Premier League Round-Up: Arsenal lead the rest at New Year
Dec31

Premier League Round-Up: Arsenal lead the rest at New Year

Arsenal claimed top spot going into 2016 with a comfortable 2-0 win against Bournemouth at the Emirates. Mesut Ozil was the star of the show, whipping in his 16th assist of the campaign from a corner for Gabriel to head home, before scoring the second himself. The Gunners are now at the summit on goal difference, meanwhile the Cherries’ six-game unbeaten run comes to an end and they sit 16th, three points above the drop. Arsene...

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Premier League Round-Up: Saints thrash Arsenal after Liverpool beat leaders Leicester
Dec27

Premier League Round-Up: Saints thrash Arsenal after Liverpool beat leaders Leicester

Leicester lost in the Premier League for the first time since September, and just the second time this season, as they were defeated 1-0 by Liverpool at Anfield. Christian Benteke came off the bench to net the only goal of the game just after the hour when he stabbed in Roberto Firmino’s cross. Despite the loss and the first match they’ve failed to score in this term, the Foxes remain top, while Jurgen Klopp’s Reds move up...

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Top 5: Premier League Players of the Week
Dec23

Top 5: Premier League Players of the Week

Arsenal secured second spot in the Premier League table after defeating Manchester City 2-1 in the weekend’s standout top flight fixture. The Gunners are however two points behind surprise leaders Leicester City, who will be top at Christmas after their 3-2 victory away at Everton. Elsewhere, Norwich City stunned Manchester United, Watford shocked Liverpool, while there were wins for Chelsea, Spurs, Crystal Palace and...

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Premier League Christmas Themed Squad: Snowman Cabaye, Mulled Clyne and more…
Dec22

Premier League Christmas Themed Squad: Snowman Cabaye, Mulled Clyne and more…

With Christmas just days away we’ve selected our festive-themed Premier League squad, plus manager and assistant.  Let us know @_shootfootball if you can think of any other players which could’ve made the 18 or the coaching staff. Yes we’ve updated a few names to fit the criteria so try and be as imaginative as you can…. Goalkeepers: Darren Rudolph (West Ham) Sleigh Given (Stoke City)...

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Premier League Round-Up: Arsenal beat Man City but Leicester top at Xmas
Dec22

Premier League Round-Up: Arsenal beat Man City but Leicester top at Xmas

In the battle of second against third it was Arsenal who came out on top on Monday night with a 2-1 win over Manchester City at the Emirates. The Gunners headed into the break with a 2-0 lead thanks to a wonderful Theo Walcott strike and Olivier Giroud’s 10th of the season – both assisted by Mesut Ozil, who has now made 15 Premier League goals this season. Yaya Toure’s sublime strike in the second-half gave City hope but,...

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Premier League: Team, Player and Manager of the Month (November)
Dec01

Premier League: Team, Player and Manager of the Month (November)

Here’s our pick of the month from the Premier League….. The awards exclude matches played on November 1st and 2nd (Everton vs Sunderland, Southampton vs Bournemouth and Tottenham vs Aston Villa) as they were counted as the final game week in October.

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