The graph below shows the ten clubs who have amassed the most goalsin the history of English football's top division, ranging from the pre-Premier League era (First Division) right through to the present day.
Rather surprisingly, particularly to those of a younger generation, Everton and Aston Villa head the list, beatingthe modern day behemoths of Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea.
Fresh blow: Chelsea star taken to hospital, medical problem explained - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea striker Diego Costa was forced to spend time in hospital after suffering from a severe Stomach bug, following his return from international duty in Spain. The club has not specified the details of his illness, but The Telegraph reports that the 26-year-old is having problems with a severe stomach bug.
Carefree Blues Podcast Episode 4 Less than 48 hours after a thrilling 6-0 victory over Maribor, Amadi and I are back! Today we review the Crystal Palace and Maribor games, talk about injury problems, our youth and preview the Manchester United match slated for Sunday. If you like this..
3 Solutions To Chelsea's Striker Crisis Against Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea put in another fantastic performance last night in the Champions League to put Slovenian side Maribor to the sword. The Blues ran out 6-0 winners, with Eden Hazard being the centre of attention again, scoring twice.
Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes is to train with Manchester United, the club have announced.
The 32-year-old, a free agent after leaving the Nou Camp in the summer, will first continue his recovery from a torn cruciate ligament at United before training with the first team.
A statement from the Old Trafford club said:
"Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has offered the 32-year-old former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes a chance to complete his rehabilitation from a knee injury and to work his way back to fitness with the club.
Ross Barkley back with a bang, Januzaj flops The 10 Series best young players in Europe 2014/15 wrap, week 5 is a post from: Just Football
The 10 Seriesis our annual feature on Just Football in which we selected the 60 best young players in Europe to watchin six major European leagues, with stars of the future selected from England, Spain,France, Germany, Italyand the Netherlands.
Despite only being appointed in the summer of 2014, Alan Irvine's tenure at West Bromwich Albion was never expected to be one of longevity. The Baggies supporters greeted the his acquisition with a collective shrug of the shoulders; after all, for all Irvine's gentlemanly qualities, he's yet to truly make his mark as a top quality manager.
Ferguson admits Moyes didn't listen to his advice - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
A lot has been said, discussed and written about David Moyes's calamitous tenure at Manchester United. It started with an euphoria before anxiety and fear crept in, and it didn't take much long for the fans to realise their "Chosen One" is completely out-of-his-depth and incapable of handling a big club like Manchester United.
Quite why you'd want to take any kind of vicarious credit for David Moyes' tenure at Manchester United is beyond us, but Richard Keys has surfaced from his underground Banter Bunker™ deepbeneathDoha to reveal that it was he wasfeeding nuggets of advice to Moyes during hisill-starred reign at Old Trafford.
Marouane Fellaini has admitted that Manchester United are struggling to find the right balance between attacking flair and protectingtheir incredibly shaky defence.
The Belgian international finally his United account in after coming off the bench against West Brom on Monday night,some 14 months after joining United and admitted he "had to wait a long time for this moment".
Sir Alex Ferguson has dismissedsuggestions that he is partly responsiblefor Manchester United's decline, claimingit is absurd to think he left behind an ageing team and an "antiquated" club and insisting that he wasn't the only person responsible for theappointment of David Moyes.
Ferguson described as "nonsense" the suggestion that Moyes had inherited a team in decline, saying the problem for his successor was that he had found it "a massive jump" to move to Old Trafford and "hadn't realised just how big United is as a club.