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Spurs v Chelsea – AVB and RDM go Head-to-Head

Spurs v Chelsea – AVB and RDM go Head-to-Head

Crunch time for Villas Boas as he aims to get one over on his former club… This Premiership returns this weekend and begins with a truly mouth-watering clash between Andre Villas Boas’ in-form Tottenham side and early pace-setters Chelsea, his former employers. There is of course another sub-plot here, as Chelsea Manager Roberto di Matteo […]

Swansea City – What ‘Unrest’?

Swansea City – What ‘Unrest’?

Why news of unrest at Swansea is quite simply not news: Stories such as the one currently doing the rounds regarding Swansea City’s apparent squad unrest are incredibly annoying. They normally lack any kind of context or perspective and are nothing more than an attempt to squeeze every drop of interest from a wholly uninteresting […]

Luis Suarez: The Fall Guy

Luis Suarez: The Fall Guy

Luis Suarez is one hell of a footballer. Rarely has the Premier League seen someone so capable at fooling defenders, creating space for themselves, and bringing others into play. Sadly, Suarez is also prone to the odd bit of simulation in the penalty area, and whilst he is not alone in this, it is surprising […]

Step Up – Reading, Southampton and West Ham

Step Up – Reading, Southampton and West Ham

The  Premier League is almost up to full speed and the table is taking shape, so how are the newcomers handling the pace? Below is a breakdown on how the three promoted clubs seem to be faring so far.   Reading Championship Final Position: 1st – Champions Current Premier League Position: 18th Key Man: Pavel […]

Abou Diaby (Arsenal) – ‘A Ghost in the Machine’

Abou Diaby (Arsenal) – ‘A Ghost in the Machine’

 Why Abou Diaby is Arsenal’s most important midfield maestro… Last weekend, Arsenal suffered their first defeat of the new Premier League season when they were beaten 2-1 by Chelsea in an enthralling game at the Emirates Stadium. Both sides played their part in the spectacle with their creative, attacking football, but Chelsea – as is […]