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Author Archives: Alex Muller

Bacary Sagna Joins Theo Walcott on Waiting List to Leave Arsenal as Pay Talks Stall: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsenal supporters could be in for more headaches next summer if both Theo Walcott and now Bacary Sagna leave the club. Talks to renew the contract for popular Arsenal defender Sagna have reached an impasse after the Gunners have only … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Nordsjaelland and Manchester United vs Cluj: Champions League Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today is D-day for Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez whose side has the chance of making it through to the next round of the UEFA Champions League. In the past, Benitez has been a master tactician in the Champions League tournament. … Continue reading

Liverpool FC Executive Box Gets Awesome New Mural Upgrade Courtesy of Warrior [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Most of us probably can’t afford to watch a match from an executive box at Anfield, but if we did, this is certainly one executive box we’d like to step into.

Goal-line Technology to Make Debut at Club World Cup: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The turtle that is FIFA has decided goal-line technology will make its debut at this month’s Club World Cup tournament in Japan, where Chelsea will be representing England. The technology is long overdue (terribly long, in fact; this has been … Continue reading

Olympiakos vs Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund vs Manchester City: Champions League Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Two big matches in the UEFA Champions League today involving Premier League teams. Arsenal has a chance to finish top of their group if they beat Olympiakos in Greece and if Schalke doesn’t beat Montpellier. If both of those matches … Continue reading

Manchester City vs United: British Rappers Mouth Off In War Of Words NSFW [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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This is one of those videos that you have to see. You may hate it. You may love it. You may find it hilarious. You may it find it absolutely depressing. Two young British rappers — one a United supporter, the … Continue reading

Fabrice Muamba Puts Collapse Down to Intensive Training: The Daily EPL

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Fabrice Muamba, the Bolton midfielder who collapsed on the pitch at White Hart Lane last season, has blamed his collapse on intensive training he was doing at the club. If true, it makes you wonder how closely Premier League clubs … Continue reading

Arsène Wenger Loses His Usual Cool as Fires of Unrest Rage at Arsenal: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsene Wenger is under pressure at Arsenal and the cracks are beginning to appear after an unusually edgy and confrontational press conference in advance of Tuesday’s Champions League match against Olympiakos. The Guardian’s David Hytner reported that Wenger was unusually … Continue reading

Newcastle United vs Wigan Athletic, Premier League Gameweek 15: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Newcastle United hosts Wigan Athletic tonight in a game under the lights from St. James’ Park. Wigan will up against it against a Newcastle side desperate to win after several losses in a row. Before, during or after today’s Premier … Continue reading

FIFA 13 Christmas TV Commercial Starring Lionel Messi [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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“Giving is good, playing is better” is the tagline of EA Sports’ new TV commercial to promote FIFA 13 for Christmas. The 20 second TV commercial features Lionel Messi who is in for a quite a surprise at Christmas time. … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson Backs José Mourinho to Manage Manchester United: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In this morning’s British newspapers, many journalists are salivating over the rumors in the Spanish press that Jose Mourinho has reached an agreement to leave the club in June. While there hasn’t been any official announcement from the Spanish giant, … Continue reading

Benitez Admits He is ‘Not 100 Per Cent’ Sure He Will Last the Whole Season at Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Benitez admits he is ‘not 100 per cent’ sure he will last the whole season at Chelsea — The Mirror Andy Carroll out injured for two months at West Ham — The Mail … Continue reading

Harry Redknapp Says He May Not Spend in January If QPR Are ‘Cut Adrift’: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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I almost fell out of my chair today when I read that Harry Redknapp said he may not spend in the January transfer window if QPR’s survival hopes look doomed. Trust me, even though Redknapp said these words, this sounds … Continue reading

Lucas Leiva Returns to Liverpool Squad for Visit of Southampton: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After a three month absence due to injury, Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva returns to Liverpool’s squad for this weekend’s match against Southampton. Anyone who watched the documentary Being Liverpool should feel a pinch of affection for Leiva, as he raced back to … Continue reading

Real Oviedo: the Remarkable Story of a Club the World (including Michu and Cazorla) United to Save: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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For a change, our lead story in tonight’s Nightly EPL column is a feel-good story about soccer fans from around the world, including two Premier League footballers, who went on a mission to save Spanish club Real Oviedo from going … Continue reading

Arsenal Defender Laurent Koscielny Out Until Christmas With Groin Injury: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsenal suffered another injury this season after defender Laurent Koscielny was taken off early in the match against Everton with a groin injury. The defender will be out until Christmas. Koscielny joins several other injured Arsenal players including Abou Diaby, … Continue reading

Premier League Wednesday, Gameweek 14: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today’s one of those rare days in the Premier League where we have eight matches being played at the same time. If you live in the United States, four of them will be on ESPN3.com (one of which is on … Continue reading

Europa League Could Be Scrapped in Favor of Expanding Champions League to 64 teams: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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UEFA is considering scrapping the Europa League and expanding the Champions League from 32 to 64 teams. UEFA says it’ll make a decision in 2014, but if the proposed move is approved, it could mean that 7 Premier League clubs … Continue reading