Monthly Archives: October 2013

Martino Wins The Clásico For Barcelona

This article originally appeared on SabotageTimes.com. In an era in which meetings between Barcelona and Real Madrid have become routine to the point of tedium, it was odd to find that the latest instalment, the first of a new era … Continue reading

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Tottenham Hotspur vs Hull City – Tactical Preview

This article originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. Unless Steve Bruce springs a Sam Allardyce-style tactical reinvention – and let’s be honest, he isn’t going to – Sunday’s match between Tottenham Hotspur and Hull City will follow a similar script to both … Continue reading

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Five Thoughts On Arsenal vs Borussia Dortmund

Despite their start to the season, Arsenal remain a cut below the elite The Gunners have played some unbelievable football in recent weeks, having been galvanised by the arrival of Mesut Özil, the rise of Aaron Ramsey and the confident … Continue reading

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Five Thoughts After Arsenal vs Napoli

Mesut Özil: Phwoar The best player on the pitch by a considerable distance. What more can one say? Özil’s dramatic arrival and immediate effectiveness have transformed the club on and off the pitch and after yet another decisive individual performance, the … Continue reading

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Sergio Agüero: Malaise Forever?

It seems a long time since Sergio Agüero’s two-goal Manchester City debut marked the arrival of a bona fide superstar in the Premier League. It was a balmy August evening and Roberto Mancini’s City faced Brendan Rodgers’ newly-promoted Swansea in … Continue reading

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