Tag Archives: Newcastle United

Arsenal on target for title via results against Threatened 13

My last post introduced the concept of The Superior 7 and the Threatened 13 in the Premier League. Now that the competition is moving into its business end, it is instructive to have a look at how these different match-ups … Continue reading

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Introducing the Superior 7 and the Threatened 13

Recent Premier League seasons have confirmed the existence of two echelons within the league. Results of matches within and between these groups are very useful for monitoring the important issues within the league and some interesting conclusions can be drawn. … Continue reading

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Don’t shoot, you can’t score: Newcastle’s empty chamber

Voetbalreizen Engeland Last Saturday, I attended a Premier League match in person for the first time in many years with DFDS taking me from the Netherlands to the fixture between Newcastle United and Norwich City. The home club dominated but still … Continue reading

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The Premier League battles laid bare

As a companion piece to the “Race to 38/68/87” article which blogger James Grayson published on the Premier League yesterday, I have looked at the current Euro Club Index assessment of the competition. The title race As I touched on … Continue reading

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Why Brighton, Macclesfield and Luton are not the third round’s biggest giant-killers?

The opening match of FA Cup third round weekend ended with victory for Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion against Premier League Newcastle United. This was hailed at the time, and throughout the day, as a giant-killing. But was it … Continue reading

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Premier League: Which teams are performing better than last season?

After seven matches in the Premier League for most clubs, it is Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion who stand out in terms of their results in comparison to last season. Both are also performing way beyond what was expected of … Continue reading

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Three expected points models for the Premier League compared

I have mentioned my naïve base model in tweets and articles over the past week and as @the_number_game has again published his expected points model again at Forbes (see explanation of where that comes from in my earlier article here) it … Continue reading

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