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Premier League in Focus: Southampton

Our next article takes us down to the south coast of England, to focus on Southampton F.C. Formed as a church team in the late 1800s, Southampton has been a proving ground for young players to excel at. Players like Virgil Van Dijk, Dusan Tadic, Adam Lallana, Sadio Mane, and Theo Walcott have all proven themselves to be exceptional talents […]

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Premier League in Focus: Sheffield United

It has been a while since Sheffield United were in the Premier League. The Blades are going back to the top flight for the first time in 12 years. That’s a long time for a club to be trying to climb up the Football Pyramid. It is always a welcome sight to see a fresh face in England’s top division, […]

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Premier League in Focus: Norwich City

Our next article takes a look at newly-promoted Norwich City. Norwich won the Championship last season, finishing on 94 points. The Canaries also maintained 55.7% possession and scored 93 goals while conceding 57. The club will face a big challenge in the Premier League, having been relegated after the 2016-2017 campaign. The club is managed by Daniel Farke, who is […]

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Premier League in Focus: Newcastle United

The next article in our series takes us to Tyneside in the North-East of England. Newcastle United will be under the scope in this one. Founded in 1892 as a merger between Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End, the club has played at St. James’ Park since their merger. They have never dropped lower than the second tier of […]

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Premier League in Focus: Manchester United

Our next article in this series stays in Manchester. However, it is the red half of Manchester. Manchester United are one of England’s most successful clubs. Having won the Premier League a record 13 times, they have also had one of the best managers of the past 30 years. Sir Alex Ferguson won a record 38 trophies in his time […]

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Premier League in Focus: Manchester City

The Champions of last season will be our focus of this article. This article is different not because they are the recent champions, but also the club I support. The story of how I became a supporter happened to be the first Premier League match I watched. It was the final game of the season of the 2011/2012 season, with […]

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Premier League in Focus: Liverpool

The next article in our series takes us to Liverpool FC. The Reds have been a project under Jurgen Klopp. He came in with a vision and over the past couple of seasons, that vision has manifested itself into a European powerhouse. The attacking trio of Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, and Roberto Firmino have become lethal in the opposing third. […]

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Premier League in Focus: Leicester City

The Fearless Foxes. The 2015/2016 season showed the footballing world that anything is possible. From 5000/1 odds, Leicester City rallied around players like the crafty winger Riyad Mahrez, the midfield engine N’golo Kante, and Fantastic Mr. Fox himself Jaime Vardy, to win the Premier League. One of the most unbelievable scenes in the modern game, the club showed the true […]

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Premier League in Focus: Everton

The next club in our series takes an in-depth look at Everton F.C., based out of Liverpool, England. The Toffees are one of the mainstays of the Premier League, having played in the top flight a record 116 seasons, last missing top flight status in 1953/54. A club with plenty of character and a long- storied history, there is always […]

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Premier League in Focus: Crystal Palace

Ah yes, Crystal Palace. Founded in 1905, this club has been up and down over the course of its history. They have entered administration twice, most recently as 2010. They have been in the Premier League since 2012, which is their longest spell in club history. Back in the 1994/95 campaign, Manchester United’s Eric Cantona infamously dropkicked a fan for […]

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Premier League in Focus: Chelsea

This next article will be focusing in on one of the biggest clubs in London: Chelsea Football Club. They have enjoyed a lot of success since the 2003 takeover of Roman Abramovich, winning the Champion’s League, Europa League, and the Premier League five times. A turbulent place to manage, Chelsea has a reputation of bringing in a manger with winning […]

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Premier League in Focus: Burnley

The 5th installment of this series takes us to a team that has been both hailed and criticized in their quest to remain in the Premier League. Chelsea defender David Luiz has been quoting saying that they play “anti-football”. But regardless of how you view the clarets, Burnley has managed not only to stay up in the Premier League but […]

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Premier League in Focus: Brighton & Hove Albion

Our next article takes us to one of newer clubs to enjoy the top flight of English football, Brighton & Hove Albion. The Seagulls, who have been in the Premier league since 2017, have had a turbulent history. The club didn’t have an actual home stadium for almost 15 years! Their new stadium shows their aspirations of success, with the […]

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Premier League in Focus: Bournemouth

The next team we will be focusing in on is AFC Bournemouth. Down on the South Coast, they have a tight-knit community where they refer to the club as, “The Cherries”. One of the things that stands out with the Cherries is that they have a tiny stadium by league standards, seating a little over 11,000 fans. This creates a […]

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Premier League in Focus: Aston Villa

Our second article takes us to Birmingham, England. The club we are focusing in on is Aston Villa. This storied club is back in the Premier League for the first time since 2016. Ah yes, the Villains are surely chanting, “Say we are going up, say we are going up”. One of the oldest clubs in England, Aston Villa were […]

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Premier League in Focus: Arsenal

The first article in our Premier League series focuses on the famous North London club: Arsenal. Formed in the late 1800s by Woolwich munitions workers, the club has grown exponentially from the small collection of workers it once was. Arsenal is also the only club in Premier League history that finished a season without a single loss in the league, […]