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Statistics: The argument that misses the point rumbles on
18:00 Monday 25th December 2017

Statistics in football are a somewhat contentious issue. As the cognoscenti's knowledge broadens and deepens, so does the yearning for a statistical and scientific analysis of games, performances, and even predicting future results. How…

Spain
Real Madrid horror show in defeat to Tottenham - 5 damning stats
14:30 Thursday 2nd November 2017

Real Madrid was a complete mess on Wednesday night against Tottenham Hotspur. In one of European football's most shocking results in recent times, the Champions League holders succumbed to a 3-1 defeat at Wembley. It wasn't just the scoreline,…

Opinion
Manchester City producing record shattering form in Premier League
09:30 Wednesday 1st November 2017

Manchester City has started this campaign in truly blistering fashion. Here are some stats which prove just how brilliant the Premier League leaders have been in Pep Guardiola's second season. Manchester City is the best team in England. And…

Premier League
Premier League: 9 best stats from matchday 9
17:30 Monday 23rd October 2017

Manchester City maintained superb start to the Premier League campaign with a resounding victory against Burnley. Tottenham and Arsenal were equally impressive, easing past Merseyside opposition.  The most shocking result, however, occurred…

Premier League
Premier League: 8 biggest stats from matchday 8
19:00 Tuesday 17th October 2017

Manchester City took their emphatic onslaught on the Premier League to an all new level, hammering Stoke City for seven. But bar the Citizens, other big guns didn't quite live up to expectations on matchday eight. While Chelsea and Arsenal…

Opinion
Premier League: nine amazing stats from matchday four
13:30 Tuesday 12th September 2017

Manchester City's ruthless spanking of Liverpool was certainly the biggest talking point from Matchday four. But a lot more happened in the Premier League aside from the one-sided contest at the Etihad. Here are nine amazing stats with the…

Opinion
Eight amazing Premier League stats from weekend's action
11:30 Tuesday 4th April 2017

The excitement, thrills, and suspense of the Premier League finally returned after an absolutely boring international break. It was a weekend which witnessed not too many goals, with 19 scored across seven games; whereas three contests failed…

Opinion
Stats prove Arsenal is better off without Alexis Sanchez
13:00 Saturday 11th March 2017

Some call him indispensable; others describe him as irreplaceable, but is Alexis Sanchez truly the messiah many Arsenal fans has portrayed him to be? A lot has been said about Sanchez's class and overall contributions since moving to the Emirates…

Football
On The Spot: Premier League Penalty Stats
20:56 Wednesday 8th February 2012

Penalties have always been an issue in football, with so many given and so many not, so many scored and so many missed. Penalties are, for many the scourge of the game, with fans all having their own points of view of what should be and what…

Football
McClaren insists he has ‘nothing to prove', but he must battle Forest's ‘slow start syndrome' as well as critical fans.
10:19 Saturday 13th August 2011

Many questioned both the sacking of Billy Davies and the appointment of Steve McClaren. While, on paper, it seems ridiculous to sack a manager who has guided his club to two successive play-off campaigns, Forest were in need of a change. As…