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Nine games into the Premier League and we’ve seen it all. Complete chaos in the league as overpriced purchases fail to live up to expectations, big 6 teams have cataclysmic results after losing a singular game of football, the same bunch of over 40 year old’s spout garbage subjective takes on the telly whilst Manchester City seem completely unbeatable.
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By Freddie Wilson @thewonderofmu
Liverpool’s defence is often subjected to a fair amount of scrutiny; whilst Jurgen Klopp has created a brilliant attacking force, matters at the other end of the pitch still have room for improvement.
Continue reading All Shook Up: Understanding Liverpool’s defensive fragility using clustering
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Perhaps more than ever, this transfer window has been dominated by debates over the value of football transfer fees. My initial aim was inspired by Everton’s quick start in the transfer window, buying Jordan Pickford, Davy Klaassen and Michael Keane in a price range of £20-25m, with hot takes declaring Everton had the best transfer window out of all Premier League clubs. Then we had that Neymar fee, was it a fair fee considering footballs hyperinflation or is he is entirely overvalued? And the Siggurdsson Saga finally reached its finale, after we discussed every set piece he has ever kicked, as he moved to Everton for around £45m.
Continue reading Analysing Transfers 2013-15
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