Ray Burton

Robinson Cano Suspended 80 Games

Robinson Cano thought his week couldn't get any worse, but he was sorely mistaken. MLB suspended Cano on Tuesday for 80 games for violating the league's drug policy. The Mariners now have a huge hole at second base as...

Brighton Impress Reaching 40 points

After promotion as runners-up from the Championship, Brighton were expected to struggle in their first season in the Premier League. After a shaky start the Seagulls settled in well, and a good spell at the beginning of February helped them avoid...

Southampton Survive Horrific Season

Appointed to keep Southampton in the Premier League,  Mark Hughes completed the feat thanks to 8 points in the final 5 games. A win against relegation rivals was key in saving the Saints from an incredible fall from grace...

Burnley Shock Premier League, Finish 7th

The opening day of the Premier Leauge season saw Burnley travel down to face Chelsea. Not the best way to start their season, until it was. A stunning 3-2 win over the defending champions set the tone for one...

Swansea Relegated After Consecutive Poor Seasons

After the heroics of 2016/17 Swansea City expected much improvement heading into the summer. But the sales of Fernando Llorente and Gylfi Sigurdsson proved too much to overcome. A disastrous start to the season and a horrendous end saw...

West Brom Bid Premier League Sad Farewell

After eight seasons in the top flight, West Brom bid a sad farewell to their Premier League status on Sunday afternoon. Despite a good end of season run led by caretaker manager Darren Moore, West Brom's demise was all...

Stoke City Lack Talent For Premiership

After 10 years in the top-flight Stoke City dropped down to the Championship with very little fight. After a very poor summer transfer window, Stoke failed to get any momentum going in the early knockings of the season. Despite a...

Lewis Hamilton Cruises, Extends Championship Lead

After a dramatic opening lap that saw three cars retire in a multi-car crash, Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in Spain. The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain failed to deliver the most dramatic of races, but the Mercedes driver will...

Winnipeg Jets Blitz Vegas Golden Knights

The Winnipeg Jets laid down a marker with 3 goals in the opening 7:35 of the NHL Western Conference Finals on their way to a 4-2 win. The Golden Knights aren't a team built to come from behind, and...

Celtics Battle Cavaliers for Eastern Crown

In what many predicted would be the eastern conference finals at the start of the season, the Cavs and Celtics do battle. Injury to Kyrie Irving has robbed us of what would have been the major storyline, but this...

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Ray writes mostly in-depth analytical pieces covering a range of sports from a more statistical perspective drawing his inspiration from the fanalytics movement. Ray writes on the NFL, Premier League, MLB, NHL, NBA, and NRL.
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