Swansea City, Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic are three of the clubs to have benefitted from one-season wonders in the Premier League – and benefitted is exactly the right word.
The term one-season wonder is almost always used in a derogatory way, but players are only given such a label if they have enjoyed a truly exceptional campaign.
There is almost always a sense of regret from supporters that the purple patch could not be maintained, but here are eight that really lit up the Premier League, even if only for a while…
It’s tough but doable.
Jermaine Pennant is a brilliant pub quiz answer.
“He was mental. He just had an open house.”
“You think it’s all bollocks…but it works.”
“It feels set in stone for Liverpool to win this.”
There are 17 different names to get.
The one place Messi is far from the best.
Liverpool’s defensive strategy is also explained.
One of the greatest.
It was an eventful day and night in Athens.