Wigan's Third Choice Goalkeeper Richard Kingson Shines for Ghana at World Cup
Wigan's Third Choice Goalkeeper Richard Kingson Shines for Ghana at World Cup

There’s been an interesting undercurrent of first choice World Cup goal keepers performing brilliantly in the tournament so far who represent Premier League clubs. Besides a few early blunders from keepers, the goalkeeping has in fact been quite solid throughout the majority of the tournament. Maybe they’ve gotten used to the controversial […]

In Pictures: Frank Lampard's Disallowed Goal v Germany
In Pictures: Frank Lampard's Disallowed Goal v Germany

In one of the most incredible moments in World Cup history, England were robbed a legitimate goal that would have leveled the score v Germany and created an entirely different second half for the surging English. After going down by 2 well scored goals by Germany, England were able to […]

England 1-4 Germany: England Eliminated and Left to Rue Disallowed Goal
England 1-4 Germany: England Eliminated and Left to Rue Disallowed Goal

In the crucial last 16 clash v Germany, England boss Fabio Capello elected to stick with his winning eleven that saw off Slovenia in the last group stage match. Unchanged and with growing confidence, England took the field against one of, if not their most hated international rival. The footballing […]

5 Players to Watch During England v Germany Round of 16 Clash
5 Players to Watch During England v Germany Round of 16 Clash

In this weekend’s tastiest World Cup fixture, long time rivals Germany and England will meet in a head on battle with dramatic implications and a quarter final birth on the line. Will the English get their chance to conquer their demons during a dramatic penalty shootout, or will the young and organized […]

YouTube Gets a Vuvuzela Button
YouTube Gets a Vuvuzela Button

Leave it up to the world’s largest online video portal to come up with some pretty hilarious stuff, from idiots dancing in front of a camera to people falling flat on their faces while attempting some ridiculous stunt, YouTube has now added a Vuvuzela button featured on some soccer related videos. […]

England Survive Group Stage Scare as Form and Belief Continue to Grow
England Survive Group Stage Scare as Form and Belief Continue to Grow

Was that the best that England have to offer? Probably not, but it was better than the last two group stage matches in a myriad of categories. Possession, defense, passing and a more cohesive attack were all sharper from England as they continue to build on their World Cup form that, let’s […]

Is Joe Cole the Answer to England's Attacking Deficiencies?
Is Joe Cole the Answer to England's Attacking Deficiencies?

As England approach their last chance to qualify for the round of sixteen, the avoidance of certain embarrassment and arguably this generation’s most important make or break match, John Terry and the England squad have voiced their concerns over a beer with Fabio Capello resulting in the request to include Joe Cole (among other […]

The Times Closes Door On Online Soccer Coverage
The Times Closes Door On Online Soccer Coverage

EPL Talk reported in April that the days of free articles on the Times were soon coming to an end. It now seems as if the Times have taken the first big step in keeping good on their promise by closing it’s online website, timesonline.co.uk, last Tuesday. For me, the move seems slightly odd considering the Times […]

Confessions of a Frustrated World Cup Fan
Confessions of a Frustrated World Cup Fan

Raise your hand if you live in these great United States, you work full time Monday-Friday, or close to it, and you’re a passionate football fan and love the World Cup with every fiber of your being? If you’re anything like me, your hand is probably (frustratingly) raised high in […]

Should FIFA Ban the Vuvuzela for the Duration of the World Cup?
Should FIFA Ban the Vuvuzela for the Duration of the World Cup?

Whether you’re new to the World Cup or you’re taking in your tenth finals, you’re sure to have noticed the incessant drone at matches this past weekend from the stadium horns known as vuvuzelas that are so common in South Africa. Love them or hate them, it seems the vuvuzela, […]

ESPN Impress with World Cup Coverage Thus Far
ESPN Impress with World Cup Coverage Thus Far

The first few days of the 2010 FIFA World Cup have come and gone like Robert Green’s stint as England’s #1 and ESPN (so far) have impressed with their fantastic coverage here in the States. It seems like ITV is the Robert Green of the tournament thus far while ESPN’s solid coverage, […]

BBC Panorama Documentary Exposes Glazer Family Debt at £1.1bn
BBC Panorama Documentary Exposes Glazer Family Debt at £1.1bn

The Glazer family are in the news yet again for all the wrong reasons as BBC Panorama has found evidence exposing the Glazer family debt at £1.1bn, which is some £400m more than previously thought. After borrowing extensively against their suffering shopping malls in America, the Glazer’s hold as owners […]

Prediction: England Will Beat the U.S. in World Cup
Prediction: England Will Beat the U.S. in World Cup

World Cup fever has got it’s abnormal hold on my mind, body and soul this week as Friday’s opening match approaches like a cold sweat in the night, (if only World Cup fever was an adequate excuse to get out of work). Having awoke the previous two nights contemplating tactics and […]

World Cup Fans Tell Employers to Show Games at Work, Or Else
World Cup Fans Tell Employers to Show Games at Work, Or Else

Companies in the UK and in Latin America better ready themselves for a month of low attendance, low productivity and low morale if they don’t find a way to let employees view World Cup matches this summer if a recent survey conducted by YouGov is to be believed.   The […]