Wednesday, February 21, 2007

EPL Videos

I have created a new site for EPL Videos, You can watch soccer videos/football videos from all the English Premier League Matches. You could also submit videos from online sharing video sites such as YouTube, Google Video etc by posting the link in EPL Videos.

Monday, November 20, 2006

The Week That Was... Gameweek 13

The Results :

Wigan 0 - 0 Aston Villa

Blackburn 1 - 1 Tottenham

Man City 3 - 1 Fulham

Arsenal 1 - 1 Newcastle

Chelsea 1 - 0 West Ham

Everton 1 - 0 Bolton

Portsmouth 2 - 1 Watford

Reading 2 - 0 Charlton

Sheff Utd 1 - 2 Man Utd

Middlesbro 0 - 0 Liverpool

A week that saw four matches tied up to draws, four one goal margin wins and two huge wins. A typical gameweek for all Fantasy Premier League Managers where there was everything for them to earn points - Clean sheets, Goals, Assists... When the Red Devils blunt the Blades and Hammers hammered by the Blues, Gunners and Reds had to be satisfied with disappointing draws, their title hopes dusking down and Bolton yet again tasted some sour Toffees. Corradi, Barton, Rooney, Kanu, Arteta and Geremi boosted up the Manager's score sheet.

Dream Team:

Thursday, November 16, 2006

The Ultimate Boss.......

Blog after blog we have been discussing Premier League players, matches, injuries and what not.. But someone is still amiss.. The Boss.. The Silent Gentle Gaffer and we have seen lately they aint any more silent and gentle.. In a recent survey conducted to mark the launch of Football Manager 2007 game, fans were asked to vote for English Premier League Managers in various categories.

Not surprisingly, Sir Alex Fergusson was voted as the Ultimate Football Boss with whopping 30% favouring Sir Alex above the rest of his Premiership rivals. Despite guiding Chelsea to two successive Premiership Titles in the past two years, Jose Mourinho could only finish behind the most successful manager in the Premiership. But Mourinho did top the list among the most fashionable manager and the best post-match interviewee.

The rest of the survey revealed that the ultimate football manager would combine Sir Alex Ferguson’s tactics, the passion of Stuart Pearce, the motivational skills of Martin O'Neill and be as shrewd as Arsene Wenger in the transfer market. Sheffield United boss Neil Warnock topped the poll as the manager who argues most with referees. Arsene Wenger received 24 per cent of the vote to top the poll of the manager who is best at controlling his emotions.

The Poll Results :

Ultimate football manager -
Sir Alex Ferguson

Best motivator -
Martin O'Neill

Most passionate manager -
Stuart Pearce

Most argumentative manager -
Neil Warnock

Calmest manager -
Arsene Wenger

Most stylish manager -
Jose Mourinho

Best interviewee -
Jose Mourinho

Best Tactician -
Sir Alex Fergusson

Shrewdest Manager in the Transfer Market -
Arsene Wenger

Manager Who gets Most of The Team -
Sam Allardayce

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Cahill injured

Everton's Tim Cahill is out for atleast six weeks due to an ankle injury he suffered in the first half of the match against Aston Villa. He collided with team-mate Lee Carsley while trying trying to snare a loose ball. He and Andy Johnson were behind Everton's awesome run so far this season. They were losing the early momentum with consecutive losses to Fulham and Aston Villa.

Cahill has scored 5 goals while scoring 53 points in fantasy premier league so far this season. He is sharing the top spot with Chelsea's Frank Lampard among goal scoring midfielders . He has been scoring goals in every alternative match except the last match in which he got injured.

With Andy Johnson not in the best of his form and some tough fixtures coming up, it will be difficult for Everton to continue their form. They will be certainly missing their star midfielder.

Monday, November 13, 2006

The Week That Was... Gameweek 12

Man. City Newcastle 0 - 0
Middlesbrough West Ham 1 - 0
Wigan Charlton 3 - 2
Chelsea Watford 4 - 0
Portsmouth Fulham 1 - 1
Everton Aston Villa 0 - 1
Sheff Utd Bolton 2 - 2
Blackburn Man. United 0 - 1
Reading Tottenham 3 - 1
Arsenal Liverpool 3 - 0

Gameweek 12 had its ups and downs and din't turn out to be quite as predictable as it seemed. Man U and Chelsea walked away with a win. Gunners gunning down the Kops whose away form has been as disastrous as it can be. Reading regained their winning form after registering an easy win over Spurs. Bolton and Portsmuth had to be satisfied with a disappointing draw. Wigan and Middlesborough came through with crucial three points.

For the Fantasy Premier League managers, The Gameweek was pretty high scoring. With lots of goals along with assists and clean sheets, The Defenders and Forwards came through with the maximum. Drogba, Toure, Gallas and Van Persie were the expected point scorers. Sidwell, Shorey and Geremi turned out to be surprise packages.

Dream Team for the Gameweek

The Dream Team scored 116 points whereas the Leader for the Gameweek managed an 106.

Thursday, November 09, 2006

Gameweek 12

Surprises, Surprises and more Surprises... Nothing better to describe the last Gameweek as we look forward to the next big one in EPL this weekend. We have mouthwatering, delicious matches coming up with the Gunners locking horns with the Reds at Emirates Stadium. The Reds recovering from one of their worst starts ever has been in impeccable form winning match after match and The Gunners trying to retain their composure and rhythm after a few hiccups in the past few weeks. We have the Premiership Leaders away against Rovers, Blues against Watford, Toffees against Villa... Definitely a weekend to look out for.

With Manchester United and Chelsea expecting to win this weekend, Fantasy Premier League Managers will be loading their team with players from these teams. Everton & Aston Villa, Arsenal & Liverpool are involved in a high profile clash and the result is highly unpredictable. Portsmouth, Man City, Wigan and Bolton may end up with a win. So the pick is yours. May the Force Be With You....

The Fixture

Saturday, 11th November

12:45 Man City -

15:00 Chelsea - Watford

15:00 Everton -
Aston Villa

15:00 Middlesbro -
West Ham

15:00 Portsmouth -

15:00 Sheff Utd -

15:00 Wigan -

17:15 Blackburn - Man Utd

Sunday, 12th November

13:30 Reading -

16:00 Arsenal - Liverpool

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Marlon King - Out for the Season

Marlon King is out for the season with a knee injury. The injury he sustained aganist Arsenal last month was more serious than it was first thought. He went in for a routine cartilage operation, but the doctors discovered a bit of bone had come out from the femur.

Lot of Fantasy Premier Managers had selected him early in the season, as he was the top-scorer in Championship last season. His 21 goals in the league last season helped Watford for a promotion to the Premiership. But he was not that impressive from the start of this season, causing managers to drop him down.

Due to his absense, Ashley Young will be playing in much more up front giving him a chance to score more goals. He is the man in form for Watford, scoring 3 goals and 3 assists so far this season. Young sits second in the points table for midfilders with 61 points. He has also scored 12 points as bonus, clearly showing he is in form. He has scored a goal and scored 10 points last gameweek.

Another option is to select Bouzza who costs only 5.4 now. He is tipped to play 90 minutes in all the games, as King is out. He created an assist and scored 7 points last gameweek.

But this is not the right time to put these players, as they have 2 away fixtures to Chelsea and Portsmouth. They don't have a match in Gameweek 14 as well. So it would be better to put them in your squad after Gameweek 14.