Au Revoir, Brian McBride
Au Revoir, Brian McBride

American soccer will lose one if its most venerated heroes at the end of the MLS season when 38-year-old Brian McBride finally call it quits after a 16-year career. McBride is most known in the United States as a star for the national team. A decade of solid performances punctuated […]

Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Sept. 3
Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Sept. 3

Gerrard Backs Capello Ahead Of Euro 2012 Qualifiers English captain Steven Gerrard has defended Fabio Capello ahead of England’s first Euro qualifiers versus Bulgaria and Switzerland, calling the cries for his ousting “crazy.” “It’s important Fabio is still given a chance. Who out there, that’s an English manager, has the […]

Premier League Power Rankings: Week 3
Premier League Power Rankings: Week 3

Before we even get into the swing of things the Premier League is taking a break for European qualifiers. But in the absence of EPL action this weekend it seems like an appropriate time to reflect on the early stages of league play. So far, Chelsea can’t be stopped at home, […]

Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 30
Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 30

Capello Names England Squad Ahead Of Euro Qualifiers Jermain Defoe was the surprise inclusion of the England squad ahead of the Three Lion’s first Euro 2012 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Switzerland. The striker was supposed to have groin surgery after Tottenham’s resounding victory over Young Boys booked their place in […]

Fulham, Newcastle, Everton Advance In Carling Cup
Fulham, Newcastle, Everton Advance In Carling Cup

Three more Premier League clubs were in second-round action in the Carling Cup today. Here’s a recap of all of the action. Fulham 6, Port Vale 0 Continuing the trend of 6-0 scorelines, Fulham routed Port Vale to advance to the third-round of the Carling Cup. Zolton Gera and Bobby […]

Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 25
Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 25

Defoe Could Play Against Young Boys But Will Miss Euro Qualifiers Tottenham and England striker Jermain Defoe could play through injury in tonight’s Champions League qualifying clash with Young Boys but will miss England’s first two Euro 2012 qualifiers with a groin strain. Defoe has been nagged by injury since […]

EPL Power Rankings: Week 2
EPL Power Rankings: Week 2

After week two of the Barclay’s Premier League the goals have continued to flow. Chelsea are off to the best start for any club in England’s top division since 1888 and there have already been four games with at least six goals scored. This seemed like a high time to […]

Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 23
Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 23

Blatter: An English World Cup Would Be “Easy” FIFA officials arrived in England today to begin their four-day inspection of their 2018 World Cup bid. The 1966 hosts received a boost from FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who said, “The easiest way to organize the World Cup is to go to […]

Premier League News: Daily Ticker: Aug. 21
Premier League News: Daily Ticker: Aug. 21

Huang Abandons Liverpool Bid Kenny Huang has abandoned his bid to take over Liverpool FC on behalf of Chinese sports investment firm QSL, a source told The Guardian. Huang was long considered the only viable contender to take over the debt-riddled club. Huang’s withdrawal is rumored to be because of […]

Blackpool Chairman Steps Down
Blackpool Chairman Steps Down

Blackpool was stunned this evening with the news that chairman Karl Oyston has resigned with immediate effect just days after their shocking 4-0 victory over Wigan. No reason has been given as to why but the Daily Mail is reporting that the 43-year-old Oyston, who took control of the club […]

Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 17
Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 17

Aston Villa and Manchester City Reach Deal Over Milner After one of the longest transfer sagas of the summer Aston Villa has finally agreed on terms to sell midfielder James Milner to Manchester City. The England international will undergo a medical at Eastlands this afternoon. The exact terms of the […]

Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 16
Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 16

Eriksson Thinks Capello Was Wrong To Force Beckham Out Former England manager Sven Goran Eriksson has criticized current manager Fabio Capello for announcing that David Beckham would likely not play in any more competitve matches for the Three Lions. “Beckham deserves all the respect you can give to him,” Eriksson said. […]

Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 11
Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 11

` Fulham Say Schwarzer Will Not Go To Arsenal Fulham has taken steps to assuage rumors that goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has requested a transfer to Arsenal. Arsene Wenger had a £2 million bid rejected earlier in the transfer window for the former Middlesbrough man. “The club has not received a transfer request […]

Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 9
Premier League News, Daily Ticker: Aug. 9

Brown and Robinson Retire From England Squad Fabio Capello has lost two more potential squad members as Blackburn keeper Paul Robinson and Manchester United defender Wes Brown declined their respective call ups to the England squad for England’s upcoming friendly against Hungary. Robinson and Brown, both 30, narrowly missed out […]

Is Huang The Savior Of Liverpool?
Is Huang The Savior Of Liverpool?

Reports out of the British media indicate that Chinese billionaire Kenny Huang is planning a hostile takeover of Liverpool FC. Current owners Tom Hicks and George Gillette put the club up for sale during the spring but are against Huang’s takeover because they would not see a profit from the […]

Premier League News, Daily Ticker: July 30
Premier League News, Daily Ticker: July 30

James Headed To Championship England goalkeeper David James has secured a move to Championship side Bristol City on a free transfer. James, who started three of England’s World Cup matches in South Africa, inked a one-year deal with the option of an additional year after the 39-year-old successfully passed a physical on […]

Premier League News: Daily Ticker, July 29
Premier League News: Daily Ticker, July 29

Robinho Recalled To Manchester City It looks like the tumultous tenure of Robinho at Manchester City will continue into the 2010-11 season as the Brazilian striker was recalled to England. The 26-year-old had been on loan to the Brazilian club Santos since January. Robinho returns to Eastlands reluctantly after his discontent […]