After finishing seventh under former manager David Moyes in the previous campaign, 2014/15 was a transitional one for Man United. New boss Louis van Gaal splashed the cash on the likes of Angel Di Maria, Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw, in addition to drafting in Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan, yet despite having no […]
Our series of members articles, assessing the season gone by, continues this evening with a look at Manchester City. Manuel Pellegrini’s men kicked off the campaign as champions after finishing two points clear of Liverpool in 2013/14 but a poor Easter period, where they lost four times in six matches between Gameweeks 27-32, allowed Chelsea […]
Having narrowly finished second to champions Manchester City in 2013/14, Liverpool’s prospects were dealt a bitter blow last summer after 31-goal Luis Suarez was snapped up by Barcelona. With the Uruguayan gone, and Daniel Sturridge restricted to seven starts due to injuries, it was a season to forget for Brendan Rodgers’ outfit.
Having won just four of their first 29 fixtures upon returning to the Premier League, Leicester looked prime candidates for relegation less than 12 months after clinching the Championship. A sensational about-turn in form saw the Foxes drop just four points in the remaining nine matches – with only champions Chelsea getting the better of […]
Having finished fifth in their first season under Roberto Martinez, Everton failed to live up to our expectations last time around. With Europa League duties adding to their schedule, the Merseysiders stumbled home in eleventh spot, winning back-to-back matches on just three occasions in a bitterly disappointing campaign for Toffees fans and Fantasy managers alike. […]
In our latest article for members, we analyse the revival of Crystal Palace under Alan Pardew. Arriving from Newcastle midway through the campaign, the former Eagles player steered his side to tenth spot in the table with a series of attacking displays that transformed their fortunes in the final third. We sift through the season […]
In the latest in our series of pre-season articles for members, analysing the 2014/15 season from each club’s perspective, we turn attentions to league champions Chelsea. We assess the Blues squad, focusing on influence, creativity and goal threat to offer a view on how Jose Mourinho’s prime assets stacked up.