Starting Eleven Blog

Best of the Premier League 2018-19

Posted on May 27th, 2019

Now that the hotly contested run of the Premier League 2018-19 is over with the title won by the defending champions, Manchester City, the time for transfers and changes to the team has arrived. A team that is speculated to go through most change is Manchester United, for example one of their star players and […]


Some Premier League Predictions for 2019

Posted on December 7th, 2018

It feels like the Premier League season has just got underway, but already we are reaching the busy Christmas period which usually acts as a catalyst for, or puts a dampener on, most teams’ seasons. For many teams, the narrative has changed dramatically from the start of the season to this point of the beginning […]


Assessing England’s Chances At World Cup 2018

Posted on June 6th, 2018

“Gareth Southgate” (CC BY 2.0) by Ben Sutherland The bookmakers might not be giving England much hope and most fans aren’t in a hurry to talk-up the national team’s chances at World Cup 2018 but there’s reason to be optimistic this time around. That doesn’t mean Gareth Southgate’s team are going to win the tournament but like centre-back […]


Season review 2014/15

Posted on May 20th, 2015

Popular Players It’s possible to view a list of the most popular players on Starting Eleven over the life of the site, but it would be interesting to see who are the most popular players for season 2014/15, and how that compares to the all time list. The top ten of players of all time are: […]