Any Given Sunday (Weekend Review): EPL Talk Podcast
Any Given Sunday (Weekend Review): EPL Talk Podcast

Arsenal’s six year drought without silverware persists while a 48-year dry spell ends for Birmingham City on what announcers called the biggest day in the club’s history. On Sunday, Brum got an 89th minute goal from Obafemi Martins en route to a 2-1 win over the Gunners and the Carling […]

The Preferred Side Of A Nil-Nil (Mid-Week Show): EPL Talk Podcast
The Preferred Side Of A Nil-Nil (Mid-Week Show): EPL Talk Podcast

Which side of a nil-nil would you rather be on? It’s a serious question, because in Champions League, after one leg, it matters. Taking a 0-0 on the road has entirely different implications than coming back home with one. Yet there’s still debate as to which situation is preferred. Jos

FA Cup Break: EPL Talk Podcast
FA Cup Break: EPL Talk Podcast

One of the virtues of being a league-focused show is being able to use the FA Cup weekends as a time to reset, take inventory of what’s happening around the league, and focus on topics we normally don’t have time to address. On this weekend’s edition of the show, Kartik […]

Two Horse Race (Weekend Review): EPL Talk Podcast
Two Horse Race (Weekend Review): EPL Talk Podcast

A spectacular Wayne Rooney goal capped a 2-1 Manchester United victory Saturday, but did the loss shove the Citizens out of the title race? On this edition of the EPL Talk Podcast, myself, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Laurence McKenna talk about Saturday’s big match, one that keeps United five pionts clear […]

If We’re Lucky, We’ll See A Goal, This Time (Weekend Preview): EPL Talk Podcast
If We’re Lucky, We’ll See A Goal, This Time (Weekend Preview): EPL Talk Podcast

The weekend preview edition starts with Olympic Stadium news and the potential return of Chris Hughton, which I discuss with a special guest. Making his first appearance on the show is Kevin McCauley (manager of CartilageFreeCaptain.com, managing editor of WorldSoccerReader.com, and contributor at SBNation.com), filling in for Kartik Kishnaiyer and […]

But What About Carlo (Weekend Review Show): EPL Talk Podcast
But What About Carlo (Weekend Review Show): EPL Talk Podcast

On a historic weekend of football in the English Premier League – one that saw a record number of Saturday goals, Manchester United’s first loss of the season, and a memorable capitulation from Arsenal – the story was Kenny Dalglish; or, the story was Carlo Ancelotti, depending on how you […]

Considering Escalating Levels of Lunacy: EPL Talk Podcast
Considering Escalating Levels of Lunacy: EPL Talk Podcast

Only one of the league’s top five stumbled mid-week, with Manchester City being drawn at St. Andrew’s, though Tuesday and Wednesday’s matches were overshadowed slightly by Wednesday’s news, when the best right back in Premier League history announced his retirement. Because the sometimes controversial way Gary Neville went about his […]

For The Love Of Torres (Weekend Review Show): EPL Talk Podcast
For The Love Of Torres (Weekend Review Show): EPL Talk Podcast

The fourth round of the FA Cup saw the league’s top four barely survive, though the fifth of the Big Five (Tottenham) met their end at Craven Cottage. On this edition of the EPL Talk Podcast, myself, Kartik Krishnaiyer, and the returning Laurence McKenna discuss the weekend’s results, outcomes that […]

The Massey, Keys, Gray Area of Sexism and English Football: EPL Talk Podcast
The Massey, Keys, Gray Area of Sexism and English Football: EPL Talk Podcast

On Wednesday, Richard Keys resigned from his position with Sky Sports, the latest chapters in the saga that started Sunday, when audio of sexist comments from Keys and broadcast partner Andy Gray was made public. With Gray having been terminated by Sky on Tuesday, Keys’ resignation marked the final piece […]

Weekend Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast
Weekend Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast

Manchester United is again alone at the top of the English Premier League, their 5-0 victory over Birmingham City giving them the lead after Manchester City lost Saturday at Villa Park, 1-0. Darren Bent’s debut with Aston Villa saw him score the match’s only goal, allowing Arsenal’s 3-0 win over […]

English Premier League Weekend Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast
English Premier League Weekend Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast

The two Manchester clubs finished the English Premier League weekend tied atop the league, with Arsenals win at West Ham United creating a gap between the top three and the other two recognized title contenders. On this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, Kartik Krishnaiyer and myself take inventory of […]

FA Cup Third Round Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast
FA Cup Third Round Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast

The FA Cup’s full weekend came an went in the show of the new around Anfield Park, where Roy Hodgson and Liverpool mutually agreed to part ways before the Reds took the pitch Sunday at Old Trafford. There, Howard Webb tilted the match, giving a dubious second minute penalty. When […]

FA Cup Weekend, Early Transfer Rumors: EPL Talk Podcast
FA Cup Weekend, Early Transfer Rumors: EPL Talk Podcast

The English Premier League takes a weekend off as English football shifts its focus to the FA Cup, the third round of which happens this weekend. We start today’s show, the second half of a discussion we had on Wednesday, by looking toward this weekend, specifically Liverpool’s trip to Manchester […]

English Premier League Review, Mid-Week: EPL Talk Podcast
English Premier League Review, Mid-Week: EPL Talk Podcast

Only one of the English Premier League’s top six clubs entering mid-week action came away with three points from Tuesday and Wednesday fixtures, and unfortunately for those looking for the title race to stay as close as possible, that club was league-leading Manchester United, winning 2-1 on Tuesday versus Stoke. […]

English Premier League Weekend Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast
English Premier League Weekend Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast

Manchester United’s kept their spot at the top of the league, no matter how many times Gary Neville tried to give it away. Macnehster City’s even on points after their win over Blackpool, while Arsenal was convincing at a St. Andrews’ Stadium that’s often inhospitable to visitors. On this edition […]

Boxing Day Weekend Review: EPL Talk Podcast
Boxing Day Weekend Review: EPL Talk Podcast

The top of the table reads “Manchester, Manchester” after Boxing Day weekend, with Manchester United maintaining their place atop the table, another awakening from Carlos T