David Moye worst start to a season

A test of character looms for Moyes at Old Trafford

 October 1, 2013   John Welsh

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On a weekend which witnessed Arsenal climbing to the top of the Premier League, the more surprising news was that both Manchester clubs lost unexpectedly on the same day prompting opinion that the title race is the most competitive for many years with up to six teams considered as challengers. However, the performance of Manchester […]

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Philippe Coutinho Liverpool

Early skirmishes offer prospect of open Premier League

 September 18, 2013   John Welsh

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After just four weekends of the new Premier League campaign, only Liverpool and Everton remain undefeated in what is threatening to be the most competitive race for the title in many years. Liverpool currently lead the table with 10 points with Swansea denying them maximum points after a stirring Monday night draw at the Liberty […]

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A wave of uncertainty greets the new Premier League season

 August 15, 2013   John Welsh

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Rarely has a Premier League season commenced against a background of so much uncertainty and speculation, with so continual attention being devoted to the transfer possibilities of Wayne Rooney, Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez in particular. With the welcome return of the football action, maybe it is now time to concentrate on which team might […]

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Palace lead candidates in Premier League survival battle

 August 14, 2013   John Welsh

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While the race for the Premier League title often dominates the headlines, the fight to avoid relegation into the Championship can realise its fair share of drama. With three matches remaining last season there were as many as eight teams still needing points to avoid a bottom three placing, and there could be several contenders […]

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