Who Would Make A Premier League XI Using The MoneyBall Method?
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Who Would Make A Premier League XI Using The MoneyBall Method?

The MoneyBall method was created by a man named Bill James and popularised by Billy Beane at the Oakland Athletics in 2002. The MoneyBall way of thinking is statistic-based, and it overlooks the traditional way of thinking to prioritise data to find which players are undervalued. It’s a way of doing things that allowed a…

Manchester United’s Academy Presence Continues To Grow Under Erik ten Hag
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Manchester United’s Academy Presence Continues To Grow Under Erik ten Hag

Manchester United have had nine academy graduates in their last two matchday squads, as the academy presence around the first team continues to grow under Erik ten Hag. Five graduates started in the victory against Everton at the weekend at Old Trafford, with a further four players on the bench. One of those made an…

Why Has The Champions League Been So Disappointing?
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Why Has The Champions League Been So Disappointing?

In recent years, picking the winner of Europe’s elite competition has always been a topic of debate, but not as much this year. Realistically, the winner will come from Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, or tournament favourites and reigning champions Manchester City. Not only are there holes to pick in the majority of the teams left…

Jesse Derry: The Crystal Palace Wonderkid To Keep An Eye On
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Jesse Derry: The Crystal Palace Wonderkid To Keep An Eye On

Jesse Derry stood out for Crystal Palace’s U18’s against Manchester United in the Premier League Cup semi-final despite his side being defeated 5-0. The young English winger showed his class throughout the game, with some really nice touches and dribbles despite his team not having much of the ball during the 90 minutes. Derry has…

Right To Dream: The Blueprint
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Right To Dream: The Blueprint

You’ve probably heard about some of the graduates of the Right to Dream programme, such as Mohammed Kudus, Ernest Nuamah, and Kamaldeen Sulemana, but what makes this academy so successful and its hit rate so high? Let’s go back to the start. Tom Vernon, an ex-Manchester United scout, started the academy back in 1999. The…

Amadou Onana: Everton’s Casemiro
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Amadou Onana: Everton’s Casemiro

“Keep going. Keep going, keep pushing, keep putting the graft and hard work in, and we’ll definitely be rewarded.”” Amadou Onana Lu metti yàggul te ku muñ muuñ. Whatever is painful does not last, and whoever perseveres smiles. Amadou Onana’s route to the premier league has been rife with struggle and pain. Born in Colobane, Dakar,…

Manchester United’s U18’s: On The Brink Of Glory
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Manchester United’s U18’s: On The Brink Of Glory

Manchester United’s U18 side made a step towards winning their first bit of silverware on Saturday with a win over Crystal Palace at Carrington in the Premier League Cup Semi-Final. United dominated large parts of the game and ran out comfortable 5-0 winners in the end. Goals from Ethan Wheatley, captain Finley McAllister, possibly Harry…