The 2016/17 Premier League season gets underway this weekend and Football Ticket Pad has picked out five players for fans and ticket holders to keep a close eye on when the season kicks off:
Can Pep Guardiola and Antonio Conte assert a title tilt in their first taste of English football? Who will win the battle for European places? and who will fall into the Championship? Football Ticket Pad reveals how we see the season going for each club.
Roy Hodgson has named his 23-man squad for France Euro 2016 as England stick with five strikers, with three midfielders failing to make the final cut.
What a season it has been. Two complete outsiders have battled it out for Premier League glory this season and it has been a joy to behold watching English stars leading from the forefront for their clubs.
The unbelievable story of Leicester City finally had it’s fairytale ending as they were crowned Premier League champions. The Foxes have defied all odds and logic this season and they have it with one of the smallest squads in the league and have used the fewest players. Their team is full of cast-offs, rejects, and bargain buys looking for a second chance in the game. Now, they are Premier League winners.
Leicester City have completed the biggest shock in sporting history after being crowned Premier League champions. The Foxes narrowly avoided relegation last season but Claudio Ranieri has transformed the side into title winners, after starting the campaign 5000-1 outsiders to finish top.
Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez has been named PFA Player of the Year. The playmaker has been a shining light in the Premier League this campaign and has tilted Leicester City towards a fairytale Premier League title. The Algerian has scored 17 goals and 11 assists, beating off competition from his team-mates and Premier League rivals in what has been a breathtaking season...Not bad for a player who wasn't picked up by an academy until the age of nineteen.
A brace each for Harry Kane and Dele Alli saw Tottenham Hotspur cruise to a 4-0 win over Stoke City to close the gap to five points on leaders Leicester City at the Britannia Stadium last night. Tottenham Hotspur travelled to Stoke City on Monday night knowing that three points would keep them within touching distance of the Premier League leaders following Leicester’s slip up against West Ham at the weekend drawing 2-2 in a match filled with drama.
Football Ticket Pad takes a look at this weekends main talking points from the Premier League which includes a twist in the title race, return to form of an England striker, plus the battle for survival as Sunderland and Newcastle secure wins.