The Guardian’s Jonathan Wilson is best known for his knowledge of Eastern European football and his tactical and formation analysis. On this episode of the EPL Talk podcast, the author of Behind the Curtain and Inverting the Pyramid joins us to talk about his writing, the prospects for Eastern European sides in the World Cup, and the impending travels of former Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink.
The Guardian’s Jonathan Wilson is best known for his knowledge of Eastern European football as well as his tactical and formation analysis. On this episode of the EPL Talk podcast, the author of Sunderland: A Club Transformed (uk, us), Behind the Curtain (uk, us), Inverting the Pyramid (uk, us) joins us to talk about his writing, the prospects for Eastern European sides in the World Cup, and the impending travels of former Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink.
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Tottenham have been handed a daunting group in the Europa League including a long haul trip to Azerbaijan. Spurs were drawn in Group J with Monaco, Anderlecht and FK Qarabag, who play matches in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. Liverpool’s task is also not straightforward with games against Russian side Rubin Kazan, […]
Manchester City have made an “astonishing” salary offer to Kevin de Bruyne, Wolfsburg’s director of sport Klaus Allofs has revealed. Allofs, speaking in Monaco after the UEFA Champions League draw, said negotiations with City over a move had come closer to an agreement – there have been reports that the […]
Today’s Soccer Morning features an interview with David Amoyal about the latest transfer stories and rumors. You can listen to Soccer Morning live via the World Soccer Talk LIVE page at www.worldsoccertalk.com/live. During the show, you can tweet your questions or observations live to @soccermorning Or better yet, you can […]
New Tottenham signing Son Heung-min has vowed to light up White Hart Lane after agreeing a five-year deal with the north London club. Spurs announced the arrival of the South Korean international from Bayer Leverkusen in a reported £22milliion deal on Friday. Son, who will wear the number 7 shirt, […]
Amid the inevitable retirements to come out of this summer’s Women’s World Cup, there was one absolute stunner. True, while United States’ international Lauren Holiday’s announcement was, for some, premature (she’s only 27 year’s old), it had been rumored since early spring, when the National Women’s Soccer League season was about […]
Arsenal could be without both Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny for their Premier League clash against Newcastle on Saturday. The central defensive duo missed Arsenal's goalless draw against Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on Monday evening. And manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that Mertesacker, battling a chest infection, and Koscielny, […]
Mario Balotelli claims manager Brendan Rodgers' tactics contributed to his woeful spell at Liverpool. The 25-year-old striker has returned to AC Milan on loan a year after leaving the San Siro in a last-minute £16million deal which Rodgers admitted at the time was a "calculated risk". It failed spectacularly, with […]
Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: West Brom vs Chelsea, 8:30am, USA Network and NBC UniversoEverton vs Manchester City, 11am, NBCSN and NBC UniversoWatford vs Southampton, 11am, Premier League Extra Time and NBC Sports Live Extra SEE MORE • Where to find Premier League Extra Time and how to use NBC […]
Juan Cuadrado has joined Juventus on a season-long loan from Chelsea, both clubs have confirmed. The 27-year-old Colombia forward returns to Serie A seven months since moving to Chelsea from Fiorentina. Whether there is an option for the move to become permanent remains to be seen. SEE MORE: Why Juan […]
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho refused to blame John Terry after his dismissal at West Brom – but believes appealing the red could be a waste of time. The defender was sent off early in the second half for pulling back Salomon Rondon to continue his difficult start to the season. […]
Liverpool are in talks with Fiorentina over the transfer of Fabio Borini, Press Association Sport understands. It is thought, should a deal go through, it would see Reds forward Borini make a permanent switch to La Viola, who were in England on Wednesday for a friendly against Chelsea at Stamford […]
After much speculation, Manchester United have officially unveiled their home jersey for the 2015/16 season, which will be the first year of their 10-year record-breaking $1.2 billion deal. Taking inspiration from classic three-stripe United kits from the 1980s, adidas has reengineered these iconic designs with a modern twist, taking familiar […]
Bundesliga fans, your voices have been heard. After German soccer fans expressed their disappointment on social media and this website regarding the original plans that FOX Sports had for its Bundesliga TV coverage, FOX Sports has made some changes. FOX is expected to officially announce its coverage plans for the Bundesliga […]
Violence erupted this afternoon between New York Red Bulls and New York City FC supporters outside a bar in Newark, New Jersey ahead of the derby between the two MLS teams. Members of the Garden State Ultras, a group that describes itself as “a European ULTRA style of support for […]
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez has confirmed to Spanish television that Pedro has asked to leave the club. The Spain international was subsequently left out of Luis Enrique’s starting eleven for today’s UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla. Earlier today, reports emanating from Spain speculated Pedro’s transfer to Manchester United was […]