Stoke City Benefit From The Chest of Johnson
Stoke City Benefit From The Chest of Johnson

For seventy minutes at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke City and Portsmouth football clubs were getting very close to contending for my ‘worst match ever watched’ title. The last twenty minutes redeemed it. When it’s all said and done we will remember one thing from today’s match between Stoke City and […]

Weekend Premier League TV Schedule and Preview
Weekend Premier League TV Schedule and Preview

Saturday 7:45 am ET Aston Villa v Chelsea (Live Setanta Sports). Guus Hiddink has had a week with Chelsea, and he gets thrown right into the fire with an away trip to third place Aston Villa. Villa at home have only lost twice…but have five draws in the process while […]

Drogba Wants to Stay at Chelsea
Drogba Wants to Stay at Chelsea

Sorry Drogba, but I have to call BS on this one. After spending this season doing more sulking than any professional football player should be allowed to do by law, and in a week where Marseille’s president has said he wants Drogba back, Didier Drogba has attempted to shut people […]

Sir Alex Ferguson Adds to Chelsea Misery
Sir Alex Ferguson Adds to Chelsea Misery

I wonder why Sir Alex Ferguson waited until tonight to say what he said, when he had every opportunity to do so last week. Then again, he always has had a knack for waiting until the points were in the bag before opening his mouth (see Kevin Keegan and Rafa […]

Can Eduardo Get Past an Apology
Can Eduardo Get Past an Apology

Now that Eduardo is back, I was expecting this one. Last year when the injury happened, we got headlines galore about no apology being made. Tonight, that same headline is back. Of course there is two sides to every story, and Martin Taylor certainly has his. He claims to have […]

Welcome Back Eduardo While Russian Increases Arsenal Share
Welcome Back Eduardo While Russian Increases Arsenal Share

I have to admit this is one return I am glad to see. After getting match fit in the reserves, and helping Croatia to a friendly victory, Eduardo Da Silva returned to the Arsenal starting eleven in glorious fashion Monday night as his two goals blasted Arsenal into the fifth […]

EPL Talk Podcast: John Kerr Interview
EPL Talk Podcast: John Kerr Interview

John Kerr Interview On Episode 111 of the EPL Talk Podcast, Johnathan Starling interviews John Kerr, the first American to play in the old English first division. We discuss what it was like to be a kid around the New York Cosmos during the days of Pele, what made him […]

Cahill Does It Again, FA Cup Draw Thoughts, And Other Premier League News
Cahill Does It Again, FA Cup Draw Thoughts, And Other Premier League News

Is there anything Tim Cahill can’t do? Tim Cahill’s week defines the word jet lag. From Liverpool to Japan for a World Cup Qualifier. His performance for Australia wasn’t exactly great, then again neither was Australia’s. Cahill had to be thankful Everton’s FA Cup tie against Aston Villa was on […]

Samba Saves Blackburn Blushes
Samba Saves Blackburn Blushes

Blackburn Rovers have to consider themselves fortunate they are looking at a Ricoh Arena replay instead of losing in front of the most faithful of the faithful at Ewood Park. After Roque Santa Cruz put Blackburn ahead inside of ninety seconds, two second half goals from the Sky Blues should […]

Premier League and FA Cup Weekend Preview and US TV Schedule
Premier League and FA Cup Weekend Preview and US TV Schedule

FA Cup Saturday 7:45 am Swansea City v Fulham (Live Setanta Sports). Swansea’s first game at home in this season’s competition sees them host Fulham, who’s only wins this season away have been in the FA Cup. Swansea have more draws than wins at the Liberty Stadium and are close […]

Chelsea Players Play Blame Game and Other Premier League News
Chelsea Players Play Blame Game and Other Premier League News

It took a couple of days, but the rift in the Chelsea dressing room seems to have finally made it out onto the public forum of the press. It all had to start with John Terry, doing his best to absolve his blame in Scolari’s sacking by saying he was […]

United States v Mexico Live and Online
United States v Mexico Live and Online

CONCACAF World Cup Qualification begins the home stretch tonight as round one of the hexagonal begins and what a clash to start out with. The weather is miserable, but not cold in Columbus and the United States only have Mexico to contend with. Can the United States get off on […]

Hiddink to Chelsea And Other Premier League News
Hiddink to Chelsea And Other Premier League News

For Chelsea fans, this is another case of ‘here we go again’. The Chelsea international manager merry-go-round continued Tuesday after Roman went all guns blazing after the man who has been managing the national team of his birth. Despite all the media reports of Avram Grant, Frank Rijkaard, even the […]

Tony Adams and Luiz Felipe Scolari Less News Digest
Tony Adams and Luiz Felipe Scolari Less News Digest

These will be rapid fire after the fun day of news already discussed. * Shawn Wright-Phillips receives a three match ban for the kick he gave Rory Delap. Delap is supporting SWP saying he deserved what he got after his tackle on him. And through all of this, Jose Bosingwa […]

Chelsea Dig Their Own Grave
Chelsea Dig Their Own Grave

I must have been the only Chelsea fan in the world who wasn’t surprised by today’s news. Realistically with the FA Cup the only legit chance of Chelsea winning any trophy this season, the move had to be made now. Had Scolari been in charge Saturday when Chelsea went to […]

Steve Bennett’s Mouth, Joe Kinnear’s Health and More
Steve Bennett’s Mouth, Joe Kinnear’s Health and More

I wonder if Steve Bennett will be more careful with who he talk to in regards to his job. Now I’ll be honest with everyone. When Jeffrey Hash linked me to this story earlier Sunday morning, I simply went “It’s the News of the World…why should I care?” What I […]

Breaking News: Tony Adams Sacked as Portsmouth Manager
Breaking News: Tony Adams Sacked as Portsmouth Manager

Despite saying that he’s going no where, Portsmouth feel like they have had enough. The Telegraph are reporting that come Monday morning, Tony Adams will be officially sacked as manager after only 22 games in fifteen weeks in charge. His last match in charge ended in disappointment as Portsmouth blew […]

US Squad Announced For Mexico World Cup Qualifier
US Squad Announced For Mexico World Cup Qualifier

Here’s the squad announced by Bob Bradley for Wednesday night’s qualifier against Mexico by position (numbers in parenthesis are all time world cup qualifying caps and goals scored). GOALKEEPERS (2): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa: 4/3 SO), Tim Howard (Everton FC: 7/5 SO) DEFENDERS (7): Carlos Bocanegra (Rennes: 16/2), Jonathan Bornstein […]