corner to view first six games


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EPL Week 19

Match of the Day Arsenal and Liverpool showing why they are fun to watch but won’t be winning major trophies

Kane is Able Some eyebrows were raised when Harry Kane was rated by a Guardian poll of 169 experts as the fifth best player in the world for 2017 but he certainly did his best to justify that ranking with a hat-trick at high-flying Burnley


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EPL Week 18

Match of the Day Four teams win away from home by at least three goal margins - surprisingly Huddersfield, West Ham and Crystal Palace join Liverpool

Who is your Talisman Some players are regarded as more essential to their teams than others - Pogba at Manchester United or Zaha at Crystal Palace spring to mind. As a crude way of assessing this, we can look at the average points per game the team has secured with their services when they are playing or not


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