2018 FIFA World Cup Attendances- Crowds at Russia 2018- Stats & Figures

By | Jun 20, 2018

Here are the official crowd numbers from the 2018 Football World Cup in Russia. There are a total of 12 stadiums hosting games at the World Cup. Most of the venues seem to register consistent, 40k plus crowds, as the stats below show. Last updated after Denmark v Australia game on 21 June, 2018 Group […]

Most Assists in a Champions League season- James Milner (Liverpool 2017-2018)

By | Apr 25, 2018

Liverpool’s James Milner is not the first player that would come to your mind when you think assists, but the hardworking LFC medio is now the holder of the record for most assists in a single Champions League campaign. With his assist in the first leg of Liverpool’s semifinal against Roma, Milner’s tally for 2017/18 […]

No La Masia player in Barcelona starting lineup vs Celta 2018- first time since April 2002

By | Apr 19, 2018

A bit of history was created in Barcelona’s midweek tie against Celta Vigo, with the starting XI for the Catalans not featuring a single player from their famed youth academy, La Masia. Barcelona’s starting XI v Celta, chosen by Ernesto Valverde, was Ter Stegen, Vermaelen, Semedo, Mina, Digne, Andre Gomes, Paulinho, Denis Suarez, Dembele, Alcacer […]

PFA Team of the Year 2018- Sergio Aguero named in Premier League Team of the Season 2017-18

By | Apr 18, 2018

Argentina striker Sergio Aguero has been named in the PFA Premier League Team of the Season for the first time in his career. The 29 year old is one of five players from champions Man City to feature in the XI- Nicolas Otamendi, Kyle Walker, Kevin de Bruyne and David Silva are the other four. […]

LFC Anfield Attendances 2017-2018 Season | Liverpool FC CL Premier League Crowds 17-18

By | Mar 6, 2018

Here is a look at Liverpool’s attendances for the 2017/18 season, including Premier League, Champions League and Cup games. Anfield’s capacity was increased to around 54,000 in the 2016/17 season and Liverpool have plans to make it a 60,000 seater in the near future. What is Liverpool’s highest attendance at Anfield during the 2017/18 season […]

Arsenal record with blue kit in 2017-18 | Results of AFC games played in Blue away Shirt in 17-18 season

By | Feb 23, 2018

Arsenal lost to Ostersunds in the second leg of their Europa League knockout tie, with the little known Swedish outfit becoming only the SECOND team to beat the Gunners at the Emirates in the current 2017/2018 season (the first being Manchester United) However, despite being the home side, Arsenal were wearing their blue away jersey […]

German Footballer of the Year 2017 Votes- Mannschaft Germany Player of the Year 2017- Joshua Kimmich

By | Jan 19, 2018

Joshua Kimmich has been named German player of the Year for 2017. The versatile 22 year old Bayern star won an online poll conducted by the national football association, picking up 45.3% of the votes (23,904 out of 52,761). PSG’s Julian Draxler was second, while goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen was third. The poll was among […]

Kelechi Iheanacho Trivia- First 4th Substitute in English Football, First VAR goal in England (v Fleetwood)

By | Jan 16, 2018

Kelechi Iheanacho’s goal vs Fleetwood Town meant that the 21 year old became the first player to score a VAR given goal in England, achieving this feat on 16 January, 2018 in Leicester City’s FA Cup replay against FTFC at the King Power Stadium. More interesting though is the fact that Iheanacho is ALSO the […]

Similarities between 1995/96 and 2017-18 Premiership seasons after Round 23- Gap of 12 points & Liverpool winning 4-3

By | Jan 16, 2018

After Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Stoke at Old Trafford at the end of Week 23, here are some interesting similarities between the 1995/96 Premiership season and the 2017/18 one. United were exactly twelve points behind Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle (the then leaders) at THIS stage (Round 23) in the 1995/96 season. Liverpool beat Newcastle (the […]

How many people in the UK find football/soccer boring? 2017 Survey results

By | Jan 10, 2018

Football is easily the most popular sport in the UK, but it however does not win the tag of “most exciting sport”, with that award going to Athletics, according a recent survey conducted among the British public. 40% of those polled thought football was “boring” or “very boring”. The most snoozeworthy sport appears to be […]

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