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EFL Cup Review

Some may say thrilling, some may say tense, when asked to describe the EFL Cup final. However, I’d just describe it as predictable. After Southampton were flagged for offside for a goal which really wasn’t offsides and looked most likely to score the first goal, not long after Ibrahimovic scored a free kick then Lingard nabbed a second. Gabbiadini scored right before the half to give the Saints hope. Continue reading EFL Cup Review

The Neglected Ones: An Outlook on the Mid-Table Sides

So much of the talk in the Premier League this season has surrounded either the “Big 6” or the “Bottom 6”, as many call it. The Big 6 represents the top of the table – Chelsea, Spurs, Arsenal, Liverpool, City, and United. The Bottom 6 is currently the relegation battle – Sunderland, Palace, Hull, Swansea, Leicester, and Middlesbrough. It makes sense when you think about it – the relegation fight and the title race are obviously the most intriguing parts of any league. But when this happens, great runs of form, as well as poor ones, from the other 8 teams in the league are often ignored. So, I’m now going to take a look at what’s been going on with the neglected mid-table clubs (positions 7-14), and how each of them can take the next step. Continue reading The Neglected Ones: An Outlook on the Mid-Table Sides

Most Underrated EPL Transfers

The summer 2016 transfer window was dominated by big clubs making big signings, including Paul Pogba’s record-breaking move to Manchester United, John Stones’s move to Manchester City, and N’golo Kante’s move to Chelsea. And while these transfers were the major talking points of the summer, there were also many under-the-radar deals completed. In this article, we are going to take a look at the premier league’s most underrated signings. Continue reading Most Underrated EPL Transfers