Play Euro Manager, the Free Euro 2012 Fantasy Game From ESPN
Play Euro Manager, the Free Euro 2012 Fantasy Game From ESPN

Looking for another way to enjoy Euro 2012? Then head over to ESPN and play Euro Manager. A group named Fans of EPLTalk.com has been created and can be accessed here. All that is required to play is a free ESPN username. Create your team, then click on the ‘Join Group’ button, […]

Manchester United Needs to Find Its Killer Edge Again
Manchester United Needs to Find Its Killer Edge Again

  The last month of the Premier League season has been one of disappointment for Manchester United supporters.  An eight point lead in the title race dwindled into a second place spot based on point differential.  As rivals Manchester City ascended up the table by playing proficient and convincing football, […]

Which Premier League Clubs Near the Bottom Will Avoid Relegation?
Which Premier League Clubs Near the Bottom Will Avoid Relegation?

As the Premier League season comes to a close, much of the attention is placed upon the title race between Manchester City and Manchester United.  But at the other end of the table there is an equally fascinating battle to avoid relegation between several clubs.  Wolverhampton already knows their fate, […]

5 Key Observations from the Manchester City vs Manchester United Derby
5 Key Observations from the Manchester City vs Manchester United Derby

The most recent Manchester Derby gave fans an intense, action packed match. The derby provided even more importance and both clubs are competing for the Premier League title. In the end, Manchester City showed its championship mettle as the noisy neighbors pulled even with Manchester United in points and ahead […]

Is This Manchester Derby The Biggest In Premier League History?
Is This Manchester Derby The Biggest In Premier League History?

“Fact Or Fiction” is an infrequent series on EPL Talk. In this series, an assertion will be made regarding an impacting topic in the Premier League. EPL Talk writers Matt Hackenmiller and Earl Reed each offer their views on whether the statement is “Fact or Fiction.” Fact or Fiction: The […]

Predicting the Final Premier League Table of The Season With 7 Games Remaining
Predicting the Final Premier League Table of The Season With 7 Games Remaining

After spending some time going through the remaining fixture list, I have begun the process of projecting the final standings for the 2011-12 season of the Premier League. Now, obviously, with any type of projections, injuries and dips in form are difficult to foresee.  However, based on these projections, there […]

Tottenham Hotspur Supporters, Beware The Ides Of March
Tottenham Hotspur Supporters, Beware The Ides Of March

At this point of the season, Tottenham Hotspur sit firmly entrenched in the third spot of the Premier League.  They boast one of the best attacking squads led by Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Aaron Lennon while their defense has been buoyed by the addition of Brad Friedel at keeper.  […]

Random Thoughts From Premier League Gameweek 26
Random Thoughts From Premier League Gameweek 26

1. Arsenal fans can exhale and begin chanting, “All is well”. Yes, the Gunners played much better Sunday, but this is still the same club that was routed at the San Siro recently so it is difficult to get a firm grasp on just how good Arsene Wenger’s men are.  It […]

What Are The 20 Premier League Clubs Wishing For in 2012?
What Are The 20 Premier League Clubs Wishing For in 2012?

Here is what the Premier League clubs are wishing for in 2012: Arsenal: Gunner fans are wishing that scoring machine Robin van Persie continues his torrid streak. Aston Villa: That Alex McLeish has a method to his “managerial tactic” madness. Blackburn: Steve Kean is renting and not buying. Bolton: Club […]

Premier League Gameweek 17: Cheers and Jeers
Premier League Gameweek 17: Cheers and Jeers

Here’s a look back at the good, the bad, and the ugly from week seventeen of the Premier League. Note: Readers can follow Matt on Twitter @thehackreport Cheers 1.  Russell Martin: Norwich’s center back was all over the pitch against Wolverhampton.  He had three interceptions and twenty clearances to quell […]

Fact Or Fiction: Spurs Are Second Best Team In Premiership
Fact Or Fiction: Spurs Are Second Best Team In Premiership

“Fact Or Fiction” is a series that will be run every Friday. In this series, an assertion will be made regarding an impacting topic in the Premier League. EPL Talk writers Matt Hackenmiller and Earl Reed each offer their views on whether the statement is “Fact or Fiction.” Fact or […]

Premier League Gameweek 16: Cheers and Jeers
Premier League Gameweek 16: Cheers and Jeers

Here’s a look back at the good, the bad, and the ugly from week sixteen of the Premier League. Note: Readers can follow Matt @thehackreport Cheers 1.  Michael Carrick: Perhaps his best match in a United uniform. 2.  Radek Cerny:  The QPR keeper made several key saves to prevent a […]

FIFA 12 or Football Manager 2012: Which Is Better?
FIFA 12 or Football Manager 2012: Which Is Better?

Like most soccer fans, I have enjoyed playing the FIFA game franchise for the past several years. The game has made many improvements over the years in hopes to bring fans a real life game experience. There has been much debate on this site about which game is better, FIFA […]

Premier League Gameweek 15: Cheers and Jeers
Premier League Gameweek 15: Cheers and Jeers

Here’s a look back at the good, the bad, and the ugly from week fifteen of the Premier League. Note: Readers can follow Matt @thehackreport Cheers 1.  Nani: The Manchester United winger netted two goals and an assist in the win over the Wolves. 2. Antonio Valencia:  United’s other winger […]