Chicharito, the Unmarked Man From Mexico
Chicharito, the Unmarked Man From Mexico

For Javier Hernandez, the 2010-2011 season was one of the most unexpected seasons in the history of the Premier League.  The little known striker came from Mexico with minimal fanfare and an even smaller transfer fee.  But once the season started, Chicharito exploded onto the scene and showed an uncanny […]

The Dying Art Of A Footballer’s Loyalty To His Club
The Dying Art Of A Footballer’s Loyalty To His Club

Loyalty in sports is often a one sided affair.  Fans seemingly will always remain loyal to their favorite club no matter how many losing seasons or failed signings occur.  But loyalty on the part of the club and the players is not always evident.   Is this something that football fans […]

The Transfer Rumor Game
The Transfer Rumor Game

With all league competition complete, the summer months give way to the most important season, some say, which of course is the summer transfer season. This is a time when any team with money in their bank account has an opportunity to improve their squad.  It is also a time […]

FIFA 12 Wishlist: 5 New Features That The Game Needs
FIFA 12 Wishlist: 5 New Features That The Game Needs

The EA Sports FIFA series is one of the best selling games among the sports genre.  For over a decade the game has brought the soccer playing experience to living rooms around the world.  Each updated version introduces new aspects from playing style to graphics.  But even with the most […]

Should the Premier League Adopt an Amateur Draft?
Should the Premier League Adopt an Amateur Draft?

I already know that some of you will read the headline and scoff with disdain at the thought of a draft. And that there are traditionalists out there that will consider this blasphemy.  However, the point of this article is not to install a whole new way in which clubs […]

What Are Your Expectations for Your Favorite Premier League Club?
What Are Your Expectations for Your Favorite Premier League Club?

With the continuing separation between the have and the have nots in the Premier League, I think that it is curious to ask fans about what they expect from their clubs.  Obviously, every fan wants their club to win and be successful, but in this current era in which the […]

Wayne Rooney’s Impact On Manchester United’s Winning Season
Wayne Rooney’s Impact On Manchester United’s Winning Season

Wayne Rooney is one of the most well-known football players in the world, but it’s fair to say that he has been through a lot in the last calendar year.  There was the World Cup disappointment along with issues on and off the pitch.  But with all of the turmoil […]

Arsenal Supporters Have Great Expectations for Their Club and Wenger
Arsenal Supporters Have Great Expectations for Their Club and Wenger

I am not an Arsenal supporter.  Let me just get that out of the way.  So I do not have any rooting interest in whether Arsene Wenger stays on as Arsenal’s manager or not.  This is not another article debating if Wenger should be brought back next season.  Moreover, this […]

What Statistics Say About Tottenham Hotspur’s Season
What Statistics Say About Tottenham Hotspur’s Season

There have been many reasons to cheer for Tottenham Hotspur this season. They have played competitive football in the Premier League and they made a deep run in the Champions League as well. But for all of the recognition Tottenham has received, there seems to be something amiss. For the […]

Why Chicharito Should Win PFA Young Player of Year Award
Why Chicharito Should Win PFA Young Player of Year Award

Last week the nominees for the PFA Young Player of the Year were announced.  That list includes such names as Jack Wilshere, Seamus Coleman, Joe Hart, and Gareth Bale.  This list sparked quite a debate on the EPL Talk website as every fan has an opinion on who should win. […]

Why Manchester United Deserve Some Praise This Season
Why Manchester United Deserve Some Praise This Season

I keep hearing from media types that this version of Manchester United is not one of the “greats” of all time or even one of the best teams in Europe. There are those in the media that equate United’s current record to some lucky breaks and matches against poor competition. […]