- Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has bought an obscenely expensive mansion in Colorado. The price tag? $37 million! Hat tip to Du Nord for the link.
- For a breath of fresh air, read this revealing look inside the world of sports journalism and one Guardian writer’s perspective on how the world of print journalism has changed in the last 20 years.
- A fascinating article about the history of Fulham’s Craven Cottage from the folks at Fulham USA. Even though the article is two years old, it’s more timely than ever now that Fulham has survived the threat of relegation. If you think you know everything there is to know about Craven Cottage, prepared to be shocked by this well researched article.
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho declared that the Premier League champions had produced their best performance of the campaign after they drew 0-0 at in-form Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Chelsea have had little to shout about of late and although the result served only to move them up to 14th place […]
In the Premier League, a select few clubs can spend the GDP of small Pacific Island nations in order to improve their squad, and with every signing it can feel like the magic of the English game keeps being sucked away. Watching Jamie Vardy and Leicester does bring back a […]
Anyone who has played soccer at any level will be familiar with certain truisms entrenched in the fabric of the game. At the highest levels of the game, though, the basic traits we’re taught as we learn the game — closing down opponents, working as a unit, springing into shape […]
Chelsea take the short trip to North London where they face high-flying Tottenham Hotspur in what is a crucial fixture for both sides (live on Sunday at 7am ET on the USA Network in the USA). With only four points separating Spurs from league leaders Leicester City, Sunday’s fixture represents […]
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy deserves the accolade of “great,” Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. And Van Gaal, who has worked with some great strikers over the years, went as far as to say he would not discount the possibility that Vardy could keep his side in […]
This weekend’s Premier League matches across NBC Sports in the United States features a first. It’ll be the first time that NBC’s lead soccer commentator Arlo White will be announcing a home game for his beloved club Leicester City. White will be joined by Lee Dixon from King Power Stadium […]
There are stories, and then there are stories we will always remember. Leicester City’s rise from the bottom on the Premier League is becoming the latter. From the start of the 2014-15 season to this point, 13 rounds into the campaign, the Foxes have played as title contenders do. It […]
Jose Mourinho has admitted that Tottenham Hotspur are potential title challengers ahead of their clash with Chelsea on Sunday and refuses to rule out moves for Harry Kane and James Vardy. The Portuguese also denied that his Chelsea side have an advantage over Spurs, despite an extra two days’ rest […]
This Sunday at 2pm ET, NBCSN will debut a brand-new Premier League Download episode. This time the subject is Crystal Palace, the south London club who have been in the headlines recently after potential investment from NBA and NHL investors in the United States. To give Crystal Palace full credit, […]
Since Jürgen Klopp arrived to manage Liverpool, a feeling of positivity and progression has reverberated around Anfield. Even during the sequence of draws before his first win, the squad showed encouraging signs of believing in his tactics, specifically the all-important gegenpressing. And while it is taking longer to mirror his […]
1. SOCCER BOOKS Soccer fans love books especially when they’re from some of the best authors in the business and on topics that only hardcore soccer fans could love. This year, there are several wonderful titles to choose from such as: — DAS REBOOT by Rafa Honigstein Raphael Honigstein charts the […]
The season, so far To say that Chelsea have had a lackluster start to their season would be generous. The Premier League champions are 16th in the league, have been knocked out of the League Cup, have lost a staggering seven matches and have looked an altogether different team than the […]
David De Gea is "really happy" at Manchester United and has thanked manager Louis van Gaal and the fans for helping him settle back in after the dramatic collapse of his move to Real Madrid. The 25-year-old Spain goalkeeper was left out of United's team by Van Gaal at the […]
The city of Liverpool bade farewell to a favorite adopted son at the funeral of former Everton great Howard Kendall. Born in County Durham as the son of a miner, Kendall found fame first as a player with the Toffees in the 1960s and then oversaw the greatest period in […]
Chelsea have moved a step closer to completing the purchase of AFC Wimbledon's ground at Kingsmeadow. The deal will raise funds for the League Two club's proposed move to a new stadium at their original home of Merton. The Blues want to use the Cherry Red Records Stadium to host […]
Jose Mourinho was sent to the stands as Chelsea's dreadful season hit a new low in a 2-1 defeat at West Ham. Andy Carroll's second-half header condemned the Blues to a fifth defeat in 10 matches as the ailing champions imploded at Upton Park. Having seen Nemanja Matic red-carded on […]
Embattled Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho on Tuesday addressed the media ahead of a potentially pivotal week for his future. Here are some of the highlights: On whether he had spoken to owner Roman Abramovich since last Saturday’s loss to Liverpool: I don’t have to answer you if I was with […]
Over two decades have passed, but Bob Pendleton remembers his first glimpse of Wayne Rooney like it was yesterday. On Long Lane playing fields in Aintree, Pendleton was headed to pitch 2 to collect some unpaid referees’ fees from ‘Big Nev’, the coach of Copplehouse Colts. With £4.50’s worth of change in […]
Arsenal moved to the top of the Barclays Premier League following a hard-earned 2-1 win over Everton at the Emirates Stadium. Two goals inside as many minutes in the first half from Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny looked to have set the Gunners up for a comfortable evening. A deflected […]
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho faces a misconduct charge from the Football Association over comments he made following his team’s 3-1 defeat to Southampton. The under-pressure Chelsea boss, who was given the backing of the club in an official statement on Monday afternoon, was later charged by the FA over his comments about […]