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Premier League Week 33 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. The 150th league meeting between Manchester United and Chelsea, and their 50th encounter in the Premier League, saw the title-chasing Blues fail to keep a clean sheet in ten consecutive games in the Premier League for the first time since December 1996. (more…)
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European World Cup Qualifying: The Road to Russia

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia. For teams that are members of UEFA, there are thirteen available slots not including Russia. As the World Cup host, Russia will be given an automatic berth. As you know, there are dozens of teams that are members of UEFA, and all will be competing for just over a dozen spots in the Cup. They will all have to compete in the European qualifying rounds. (more…)
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The Champions League Quarterfinals: the Road to Cardiff

With only 57 days left before the 2017 Champions League final, the lineup for the quarterfinal stage of the competition has already been made known to the public. Monaco and Atletico Madrid keep up the hope of reaching the 2017 final in Cardiff by overpowering Man City and Bayer Leverkusen respectively. Such domination will help them continue on to the quarterfinals of the 2017 competition. Both teams were successful, beating out the competition 3-1 and 4-2 respectively, meaning they both…
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Premier League Week 32 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. Tottenham Hotspur’s unstinting pursuit of title favourites Chelsea has seen them equal a club record of 11 consecutive home victories in the top division in the same season. They also achieved the feat in 1921-22 when they finished as runners-up to Liverpool under manager Peter McWilliam. Spurs’ Watford win on Saturday lunchtime briefly reduced the gap to a tantalising…
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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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