Former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Manchester City great Steve McManaman shared his thoughts on the World Cup draw with the assembled press in Bristol, CT, USA. including EPL Talk host Kartik Krishnaiyer.
This is part one of two podcasts that will be released with some of McManaman’s public thoughts. Part two will feature Efan Ekoku’s thoughts as well.
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A Singaporean accused of leading the world’s largest soccer match-fixing syndicate was rearrested in the city-state Tuesday about a week after he was freed by the country’s highest court, local media reported. Businessman Dan Tan, who was arrested in Sept. 2013 but never tried, was released on Nov. 25 after […]
Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has restated his support for French striker Karim Benzema amid increasing criticism of Benzema’s off-field behavior in his homeland. Benzema has been charged in France for his alleged participation in a blackmail case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. French Prime Minister […]
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique admitted he feels for Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan missed out on joining teammates Lionel Messi and Neymar as one of the three finalists for the 2015 Ballon d’Or. Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo will join Messi and Neymar on the podium in Zurich on Jan. 11 […]
Lower division clubs were dealt a dose of Premier League reality on Tuesday, with three fixtures in the Capital One Cup quarterfinals between Premier and Football League sides going the way of top-tier clubs. The results leave Manchester City, Everton and Stoke in the competition’s final four, with the semifinals’ […]
Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants to protect his status as the Bundesliga’s top scorer in order to win the 2015 African Footballer of the Year title. “Of course it’s important for me to be the top scorer, because I want to be Africa’s Footballer of the Year,” he told the […]
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls took a swipe at Real Madrid and France striker Karim Benzema on Tuesday, saying that great sportsmen should set a moral example. “A great sportsman should set an example. So many kids, so many young people … see themselves in well-known sports people,” Valls told […]
Bayer Leverkusen Chief Executive Officer Michael Schade says his club would be interested in signing an American soccer player who could help his team score goals and market the club in the United States. In an interview with US journalists on Monday, the chairman said: “If I could have a […]
Yesterday’s report on agent fees was as much a glimpse of that cottage industry as it was an update on player power. The $195 million siphoned off by lawyers, fathers, best friends and former night club doormen was the headline, but remember the silver lining: Players are moving all the […]
Five years ago on Wednesday, FIFA’s executive committee chose Russia to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar for 2022 in one of the most controversial votes in sporting history. Sixteen of the 24 executive members have been suspended, arrested for bribery, or banned. Others have faced questions about their […]
China planted its flag in the English Premier League on Tuesday as a consortium of Chinese investors bought a 13 percent stake in Manchester City’s parent company for $400 million (377 million euros). China Media Capital (CMC) and CITIC Capital have purchased the stake in City Football Group (CFG), which […]
Every year, soccer fans get excited for the new titles of Konami’s PES and EA’s FIFA video game franchises. As much fun as they can be, those who want a more immersive experience are excited for the latest release of Football Manager. Football Manager 2016, scheduled for release on November 13, definitely […]
FIFA’s ethics watchdog wants Michel Platini to be banned for life over a suspect payment, the European football chief’s lawyer declared on Tuesday. Platini is serving a 90-day suspension on corruption charges over a $2 million payment he received from FIFA president Sepp Blatter who is also suspended. Platini’s lawyer […]
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has warned his players fatigue will be no excuse if they flop against Anderlecht on Thursday. The Europa League clash is Spurs’ second of three matches during a demanding six days for the club which began with a win over Aston Villa on Monday and ends with […]
The season, so far It’s hard to not be optimistic about the first few months of Spurs’ campaign. Tottenham have gone 11 unbeaten in the Premier League and have only lost three times all season in 17 games. Young players are finding their way and becoming stars while the established stars […]
Choosing an all-time Arsenal starting XI is a fairly lengthy task. The north London outfit is one of the most successful English clubs in history and have had an extensive list of outstanding players feature for the team. Arsenal have collected 13 first division/Premier League titles and a dozen FA […]
Soccer fanatics in years to come will look back on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, and wonder if there’s ever been a day of action that rivals it. Across the globe there are a host of gripping clashes to savor between elite teams, bitter enemies and title competitors. Fans with an eclectic tastes would […]
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has described continued criticism of his side as "very, very, very, very boring" and threatened to walk out of a press conference when questioned about Jose Mourinho. The Gunners were beaten 3-2 at home by Olympiacos on Tuesday night, when stand-in goalkeeper David Ospina dropped a […]
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he is in the midst of the worst period of his trophy-laden career. The Premier League champions have two wins from seven games this term and followed up last Saturday's draw at Newcastle with a midweek Champions League loss at Porto. "I define (this) as […]
Are we seeing the beginning of the end of Jose Mourinho’s current reign at Chelsea Football Club? Or will The Special One find a way to turn the Blues around to salvage this season? Chelsea’s slump, which has seen them only win 2 of their first 7 matches in the […]
Tottenham’s Dele Alli was left “speechless” by his maiden England call-up, just five months after playing in League One. This has been a remarkable year for the highly-talented 19-year-old midfielder, having secured a £5 million move to Spurs, achieved promotion with MK Dons. Now he has earned his first senior […]