Dear NBC: Take My Money For NBC Sports Live Extra, Please
Dear NBC: Take My Money For NBC Sports Live Extra, Please

Like many other Americans who follow the Premier League closely, I’ve been reading the news about NBC’s plans for their coverage next season with great interest. For the most part, it sounds like a great improvement over what FOX Soccer has been bringing us. But there’s one aspect from their […]

England’s Squad For Euro 2012: Our 23 Picks
England’s Squad For Euro 2012: Our 23 Picks

So Roy Hodgson will be naming his preliminary squad for this summer’s Euro 2012 tournament tomorrow at 8am ET/1pm BST. Here’s a comprehensive list of all the likely players considered, as well as who I think should be in the final 23 man squad for Euro 2012 in Poland and […]

What Did Dimitar Berbatov Do Wrong?
What Did Dimitar Berbatov Do Wrong?

Dimitar Berbatov was joint top scorer in the Premier League last season, along with Carlos Tevez, scoring 20 goals in 32 matches. This season he’s only managed just seven league goals for Manchester United, but has only appeared in 10 league matches (only five of which he’s started). His goal […]

Ledley King, The Most Valuable Player in the Premier League
Ledley King, The Most Valuable Player in the Premier League

Tottenham Hotspur has played 12 matches thus far this season, winning 9, drawing 1, and losing 2. Ledley King has ushered the Spurs defense through 8 of those games, with one other in which he was taken off after the half-hour mark with an injury. For the 8 matches King […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 4: Live Blog
Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 4: Live Blog

Kick off the discussion of today’s Premier League action with a live blog, which will be open from 9:30am to Noon ET. It’s pretty rare that you’ll have Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Spurs and Liverpool all playing at the same time, but that’s what we have today at 10am ET […]

Live Blog: February 2 Matches
Live Blog: February 2 Matches

Have a day off and stuck under a few feet of snow that seemingly won’t be cleared out until the middle of next week? Just need a place to chat during the matches while pretending to work? As yesterday, join me again this afternoon for a live blog of today’s […]

Live Blog: February 1 Matches and Transfer Talk
Live Blog: February 1 Matches and Transfer Talk

Join me LIVE at 2 PM this afternoon for a live blog of the four Premier League matches being played today, including a possible Fernando Torres Chelsea debut. Also a short discussion of yesterday’s transfer sagas beforehand to whet the appetite. See you then! Arsenal v Everton (FSC); 2:30 PM […]

Premier League Live Blog: Arsenal v Man City and 6 Other EPL Matches
Premier League Live Blog: Arsenal v Man City and 6 Other EPL Matches

Hi all EPL Talk readers, Join me at 2:30 PM ET for a live blog of the seven matches being played this afternoon, highlighted by the Arsenal v Manchester City match on ESPN2. Other matches include: Aston Villa v Sunderland Newcastle v West Ham Wolves v Chelsea Blackburn v Liverpool […]

Live Blog: Premier League December 28
Live Blog: Premier League December 28

Will Manchester City top the table for a moment (however briefly)? Will Chelsea be knocked out of the top 4 for a day (at least)? Will Blackpool actually play a match? Join me for a live blog for the seven matches today, which include: Manchester City v Aston Villa Tottenham […]

United at Old Trafford: Lucky, Good, or Something Else?
United at Old Trafford: Lucky, Good, or Something Else?

Full disclosure: I’m a Spurs fan.  Have been for round about six years, which just so happens to be just before the last time Mark Clattenburg took charge of a Manchester United v Spurs fixture at Old Trafford.  For any who needed their memory jogged (or who weren’t fans at […]

Dear Fox Soccer Channel(s): an Open Letter For the New Season
Dear Fox Soccer Channel(s): an Open Letter For the New Season

Within the last 12 months, you’ve done a lot to enhance your product and the growth of the game. The launch of the HD channel and Fox Soccer Plus, while not by any means perfect, have been a major plus. The announcement of the new Fox Soccer Tonight program is […]

Tottenham Hotspur Premier League Kits 2010-11: Photos
Tottenham Hotspur Premier League Kits 2010-11: Photos

Here is a preview photo of the new Tottenham Hotspur kits which will be worn in the Premier League this upcoming season.  The sponsor here, Autonomy, is an enterprise software company based in the UK.  However, in a departure for English clubs, Autonomy has a sponsorship deal for Premier League […]

Man United v Spurs: Why Change a Winning Side?
Man United v Spurs: Why Change a Winning Side?

That’s the question I was asking as soon as the team news came out and we saw Harry Redknapp had moved Benoit Assou-Ekotto from left back to right back; Gareth Bale from left midfield to left back, and Luka Modric from center midfield to left midfield.  All to accomodate the […]

Top 4 Anti-Bias
Top 4 Anti-Bias

When I first started watching English football as a Yank six years ago, I was drawn to the best clubs and star players, like anyone would be.  But then I quickly realized that being a fan of one of the Big 4 clubs is no fun.   Since the ’02-’03 […]

Fox Soccer Plus and FSCHD: Latest Developments
Fox Soccer Plus and FSCHD: Latest Developments

It’s been three weeks since the launch of the new Fox Soccer Plus channel, and almost three months since the launch of Fox Soccer Channel in HD. But what progress has there been thus far and what do we still not know? As of this writing, Fox Soccer Plus is […]