4 Key Players from the Premier League this Saturday 12/1/2020

After a hectic Christmas schedule in the Premier League, things are slowly returning back to normal. A weekend off from league football for the FA Cup provided a chance for rest and rotation for some of the league's key players. The English league showcased another exciting weekend, with Liverpool keeping their unbeaten run against Jose Mourinho's Spurs, and Southampton getting their own back on a Leicester side that thrashed them 9-0 back in October. Here are the key influential players…

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2019 Premier League Table – Winners and Losers

In 2019 the Premier League has had an interesting year in review. Although largely dominated by Manchester City, Liverpool have shown that they are willing to go toe-to-toe with the Champions, and fight for their first league title in 29 years. What was the big 4, has progressed to the big 6, but 2019 marks a year where anyone can beat anyone. 1 - Liverpool Looking at the 2019 Premier League calendar year table, the most obvious place to start…

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2019 Top Scorers in Europe and Transfers: The Year in Review

2019 has been a great year for football, and the top scorers in Europe have fought hard to reach the top. From the experienced, to the youngsters making a name for themselves, big transfer fees have been demanded and paid for to get the very best. The usual suspects have proved their dominance again after Lionel Messi picked up the Balon D'Or for the best player of the year, and Cristiano Ronaldo held the Scudetto after his first season at…

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Dejan Kulusevski Stats – The Sought After Swede

Swedish football is in a good place right now. After knocking Germany out of the World Cup group stages, they managed to progress through the final 8 where they were beaten by England. Easy qualification, however, for the 2020 Euro Championships show the country are dragging themselves to be a staple in major championships. One player that looks to carry his team to victory is Dejan Kulusevski. The young midfielder is having the season of his life in Italy. This…

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MATCH PREVIEW: Liverpool v Man City – Form, Stats and Key Players

On Sunday afternoon, Manchester City will cross over to Merseyside and visit Anfield. Many are calling this the biggest game of the season and its difficult to argue! Here is a preview of the game that shows the history, stats, and key players that will define the game. Form Both sides head into the game in pretty impressive form. Liverpool are still unbeaten in the Premier League this season, having won all but one of their games after the hard-fought…

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Wayne Rooney – the Birthday Boy in numbers

Wayne Rooney celebrates his 34th birthday today, so let’s look at some of the numbers the defined the career of a Premier League legend 16 - Rooney was just 16 years old when he made his debut for Everton back in 2002. 67 appearances later and 15 goals, the youngster moved Manchester United, a transfer that would see him stay there for 13 years 5 - Incidentally, Rooney won 16 trophies at Manchester United, and included in that is 5…

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MATCH PREVIEW: Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid – Preview and Predicted Line Ups

The first Madrid Derby is upon us, and what a cracker it is looking to be! Just one point separates the teams and tonight's result will affect the top of the table, bringing Atletico back to the top, or extending Real's lead. Madrid Derby - Form Despite being unbeaten this season, many believed that Real Madrid would be in trouble at the start. 5 points from a possible 9 left them slightly adrift of the top of the table. Then…

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Victor Osimhen – A young Eagle flying in France

Stepping out to the roar of an unfamiliar crowd can put many players off. Bright lights, big defenders giving you the stare, and the feeling of all eyes on you. Young or old, the pressure to perform for the new faithful, the people who have placed all their hope on you, can be overwhelming. Victor Osimhen, however, lived up to the expectations and burst onto the Lille scene by scoring the 2 goals needed to beat Nantes in their opener…

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Gian-Luca Waldschmidt – Germany’s young Euro hero

The Under-21 European Championships is in full flow, with teams being knocked out ready for the finals of the competition. One team that looks particularly strong is Germany. After their senior team withered out of the World Cup last year, all eyes will be on the next crop of talent. While Kai Havertz and Leroy Sane are leading the way, players like Luca Waldschmidt are coming up close behind. This is why the young forward is One to Watch! Waldschmidt…

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Breakout Team of the Season – 2018/19

Here at FootballOwl, we love looking at young stars that are looking to be the next big things in world football. New players come along every year looking to impress and this season has been no different. The players in this list have all had extraordinary seasons that have really pushed them into the limelight. This is FootballOwl's breakout Team of the Season! GK: Alex Meret (Napoli) Alex Meret will be one of the lesser known names in our Team…

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