Daniel Statham

Daniel Statham has written 24 posts for Behind The Goal
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Around Europe: Leipzig for Europe?

How do you experience football from four of Europe’s top leagues from the comfy spot of your sofa and it only taking 20 minutes of your time? You come and read the Behind the Goal weekly European review. Our European globetrotter Daniel Statham brings you the best, and the worst from the European action. There’s […]


Match of the month: The Dockyard Derby

A derby in name only, fans of both teams would argue that there is only one derby for them. Portsmouth’s is their M27 rivals Southampton, whereas Plymouth’s is their divisional rivals (and our writers Ollie’s team) Exeter. Portsmouth fan and our writer Daniel Statham was at Fratton Park on Good Friday to give you an […]

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Friday Flutter: Liverpool to run rampant again

Welcome back folks, as I said the other day it feels so weird sitting down and writing again. But, the Friday Flutter has always been my favourite piece to scribe, my name is Daniel Statham, and I am here to try and earn you a little extra pocket money, some extra beer tokens, some wonga.  […]

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Around Europe: FC Basel are dominating

It’s been a while since I’ve sat down and watched and mused around on Yahoo’s European pages due to Internet issues. But, it’s great to be back, and it’s fantastic to see that Europe’s leagues are really starting to hot up. In case you don’t know, or maybe because it’s been a while, my name […]


Match of the month: Portsmouth vs Barnet

Unlike our last Match of the month there was no television presence at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon as Portsmouth looked to bounce back against Martin Allen’s side following a disappointing loss to Accrington Stanley the week prior. On paper this looked an uninspiring affair but boy was it a good match, our man Daniel […]

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Friday Flutter: No Premier League, no problem

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, I have returned from my short absence in a surprisingly un-muddy field for the first time in about five years at Reading Festival. I see Ollie did very well with his tips in my absence and I hope some of you got on and made yourself some tidy Bank […]

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Around Europe: Bayern kick off the Bundesliga in dominant fashion

Fresh off five days of copious amounts of alcohol, strong guitar riffs and bleeding ear drums. Our European man Dan Statham is back to review this weeks action in Europe’s top divisions.  This weeks review will start with the newbies to the column, zee Germans. Their season started on Friday evening with current champs Bayern […]