English Premier League Week 1: Basic Review
A simple review of week one of the Premier League 2010-2011 season. All the weekend games are covered from Saturday to Monday.
This is just a quick review for those of you who are either still learning about the game, or simply in a hurry.
Tottenham Hotspur V Manchester City
What it means for Spurs: A solid point against fellow 4th place rivals.
What it means for City: Stops a run of 5 defeats to spurs, decent point.
Aston Villa V West Ham United
What it means for Villa: A strong start during a shaky period for the club.
What it means for West Ham: Three points dropped to a stronger side.
Blackburn Rovers V Everton
What it means for Blackburn: Decent three points from a tricky game.
What it means for Everton: Slow start, three points lost.
Bolton Wanderers V Fulham
What it means for Bolton: A good point against a good side.
What it means for Fulham: Not at their best, still earned a point.
Sunderland V Birmingham City
What it means for Sunderland: Reasonable start but would have liked a win.
What it means for City: Hard earned point against strong opposition.
Wigan Athletic V Blackpool
What it means for Wigan: Three points lost in suspected 'easiest' game of season.
What it means for Blackpool: Great start to first Premier League season. Proved critics wrong.
Wolverhampton Wanderers V Stoke City
What it means for Wolves: Good start against a difficult side.
What it means for Stoke: Away form still not found, three points lost.
Chelsea V West Bromwich Albion
What it means for Chelsea: Great start to defence of title.
What it means for West Brom: Difficult first game, uphill battle from here.
Liverpool V Arsenal
What it means for Liverpool: Good point against good side. Well earned.
What it means for Arsenal: Would have liked three points but will settle for one.
Manchester United V Newcastle United
What it means for Man Utd: Solid start to the season, straight forward three points.
What it means for Newcastle: Possibly the hardest game of the season done, lost with dignity.
...as it stands
Champions League: Chelsea, Blackpool, Aston Villa
Champions League Play-Off: Manchester United
Europa League: Wolverhampton Wanderers
Relegation: West Ham United, Wigan Athletic, West Bromwich Albion