A round up of September's articles which try to make use of the new information we are gradually gathering about the Premiership teams as we reach half a dozen games.
Swansea and Villa were obvious targets as two sides who were running hot, but don't have the underlying statistical indicators or recent history of being a top six team to maintain their current positions. Gary Monk was Manager of the Month in August and Roy Keane was celebrated as a more effective assistant than he was in the role of manager.
They have a combined five points from a possible 24 in September.
Newcastle and WBA were both noted as probable mid table teams who were out of place at the foot of the table and the record of promoted teams was used to heap on bit of praise on Leicester.
Just click the links below.
A Look at Leicester City
When the Weather Becomes a Significant Factor in the NFL
Chelsea's Hot Start to the Season
Swansea and Villa May not be as Good as their Early Season Results Suggest
Scoring First in the EPL and why Newcastle are probably in a False Position
A Round up of Week 5 in the EPL, Plus a Look at Red Cards.
Why Aston Villa's Narrative Needed A Bit of Statistical Context.
Sir Geoff Hurst > James Milner.
also check out Marvellous if you can get BBC iplayer where you live. You don't have to be a Stoke fan to enjoy the life story of Stoke's onetime kit man (& clown) Neil Baldwin.