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Search for the Statistical MVP – Round 2 (Part 1)

Welcome back to round 2 of our weekly series, the Search for the Statistical MVP (Click here for round 1). In this series, we are looking solely at players’ statistics this season to see who has provided the most on paper value for their team. Keep in mind, this does not mean they are the best player, or the most talented; it is just a test to see who comes out on top. For the purposes of not wanting to make you read through 16 matchups in one read, we will be splitting this round up into 2 parts: 8 today, and 8 matchups next time.

In this round, it will be relatively easy to compare players, because almost all of the matchups are between players playing the same position. It may get a little murky in the future, but for now, here are your Round of 32 matchups: Continue reading Search for the Statistical MVP – Round 2 (Part 1)

Best Players 32 and Older

Form is temporary, class is permanent. An often-spoken phrase, consistency is what we always use when distinguishing legends of the game from simply quality players. As a new generation of footballers is beginning to emerge into starting XI’s, let’s take a look at some of the greatest players in the world that continue to hold their world-class status despite their high age. We are going to create a collaborated best XI, and then we will each choose one player to focus on. Continue reading Best Players 32 and Older

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