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Performance Analysis: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Dream Manchester United Return against Newcastle United

Over 12 years after his last match for Manchester United - the 2009 UEFA Champions League final which saw Barcelona emerge with the coveted...
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Scout Report: Romelu Lukaku is the perfect addition to Chelsea’s fearsome attack

This transfer window keeps getting crazier and crazier. Just days after Manchester City smashed the British transfer record to sign Jack Grealish, Chelsea have come...
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Scout Report: How Paris Saint-Germain can integrate Lionel Messi to their star-studded side

Did anyone see that coming even a week ago? After a stunning set of events that saw Lionel Messi prevented from signing a contract extension...

Scout Report: What Jack Grealish can add to Manchester City’s already-exceptional squad

After a fairly long and drawn out period of speculation and reports (where people went as far as analysing body language in training ground...

Scout Report: How Raphaël Varane will bolster Manchester United’s defence

Manchester United are not messing about this summer, as they have only gone and struck a deal that will see Raphaël Varane join the...

Data Analysis: Why Arsenal value Emile Smith Rowe so highly

With a new five-year contract and the famous number 10 shirt to boot, Emile Smith Rowe is here to stay at Arsenal (sorry Aston...
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Purposeful Possession Metric: Taking Possession Data to the Next Level

Statistics are a key element to analysing football matches, but are all of them useful? Basic figures such as shots, shots on target, yellow and...

La Liga’s thrilling title race is back!

With ten games to go in La Liga, Atlético Madrid sit in pole position as we return to league action following the international break,...

Manchester City’s players out on loan in 2020/2021

For all of their success of late, and with no doubt more to come in the near future, Manchester City are not a club...
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The statistics behind Luis Suárez’s remontada – did Barcelona make a mistake by letting...

Luis Suárez has had a crazy season so far. After being asked to leave by Barcelona, he reportedly cheated on an Italian citizenship language...

Statistical analysis: Finding a better shot-stopper for Everton

Carlo Ancelotti's Everton have been resurgent this season. At the time of writing, they are placed in the Europa League spots with a game...
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All-Time Premier League Top Scorers

Who are the all-time top goalscorers in the Premier League? Which Premier League players have scored 100 goals or more? Who has scored the most goals in each Premier League season? And who is the top Premier League scorer this season?

Opinion: Mason Mount can be as good as his gaffer

Mason Mount has the attributes to emulate his manager in many ways. The 20-year-old has shown great maturity in what is his second season...

Stats reveal worrying verdict for Arsenal ahead of Liverpool clash | Preview, Team News...

Arsenal vs Liverpool English Premier League, 2018/19 Saturday, November 3, 17:30 pm BST Emirates Stadium, London It's been three years since Arsenal beat Liverpool...

Mo Salah: The Premier League King Unlike Any Other

At the beginning of the season, our team made predictions for who we expected to become the Most Valuable Offensive Player (MVOP) in the...

Premier League: December player of the month nominees revealed

The voting has opened to see who will be named Premier League player of the month for December. Eight players have been shortlisted for the award. Here...

Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi Football’s Greatest Rivalry?

When two players emerge at the same point in history that both have an ability that sets them above their piers then a rivalry...
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N’Golo Kante is at levels even Europe’s best cannot match

I've always thought defensive midfielders were a bit overrated, a useful but uninspiring insurance policy. N'Golo Kante has changed my mind in just two...
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Make great returns on Premier League football betting with StrataTips

They call football the beautiful game and part of that beauty is the sport’s unpredictability. The English Premier League throws up its fair share of...

Have Manchester City improved under Pep Guardiola?

Manchester City made a flying start to the 2016/17 season under new manager Pep Guardiola, but their momentum seems to have stalled in recent...

Copa America Group A: What must they do to go through?

Copa America's Group A ends tonight. One ticket is already safe in the hands of the Colombian National team, so the three remaining things...

Copa America 2016 Statistics: Round-up before the last group matches

Let’s take some time to look at what two weeks of Copa America has brought us, apart from the obvious results and emotions. Let’s...

The Most Valuable Players of Euro 2016

Utilizing a never before used point system, we as FanaticData, will calculate the value of each player's effort in every goal scored and the...

2016 Champions League Final: Live Score, Goalscorers & Result

Welcome to Soccerlens' live coverage of the Champions League final, Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid, featuring the very best from during the match including...

2016 FA Cup Final: Live Score, Goalscorers & Result

Welcome to Soccerlens' live coverage of the FA Cup final, Crystal Palace v Manchester United, featuring the very best from during the match including goal...

Statistically Comparing the Ballon d’Or Finalists

2015 has come to a close, meaning that the Ballon d'Or is here. The most prestigious prize in world football will be announced later...

Francis Coquelin is proving he’s no one-hit wonder

When Francis Coquelin stormed onto the scene following an Arsenal injury crisis midway through the 2014-15 campaign, many fans and pundits alike assumed that...

Why Jamie Vardy Is The Deadliest Striker In The Premier League

Jamie Vardy is quickly turning into a phenomenal goalscorer for Leicester City. The former Fleetwood Town hitman, who until a little more than two...

Top 10 England Goalscorers

England look to be finally performing on the national stage once again as they dominate through Group E, sitting on top of the group...