Over the last five days there has been profiles on each of the twenty Premier League teams and now this is where the rubber hits the road. Here is my best guess at how the teams will finish the new season. To read more please click on the link.
Andre Villas Boas found out that results from the first six leads to talk of a certain top four finish; results from the next batch leads to the sack. In came Tim Sherwood and although goal production increased (could it have got any worse?) and the average points per game increased slightly there was rarely to read more please click on the link.
Friday – predicted positions and points.
Southampton suffered the same affliction as Manchester United last season – every time they looked up a case of vertigo kicked in. Southampton had just three wins and 16 points from matches against top half teams. Their soccer was pleasing on the eye but it never threatened to… to read more please click on the link.
Commentators have already made mention of the number of experienced players Manchester United have lost since last season and how it could prove costly. Rio Ferdinand, Patrice Evra and Nemanja Vidic have all moved to other clubs while Ryan Giggs is now devoted to full time coaching.
Of course, the rather obvious rebuttal to that point is how much good did all that experience do United last season? To read more please click on the link.