Category Archives: Competitions

Premier League Week 38 in review

Welcome to our review of some of the leading stats and facts from the final round of Premier League games in 2016-17. Arsenal game out on the wrong end of this season’s subdued final day drama as they finished outside the top four in the Premier League for the first time since 1995-96, so for the first time under manager Arsène Wenger. It meant they failed to qualify for the UEFA Champions League for the first time since the 1999-2000…
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Premier League Week 37 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. It’s congratulations to Chelsea as the Blues clinched their sixth top division title and fifth in the Premier League with a Friday night victory at West Bromwich Albion. Antonio Conte became the fourth manager to win the Premier League title in his first season in England while he has also won the league title in four successive seasons as…
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As Chelsea Draws Closer To the Premier League Title – See Record of Previous Winners

It is very sensible to conclude that the Premier League title for 2016/2017 will be won by Chelsea. When a team of Chelsea’s calibre is at the top of the table at this stage, it’s very difficult to push them off. This becomes even more difficult when it is Tottenham that is making the push. The remaining fixtures for the two teams also have a lot to say about this title. Chelsea still has Middlesbrough, West Brom, Watford and Sunderland to…
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Premier League Week 35 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. Sunderland’s 500th all-time home league defeat confirmed the end of their ten-year stay in the Premier League. It is the fourth time that the Black Cats have been relegated from the division so equaling the competition record held by Crystal Palace and Norwich City. (more…)
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Champions League Semi-Final: Road To Cardiff

  [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800"] Source: Wikimedia[/caption] As we approach the Champions League finals, let's take a look at what's still left to play on the road to Cardiff, and the teams that might yet lift the cup. It's been a tough competition so far, with teams like Leicester City delivering shock star performances, and sides like Barcelona flopping short of their best. In the end, four teams have emerged from the dust: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Juventus and Monaco. The final…
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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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