The mad, bad story of the Battle of Bramall Lane, 20 years on

On March 16th 2002, a Championship game featuring Sheffield United and West Brom was abandoned, due to the home side having too few players to continue. It remains the only competitive fixture in English football history to be cut short for this reason. It’s a league clash that has gone down in legend as the … Read more

Ranking the five Premier League partnerships with the most goal combinations

Tottenham forwards Son Heung-Min and Harry Kane have been one of the Premier League’s most dangerous double-acts in recent seasons, with the dovetailing duo having tormented Premier League defences.  Son and Kane linked up once again as the north Londoners beat Manchester City this weekend, with the South Korean turning provider for Kane to score … Read more

Deadline Day Folklore: When Peter Odemwingie rocked up to Loftus Road only to get locked out

It was the era of microphones shoved through car windows, groups of supporters outside stadiums and everlasting speculation about who will sign for who. You’d seen it all before. But one transfer deadline tale in the winter of 2013 changed the landscape of deadline day forever. Marooned in 20th place of the Premier League table … Read more

90s Hitmen: A unique and unpredictable trailblazer, Nwankwo Kanu

African football’s finest are amongst the most celebrated names in the modern game, with almost each of Europe’s elite possessing talent from the continent. For decades Africa was an untapped resource for the world’s biggest clubs, however, the pathway for players needing a select group of trailblazers across Europe’s most respected domestic leagues. Amongst them … Read more

Players with most goals from free kicks in Premier League history

James Ward-Prowse continued to state his case as the Premier League’s finest set-piece taker this weekend, the Southampton midfielder firing home yet another fabulous free-kick in the Saints’ 3-1 defeat at Wolves. It was the 27-year-old’s second free-kick of the season and remarkably his 12th in the Premier League, moving him level with some of … Read more

Premier League Team of the Year for 2021

Another calendar year of Premier League football is close to its conclusion and as 2021 reaches its end we’ve decided to look back at the division’s best performers. Manchester City regained the Premier League title in comfortable fashion, whilst it was also a memorable year for Chelsea who were crowned champions of Europe after Champions … Read more

The best New Year’s Day games in Premier League history

This season has provided its fair share of complications, but the relentless Premier League calendar is set to continue with the first fixtures of the new year this weekend. Football played throughout the winter is nothing new for Premier League fans, however, and the New Year’s Day schedule is amongst the most eagerly anticipated on … Read more

Best of 2021: Our end-of-year Premier League awards

With the year nearly over it’s time to look back at some of the best that the Premier League had to offer in 2021 with our annual end-of-year awards. Moment of the Year There’s just something universally thrilling about watching a goalkeeper score, the last roll of the dice as the man adorning the gloves … Read more

Ranking the five players to score the most Premier League goals after their 30th birthday

Jamie Vardy continues to thrive as Leicester’s talisman despite entering the twilight of his incredible career, with the Foxes’ forward having enjoyed another prolific start to the Premier League season. Vardy has scored nine league goals for the campaign already, with his double against Watford this weekend moving the evergreen striker to 93 goals in … Read more

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