Villa Continue to Amaze While Chelsea Needs to Think UEFA Cup
Villa Continue to Amaze While Chelsea Needs to Think UEFA Cup

One streak was going to end at Ewood Park this afternoon. Either Sam Allardyce was going to lose his first match for Blackburn in the league, or Aston Villa was going to win seven on the trot away from Villa Park. When it was all said and done, Blackburn Rovers […]

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

Saturday 7:45 am Manchester City v Middlesbrough (Live Setanta Sports. Replays: Saturday 8:30 pm, Monday 11 am, Wednesday 9:15 am and 6 pm). The time has come for Gareth Southgate to shut up and simply get a win, something his side hasn’t done in twelve games. Shay Given should be […]

Another Manchester City Arrest, And Villa Puts The Arshavin Story To Rest
Another Manchester City Arrest, And Villa Puts The Arshavin Story To Rest

 Micah Richards wins the Christmas stupidity award. It took seven weeks, but we find out tonight that Micah Richards was arrested over a December 24th attack outside a Hale nightclub.  It is alleged that Richards attacked an eighteen year old male. In something that Mark Hughes has had some practice […]

Can The Arshavin Talk Finally Stop And Sky Clean up on UK Rights
Can The Arshavin Talk Finally Stop And Sky Clean up on UK Rights

Well we know the Andrei Arshavin deal according to the Premier League is complete, but how much trouble was there in completing this deal? It seems that lawyers had to be called in to make sure everything was in order as this deal was finally competed almost twenty-four hours after […]

Snow Wreaks Havoc on Transfer Deadline, and FA Cup
Snow Wreaks Havoc on Transfer Deadline, and FA Cup

Don’t you just love the weather? Thanks to snow that has been unkind to transport within the UK, the five  pm transfer deadline got extended. Now obviously the catch to that was deals had to already been agreed and loose ends tied up, but just the fact the transfer window […]

Vinnie Jones Interview
Vinnie Jones Interview

On this episode of the EPL Talk Podcast, Johnathan Starling interviews Vinnie Jones. We discuss the Wimbledon side that won the FA Cup Title, how Howard Wilkinson kept his card count down while at Leeds United, what his second stint at Wimbledon was like, what he wants to be remembered […]

Mike Riley Should Never Referee a Big Match Again
Mike Riley Should Never Referee a Big Match Again

If anyone deserves Liverpool man of the match award, it’s not a Liverpool player. Instead of the honor going to Fernando Torres, that award should be awarded to the man in the middle Mike Riley. Every time I see Mike Riley as referee to any game, my thoughts immediately change […]

Wembley Gets Champions League Final and Other Stories
Wembley Gets Champions League Final and Other Stories

It took a little time, but the Champions League Final is heading to Wembley Stadium. It took a little extra time, and a vote by parliament to exempt tax rules on players who would play in the final, for Wembley to get the final that will be played in 2011. […]

Rafa’s Ranting Is Doing Liverpool No Favors
Rafa’s Ranting Is Doing Liverpool No Favors

The sooner Rafa Benitez keeps his mouth shut about how teams are playing against Liverpool, even in off handed ways, and focuses on getting your team back on the winning path; the better off you will be. The comments made after Liverpool’s 1-1 draw at the JJB against Wigan in […]

Mike Pollitt Costs Wigan Three Points Against Liverpool
Mike Pollitt Costs Wigan Three Points Against Liverpool

You never commit too soon. Mike Pollitt did just that towards the end of the first half of Wigan’s home tie with Liverpool and paid the price. While Mido equalize late in the match, this was a game where Wigan seriously had a chance at getting all three points. Yes […]

Is Robinho Worth the Headache?
Is Robinho Worth the Headache?

I wonder if Manchester City are ready to cut their losses with Robinho at this time.  After the impromptu vacation he took last week, all Manchester City seem willing to do is fine him two weeks wages. To that I say ‘big deal’. Do you think Robinho cares about missing […]

Was Paul Robinson Deserving of Red Card?
Was Paul Robinson Deserving of Red Card?

When you see West Brom v Manchester United, it’s almost written in stone what the outcome is going to be. However in being the first live match I have seen in over two weeks, I was happy to see any and all live football. When it’s all said and done, […]

Kaka to Manchester City Heats Up
Kaka to Manchester City Heats Up

After plenty of speculation, it’s finally happened. Just hours after AC Milan said that Kaka wasn’t for sale, the newswires went crazy over the fact Manchester City has indeed opened talks to purchase the star player, and the figures are simply staggering. The 100 million euro purchase price, yes it’s […]

No Excuse For Frozen Pitches While Rafa Fails With Words
No Excuse For Frozen Pitches While Rafa Fails With Words

How would you like to have been a Manchester City or Blackburn Rovers fan heading from the north of England to the south, only to do a turnabout and head home after finding out your upcoming fixture was canceled? I know if it was me, a few words of the […]

Chelsea Pathetic at the Post as Manchester United Blitz Chelsea
Chelsea Pathetic at the Post as Manchester United Blitz Chelsea

Frank Lampard midweek stated that Chelsea needed to work on set piece defense. Obviously the team needs to be completely retrained from scratch as two of them came to their undoing as Manchester United thrashed Chelsea 3-0 at Old Trafford setting them up to be league leaders should they win […]

Arsenal Escape the Cold While Liverpool Left Out to Freeze
Arsenal Escape the Cold While Liverpool Left Out to Freeze

On a day where the weather saw two Premier League ties called off, one London side will be glad their match was played while Liverpool will be wishing their tie at Stoke City was frozen off. Whenever Arsenal and Bolton get together, you know two things are certain. The first […]