Posts Tagged ‘ stoke ’

Where do Premier League sides attack from?

March 16, 2012
Where do Premier League sides attack from?

In an individual match, it’s easy to see that a side have a bias towards one particular flank. In Monday’s 2-1 win over Newcastle, Arsenal constantly attacked down the right, with Theo Walcott staying wide on that flank, and Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain moving inside from the left.
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Stoke 0-0 Chelsea: Villas Boas starts with draw

August 14, 2011
Stoke 0-0 Chelsea: Villas Boas starts with draw

A decent game, but a 0-0 draw in Andre Villas Boas’ first game in charge of Chelsea.
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Manchester City 1-0 Stoke: Man City clinch first trophy since 1976 after Toure strike

May 14, 2011
Manchester City 1-0 Stoke: Man City clinch first trophy since 1976 after Toure strike

Yaya Toure’s powerful shot 15 minutes from time gave Roberto Mancini’s men the victory.
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Liverpool 2-0 Stoke: Dalglish switches to a three-man defence

February 3, 2011
Liverpool 2-0 Stoke: Dalglish switches to a three-man defence

Raul Meireles and Luis Suarez scored the goals as Liverpool eased to victory.
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Rory Delap – a throw-in taker first, a footballer second

April 11, 2010
Rory Delap – a throw-in taker first, a footballer second

We all know that Rory Delap has a rather long throw, but the statistics from Sunday’s game against Wolves demonstrate quite how much of his game revolves around the taking of throws:
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