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James Yorke

James Yorke is the managing editor of Statsbomb and a freelance writer. He is based in England.

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What would seventh place mean for Burnley, Leicester and Everton?

It’s a reflection of the weakness of the Premier League outside the top six that Burnley, who haven’t won since December 12 - a run of 11 ...


Sevilla finding form under Montella ahead of Manchester United clash

The three Europa League triumphs Sevilla achieved between 2014 and 2016 are now very much part of their past. This February, much like last season, th...


Tottenham hitting form at the right time in race for top four

In the space of 11 days, Tottenham have picked up two home wins against top-four rivals Arsenal and Manchester United and a point away at Liverpool. T...


Beyond the results: Movers and shakers in the Premier League

Chelsea The 3-0 home defeat by Bournemouth may have suggested the wheels were coming off for Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge, but the bigger picture...

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Assessing the success of the Premier League's pre-Christmas managerial appointments

Only last week we discussed how short a manager's lifespan is this season for teams not among the top six or newly promoted. With Marco Silva leaving ...


Poor recruitment has not helped Pellegrino at Southampton, but manager is also to blame for poor form

Four Premier League wins by the end of November will usually land you in mid-table, as it did for Southampton this season. On November 26 Saints steam...