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The Championship run-in

With April fast approaching, many of the Championship clubs are still contemplating their plans to secure a prized place in the Premier League or avoid the drop down to League One as they prepare for the exciting end of season run-in. (more…)
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Premier League run-in

Spring has sprung and when the action springs back to the fore after the international break, it will be the start of the run-in to the end of a fascinating Premier League season. (more…)
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Premier League Week 29 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. The future of Arsène Wenger continues to lead the football conversation as, with the defeat at West Bromwich Albion, Arsenal have lost four out of their last five Premier League games for the first time since April 1995 when Stewart Houston was their manager. The Gunners have also lost three consecutive away games in the Premier League for the…
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Premier League and FA Cup in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts which this week includes the four games in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup as well as four games in the Premier League and recognition for a rare feat in League One. Sadly but almost inevitably, Lincoln City’s remarkable run in the FA Cup came to an end with their first visit to Arsenal since October 1914. The National League leaders were the first non-league side to…
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Premier League Week 27 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. Southampton bounced back from the disappointment of last week’s EFL Cup Final defeat with a spectacular 4-3 win at Watford. It meant that they had scored four goals or more in consecutive away games in the top division for the first time in their history. It was only the second time that the Saints had scored four goals in…
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Premier League Week 26 in review

Welcome to our review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games in a week when three and 300 appeared to be the magic numbers. Chelsea strengthened the strong hold on their title bid by completing a run of winning ten consecutive home games in the Premier League for the first time since their opening ten home games of the 2014-15 season. It meant that Swansea City remained without a league win…
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FA Cup 5th round blog

King George V was on the throne, HH Asquith was Prime Minister, Babe Ruth signed his first Minor League baseball contract, Charlie Chaplin introduced his tramp character in his second movie, the outbreak of the First World War was only five months away and Southern League Queens Park Rangers knocked Second Division Birmingham out of the FA Cup at St Andrew’s. (more…)
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Premier League football – Week 25 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. With his match-winning batch against Hull City, Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez became the first player to score two or more goals in three consecutive Premier League appearances against the same team since former Gunner Thierry Henry against Charlton Athletic in 2002. He has now scored seven goals in four Premier League games against the Tigers. (more…)
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Who looks set to drop out of the Premier League?

There may still be around three months - and 13 games - still to be played of this season but the race to escape the bottom three in the Premier League is well and truly on. Although Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth seem to be flirting with the possibility of a relegation scrap they will probably avoid that tension and leave it to the sides that occupy the bottom six positions as we enter the second half of February. (more…)
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Premier League Week 24 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. By leading 4-0 at the interval at Crystal Palace, Sunderland scored as many away goals in the first-half of this game as they had in their preceding nine Premier League away games. (more…)
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