They are often the first man in the squad to be blamed and most of us remember the howlers as opposed to the great saves. Some would say that goalkeepers receive a raw deal over the course of the season and to highlight how each one from the Premier League truly performed, we’ve put together the following league table based on the 2013/14 season. [More]
With the 2014/15 campaign now just around the corner, all of the top kits have been released as the countdown to the big kick-off continues. To highlight the huge scale of the football shirt manufacturing industry, the following graphic shows just how each Premier League side fares financially against one another, as well as the deals that top European and international teams have carved. [More]
Football pundits often like to talk about the home advantage, and how a team playing at their own ground immediately holds the upper hand. Some take the philosophy a little further and look at the success of a team in their home or away kit – and this is where the next post on our blog comes into play. After analysing all 380 games of the 2013/14 Premier League season, we see just how much of a role away kits really do have. [More]
It was described as one of the most exciting World Cup tournaments in years and in total, it brought no fewer than 171 goals. Players were seen in some of the latest and most futuristic boots on the market and to see just which brands and models performed the best, we’ll take an in-depth look at the tournament through this next blog post. [More]
The World Cup has sadly left us behind, but if the beautiful game is still at the forefront of your mind, our graduate intern Tom has some great suggestions on how to cope over the next four weeks! [More]
Another major final comes to our screens this weekend, with Spanish rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid poised to go head-to-head in the Champions League. As always, there are plenty of interesting facts associated with this match, particularly with both clubs not only playing in the same domestic division, but the same city as well. Here, we’ll take a look at our ten favourite facts about Saturday’s final.
It’s one of the most exciting and traditional days in the football calendar, so it’s no surprise to see that there is plenty of anticipation ahead of the FA Cup final this weekend. It’s a fixture involving two teams that few people expected to reach this stage, with Arsenal gunning for their first trophy since 2005 while Hull are the firm underdogs having only just returned to the Premiership twelve months ago. We’ll now look at ten interesting facts that are associated with the game, and could even play a part in the result. [More]