The Times Online Pay-Wall Mistake
The Times Online Pay-Wall Mistake

Last April I reported on The Times and The Sunday Times implementing a pay-wall for their news articles and online content that was once free. I decided I’d allow a few months to pass in order to get an accurate read on whether or not the new pay-wall was successful or […]

Five Things I Learned From England 3-1 Switzerland Euro 2012 Qualifier
Five Things I Learned From England 3-1 Switzerland Euro 2012 Qualifier

England continued their perfect run in Euro 2012 qualification on Tuesday night with an impressive 3-1 win away to Switzerland. Before the match, a clash of world class club managers was touted as the main story line as Fabio Capello faced off against Ottmar Hitzfeld. Between the two, three Champions […]

A Step in the Right Direction: FIFA to Implement Video Technology to Judge Diving
A Step in the Right Direction: FIFA to Implement Video Technology to Judge Diving

The world football governing body seems to have removed the sleep from their eyes, poured themselves a fresh cup of coffee, and in a shocking turn of events, looks to be attempting some ‘governing’ as they’ve recently stated they’ll allow national associations the use of video footage when it comes to punishing diving […]

Euro 2012 Qualification Preview: England v Bulgaria
Euro 2012 Qualification Preview: England v Bulgaria

The Three Lions resume meaningful international competition this Friday v Bulgaria at Wembley stadium as weary and untrusting eyes focus on equal parts Fabio Capello’s management and various members of the new look England squad. Bulgaria is the opponent and three points towards Euro 2012 qualification is the goal. A […]

Just How Difficult is it to Buy Premier League Tickets?
Just How Difficult is it to Buy Premier League Tickets?

I’m chucking work and heading to the UK in October. I’m putting my money where my loud mouth is. Months and years are creeping by far too fast. My twenties are oh so close to a fleeting memory in my mind while I continue to count the long gray hairs […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 3
Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 3

Gameweek three of the Barclays Premier League had that business as usual feel to it as it marked the first time in the young season where one or two of those marquee matches weren’t on offer. Approaching the weekend, the Aston Villa v Everton clash intrigued me the most, while […]

Comparing England’s Pub Culture and America’s Tailgating Rituals
Comparing England’s Pub Culture and America’s Tailgating Rituals

As Fall taps on our shoulders and scatters around the corner here in the States, the impending chase to catch it can only mean one thing: College Football. I recently received another story idea from a reader of EPL Talk asking to take a glance at the rituals of college […]

A Look Into the English Football Hall of Fame
A Look Into the English Football Hall of Fame

Raise your hand if you knew that an English Football Hall of Fame existed. If you’re anything like me, it’s likely you didn’t have a clue about the Hall that is currently being relocated to Manchester from the National Football Museum in Preston. I recently received a tweet from an […]

Poll: When Will Manchester City's Joe Hart Concede a Goal?
Poll: When Will Manchester City's Joe Hart Concede a Goal?

It’s only been two games in the Premier League and one in the Europa League, but Manchester City keeper Joe Hart has continued his dominating form and has yet to give up a goal in his first three matches. Manchester City were quite brilliant on Monday night at Eastlands as […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 2
Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 2

6-0, the new 1-0. Parity, maybe? Well, not really. Three Barclays Premier League matches ended 6-0 this weekend with one still left to come Monday night. As the parity debate rages on concerning the overall quality of Premier League teams 1-20, gameweek 2 went a long way in proving just […]

Goal-Line Technology Debate Surfaces Again as Stoke City Fall to Tottenham
Goal-Line Technology Debate Surfaces Again as Stoke City Fall to Tottenham

Stoke City lost a hard fought match on Saturday at home to Tottenham as yet more controversy surfaces concerning goal-line technology. Spurs went up in the first half thanks to a bundled goal off the face of Gareth Bale before Ricardo Fuller equalized for Stoke City after showing his well-timed […]

Poll: Which Bundesliga Club do you Support?
Poll: Which Bundesliga Club do you Support?

No stranger to German football but new to writing for Bundesliga Talk, I’m interested in knowing which club readers of this site support. Take a second to vote in the poll below so the writers for this site can get a better idea of who the readers want to hear […]

How Many Premier League Matches Will You Watch This Weekend?
How Many Premier League Matches Will You Watch This Weekend?

As the second gameweek of the Premier League descends upon football fans in the States and across the world, supporters scramble and plan how they’ll view matches and just how many they’ll be able to fit into their crowded weekends. As new ways to view the Premier League constantly introduce […]

Aaron Hunt Thrives in Playmaker Role as Werder Bremen Dominate Sampdoria
Aaron Hunt Thrives in Playmaker Role as Werder Bremen Dominate Sampdoria

Having spent my Wednesday evening immersed in equal parts Werder Bremen v Sampdoria Champions League playoff and Jonathan Wilson’s What is a playmaker’s role in the modern game?, I find it abnormally appropriate to comment on Aaron Hunt’s man of the match performance in Bremen’s eventual 3-1 first leg home […]