West Brom v Arsenal: Team News, Tactics, Lineups, Prediction

WEST BROM V ARSENAL The Hawthornes, West Bromwich, England November 29th, 2014; 12:45 GMT *** For both West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal, the beginning of the season has represented disappointment. West Brom find themselves only three points above relegation. They have struggled to scored goals. They have only won one match in their last six. Arsenal have had their difficulties earning points as well. While most of their dropped points were due to poor performances, their last performance in the English Premier League did provide some encouragement. While they did lose, they dominated their match against Manchester United, particularly in the first half. It could be that Arsenal are set to go on a run of results that is more in line with the amount of chances they are creating. Team New and Tactics West Brom For the Baggies, Jonas Olsson, Silvestre Varela, and Sebastian Pocognoli all seem set to miss this match due to injury. Claudio Yacob will also […] Read more »

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Manchester United V Hull City – Team News, Tactics, Lineups and Predictions

 Manchester United  vs. Hull City Old Trafford, Manchester Saturday, 29th November 2014, KO 15:00 GMT Round 13 of the English Premier League sees Champions League aspirants Manchester United clashing with relegation battling Hull City.  Louis van Gaal’s team has finally started to pick up pace but the title of English Champions is already out of reach and a Champions League qualification seems a realistic target. Hull on their part have been struggling to gain traction this season, losing against newly promoted teams like Burnley. Team News Manchester United Injury to Luke Shaw during the Arsenal match is likely to keep him out for another three weeks. The recent injury brings the injuries suffered total to an unbelievable 40, meaning a player has suffered injury almost every three days since van Gaal took over. This presents a different kind of selection headache for the manager who will have to field another make shift defense for this match. Luke Shaw and Jones […] Read more »


Brendan Rodgers: I Am Favourite To Get The Sack Now

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers feels his side are facing a different challenge compared to last year but is quietly confident that things will improve soon. Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool have to improve their domestic form ahead of Saturday’s home game against Stoke City. Liverpool slumped to their third straight defeat against Crystal Palace last weekend and conceded a late equalizer against Ludogorets on Wednesday in the Champions League. The Reds boss is under huge pressure but has shrugged off criticism and is looking forward to turning things around after a disappointing start to the season. “It’s football. A few months ago I was Manager of the Year, now I’m favourite to get the sack,” Rodgers said. “It’s part and parcel of this wonderful life of working in football. There is short-termism.All I can do is focus on the immediate job and what I can control. It’s about working with the players and providing even more clarity for them in terms […] Read more »

The System!

Arsenal made big mistake by not appointing me, says West Brom’s Terry Burton

Arsenal and Arsene Wenger have been known to promote young players and give them a chance, more than any other top club in the country. However, off late, the production line has kind of become dry and the number of youngsters that are making through to the first team have been far lesser than in the past. Keeping this in mind, during the summer, Ivan Gazidis and Arsenal appointed Andries Jonker to replace club legend Liam Brady as the head of the youth academy. Read more »