2019/2020 Premier League Recap and a Look to Next Season

2019/2020 Premier League Recap

Yesterday saw the conclusion of the 2019/2020 Premier League campaign and what a year it was! The hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic was unprecedented and the big headline was Liverpool finally delivering the EPL trophy after a 30-year wait. However, there are quite a few other key aspects that marked the year and this is what I will concentrate on in this post. We now know which teams will be competing in the Champions League next season and who failed to retain their Premier League status. There is a…

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Premier League’s relegation battle is heating up: who will stay up?

With just a couple of matches left to play in this season’s Premier League, the relegation battle is heating up massively. So who will stay up: Norwich City, Sunderland, or Newcastle United? With just 16 points from 34 matches and conceding 65 goals, Aston Villa are already certain of playing in The Championship next season. Three teams are battling to remain in England’s top flight, with two of them joining the Villains in the second tier. Newcastle are currently ranked 19th with 29 points and four matches left to play.…

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Premier League striker was at Brussels Airport during terror attacks

Norwich City confirmed on their website that striker Dieumerci Mbokani was at Brussels Airport in Belgium at the time of Tuesday morning’s terror attacks. The 30-year-old, who’s on loan from Ukraine club Dinamo Kiev, was unharmed but shaken by the tragic events in the city where he played for Anderlecht and in which a number of people were killed and injured. It is believed the DR Congo international was on his way to Kinshasa to join up with his international team-mates but has returned to his family, while the Canaries have…

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Newcastle were biggest spenders during the winter transfer window

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Newcastle were the biggest spenders during the winter transfer window, with all Premier League clubs spending a total of £186.4 million in January, according to The Daily Mail. The Magpies brought Jonjo Shelvey, Andros Townsend and Henri Saivet to St. James’ Park, spending a total of £28.5m on those three players, while also landing Seydou Doumbia on loan from Italian giants AS Roma. Two other clubs topped the £20m spending limit and that were Watford and Norwich, with both spending £26.1m. The Hornets bought Abdoulaye Doucoure from Rennes for £8m and Adalberto Penaranda for…

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Study reveals Arsenal will win the Premier League

Arsenal are going to win the Premier League for the first time since 2004, that is if you believe a computer. American company Stats simulated each of the remaining league matches 10,000 times in order to predict the final standings, as reported by the Sun. The Gunners came out on top with a predicted 74.8 points and a 45.3 per cent chance of taking home their first Premier League crown in 12 years, just ahead of Manchester City, with the Citizens finishing with an estimated 74.1 points and a title winning chance of 42.3 percent.…

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Vincent Kompany unhurt after charter plane nearly crashed

Manchester City got away with a scare. Captain Vincent Kompany nearly crashed while being on a charter plane at Norwich Airport, according to the BBC. The Belgian skipper was unhurt after the private aircraft left the runway before coming to a standstill before take off. Kompany was accompanied by his representative and three others on board. Luckily nobody got hurt. “The airport remained open to helicopter traffic. The Air Accident Investigation Branch has been informed, which is standard practice,” the airport announced in a statement. “It was at a fairly…

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