Great news. I was interviewed tonight by Rhod Sharpe for BBC Radio Five Live’s show, Up All Night.
You can listen to the interview right here, right now.
Let me know what you think of it!
With today’s momentous el Clasico looming, I had the distinct pleasure of discussing the game with esteemed pundit and writer Guillem Balague. Guillem has penned some superb books on some iconic figures in the Spanish game and opened up about how he feels both sides are shaping up ahead of the […]
During an interview with BBC News, super agent Jorge Mendes said he believes if Real Madrid were to decide to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, today, for £300 million, there would be clubs willing to pay the fee. Mendes also reiterated that although Ronaldo has great affection for Manchester United and its supporters, he […]
August 22nd, 1964. Anfield. Liverpool, lining up with the legendary Roger Hunt up front, defeated Arsenal in a thrilling 3-2 match where both sides were separated by a last minute Don Howe own-goal. It was another strong showing from the defending champions in front of their home supporters who were […]
James Alexander Gordon, the voice synonymous with the reading of classified football results on BBC Radio, has died, aged 78. Forty years after getting the job he was at first “terrified of” on BBC Radio to read out soccer results, James Alexander Gordon was forced to step down. The then […]
BBC’s Match of the Day program celebrates 50 years of broadcasting this month. The weekly English top flight highlights show is an institution in Britain. One of the endearing aspects of the program is that they update the opening title sequence of the show every season. Here’s the one from […]
If you want to watch BBC’s popular television show Match of the Day to see the highlights of the Barclays Premier League games every Saturday during the season, you can securely (and legally) gain access to the British TV show by using a VPN. Howstuffworks.com describes a VPN (virtual private […]
A new Premier League season is upon us and that can only mean one thing…BBC’s Match of the Day is back and this time round we are being treated to a fresh new line-up of pundits. Liverpool legend and MOTD veteran Alan Hansen will not be on the television screen […]
After the final whistle was blown and Germany was declared World Cup Champions, the major sports networks started to wrap up their coverage of the 2014 World Cup, and many of them closed their broadcasts with a montage of some of the special moments of the World Cup tournament. The […]
Earlier during the World Cup 2014 tournament, we shared with you the World Cup 2014 title sequence from ITV. So, we wanted to be sure to share with you the one from BBC to make the World Cup 2014 complete. BBC’s opening title sequence features music performed by Stevie Wonder […]
In the UK, the World Cup matches are shared between two television stations: BBC and ITV. So as you might expect, comparisons between the duo are rife, as each channel strives to provide the best World Cup package for terrestrial viewers. Both broadcasters have extremely impressive studios on the Copacabana beach. Both have a […]
If you’re subscribed to the EPL Talk Podcast via RSS feed directly, update your newsreader to http://feeds.feedburner.com/epltalkpodcast. If you’re subscribed via iTunes, then you don’t have to do anything. All of the past and future episodes of the EPL Talk Podcast have been moved to a new hosting provider, and the […]
Real Madrid fans have been made to wait a little longer to see the club’s latest high-profile January signings. During his pre-match press conference on Friday, manager Carlo Ancelotti commented on the possibility of midfielder Lucas Silva making his debut against Real Sociedad. The Italian boss said: “He is fine. […]
Researching or studying football tactics can seem like an overwhelming task, simply because aside from the basic framework provided by the rulebook, so much else is left fluid. Formations, player roles, player positions, they all mean something different depending on the context and meaning of the speaker. Is a striker […]
No.9: Andres Iniesta Wins It For Spain (South Africa, 2010) Spain lost their opening game of the 2010 World Cup against Switzerland. There were stratospherically high hopes for Vincent Del Bosque’s side after their win in the European Championships had coincided with the blossoming of world class talents like Xavi, […]
Its been a busy week in the Championship with two managerial vacancies being filled as Darren Ferguson took over the helm at Preston and former Preston manager Alan Irvine signed a three-and-a-half-year deal at second bottom Sheffield Wednesday to become their new manager. Also, Sheffield United completed the permanent signing of Richard Cresswell for an undisclosed fee. […]
As each year goes by, soccer fans are watching less television than before and turning to computers, smartphones, tablets and set-top boxes to watch the Beautiful Game wherever they go. To meet the needs of soccer fans and those who want to cut the cord with their cable or satellite […]
For years now, the Merseyside derby previews penned for World Soccer Talk have been about Everton puffing their chest out and proactively wrestling back some initiative from local rivals, Liverpool. Sadly, for those who favor the blue half of the city, that shift in dynamic has never happened. It’s a […]
Hull manager Steve Bruce has backed on-loan striker Chuba Akpom to continue to improve after the Arsenal youngster scored the second goal of the game in the 3-0 win over Ipswich. Hull moved up to fourth in the Sky Bet Championship table with that victory and Bruce believes Akpom can […]
After my unsuccessful quest to watch a Premier League match in my one night stay in Hong Kong, I wanted to see what the soccer world had to offer in Malaysia. In terms of trying to find soccer, Malaysia was a game of two halves; the hustle and bustle of […]
Arsenal were unceremoniously dumped out of the Capital One Cup on a damaging night as Sheffield Wednesday blew them away with a stunning 3-0 victory at Hillsborough. The Gunners, who beat Bayern Munich in the Champions League and Everton to briefly go top of the Barclays Premier League in the […]