Arsenal Being able to wave two trophies at our success-shy neighbours in the past month has made this the most optimistic pre-season mood for many a moon. There are signs Arteta is inspiring the sort of team spirit we’ll need if we’re finally going to lose that also-ran complacency that has
Guardian writers’ predicted position: 19th (NB: this is not necessarily Jacob Steinberg’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips) Last season’s position: 4th in Championship Odds to win the league (via Oddschecker): 1,000-1 Fulham earned the dubious honour of becoming a cautionary tale after winning promotion to the Premier League two seasons
“Wow! Bloody hell!” exclaims Pajtim Kasami as he watches back his volley for Fulham against Crystal Palace six years later. It is the goal the Switzerland international’s time in England will be remembered for.Full-back Sascha Riether was situated just inside his own half when he saw Kasami make his run.
Manchester City: predicted 1st, finished 1st What we said: “Pep Guardiola’s talented side look well placed to become the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester United did it in 2009.” What happened: Pep Guardiola’s talented side became the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester