PRE-SEASON ANALYSIS – Hull City

Steve Bruce managed to keep Hull City in the Premier League last season after they gained promotion in the 2012/2013 season. This was helped with some big signings, notably Tom Huddlestone and Jake Livermore...

PRE-SEASON ANALYSIS – Tottenham

Last season saw Tottenham sell Gareth Bale and bring in several new faces, which was evident with the instability that was present at the beginning of the season. This ultimately saw Andre Villas-Boas lose...

PRE-SEASON ANALYSIS – Sunderland

Sunderland started the 2013/2014 season under charge of Paolo Di Canio, and after an awful start and the eventual appointment of Gus Poyet, Sunderland were left with a mountain to climb. They looked to...

PRE-SEASON ANALYSIS – Liverpool

The 2013/2014 season was a big one for Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers. They started off setting their sights on a Champions League place and they certainly achieved this, with expectations changing to a possible...

PRE-SEASON ANALYSIS – Swansea City

Swansea gained promotion to the Premier League in 2011 and have since held themselves extremely well with finishes in 11th and 9th positions, along with the League Cup victory in the 2012/2013 season. Last...

PRE-SEASON ANALYSIS – Burnley

Burnley were somewhat a surprise package last season and managed to gain automatic promotion to the Premier League with second place in the Championship just behind Leicester City. The season before they had finished...

PRE-SEASON ANALYSIS – Southampton

The 2013/14 campaign was clearly one of the Saints’ finest, recording their best ever Premier League points tally. It wasn’t only this, but the young group of players that it was done with that...

PRE-SEASON ANALYSIS – Stoke City

Stoke City started the 2013/14 season with a new manager after the departure of Tony Pulis. However, Stoke fans should not have been worried as Mark Hughes’ arrival caused a complete change in style...