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 […]

Austrian Footballer of the Year 2017- Marcel Sabitzer | Leipzig star is Austria player of the year

By | Dec 20, 2017

RB Leipzig’s Marcel Sabitzer has been named Austrian Footballer of the Year 2017, breaking David Alaba’s six year winning streak. Alaba, who won the crown six times in a row between 2011 and 2016, finished 8th in the poll, as voted for by the 10 coaches of the Austrian Bundesliga. The coaches of Sturm Graz […]

Tottenham Attendance Figures 2017-18 Home Fixtures | Spurs Wembley Crowds 17-18 Season

By | Dec 20, 2017

Here are Tottenham Hotspur’s attendances for the 2017/2018 season, including home games in the Premiership, Champions League and all Cup competitions. With THFC moving to Wembley full time in 2017/18, they are now the club with the second highest average attendance in the Premier League (Manchester United are first), moving above the likes of Arsenal, […]

The Top 10 Footballers in the World 2017- 30 Best Soccer Players (Ballon D’Or Award)

By | Dec 8, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon D’Or for a fifth time in his career, adding the 2017 crown to the four previous trophies he had won in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016. The five Ballon D’Or titles bring him level with rival and Argentine superstar Lionel Messi, who has won it in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 […]

Football Clubs with the Highest Wage Bills- Teams with highest salaries 2017

By | Nov 27, 2017

The team that pays its players the highest is Barcelona, with the Spanish giants having a total first team wage bill of £6.6m. Second are Paris Saint-Germain, who currently hold the record for paying the most expensive transfer fee in football history after signing Neymar from Barcelona in the summer. Real Madrid are third, with […]

List of Dutch Premier League managers- Premiership club bosses from the Netherlands

By | Oct 23, 2017

With Ronald Koeman being sacked earlier today (October 23, 2017), the Premier League will have no Dutch manager in the 2017/18 season after originally starting the season with two- Koeman’s compatriot Frank de Boer was shown the door by Crystal Palace after just 77 days in charge, making him the manager with the fewest Premier […]

List of Shortest serving Premiership managers | Fewest games before being sacked as manager (permanent)

By | Sep 11, 2017

Crystal Palace have today sacked Frank de Boer after the Eagles failed to take even a single point from their opening four fixtures of the league season. The Dutchman was hired by Steve Parish on a three year contract with an aim to change their playing style, but he has now been shown the door […]

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