Author Archives: Laurence McKenna

PES’d Off (Press ‘A’ To Shoot)

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Morgan and Matt review PES 14, taking a look at the ups and downs of FIFA’s main competitor. The boys also take a quick look at FIFA 14 on Xbox One and even a little FM banter. EPL Talk: @epltalk … Continue reading

FA Coup (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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It’s the cup weekend, what a wonderful way to continue into 2014 as the teams start an uncertain walk towards the end of the season. For some that walk became even more hazy as they crashed out of the cup, … Continue reading

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N.Y.Evens (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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Happy New Year! Of course, new things come with the new year: right? Well, for some sides this was true. For others, the home comforts and sitting on the couch in front of the TV was too tempting to make … Continue reading

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Arsenal First-Last (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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The half-way point of the season and frankly: we’re only a little clearer on who could be challenging for a title at this point. 9 and 9 separate the top and bottom 10s, if that makes sense. So where is … Continue reading

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Penalty Boxing Day Bonanza (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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Did you enjoy that day off from football watching duty and got plenty of family time in? Good, now that’s sorted we can dive right back in to, Suarez, strike rates, and Santa’s January wishlist. In section 1 we talk … Continue reading

Scouse Tree (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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It’s Christmas time. There is need to be afraid. At Christmas time, we turn on floodlights and we wade to football matches. Incredible conditions in football begin to become a factor at this point in the season. But in the … Continue reading

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Nominate Us For Best Sports Commentary (Special Update)

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If you’ve ever listened to an episode of the EPL Talk Podcast, we’d like to ask a favor of you that’ll take just 30 seconds. We’d love it if you’d nominate us to be in the running for an award. … Continue reading

SPURned (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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Opportunities and goals all over the Premier League, just not evenly shared as sides get brushed aside or fail to make an impression at all. Managers on the end and Steve Clarke is over it as AVB reiterates the idea … Continue reading

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Combinations (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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When it comes to combinations the pod look at the best and worst of the last week: Moyes- United. USA-Germany-Ghana-Portugal. Does it get much better for football? Whatever your opinion on the draw and the weekend of football which followed … Continue reading

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The Management (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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A smaller pod this week but even more Premier League to cram in there. Mid-week games mean that things pile up for teams and from now on games come thick and fast for these sides. Christmas isn’t a let-up either. … Continue reading

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Press ‘A’ To Shoot: Ep.5 – Football Manager

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The Boys are back in town with special guest Kris Heneage in tow. This weeks episode takes a look at the ongoing Football Manager careers that everyone is playing. Kris is just starting his Russian adventure, while Morgan is pulling … Continue reading

A few feet (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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How much difference can a few feet really make to a performance? Apparently, about 6 difference…so let’s talk about City and their great run of home games where things have gone very well. Tactical or a size issue? AVB was … Continue reading

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Break This (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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International break has served us so well, as we finally have the World Cup roster decided! What a time for football and Brazil. To celebrate, the pod get together and chat about World football, EPL and Europe. What did you … Continue reading

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Krul and the Gang (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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A Sunday packed full of football left City in crisis, Tottenham ill-tempered, and Arsene annoyed. In section 1 we talk about the crescendo of the day’s football as Arsenal took on Manchester United at Old Trafford. Has Moyes proved a … Continue reading

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Interview With Mike Gastineau; Author of New Book About the Seattle Sounders (Voices Of Soccer)

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In the latest episode of our weekly interview series, Mike Gastineau is our guest. Gastineau recently published a book about the Seattle Sounders entitled Sounders FC: Authentic Masterpiece: The Inside Story of the Best Franchise Launch in American Sports History. … Continue reading

Press ‘A’ To Shoot – Football Manager Review

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Football Manager 2014 is here. Join Matt and Morgan as they host a love in for the greatest sports simulation known to man! This week’s episode looks at the new features for this years iteration, how the new look affects … Continue reading

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Back To Normal? (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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You remember, just a few seasons (more) ago: Arsenal dominated the league with their own brand of football and swagger. What’s new then? Well…this time they do it with a team that wasn’t even supposed to finish the top 4 … Continue reading

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Jose Mourinho, Luis Suarez and Michel Platini (This Week In Soccer)

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In the eleventh episode of This Week In Soccer, the topics discussed are (1) Jose Mourinho’s antics (2) The value of Luis Suárez, and (3) Michel Platini: The man and politician. The guests on this week’s episode are: Laurence McKenna (EPL Talk Podcast host) Richard Farley … Continue reading

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