The one club outside the multimillionaires group that occasionally threatens to break through the glass ceiling is Everton. This time they have even pushed the boat out and joined the big spenders.
Romelu Lukaku is the epitome of an old fashioned number nine, with the Sun in Taurus opposite Pluto T square to the Moon. This pattern clashes with Mourinho’s Moon and Mars so he was never going to stay at Chelsea. Jupiter’s conjunction with Mars got him the move that he wanted so Evertonians can sit back and enjoy. But not quite yet as Saturn is about to enter this T square, so don’t expect him to get going until the end of October. Like many mid Scorpios who are dealing with Saturn issues at the moment, Jupiter will make square aspects for them during the coming season, so once Saturn has gone expect Lukaku to explode. He’s only 21, Everton’s gain is Chelsea’s loss.
Lukaku should get a steady stream of crosses coming over from Aiden McGeady and Kevin Mirallas both of whom have Pluto transits.
Watch for emergence of Conor McAlehny with Jupiter aspecting his Sun and Moon.
Manager Roberto Martinez had a great season last year with Jupiter on his Sun. Pluto square and Uranus conjunct his Mars should see him maintain those standards.
Newcastle are usually good for a laugh if nothing else.
We might just see something from Moussa Sissoko as Jupiter is conjunct his Sun at the end of this year and possibly opposite his Moon too.
It should be a breakthrough year for Tim Krul as he builds on his famous five minutes in Brazil with Uranus and Pluto on his Sun. It could still mean a big move however.
The same thing applies to Vurnon Anita.
Davide Santon has Pluto on his Sun and Jupiter about to return and conjunct his Moon so don’t rule out a big club coming in for him. Either that or a good start to season for Newcastle.
Daryl Janmaat was a surprising scoop for the Magpies and should do well with Jupiter around his Mars at the end of 2014.
However, Alan Pardew has no transits of note so it’s hard to see Newcastle having a good season. If they can keep hold of Krul and Santon they should avoid being sucked into a relegation fight though.
Prediction. Mid table
The one thing that would make Capricorn Research’s life utterly complete would be accurate birth data for every football club in the world. The transits for Southampton would have made very interesting viewing this summer. The unenviable task of scouring Europe to replace a whole team of over achievers has fallen to Ronald Koeman, who has made his best attempt at a Gandalf impersonation with a resounding ” None more shall pass “.
This will probably work with Morgan Schneiderlin as Saturn is conjunct his Sun, but Jay Rodriguez’ Jupiter transit suggests otherwise.
Nathaniel Clyne is due a breakthrough year with Uranus and Pluto on his Sun, whether that’s at Southampton or not is still anyone’s guess.
If Koeman’s attempts at replacements are all going to be like Dusan Tadic, the Saints will soon become sinners as he has Saturn coming onto his Sun.
Koeman has Jupiter conjunct his Mars just before season starts. It might be still strong enough to upset all his old players at Anfield on the opening weekend but unless Southampton get a job lot of mid Leos in the next month they will surely struggle.
Prediction – stay up but relegation battle
Since he joined QPR, Harry Redknapp has made a point of castigating a whole bunch of big name foreign stars who were past their best and at Loftus Road only for the money, whilst replacing them with a similar category of English ones.
Rio Ferdinand is the latest and while Saturn has moved away from his Sun, Neptune is still square his Mars for the Autumn so he thinks he can still cut it but probably can’t.
Talking of which, Neptune’s opposition to Joey Barton’s Sun over the next couple of years should even convince him that whatever he had, he doesn’t have it anymore.
Loic Remy is a clear case of someone where a Pluto transit to conjunct the Sun does not signify a career peak, just a period of perpetual change. He still has it for the rest of 2014. Saturn square his Moon explains why the Liverpool move didn’t go through, but where next, who knows ?
Charlie Austin’s Venus Mars Moon combination should ensure that someone who scored lots of goals when Jupiter was on his Sun in Cancer will continue to do so now it’s in Leo.
This is also a big season for Armand Traore as Pluto and Uranus are aspecting his Sun and Mars
Likewise Alejandro Faulin as Pluto is conjunct his Mars and Jupiter conjunct his Sun.
Danny Simpson too as Pluto conjunct his Sun but not for Karl Henry Saturn conjunct does his.
Redknapp has Saturn square Mars in November / December but then nothing until Neptune conjunct his Sun in a year or two when retirement beckons.
Prediction – Should be just enough to stay up
Leicester seem to have plenty of money which may well explain why they won the Championship at a canter last season.
Kaspar Schmeichel had Saturn conjunct his Sun last season but this transit does not seem to cause too many problems for goalkeepers as shown by David de Gea. The opposition however is not a happy bunny as evidenced by Iker Casillas. Anyway Scmeichel had it square his Mars this summer which could explain why he didn’t take Casillas’ place at Real Madrid.
Jupiter aspects both his Sun and Mars next year so it will be a good one for him. He will probably get plenty of practice.
Anthony Knockaert will experience his surname as Saturn is conjunct Sun. The same goes for Ritchie de Laet ( late geddit ? )
New signing Leonardo Ulloa could make a name for himself as Pluto and Uranus aspect his Moon and Mars.
Manager Nigel Pearson has Saturn square his Sun at the end of 2014 and Uranus opposite his Mars this season.
Prediction – Might just stay up
In most punters eyes, Burnley have strayed into uncharted territory. They got there mostly thanks to the goalscoring exploits of Danny Ings but Saturn opposite his Mars at the end of 2014 should show him its a bit more difficult in the promised land.
Daniel Lafferty should be one to watch as Pluto is square his Sun.
Matthew Taylor has Saturn conjunct his Sun in 2015
Manager Sean Dyche has a difficult start to the season with Saturn square his Mars
Prediction – struggle probably go down
West Brom were one of the many clubs who changed their manager mid season but still managed to stay in the Premier League thanks to the curious rule that only 3 can go down.
This time they have added Uruguay star Diego Lugano but he has nothing going on at all.
Ben Foster has Pluto square his Sun so this will be a big year for him.
Saido Berahino has Jupiter conjunct his Sun but could also have Neptune conjunct his Moon.
Liam O’Neil should have a good start with Jupiter conjunct his Sun.
One to watch over the next few years would be Kemar Roofe with Pluto and Uranus on his Sun and Mars
One for this season would be Sebastien Pocognoli with Jupiter on his Sun and Mars.
Manager Alan Irvine has nothing at all.
Prediction – relegation battle but should survive
West Ham start the season much as last time with everyone questioning Sam Allardyce’s job.
The constantly injured Andy Carroll will make his big breakthrough soon as Pluto’s coming to his Sun. This seasons probably to soon however.
Jussi Jaskelainen has Neptune conjunct his Mars, not great for a goalkeeper and as he’s nearly 40 that should let in
Adrian as Pluto’s on his Sun.
New signing Enner Valencia has nothing.
Gustavo Poyet’s Sun Diego is definitely one for the future as Pluto will transit his Sun over the next few years.
But Jupiter is on his Mars this season so he might make some decent contributions already.
Also watch out for young Leo Chambers who has Jupiter on his Sun.
Sam Allardyce has nothing so will probably keep his job despite owner David Gold’s itchy Twitter finger.
Prediction – mid table at best
The classic test for Johnny Foreigner coming to show his skills in the Premier League has always been ” Can he cut it on a wet Tuesday January night in Stoke ? ”
Mark Hughes has changed their playing style since the Tony Pulis days so this question may not apply anymore.
One who should benefit is Eric Pieters who has Jupiter on his Sun this year but some of their old fashioned centre backs may not be so happy. Robert Huth has Saturn square his Sun in November and conjunct his Mars in the New Year. Ryan Shawcross has Saturn and Neptune on his Moon at some point in 2015.
But it may all be a disaster as Hughes has Saturn and Neptune aspecting his Mars for most of the season. Managers have either been sacked or their teams gone down for less, in fact Hughes has experienced both for less.
Prediction – Relegation battle may well go down
Sunderland had magnificent cup runs and stayed up last year, despite the Paulo di Canio inspired worst start in living memory.
Santiago Vergini on loan from Argentina should prove useful as Jupiter’s on his Sun this season but 2015 is not a good year for Craig Gardner with Saturn on his Sun.
Manager Gus Poyet has a difficult start to the season with Saturn conjunct his Sun in October but nothing much after that. Its hard to see them doing much this year.
Prediction – bottom half but should survive
Ron Vlaar had a great World Cup but its difficult to see him repeating that for Aston Villa, particularly in December as he has Saturn square his Sun.
Both new boy Ryan Bertrand and Andreas Weimann should both have a good years with Jupiter conjunct their Suns.
Fabian Delph looked promising last year at times but not this winter as he has Saturn conjunct his Sun.
Ashley Westwood had a great year last time with Pluto square his Sun, this should continue for the rest of 2014.
One to look out for is Australian Chris Herd as he has Uranus and Pluto aspecting his Sun in 2015.
The combination of Paul Lambert and Roy Keane should inspire Villa this season as they both have Jupiter on their Suns. Oddly though Lambert has Neptune square his Mars in February / March. Don’t be completely surprised if he makes way for Keane to take over. After all there can only be one Leo in charge.
Whichever one it is should have a more comfortable season
Prediction – 8th, but could find themselves challenging for Europa League spot.
Crystal Palace have done well to hang onto most of the people that performed so well to keep them up last season, particularly Mile Jedinak who has Jupiter on his Sun this season.
But Palace’s real saviour was manager Tony Pulis who has no transits of note this season, but then again he had none to speak of last year.
Prediction – relegation battle but will survive
Another unexpected survivor last year was Hull, who did so well they ended up in Europe. This of course can be a double edged sword for financially challenged clubs like City as their resources will be seriously stretched by the extra games and travelling.
They’ve added a few during the summer including Tom Ince who’s big breakthrough could come as early as 2015 with Pluto conjunct his Mars.
Steven Quinn had his breakthrough last season but Pluto is still square his Sun for a few months yet.
Hull’s achievements over the last two season’s were the result of Pluto on Steve Bruce’s Sun and Mars. This has past now and this season will be much more of a struggle.
Prediction – Relegation battle but will probably survive
Michu has gone and Wilfried Bony might be on his way too, but they’ve picked up Bafetimbi Gomis who will be a great addition with Jupiter conjunct his Sun and Mars this year.
Jonjo Shelvey and Nathan Dyer will finish the season with Neptune aspecting their Suns and new signing Jefferson Montero will be of limited use as Neptune’s heading towards his over the next year or two.
Garry Monk as manager has always had the look of a kind of stop gap after the likes of Laudrup, Rodgers and Martinez in recent years. He has Neptune conjunct his Mars for the first few months of 2015 so it looks like he will struggle. Either Swansea replace him or they might well go down.
Prediction – Relegation battle, may well go down.
Its difficult to place all the clubs beneath the top 7 this year. There are a lot of managers that have nothing happening astrologically, so there probably won’t be much between them.
There are no obvious relegation candidates unlike last season when Neptune killed off a number of managers and their clubs still went down, so on that basis Stoke and Swansea look favourites. Burnley are probably least equipped of the promoted clubs to survive.
Many people say the Premier League is the world’s best. It is certainly the most watched because of its competitiveness in every game. There is a real dearth of quality outside of the top group however and if there was a European competition for clubs between 8th and 20th place, Capricorn Research has no doubt this would be shown up. The relegation battle could include as many as 10 clubs this season so it should be as entertaining as ever.