Steven James "Steve" Sidwell is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Fulham in the Premier League. He was part of the Arsenal youth team that won the FA Youth Cup in 2000 and 2001. He had successful loan spells with Brentford and Brighton, but was unable to break into the Arsenal first team. He had impressive profile at Reading which he joined for an undisclosed fee on a four-and-a-half-year deal in January 2003. In 2004, Four Four Two Magazine voted him the best player outside the Premier League. He was part of the Championship-winning 2005–06 squad and was named in the Championship Team of the Year in April 2006. Sidwell joined Chelsea on 1 July 2007 on a free transfer from Reading. His Premiership debut for Chelsea came on 12 August 2007 in a 3–2 victory against Birmingham City
On 10 July 2008, Sidwell signed a three-year deal with Aston Villa for an undisclosed fee, believed to be a record £1.2m. Sidwell signed for Fulham on 7 January 2011, signing a six-month contract with a view to extending it for a further three years. He made his premiership début for Fulham in a 2–0 win at Craven Cottageagainst Stoke City on 22 January 2011. On the final matchday of the season, Sidwell opened the scoring for Fulham as they went on to tie Arsenal 2–2 at Craven Cottage.
Manchester United 2-2 Fulham: Key stats and player ratings
A 94th minute goal from Darren Bent stunned Manchester United at Old Trafford, the Premier League’s bottom side held last season’s champions to a 2-2 draw. Fulham took a first half lead through Steve Sidwell and defended doggedly until two late goals in three minutes from Robin Van Persie and Michael Carrick looked to have [...]The post Manchester United 2-2 Fulham: Key Stats and Player Ratings appeared first on Squawka News.
Arsenal host Fulham on Saturday as they look to maintain their grip on top spot in the Premier League. The Gunners overcame a tough test in Aston Villa on Monday to return to top after they were temporarily dislodged over the weekend and will look to build upon that and maintain their form against a [...]The post Monreal Out, Gibbs In? Arsenal v Fulham Predicted Line-Ups & Stats Preview appeared first on Squawka News.
Sidwell wins 85% of his tackles as Fulham smash through Palace
Crystal Palace 1-4 Fulham World-class goals from Pajtim Kasami and Steve Sidwell led Fulham on their way to a big Premier League away win as they strolled to victory over a Crystal Palace side that simply didn’t perform at all throughout this match. Key Stats: The key statistics from this game lay in the amount [...]The post Sidwell Wins 85% Of His Tackles As Fulham Smash Through Palace appeared first on Squawka News.
Top 3 signings for each current Premier League club – QPR to Sunderland
There are many things to take in to account when appraising the success of a club’s signings. I’ve had to look at both their on and off field record and balance the two in choosing a top three for each club during the Premier League years. On the field I took in to account number [...]