Who's Going to Finish 4th?
Who's Going to Finish 4th?

We’ve been getting a lot of comments here on EPL Talk recently and it’s great to hear from the readers. So let’s keep it going. Who do you think is going to end the season in fourth place and snatch the Champions League spot that goes with it? After this […]

Following Premiership Players in the African Cup of Nations
Following Premiership Players in the African Cup of Nations

I have to tell you all how unbelievably disappointed I am that this year’s 26th edition of the African Cup of Nations, set to kick off in Ghana on January 20, isn’t being televised on any major station here in the US (at least as far as I know, but […]

Football Manager 2008
Football Manager 2008

 Frustrated by Rafa’s rotation policy at Liverpool and think the Reds should be better? Angry that Valencia is falling apart as we speak under Ronald Koeman? Think you could lead Manchester United to another treble? Then Football Manager 2008 is the game for you.I know this game has been out […]

Premiership Teams' New Year's Resolutions
Premiership Teams' New Year's Resolutions

I figured that before the Christmas and New Year’s hype ends and becomes irrelevant, I’d try to milk it for all it’s worth and relate it back to the Premiership.Twenty teams compete in the most entertaining domestic league in the world; every single one of them has room to improve, […]

Premiership Midseason Awards
Premiership Midseason Awards

 Phew. After a jampacked holiday schedule that came fast and furious, fans and players alike  now get a chance to catch their breath as the next round of games doesn’t come until the 12th. The Carling Cup semifinals and the 3rd Round of the FA Cup will have to tide […]

Best Week of the Year
Best Week of the Year

I know this sounds corny but in the holiday season of giving, that’s exactly what the Premiership did as this was the most exciting week of soccer, at least that I can remember, in 2007 as far as England’s top league goes.As we all know, the Christmastime schedule is packed with teams playing three […]

Shut Up, Rolando Bianchi!
Shut Up, Rolando Bianchi!

 Take a look at this article that came out today on ESPNsoccernet about Manchester City striker Rolando Bianchi:ROME, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Italian striker Rolando Bianchi aims to reach double figures at Manchester City this season but does not plan staying in the Premier League in the long term.‘I hope […]

"Best Of" List–2007
"Best Of" List–2007

Here’s my “Best Of” list for the year 2007 in the Premiership.Best Game: Tottenham-4, West Ham-3 (03/04/07)Most Improved Team: PortsmouthBest Uniform: Manchester United-Away (Black)Best Manager: Arsene WengerMost Passionate Fans: LiverpoolBest Stadium: Fratton Park and Craven Cottage (tie)Most Outstanding Striker: Didier Drogba (Chelsea)Most Outstanding Midfielder: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)Most Outstanding Center […]

Goodbye, Lawrie Sanchez
Goodbye, Lawrie Sanchez

Another Premiership manager has bitten the dust as Fulham fired Lawrie Sanchez today with immediate effect.Sanchez joins Martin Jol, José Mourinho, Chris Hutchings, Sammy Lee, and Billy Davies as managers who started the year with a Premiership club and have been fired or have left by “mutual consent” during the […]

UEFA Cup Draw
UEFA Cup Draw

Wow, we’ve had draws galore over the past couple days what with the Carling Cup semifinal draw yesterday and the UEFA Cup Round of 32/Round of 16 and the Champions League Round of 16 draws today. Right now I want to shine the spotlight on Europe’s second-tier club competition, the UEFA […]

Carling Cup Semifinals
Carling Cup Semifinals

The Carling Cup semifinal draw was made last night after Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.The semifinal round will be contested over two legs, with the team that scores the most goals over both games advancing to the final. The exact dates have yet to be determined but […]