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Sixth – Liverpool. Last season was a torrid time for the Scousers as the appointment of Hodgson turned out to be a poor one as “King Kenny” was hired mid season to salvage something from there mediocre season. Towards the end, their rise in form helped finish a respectable sixth. Though many Liverpool fans would claim they were untouchable towards the end of the season is a bit over the top, given the class of teams they were facing. Their second to last game against Tottenham really showed how their lack of confidence and experience could cost them in big games next season. For them to pull anything better then sixth, Read On..
The North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham is definitely up there with the biggest rivalries in the country, if not Europe. Going back to before World War I, this rivalry has blossomed into what it is today. Both sets of fans waiting for this date in the Premiership fixture calendar.
The success between each team has swapped over the years. Arsenal would find themselves behind Tottenham in the pecking order with multiple European cups, FA cups and also league titles. This seemed to switch around in the late 80s and Premiership Era. Arsenal can mainly thank the man Arsene Wenger with this success, winning 3 Premier League titles and 4 FA cups, Read On..
Today, West Ham have suffered a disastrous case of dejavu from the year of 2004, they have been relegated to the Championship once again. Wigan tightly contested for their survival also and managed to grab the much needed 3 points, even though at half time losing 2 goals to nil. Not only have West Ham lost their fight for survival, but also there manager. As soon as after the game David Sullivan and David Gold borrowed an empty room at the DW Stadium to inform Avram of the choice they have made to part company.
Has this now paved way an early flourish of exits for the East London side? Or will this Read On..
At the beginning of the season, Stoke fans were surely not expecting to be holding a comfortable top half finish and an FA cup final placement. The odds are indefinitely against Stoke City with their opposition looking for the first trophy in 9 years since their promotion to the coveted Premier League in 2002. With Champions League football now finally secure for City next season, is the last remaining games an opportunity for the oversized squad to either secure there move away or make a point on not being replaced.
Stoke City have been in sensational form recently, with their latest shock win against Arsenal last weekend. In particular, Jon Walters has been Read On..
2010/11 season has been a huge one for the 21 year old Welshman. No doubt the beginning of the season, he undoubtedly hit the ground running causing monumentus problems for any right back who faced him. 7 goals in the league and 4 in CL, caused the speculation that he may not have deserved the Player of the Year award, as majority of his best games coming from the first half of the season.
Champions League football for Spurs also gave him the limelight to take on the worlds best right backs, no mentioning of names (Maicon!). With all the hype surrounding Bale, there was no doubt the transfer talk would Read On..