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Author Archives: Jesse Chula

2010-11 Bundesliga Preview: Bayern Munich v Wolfsburg

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The 2010-11 German Bundesliga begins again Friday with a more than mouth watering fixture to start a season which promises to again be one of the most competitive in Europe. The league itself is set to receive added attention stemming from the … Continue reading

Premier League Miss Out on Mesut Ozil as Madrid Secure German Playmaker

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Mesut Ozil has officially signed for Spanish giants Real Madrid as Premier League clubs Chelsea and Manchester United miss the chance to secure the talents and play-making abilities of the 21 year old German international. At a bargain, Real Madrid … Continue reading

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Fox Soccer Channel in HD on DirecTV Opening Weekend Observations

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This past weekend was the weekend many Premier League fans have been waiting on for quite some time now, at least here in the States. FSCHD went live for DirecTV subscribers last Wednesday which was a great way to enter into … Continue reading

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 1

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I Hart the Premier League Did you ever see the movie Office Space where they guy makes the ‘jump to conclusions’ mat? His idea was to craft something similar to the pet rock which made some guy named Gary Dahl … Continue reading

Which Premier League Side has the Best Home Support?

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That’s the question I want readers of EPL Talk to pay special attention to over the course of the next few weeks as each club will get a chance to open up a new season at home. As the new … Continue reading

Open Letter to Sir Alex Ferguson Concerning Mesut Özil

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Dearest Alex, Oops! Apologies in assuming we’re now on a first name basis. I do in fact know a few other individuals named ‘Alex’, I should have distinguished you from them, or should I have said them from you?  Let’s see, there’s Alex Turner … Continue reading

Music, Media and Manchester: The Search for North West England's Best Band

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If you’ve ever read any of my writing previously you’ll know I’m prone to mention various elements of pop culture, music, film or television as references in my writing, sometimes even how they coincide with each other. Along with football, writing and … Continue reading

Four Top Four Players to Watch This Premier League Season

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After a long, hot summer filled with plenty of football, we now stand between what’s left of the work week before the Premier League returns with guns blazing, before Arsenal look like world beaters for four months on all those … Continue reading

Were Football Fans Right to Boo England Players During the Community Shield?

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The Premier League season officially kicked off on Sunday with Manchester United grabbing the first available piece of silverware on offer by beating Chelsea 3-1 at Wembley in front of large audience. The match opened with a frenetic pace as … Continue reading

Fabio Capello Names New Look England Squad

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England boss Fabio Capello has named his 23 man squad that will face Hungary on Wednesday at Wembley, England’s first match since their defeat at the hands of Germany in the World Cup. In the squad, Capello has shuffled fourteen … Continue reading

Four Non Top Four Players to Watch This Premier League Season

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As the Community Shield approaches this weekend to officially kick off another ten months of Premier League football, here are a few non big four yet solid and exciting players to watch this season. For those more interested in big four … Continue reading

Tottenham Hotspur in the Ascendancy, But What Constitutes a Successful Season?

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As Spurs boss Harry Redknapp looks to further strengthen his squad this summer, fans of the North London club are approaching one of the most anticipated seasons in club history after a brilliant end to a successful one last May. … Continue reading

Who Should be First Choice Goalkeeper at Manchester City this Season?

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City boss Roberto Mancini has a pretty nice problem on his hands come the start of the Premier League season as he has arguably two of the league’s best keepers both vying for a starting position at Eastlands. Joe Hart … Continue reading

Sky 3D to Feature Premier League Available October 1st in Homes

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Sky+HD customers will soon have a new way to enjoy Premier League matches in the UK from the comfort of their own homes when the television giant launches Sky 3D in a few months. It was announced today that the previously-only-available-in-pubs … Continue reading

Manchester United 5-2 MLS All Stars: Five Star United Shows Class

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Mexican new boy Javier Hernandez joined up with his new team as Manchester United continued their American exploits, this time in Houston, Texas as the MLS All Stars stood in wait. Sir Alex elected for another young squad with old … Continue reading

Did Soccer Grow in the US this Summer?

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As Premier League football fans languish in the desert of meaningful matches and as we’ve now reached a sort of middle point between the end of the World Cup and the beginning of the Premier League season, I can’t help … Continue reading

Manchester United 1-2 Kansas City Wizards: United's American Tour Hits Snag

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Having reported on United’s earlier stop in Philadelphia last week to mixed results, I feel the need to continue my so called ‘following’ of the club as they continue their trek across America before ending it in Mexico. Don’t call … Continue reading

The Valuation of James Milner: A Transfer Market Comparison

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Yesterday I had a short conversation on Twitter with EPL Talk’s very own Laurence McKenna that went something like this: lozcast: Mascherano = £25m? Milner = £25m+? Discuss JesseChula: @lozcast Milner=versatile, can play either wing or in the middle, young. … Continue reading