Category Archives: Premier League

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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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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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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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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