The PL time wasting problem: it is far worse than you might think, and is being exploited



By Walter Broeckx and Usama As in the Southampton match the keeper of Southampton was booked for time wasting Usama took the trouble to have a look at how the time wasting was going on when Forster had to take goal kicks. We didn’t examine the time wasted on throw ins as that would take …

“Arsenal are the only team in the Premier League to face two opponents each weekend”



By Tony Attwood. . That’s not one of my headlines – I wish it were – but credit where it is due.  It comes from the Times – a paper which I rarely focus on largely because it doesn’t normally have much to say on topics that interest me, but that was a good one. …

Arsenal after five games; the statistical analysis. (Hint: the number of shots doesn’t count).



By Tony Attwood A lot of people got very exercised about the Arsenal need to buy another striker or three during the summer.   We bought one, and in this weekend’s game he came on, on the 88th minute. Last season Giroud was our top scorer with 16 goals.  So far in the league he …