Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Teenage Goalscorers in Top European Leagues - 2013/2014

Teens that have scored a goal in the top European Leagues this season (2013/2014)

England
18 - Serge Gnabry (Arsenal)
18 - Adnan Januzaj (Manchester United)
19 - Raheem Sterling (Liverpool)
19 - Nathan Redmond (Norwich City)
19 - Gerard Deulofeu (Everton)

France
18 - Anthony Martial (AS Monaco)
18 - Divock Origi (Lille OSC)
18 - Adrien Rabiot (PSG)
18 - Aboubacar Dembe Camara (AC Ajaccio)
19 - M'Baye Niang (Montpellier HSC)
19 - Benjamin Mendy (Olympique Marseille)
19 - Tiemoue Bakayoko (Stade Rennes)
19 - Yassine Benzia (Olympique Lyonnais)
19 - Marquinhos (PSG)
19 - Lucas Ocampos (AS Monaco)

Germany
17 - Timo Werner (VfB Stuttgart)
18 - Max Meyer (Schalke 04)
18 - Niklas Sule (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim)
18 - Leon Goretzka (Schalke 04)
19 - Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg)
19 - Arkadiusz Milik (Augsburg FC)
19 - Emre Can (Bayer Leverkusen)
19 - Hakan Calhanoglu (Hamburger SV)

Italy
18 - Keita Baldé Diao (Lazio)
18 - Bryan Christante (AC Milan)
19 - Bruno Fernandes (Udinese)
19 - Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo)

Spain
17 - Santi Mina (Celta Vigo)
18 - Oliver (Atletic Madrid)
19 - Saul Niquez (Rayo Vallecano)
19 - Aymeric Laporte (Athletic Bilbao)




Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Italy Serie A Unique Internationals - 2013/2014

Nations that are currently represented by a single player in the Italian Serie A.


BULGARIA: Nikolay Mihaylov (Hellas Verona)

CZECH REPUBLIC: Libor Kozak (Lazio)

EGYPT: Ahmed Hegazy (Fiorentina)

FINLAND: Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo)

GUINEA: Kévin Constant (AC Milan)

ICELAND: Emil Hallfredsson (Hellas Verona)

JAPAN: Yuto Nagatoma (Inter Milan)

KENYA: McDonald Mariga (Inter Milan)

LITHUANIA: Marius Stankevicius (Lazio)

MACEDONIA: Goran Pandev (Napoli)

PARAGUAY: Daniel Jara (Genoa)

PERU: Juan Vargas (Fiorentina)

UKRAINE: Oleksandr Iakovenko (Fiorentina)

UNITED STATES: Michael Bradley (AS Roma)

Friday, May 24, 2013

CONCACAF Assist Leaders in Top European Leagues - 2012/2013

Assists Player Club Nationality
9 Carlos Vela Real Sociedad Mexico
7 Jobi McAnuff Reading Jamaica
7 Bryan Ruiz Fulham Costa Rica
7 Giovani dos Santos Mallorca Mexico
5 Jermaine Jones Schalke 04 USA
4 Clint Dempsey Tottenham Hotspur USA
4 Fabian Johnson Hoffenheim USA
3 Timothy Chandler Nurnberg USA
3 Javier Hernández Manchester United Mexico
3 Junior Díaz Mainz 05 Costa Rica
3 Joel Campbell Real Betis Costa Rica
3 Andres Guardado Valencia Mexico
2 Kenwyne Jones Stoke City T&T
2 Garath McCleary Reading Jamaica
2 Michael Bradley Roma USA
2 Hector Moreno Espanyol Mexico
2 Romain Genevois OGC Nice Haiti
1 Geoff Cameron Stoke City USA
1 Eric Lichaj Aston Villa USA
1 Steve Cherundolo Hannover 96 USA
1 David Hoilett QPR Canada
1 Marcel de Jong Augsburg Canada
1 Olivier Occéan Eintracht Frankfurt Canada
1 Maynor Figueroa Wigan Athletic Honduras
1 Bryan Oviedo Everton Costa Rica
1 Jason Roberts Reading Granada

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Assist Leaders in Top European Leagues - 2012/2013

Assists Player Club Nationality
15 Andres Iniesta Barcelona Spain
14 Franck Ribéry Bayern Munich France
14 Marek Hamšík Napoli Slovakia
12 Lionel Messi Barcelona Argentina
12 Mesut Özil Real Madrid Germany
12 Juan Mata Chelsea Spain
12 Francesco Totti Roma Italy
12 Mathieu Valbuena OM France
11 Karim Benzema Real Madrid France
11 Cesc Fàbregas Barcelona Spain
11 Santi Cazorla Arsenal Spain
11 Eden Hazard Chelsea Belgium
11 Jakub Błaszczykowski Borussia Dortmund Poland
11 Hiroshi Kiyotake Nürnberg Japan
11 Philip Lahm Bayern Munich Germany
11 Thomas Müller Bayern Munich Germany
11 Borja Valero Fiorentina Spain
11 Yohan Mollo Saint-Étienne France
11 Dimitri Payet Lille France
10 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Portugal
10 Koke Atlético Madrid Spain
10 Lukas Podolski Arsenal Germany
10 Wayne Rooney Manchester United England
10 Theo Walcott Arsenal England
10 Rafael van der Vaart Hamburger SV Netherlands
10 Gaël Danic Valenciennes France


Stats from Soccerway as of May 23, 2013

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Italy Serie A: Unique Internationals - 2012/2013


Nations that are currently represented by a single player in Italy's Serie A.

Australia
James Troisi (Atalanta)

Canada
Robert Stillo (Genoa)

Cote d'Ivoire 
Tallo (AS Roma)

Egypt
Ahmed Hegazy (Fiorentina)

Finland
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo)

Guinea
Kévin Constant (AC Milan)

Hungary
Dániel Tőzsér (Genoa)

Iceland
Birkir Bjarnason (Pescara)

Israel
Eran Zahavi (Palermo)

Kenya
McDonald Mariga (Inter Milan)

Macedonia
Goran Pandev (Napoli)

Portugal
Neto (Siena)

Sierra Leone
Rodney Strasser (AC Milan)

Tunisia
Yohan Benalouane (Parma)

United States
Michael Bradley (Roma)

Thursday, December 22, 2011

70% Possession in Top European Leagues

Teams in the top 5 European leagues that have had 70% or better possession in a 2011/2012 league game.



83% - FC Barcelona vs CA Osasuna
80% - Tottenham Hotspur vs Bolton Wanderers
79% - Bayern Munich vs 1.FC Nuremberg
76% - Rayo Vallecano vs Levante UD (L)
73% - Liverpool vs Bolton Wanderers

73% - Real Madrid vs CA Osasuna
72% - Bayer Leverkusen vs 1.FC Nuremberg (L)
72% - AC Milan vs Genoa
71% - Chelsea vs Norwich City
71% - Mainz 05 vs FC Augsburg (L)

71% - Juventus vs AC Cesena
71% - Sevilla vs Racing Santander
70% - Manchester United vs Norwich City
70% - Arsenal vs Fulham
70% - Werder Bremen vs 1.FC Köln

70% - Borussia Dortmund vs. Mainz 05
70% - Atlético Madrid vs Real Betis (L)
70% - Real Betis vs Levante UD (L)
70% - Lille vs AS Nancy


(L) = Loss
Only the best possession game for each team is included as some teams have had 70%+ possession in multiple games.

Stats from Transfermarkt.co.uk

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Videos: The Acting Skills of Francesco Totti

Italian TV commercial spots for Vodafone and Sky Sport that Francesco Totti has appeared in over the past couple of years.











Monday, July 18, 2011

Longest Serving Players in Top European Leagues

Players in the top 5 European leagues that have been at their current top division club for at least 10 years. The numbers are rounded off/approximate based on the year (2001 or earlier) they joined the club.

Years - Player (Club)

England
21 - Ryan Giggs (Manchester United)
15 - Jamie Carragher (Liverpool)
14 - Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
14 - Steve Harper (Newcastle United)
14 - Jussi Jääskeläinen (Bolton Wanderers)
13 - Ledley King (Tottenham Hotspur)
12 - John Terry (Chelsea)
11 - Tony Hibbert (Everton)
10 - Darren Fletcher (Manchester United)
10 - Frank Lampard (Chelsea)
10 - Adam Drury (Norwich City)

France
15 - Jérémie Janot (AS Saint-Étienne)
14 - Anthony Deroin (SM Caen)
10 - Nicolas Seube (SM Caen)

Germany
13 - Altin Lala (Hannover 96)
12 - Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96)
11 - Christian Wetklo (Mainz 05)

Italy
18 - Francesco Totti (AS Roma)
18 - Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus)
16 - Javier Zanetti (Inter Milan)
14 - Massimo Ambrosini (AC Milan)
12 - Daniele Conti (Cagliari)
12 - Gennaro Gattuso (AC Milan)
11 - Iván Córdoba (Inter Milan)
10 - Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)
10 - Filippo Inzaghi (AC Milan)

Spain
13 - Xavi (FC Barcelona)
13 - Mikel Aranburu (Real Sociedad)
12 - Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)
12 - Pablo Orbaiz (Athletic Bilbao)
12 - Carlos Puyol (FC Barcelona)
12 - David Albelda (Valencia CF)
11 - Patxi Puñal (CA Osasuna)

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Set Piece Goal Stats in Top 5 European Leagues

The Best and Worst teams at scoring set piece goals in the top leagues of England, France, Italy, Germany, and Spain. (2010/2011 season) Stats from whoscored.com

Set Piece Goals - Team

20 - Bordeaux
20 - Newcastle United

19 - Athletic Bilbao
19 - Bayer Leverkusen

18 - Blackburn Rovers
18 - Chelsea
18 - Marseille
18 - Stoke City
18 - Udinese

17 - Bayern Munich
17 - Blackpool
17 - Catania
17 - Fulham
17 - Malaga
17 - Mallorca
17 - Osasuna

16 - Birmingham
16 - Paris Saint-Germain

15 - Hoffenheim
15 - Inter Milan
15 - 1. FC Köln
15 - Lazio
15 - Levante
15 - Lyon
15 - FC Nürnberg
15 - Racing Santander
15 - Real Madrid
15 - AS Roma
15 - Valencia
15 - Wolverhampton Wanderers


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4 - Cesena

5 - Arles-Avignon
5 - Sporting Gijon

6 - AC Milan
6 - Bari
6 - Freiburg
6 - Rennes
6 - Valenciennes

7 - Caen
7 - Eintracht Frankfurt
7 - Fiorentina
7 - Lorient
7 - Parma
7 - Palermo

8 - Chievo
8 - Saint Etienne
8 - Sampdoria
8 - Sunderland

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Internationals Abroad: from England, France, Italy, Germany, and Spain

A list of full International players (at least one appearance with their senior national team) who are currently playing at clubs outside of their home nations of England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.  Players from each nation are listed by highest to lowest market value according to transfermarkt.co.uk.


ENGLAND
David Beckham - LA Galaxy
Jay Bothroyd - Cardiff City
James Beattie - Rangers FC
Francis Jeffers - Newcastle United Jets
Robbie Fowler - Perth Glory

FRANCE
Franck Ribery - Bayern Munich
Patrice Evra - Manchester United
Karim Benzema - Real Madird
Nicolas Anelka - Chelsea FC
Florent Malouda - Chelsea FC
Samir Nasri - Arsenal FC
Lassana Diarra - Real Madrid
Eric Abidal - FC Barcelona
Sebastien Frey - Fiorentina
Bacary Sagna - Arsenal FC
Gael Clichy - Arsenal
Djibril Cisse - Panathinaikos
Philippe Mexes - AS Roma
Jeremy Menez - AS Roma
Mathieu Flamini - AC Milan
Abou Diaby - Arsenal
William Gallas - Tottenham Hotspur
Thierry Henry - New York Red Bulls
Sidney Govou - Panathinaikos
Louis Saha - Everton
Mattheiu Delpierre - VfB Stuttgart
Charles N'Zogbia - Wigan Athletic
Steed Malbranque - Sunderland
Hatem Ben Arfa - Newcastle United
Sylvain Distin - Everton
David Trezeguiet - Hercules CF
Sebastien Squillaci - Arsneal
Jean-Alain Boumsoung - Panathinaikos
Patrick Vieira - Manchester City
Julien Faubert - West Ham United
Pascal Chimbonda - Blackburn Rovers
Florent Sinama-Pongolle - Real Saragosa
Gael Givet - Blackburn Rovers
Julien Escude - FC Sevilla
Frederic Piquionne - West Ham United
Mickael Silvestre - Werder Bremen
Olivier Kapo - Celtic
Jonathan Zebina - Brescia
Robert Pires - Aston Villa

GERMANY
Mesut Özil - Real Madrid
Sami Khedira - Real Madrid
Jerome Boateng - Manchester City
Kevin Kuranyi - Dinamo Moscow
Fabian Ernst - Besiktas
Thomas Hitzlsperger - West Ham United
Robert Huth - Stoke City
Timo Hildebrand - Sporting
Andreas Hinkel - Celtic
Roberto Hilbert - Besiktas
David Odonkor - Real Betis
Alexander Zickler - LASK Linz
Dietmar Hamann - Milton Keynes Dons
Maro Reich - WAC/St. Andrä

ITALY
Mario Balotelli - Manchester City
Giuseppe Rossi - Villarreal
Salvatore Bocchetti - Rubin Kazan
Andrea Barzagli - VfL Wolfsburg
Matteo Ferrari - Besiktas
Cristian Molinaro - VfB Stuttgart
Alessandro Rosina - Zenit St. Petersburg
Mauro Camoranesi - VfB Stuttgart
Carlo Cudicini - Tottenham Hotspur


SPAIN
Cesc Fabregas - Arsenal
Fernando Torres - Liverpool
David Silva - Manchester City
Pepe Reina - Liverpool
Albert Riera - Olympiacos
Daniel Guiza - Fenerbahce
Raul - Schalke 04
Guti - Besiktas
Raul Bravo - Olympiacos
Luis Garcia - Panathinaikos
Pablo Ibanez - West Bromwich Albion
Mariano Pernia - Nacional Montevideo
Michel Salgado - Blackburn Rovers
Juan Velasco - AE Larisa

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Serie A: Average Squad Age - Dec 2010

The average age of Italian Serie A squads.


24.11 - Palermo
25.09 - Cagliari
25.19 - Udinese
25.28 - Fiorentina
25.39 - Cesena
25.50 - Sampdoria
25.72 - Juventus
25.94 - Lecce
25.95 - Bologna
26.15 - Parma
26.24 - Genoa
26.36 - Bari
26.45 - Inter Milan
26.99 - Catania
27.00 - Chievo
27.82 - Brescia
27.84 - Lazio
28.42 - Napoli
28.92 - Roma
29.03 - AC Milan


Stats from soccerway.com

Friday, October 15, 2010

Players in Top 5 European Leagues from Nations Ranked 100+

Players from national teams FIFA ranked 100 or higher in the top leagues of England, France, Italy, Germany, and Spain


ENGLAND

BARBADOS (121)
Emmerson Boyce (Wigan)

CONGO (117)
Christopher Samba (Blackburn)

CONGO DR (132)
Herita Ilunga (West Ham)

GRENADA (128)
Jason Roberts (Blackburn)

ICELAND (100)
Gretar Steinsson (Bolton)
Eidur Gudjohnsen (Stoke City)

ZIMBABWE (118)
Benjani Mwaruwari (Blackburn)



FRANCE

ARMENIA (105)
Apoula Edel (Paris Saint-Germain)

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (172)
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (Montpellier)
Manasse Enza-Yamissi (Sochaux)

CONGO (117)
Delvin Ndinga (Auxerre)
Chris Malonga (Monaco)
Oscar Ewolo (Brest)
Albin Ebondo (St. Etienne)

CONGO DR (132)
Larrys Mabiala (Nice)
Jires Kembo-Ekoko (Rennes)
Dieumerci Mbokani (Monaco)
Cédric Mongongou (Monaco)
Joël Sami (Nancy)

KENYA (114)
Dennis Oliech (Auxerre)

NIGER (154)
Ouwo Moussa Maazou (Bordeaux)



GERMANY

CONGO DR (132)
Cedric Makiadi (Freiburg)

ICELAND (100)
Gylfi Sigurdsson (Hoffenheim)

LEBANON (151)
Yousef Mohammed (1. FC Köln)

NAMIBIA (116)
Collin Benjamin (Hamburg)



ITALY

KENYA (114)
McDonald Mariga (Inter Milan)

SIERRA LEONE (132)
Rodney Strasser (AC Milan)



SPAIN

HAITI (123)
Yves Hadley Desmarets (Deportivo La Coruña)

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Inter Milan Player Birthplace Map

The birthplaces of the Inter Milan first team players as of September 2010.


View Inter Milan Player Birthplace Map in a larger map

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

African Players in Serie A: September 2010

Algeria
Abdelkader Ghezzal - AS Bari
Mourad Meghni - Lazio
Djamel Mesbah - Lecce
Hassan Yebda - Napoli (loan from Benfica)

Cameroon
Samuel Eto'o - Inter Milan
Steve Leo Beleck - Udinese

Cote d'Ivoire
Christian Manfredini - Lazio

Ghana
Daniel Kofi Agyei - Fiorentina
Richmond Boakye - Genoa
Sulley Muntari - Inter Milan
Kevin-Prince Boateng - AC Milan
Afriyie Acquah - Palermo
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu - Udinese
Kwadwo Asamoah - Udinese

Kenya
McDonald Mariga - Inter Milan

Mali
Mohamed Sissoko - Juventus
Souleymane Diamoutene - Lecce

Morocco
Houssine Kharja - Genoa
Mehdi Benatia - Udinese

Nigeria
Joel Chukwuma Obi - Inter Milan
Nwankwo Obiorah - Inter Milan
Nnamdi Oduamadi - AC Milan

Senegal
Papa Waigo - Fiorentina

Sierra Leone
Rodney Strasser - AC Milan

Monday, August 30, 2010

Pictures: Italian Third Division Stadiums

Pictures of the stadiums in Italian Lega Pro Prima Divisione, Girone A. (Formerly known as Serie C1, the 3rd Division in Italy)

Stadio Marcello Torre - Paganese



Stadio Giovanni Zini - Cremonese



Stadio Pietro Fortunati - Pavia


Stadio Italia - Sorrento

Stadio Pietro Barbetti - Gubbio



Stadio Paolo Mazza - SPAL



Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi - Hellas Verona




Stadio Guiseppe Sinigaglia - Como



Stadio Giglio - Reggiana



Stadio Giuseppe Moccagatta - Alessandria




Stadio Druso - Suditrol





Stadio Brianteo - Monza



Stadio Arechi - Salernitana



Stadio Alberto Picco - Spezia



Stadio Rino Mercante - Bassano Virtus



Nuovo Stadio Comunale - Lumezzane




Stadio Guiseppe Voltini - Pergocrema



Stadio Bruno Banelli - Ravenna


Pictures from: 
ilgiornaledivicenza.it
digilander.libero.it
picasaweb.google.com/caimano76   (Caimano)
http://www.panoramio.com/user/2782280?  (Dejus)
paviacalcio.altervista.org
fussballtempel.net
ciccioraffo.wordpress.com
www.ragazzi-biancorossi.de
http://www.flickr.com/photos/loeffle/   (Loeffle)

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Europe: Top League Finishes since 2005

The teams with the highest point totals from the final six games of the season since 2005. (from the top 5 UEFA leagues)


England

2009/2010
15pts - Chelsea

2008/2009
16pts - Liverpool
16pts - Chelsea

2007/2008
16pts - Liverpool

2006/2007
12pts - Blackburn Rovers
12pts - Tottenham Hotspur
12pts - Aston Villa
12pts - West Ham United

2005/2006
18pts - Liverpool



Germany

2009/2010
14pts - Stuttgart

2008/2009
16pts - Bayern Munich

2007/2008
16pts - Werder Bremen
16pts - Bayern Munich
16pts - Schalke 04

2006/2007
18pts - Stuttgart

2005/2006
14pts - Bayer Leverkusen
14pts - Werder Bremen




Italy

2009/2010
16pts - Inter Milan
16pts - Sampdoria

2008/2009
16pts - Udinese

2007/2008
14pts - Roma

2006/2007
16pts - Inter Milan

2005/2006
16pts - Lazio



Spain

2009/2010
16pts - Barcelona
16pts - Real Madrid

2008/2009
15pts - Espanyol
15pts - Atletico Madrid

2007/2008
18pts - Mallorca
18pts - Villarreal

2006/2007
18pts - Villarreal

2005/2006
16pts - Sevilla



France

2009/2010
15pts - Lille

2008/2009
18pts - Bordeaux

2007/2008
14pts - Stade Rennes
14pts - Lille
14pts - Bordeaux

2006/2007
16pts - Olympique Marseille

2005/2006
15pts - Nice

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Best and Worst Teams with a Half Time Lead - 2009/2010

These were the best and worst teams in Europe's top 5 leagues at going on to win a game after leading at halftime in 2009/2010.

Format
Win% - Team (HT Lead/FT Win)

Won 90% or more with a half time lead

100% - Real Madrid (18/18)
100% - Manchester United (13/13)
100% - AS Monaco (11/11)
100% - Getafe (8/8)
100% - Sampdoria (8/8)
100% - Osasuna (6/6)
100% - Parma (4/4)
100% - Racing Santander (3/3)

95% - Chelsea (21/20)

94% - Tottenham Hotspur (18/17)
94% - Barcelona (17/16)
94% - Manchester City (16/15)

92% - Inter Milan (13/12)
92% - Liverpool (12/11)

91% - AJ Auxerre (11/10)

90% - Valencia (10/9)



Won 50% or less with a half time lead

00% - Siena (2/0)

38% - Catania (8/3)
38% - Wigan Athletic (8/3)

43% - Udinese (7/3)

44% - Bologna (9/4)

50% - Hertha BSC (8/4)
50% - Nice (8/4)
50% - Eintracht Frankfurt (6/3)
50% - Hull City (6/3)
50% - Vfl Bochum (6/3)
50% - Atalanta (4/2)

Monday, May 10, 2010

Average Squad Age in Top European Leagues

Average squad ages in England, Italy, Germany, Spain, and France.

ENGLAND
29.09 - Fulham
28.98 - Portsmouth
27.87 - Birmingham City
27.40 - Blackburn Rovers
27.33 - Aston Villa
27.27 - Hull City
27.20 - Stoke City
27.14 - Chelsea
27.13 - Bolton Wanderers
26.72 - Wigan Athletic
26.63 - Burnley
26.28 - Manchester City
26.28 - Tottenham Hotspur
26.19 - Manchester United
26.05 - West Ham United
26.03 - Sunderland
25.93 - Everton
25.09 - Wolverhampton Wanderers
24.79 - Liverpool
24.62 - Arsenal

ITALY
28.96 - AC Milan
28.79 - Bologna
28.70 - Roma
28.54 - Chievo Verona
28.40 - Atalanta
28.25 - Juventus
28.22 - Napoli
27.41 - Lazio
27.33 - Bari
27.00 - Livorno
26.78 - Inter Milan
26.29 - Sampdoria
26.21 - Catania
26.21 - Siena
26.11 - Fiorentina
25.96 - Parma
25.73 - Palermo
25.65 - Udinese
25.52 - Cagliari
25.17 - Genoa

GERMANY
27.07 - VfL Bochum
27.04 - FSV Mainz 05
26.93 - Hannover 96
26.63 - Bayern Munich
26.20 - Eintracht Frankfurt
26.19 - VfL Wolfsburg
26.03 - Borussia Mönchengladbach
25.59 - 1. FC Nürnberg
25.58 - Hamburger SV
25.57 - Bayer Leverkusen
25.50 - 1. FC Köln
25.46 - SC Freiburg
25.31 - Hertha BSC
25.20 - Werder Bremen
24.91 - Borussia Dortmund
24.86 - VfB Stuttgart
24.69 - Schalke 04
23.75 - TSG 1899 Hoffenheim


SPAIN
27.93 - Xerez
27.65 - Osasuna
27.46 - Tenerife
27.40 - Mallorca
27.22 - Villarreal
26.96 - Valencia
26.95 - Almeria
26.87 - Sporting Gijón
26.82 - Deportivo La Coruña
26.64 - Getafe
26.60 - Real Zaragoza
26.58 - Sevilla
26.43 - Racing Santander
26.23 - Real Valladolid
26.15 - Athletic Bilbao
25.80 - Málaga
25.56 - Real Madrid
25.38 - Espanyol
25.08 - Barcelona
25.00 - Atlético Madrid

FRANCE
27.83 - PSG
27.19 - Grenoble Foot 38
27.11 - Valenciennes
27.05 - Olympique Marseille
26.82 - Lorient
26.56 - Bordeaux
26.31 - Montpellier
26.01 - Nice
25.89 - Boulogne
25.80 - Monaco
25.79 - Nancy
25.62 - RC Lens
25.60 - Stade Rennes
25.44 - Auxerre
25.08 - Saint Etienne
24.73 - Lille
24.53 - Toulouse
24.28 - Olympique Lyon
24.16 - Le Mans
24.11 - Sochaux




TOP 5 OLDEST SQUADS
29.09 - Fulham
28.98 - Portsmouth
28.96 - AC Milan
28.79 - Bologna
28.70 - Roma

TOP 5 YOUNGEST SQUADS
23.75 - TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
24.11 - Sochaux
24.16 - Le Mans
24.28 - Olympique Lyon
24.53 - Toulouse



Age stats from soccerway.com

Friday, March 19, 2010

League Form of UEFA Quarter-Finalists

The domestic league (EPL, Bundesliga, La Liga, etc.) form of the remaining 16 teams in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.





LP = League Position
FM = Form (Last 5 games with points)
PG = Points per Game (Full Season)

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Lyon
LP: 5
FM: DDWWW (11)
PG: 1.82

Bordeaux
LP: 1
FM: DLDWL (5)
PG: 1.96



Bayern Munich
LP: 1
FM: WDWDW (11)
PG: 2.15

Manchester United
LP: 1
FM: WWWLD (10)
PG: 2.20



Arsenal
LP: 3
FM: WWWWW (15)
PG: 2.13

Barcelona
LP: 2
FM: WDWWL (10)
PG: 2.50



Inter
LP: 1
FM: LDWDD (6)
PG: 2.11

CSKA Moscow (Russian Season Started March 12)
LP: 1
FM: W (3)
PG: 3.0


EUROPA LEAGUE

Fulham
LP: 10
FM: LDWWD (8)
PG: 1.31

Wolfsburg
LP: 8
FM: WWWWL (12)
PG: 1.42



Hamburg
LP: 5
FM: LWLDW (7)
PG: 1.65

Standard Liege
LP: 7
FM: DLWLW (7)
PG: 1.44



Valencia
LP: 3
FM: LDLWD (5)
PG: 1.81

Atletico Madrid
LP: 10
FM: WDWLW (10)
PG: 1.31



Benfica
LP: 1
FM: WWWWD (13)
PG: 2.52

Liverpool
LP: 5
FM: WLWDL (7)
PG: 1.70

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Short Goalkeepers




A list of Goalkeepers shorter than 6 feet in the top level leagues of England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United States.

5' 11½"
Uwe Gospodarek (Hannover 96; Germany)

Marcus Hahnemann (Wolverhampton Wanderers; England)

Geoffrey Jourdren (Montpellier; France)
Grégory Coupet (PSG; France)

Júlio Sérgio (Roma; Italy)
Gianluca Pegolo (Siena; Italy)

Iker Casillas (Real Madrid; Spain)
Javi Varas (Sevilla; Spain)
Manu (Deportivo La Coruña; Spain)
Javi Ruiz (Espanyol; Spain)
Toño (Racing Santander; Spain)
Roberto (Osasuna; Spain)
Sergio Aragoneses (Tenerife; Spain)


5' 11"
Jason Brown (Blackburn Rovers; England)
James Walker (Tottenham Hotspur; England)

Jean-François Bedenik (US Boulogne; France)

Roberto Colombo (Bologna; Italy)

Armando (Athletic Bilbao; Spain)
Justo Villar (Valladolid; Spain)

5' 10½"
Esteban (Almeria; Spain)

5' 10"
Sebastian Mielitz (Werder Bremen; Germany)

Johan Lapeyre (Nancy; France)

Jon Busch (Chicago Fire; USA)
Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake; USA)

5' 9½"
Willy Grondin (PSG; France)
Jérémie Janot (Saint-Etienne; France)