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Premier League review show GW8; World Soccer Talk Podcast

Listen to the World Soccer Talk Podcast featuring Richard Farley, Laurence McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer as they dissect all of the major story lines from the 10 games during Premier League gameweek 8. Among the topics discussed include: Brendan Rodgers getting the sack, is it time for Mourinho to follow […]

Swansea 2-2 Spurs: Free-kick specialist Christian Eriksen denies Swans victory [VIDEO]

Christian Eriksen stunned Swansea with two brilliant free-kicks after Tottenham striker Harry Kane had scored a spectacular own goal. Eriksen scored an 89th-minute winner on his previous visit to the Liberty Stadium and his dead-ball accuracy spared Spurs' blushes in a thrilling 2-2 Barclays Premier League draw. Tottenham dominated for […]

5 leading contenders for Liverpool manager’s job at Anfield

Brendan Rodgers' sacking at Liverpool leaves owners Fenway Sports Group looking for their fourth manager in five years. Here Press Association Sport looks at the contenders. JURGEN KLOPP Undoubtedly the fans' favourite, the out-of-work former Borussia Dortmund manager's philosophies are seen by many as the perfect fit at Anfield but […]

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 8: TV times and open thread

Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States (as well as listings of commentators): Everton vs. Liverpool, 8:30am, NBCSN; Steve Bower & Kevin Kilbane Arsenal vs. Manchester United, 11am, NBCSN; Arlo White & Lee Dixon Swansea vs. Spurs, 11am, Premier League Extra Time and NBC Sports Live Extra; […]

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Swiss Alps apartments among assets seized in FIFA probe

Zurich (AFP) – Apartments in the Alps are among assets seized in a probe into alleged corruption at FIFA, Switzerland’s attorney general said Monday, warning that the inquiry had not yet reached “halftime.” Switzerland’s investigation targeting the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups began in May, after […]

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NASL pursuing litigation against US Soccer; Here’s how it might play out

On Monday, The Financial Times newspaper reported that the second-tier North American Soccer League (NASL) has launched a legal case against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) regarding first division sanctioning. In a nation without promotion and relegation, USSF is able to create arbitrary standards with the first-tier league MLS to determine […]

Mario Balotelli and Iago Aspas’ scoring exploits add to Liverpool’s misery

Champions League hopefuls Liverpool scored just once against Carlisle on Wednesday evening from a total of 47 shots! Yes, that’s League Two (the fourth tier in English Football) Carlisle United.   As the Reds continue to struggle for goals upfront, two former Liverpool strikers have stolen the headlines in Italy […]