Ben Weich

Ben Weich, a Tottenham Hotspur fan based in Manchester, UK, is an aspiring sports journalist and recent Economics graduate. He’s written for a number of blogs and local newspapers, and will begin an NCTJ diploma in sports journalism in September 2014. You can find him on Twitter via @benweich
Leaked photos of MLS team jerseys for 2015 season
Leaked photos of MLS team jerseys for 2015 season

With just one week to go until the start of the 20th MLS season, several high-profile kits have been leaked on social media for expectant fans to pour over, analyze and dissect. World Soccer Talk gives you the run-down, and our take on each one of these jerseys which will be […]

Towns and cities in the USA that have Premier League club names
Towns and cities in the USA that have Premier League club names

Not since The Beatles first landed in 1964 has a British export enjoyed as much success in the United States as the Premier League. Beginning with David Beckham’s stint with the LA Galaxy and continuing with a Gareth Bale billboard in Times Square, the English game has pervaded American popular […]

Southampton Manager Ronald Koeman Winning Newfound Respect in England
Southampton Manager Ronald Koeman Winning Newfound Respect in England

The search for the managerial surprise package of this Premier League season surely has to start and end with Southampton manager Ronald Koeman. To be sure, the Dutchman took over the St Mary’s club in adverse circumstances. After losing manager Mauricio Pochettino to Tottenham, the summer of 2014 was marked by […]

DeAndre Yedlin Practices With Tottenham And Impresses In First Training Session
DeAndre Yedlin Practices With Tottenham And Impresses In First Training Session

Having recently swapped Seattle for north London, USA international defender DeAndre Yedlin practiced with his new Tottenham teammates at the club’s Hotspur Way training ground. Yedlin made an immediate impact by showing his pace in training and scoring a goal. Watch the highlights here featuring Yedlin, who will be wearing the […]

Clubs Silly To Continue Paying Over The Odds For British Players
Clubs Silly To Continue Paying Over The Odds For British Players

It’s often claimed Premier clubs pay a premium for British players – a homegrown tax, if you will. But what does it look like when we actually compare fees for British players with those for their foreign counterparts? At first glance it might seem logical to pay more for British […]

Real Madrid’s 2014/15 Black Third Kit Reviewed: [PHOTOS]
Real Madrid’s 2014/15 Black Third Kit Reviewed: [PHOTOS]

The 2014/15 Real Madrid third kit, to be officially released on August 26, is eye-catching to say the least. This new alternate uniform was created specially by award-winning Japanese fashion designer, Yohji Yamamoto, and unsurprisingly, it looks nothing like your average football kit. The jersey, all black with white details, […]

West Ham United Home Shirt For 2014/15 Season: Official [PHOTOS]
West Ham United Home Shirt For 2014/15 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

West Ham United recently released its home shirt for the 2014/15 season. The unveiling of West Ham’s home shirt has been worth the wait. The shirt’s atypical design throws up a number of interesting talking points. Unlike normal Hammers jerseys, the designers have done away with the traditional sky blue […]

Inter Milan’s Home, Away and Third Shirts for 2014/15 Season
Inter Milan’s Home, Away and Third Shirts for 2014/15 Season

Last week, Italian giants Inter Milan released their 2014/15 home kit. With a radical new design and an updated crest, this shirt is something of a break with tradition. As their nickname suggests, the Nerazzurri are known for wearing equal parts black and blue. This year, however, they’ve gone for […]

West Ham United Consider New Club Crest Featuring London
West Ham United Consider New Club Crest Featuring London

As they prepare for their 2016 move to the Olympic Stadium, West Ham United are considering a change to their club crest. In an official statement, the East London club have expressed the need to “better reflect and celebrate the things that make West Ham so special, particularly its rich history.” […]

What to Expect From Southampton Striker Graziano Pelle
What to Expect From Southampton Striker Graziano Pelle

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has turned to his former club Feyenoord to sign the apparent replacement for Rickie Lambert — the £8million signing of 28-year-old striker Graziano Pellè. Pellè, who has never been capped for Italy as a full international, has had a decidedly mixed career thus far. Before playing for Feyenoord, […]

Chelsea and Manchester City Finalize New Signings: Transfer Roundup
Chelsea and Manchester City Finalize New Signings: Transfer Roundup

With many players having now returned from the World Cup, transfer season has well and truly kicked off. Here’s a roundup of all the latest transfer talk from the Premier League and major European leagues. First up – a few done deals. Manchester City have announced the signing of goalkeeper […]

Most Memorable Dives of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Most Memorable Dives of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

From Fred’s opening match flop to Arjen Robben’s repeated feigning against Mexico, the 2014 World Cup has had its share of dives. Who better, then, to judge these theatrical tumbles than skydiving experts and part-time football enthusiasts, GoSkydive? The tandem-jump specialists, based in Salisbury, UK, have put their skydiving knowhow […]

Swansea City Home and Away Shirts for 2014/15 Season: Official [PHOTOS]
Swansea City Home and Away Shirts for 2014/15 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

Last month, Premier League club Swansea City launched their new home and away kits for the 2014/15 season. The kits are designed and manufactured by adidas, while financial services provider GWFX (Goldenway Global Investments) return for a second season as Swansea’s main sponsors. With their home kit, Swansea have gone […]