By Brian Sears 6 December 2013 There has been an uncommon amount of equality so far in this Premier League season, with the ‘smaller’ clubs getting some fine wins over the ‘big guns’ more frequently than we might expect. While acknowledging that a current top four of Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool is hardly […]
Manchester United the undisputed kings of Premier League away days
By Brian Sears 8 February 2013 Winning away from home in the Premier League is not easy. In the entire 21-year-history of revamped top division, only one club has won more than half of their away games, and that is Manchester United, the dominant force of the era. United have played 399 Premier League games […]
Drawing conclusions: Stoke do stalemates, United not, City-Liverpool likely
By Brian Sears 1 February 2013 Premier League draws are happening at record rates – and the midweek spate of six draws in 10 games has only cemented that pattern. In the 8,086 Premier League games played since the era of the revamped top division began in 1992, there have been 2,182 draws, or 27 […]
JONNIE BAKER: New Zealand – what are you doing here? Really? Come on now, we’ve all had a good drink and we can all take a joke, but seriously, what’s going on?
By Jonnie Baker 10 June 2010 So then, where were we? The World Cup is where we were, second only to Christmas in the things I look forward to with an almost preternatural enthusiasm. And following my laser-like forecasting of the race for fourth I am prepared, in my position as a football expert, to […]