League in Focus: English League Two

The Football League Two is the fourth tier of English football and the bottom league in the football league.  It differs from the other leagues as only two go down but there are four teams that go up every season, making the promotion race even more exciting.The English Football League Two has always been an…

16 New Leagues and German U19 Youth League Stats Now Live

Saturday is the most busiest days of the week when it comes to football, and today on Footystats we have 274 matches from 61 leagues. Over the past few weeks our development team have also been very busy and working hard at rolling out new leagues often requested by our users. We have now increased our…

Betting In The Portuguese Primeira Liga: David or Goliath?

After a short break due to the international fixtures, the Portuguese Primeira Liga (Liga NOS) is returning this weekend. It promises to be a very interesting match day, as it is the first after the transfer window has closed, and it is also the last test before the Uefa Champions League group stages begin. Benfica,…

League in Focus – Major League Soccer

Major League Soccer (MLS) has been on the rise for the past ten years with David Beckham’s move to L.A Galaxy being the catalyst. Before Beckham’s move it could be argued that the only time football news in America was Pele’s move to the New York Cosmos in 1975. Since the Englishman’s move in 2007…

Is Pep Guardiola building towards the right future with Manchester City?

The transfer window closed last week as teams up and down the country clamoured to finish their outstanding business or simply bring in a few last minute additions to bolster their squads ahead of a long and toilsome season. One side that was at the forefront of this summer’s outrageous spending was Pep Guardiola’s Manchester…

5 Stats from Last Weekend’s Premier League Games

The weekend’s premier league action was a thrilling one. With Sterlings last minute goal then subsequent red card against Bournemouth to arsenals 4-0 thrashing to Liverpool. Below are 5 fun football stats from the weekends games. Manchester United and Huddersfield yet to concede United made it three wins from three as they brushed past Leicester at Old Trafford…

Preview: Five ‘bankers’ in European Football this week

We always look for teams that are ‘certainties’ in our eyes to win and on paper should win comfortably. Whilst sometimes the odd shock of the favourite not being able to break down their opponents, the favourites normally win. Here are five teams that the stats are suggesting are ‘bankers’ this weekend. Bayern Munich to…

League in Focus – Eerste Divisie

Welcome to our brand new league in focus column where we will discus sin depth various leagues, first up, the dutch Eerste Divisie. If you like goals, the Eerste Divisie is the place to find them on a Friday night. The opening week of the 2017/18 season saw one out of 10; matches not have three or…

Cities Divided: 7 Biggest Rivalries in European Football

To the dedicated football fan, their team’s local derby will always be the biggest derby to them. No matter what league, that will be the fixture they will always be excited for. Whilst some fixtures are called derbies, some matches don’t actually include teams in the same city. These include the El Classico, Bayern Munich…