We have now had three gameweeks in the new Premier League season, and have had a chance to look closely at all teams involved. There are a few that have looked better than others, and who are likely to compete for the title as the season goes on, but two of those have looked slightly … Continue reading Why Chelsea and Manchester City are the Premier League frontrunners?
It's always an area of discussion and debate for football fans; the transfer market. 2020/2021 saw many players join or move around the Premier League, but which ones actually helped their teams? This article will name the 20 players who had the biggest impact on their clubs' performances this season. Arsenal Arsenal didn't make many … Continue reading What was each Premier League club’s best signing?
Even though it doesn't feel like it, we have reached the halfway point in the season, and the January transfer window is now open. Each of the 20 clubs in the Premier League has had good and bad points in their performances and results, but what does each need to add to the squad this … Continue reading January Transfer Window 2021: What Each Premier League Side Needs
The summer transfer window at the end of without a doubt the oddest Premier League season is now shut, with all clubs having done some business. In this article, I will analyse all 20 Premier League clubs, seeing which players they brought in and which departed, and will give some thoughts and an overall verdict … Continue reading Summer Transfer Window 2020: All Premier League Teams’ Business Analysed
It has been a week and a half now since the Premier League season was finally brought to a conclusion after the extension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that fans have cheered, cried, smiled and sighed, I thought it was a good time to finish off my work on the season, before I start … Continue reading Premier League 2019/2020: Full Roundup
Sunday marks the last day of the Premier League for the 2019/2020 season. Like with the Championship on Wednesday, there is still a lot we need to sort out. There are places in the Champions League to allocate, and, at the other end, the relegation battle is still not sorted after a very tight and … Continue reading Premier League 2019/2020: Champions League and Championship places to be decided
UK sport has been given the go ahead to return to our lives as of this month, and some sports have already planned their return. The EFL has already brought League One and League Two to an end, but the Championship will be back on 20th June, and in a separate article in this blog, … Continue reading Premier League 2019/2020 – how are each club doing?
After the first round of Premier League fixtures in the 2019/2020 season, I felt that the Manchester United vs Chelsea was actually a much more important game than some people may think. There will be people that will argue that it is still early days and it is Round 1 of 38 and that it … Continue reading Why Manchester United against Chelsea was a crucial match in the 2019/2020 season
A link to each of my two new articles, just published on my LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter pages: UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE (all groups): https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/champions-league-2018-2019-group-stages-who-advance-david-astill/ UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE (Arsenal's, Chelsea's, Celtic's and Rangers' groups): https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/europa-league-2018-2019-group-stages-arsenal-chelsea-celtic-astill/
It's a new era at the Emirates Stadium, but from the initial two Premier League games, Arsenal have not yet picked up a single point. I have spotted a couple of things that explain why this is. Defensively, they set up too high up the pitch. Against Chelsea, who play a free-flowing style of football … Continue reading Arsenal’s early issues