featurefootball3 months ago

Neymar, Pogba and the art of valuing a football player

Recently, Neymar Jr moved from Barcelona to Paris St. Germain for an eye-watering £199 m. To put this in perspective, the team that won the League 1 last season, Monaco, is worth less. Was he worth the money and is there an elegant way to compare ability across players so as to predict their worth?
Shubham Maurya
featurefootball3 months ago

Why Manchester United will not win Premier League this season

Despite spending around £150m on transfers this summer, Manchester United have hardly seen any upgrade to their underperforming squad from last season with the arrivals plugging the voids more than anything. Jose Mourinho will only repeat his last season missing out on the title yet again.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 months ago

Fantasy Premier League 2017-18 : Players to pick for Game week 1

The 2017-18 edition of the English Premier League is literally just hours away, and that also marks the beginning of another Fantasy Premier League season. Further, following another summer of big spending by the clubs, you now have the luxury of choosing some of the biggest names for your FPL side.
Rohit George
featurefootball4 months ago

Biggest football transfers of this season

The transfer window for the season 2017/18 opened in June and since then transfers have come thick and fast as clubs have not held back on spending. English Premier League clubs have dominated and spent the most during the ongoing transfers and it is all set to be a record-breaking summer.
Rohan Chawla
featurefootball7 months ago

Jose Mourinho has to call time of death on Wayne Rooney's United career

"ROONEY!...it defies description! How about sensational? How about superb?" It has been over six years since the day when even the great Martin Tyler was lost for words on seeing a certain Scouser settle a Manchester derby with an overhead kick that justified "The White Pele" tag he had been given.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball8 months ago

Fantasy Premier League 2016-17 : Players to pick for Gameweek 30

The Premier League is finally back with a bang with high profile games like the Merseyside Derby and the Arsenal-City clash at the Emirates. In the last game week, Dawson and Lukaku's braces earned their managers a combined score of 33 points with the former outscoring the Belgian by a point.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball8 months ago

Fantasy Premier League 2016-17 : Players to pick for Gameweek 28

Gameweek 27 was the first time a team played two matches and Manchester City and Stoke City players earned big with two cleansheets in their respective matches. Marko Arnautovic (15) was the top scorer in the week while all defenders from the two clubs score double digit points for their managers.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball8 months ago

Five greatest comebacks in the Champions League

Football is the biggest sport in the world and while the masses tune in to watch the World Cup, die-hard fans will tell you that there is nothing better than two teams fighting it out in the Champions League. This competition has provided some of the best moments, along with the biggest stars.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball9 months ago

Arsenal, Liverpool or United? A complete analysis of the top-4 race in the Premier League

€1.3bn! That is the amount shared among the European clubs who took part in the Champions League this season. Forget the money, it is the glory and the sheer attraction of the League that keeps most European circuits alive until the last day of the domestic campaign.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball9 months ago

Talking points from gameweek 25 of the Premier League

Arsenal were a part of a controversial win against Hull while United and Liverpool kept pace with the Gunners with comfortable 2-0 wins. Chelsea were held to a draw at Burnley but they have a massive 8-point lead over the chasing pack but Leicester are now just a point clear of the drop zone.
Faizan Qadiri