Archive for August, 2009

Weekend Preview

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Football just makes the world go round, we are nearing the second weekend of the Premier League and some of the teams third matches of the season.
Midweek saw a real surprise in Burnley beating Manchester United, Tottenham destroyed Hull and Liverpool got off the mark with a blistering performance against Stoke.
Arsenal vs Portsmouth
Arsenal have started [...]

20/08/2009 Transfer Stories

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Argentinian Sergio Aguero has said that he wants to stay at Athletico Madrid even though he has been linked with moves to Manchester United and Chelsea. (Marca)
Daily Mail has said that Chelsea will end their intrest in the Argentinian because he played in Athletico’s match against Panathinaikos in the Champions League meaning he would be [...]

Blake Blasts a Beauty as Burnley beat the Champions

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

It was Burnley’s first match in the top-flight at Turf Moor for 33 years and the occassion was marked by Burnley securing an unlikely victory over the Premier League Champions, Manchester United.
The victory came courtesy of a stunning volley from veteran Robbie Blake after a half cleared cross fell nicely for him after 19 minutes.
United [...]

Brilliant Blues

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Chelsea put in a fantastic display against Steve Bruce’s Sunderland to really confirm their title intentions.
The final score was 3-1 to Chelsea at the Stadium of Light. Chelsea came from behind as Darren Bent converted Sunderland’s only real chance of the game.
The fact that Sunderland took the lead was a huge shock, especially since it [...]

What it takes to win the Premier League

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

This article is just going to look at some key stats from the champions of the Premier League over the past couple of seasons.
2008/2009 Manchester United – 90pts
Win Percentage: 74%
Goals Scored: 68
Clean Sheets: 24
2007/2008 Manchester United 87pts

Win Percentage: 70%
Goals Scored:  80
Clean Sheets: 21
2006/2007 Manchester United 89pts

Win Percentage: 74%
Goals Scored:  83
Clean Sheets: 20
2005/2006 Chelsea 91pts
Win Percentage: [...]

Can Nani replace Ronaldo?

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Manchester United sold the world’s best player, Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid in July for a world record fee of 80m, many people have wondered what life for United would be like after the loss of such a player.
On Sunday United played Birmingham in their first competitive game since Ronaldo’s departure, and lacked the surgeon’s [...]

Mid-Week Preview

Monday, August 17th, 2009

This mid-week fixture list features 6 games because of the Europa League and Champions League qualifiers.
Sunderland vs Chelsea
Both sides won at the weekend and both sides are under new management. Sunderland created many opportunities to score and will need to be more clinical against Chelsea’s resolute defense. Chelsea will also look to make the most [...]

Sunday Review

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

The first Sunday of the new campaign saw last seasons’ top two in action albeit not against each other. The champions Manchester United played Championship runners-up Birmingham City where as Liverpool took on Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane, a fixture they lost last year.
For Manchester United this was their first competitive fixture without the [...]

Who will win the Premier League?

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

The question that is on everybody’s lips at the moment is who will win the coveted title of English Champions. Manchester United have won it for the past three seasons and are hoping for a record breaking fourth consecutive title. The main threat to Manchester United will come in the usual shape of the ‘Big [...]