Another season ended and the blue side from London walked away with the top honours. City failed to defend their title for the second time in the last 3 years. Chelsea’s side was, obviously, the standout side of the season racing into the lead early in the season and then displaying a champion’s tenacity to hang on even when the going got a bit rough towards the end of the season. Chelsea apart, however, we saw great performances from talents like Alexis Sanchez and Harry Kane and Jose Mourinho failed to outshine a couple of managers (spoiler alert!) in the dugout. Here’s our EPL Team of the Season. While picking this team, we have given equal importance to the player’s own performance, his performance relative to his teammates and his performance in the context of his club’s final standings in the league. Goalkeeper: David de Gea (Manchester United) The Manchester United shot stopper was a large part of the reason […]

As the final whistle blew at Wembley confirming Arsenala s second FA Cup win in as many years, celebrations also erupted some 75 miles away, on the southern coast of England. The result in the cup final meant that Southampton had qualified for European competition for only the second time in three decades a a remarkable finale to a season that had defied all odds. For most of Englanda s elite, the Europa League is at best, a poisoned chalice; at worst, a second-tier competition not worthy of serious attention or effort. For a club like Southampton, however, Europa League qualification is an outstanding achievement a a just reward for their record-breaking season. When St.Marya s saw the departures of manager Mauricio Pochettino as well as the likes of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Luke Shaw, Dejan Lovren and Callum Chambers in the summer, some pundits predicted Southamptona s doom a touting them as contenders for relegation to the Championship. Absolutely […]