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

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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...

Manchester City

Manchester City are irresistible, but are they storing up trouble for later?

After Manchester City followed up their defeat of Manchester United by dismantling Tottenham at the weekend, any semblance of a title race looks ...

Mark Hughes

Why Mark Hughes must sort out Stoke's defence to keep his job

Stoke City are not having a good season. They won one Premier League game in August, one in September, one in October, none in November and last week ...


Which of the big six is best placed to rotate their squad ahead of the festive period?

December has arrived, and once more the Premier League departs from most of Europe by inflicting a heavy schedule on its teams. After last weekend kic...

Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling proves the doubters wrong with sparkling performances for Manchester City

Manchester City’s season has been so good that you could pick almost any of their regular starters and write an ode to their form. Ederson has f...

Tony Pulis

Premier League stat round-up: West Brom's decline in shot numbers key to Pulis' sacking

Plenty of moderate to bad Premier League teams will get rolled over by Chelsea this season. Indeed, there are plenty of moderate to bad teams in the P...