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Author Archives: Richard Farley

Everton Talking to Galaxy, MLS About Donovan Loan Extension

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Reports in England confirm that Everton is talking to Major League Soccer and the Los Angeles Galaxy about extending Landon Donovan’s loan. The original loan deal sending Donovan to Liverpool was for ten weeks, putting the league’s Most Valuable Player … Continue reading

Tom Dunmore Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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On the episode of the EPL Talk podcast we move from the action on the pitch to the events surrounding the game, and there is no better person to talk about that than Pitch Invasion’s Tom Dunmore. Tom joined me … Continue reading

Claudio Reyna Interview (Part 2): MLS Talk Podcast

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On this edition to the Major League Soccer Talk podcast, I’m joined by a former captain of the United States Men’s National Team, Claudio Reyna. This is the second part of my interview with Claudio, with the first portion released … Continue reading

Jonathan Wilson Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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The Guardian’s Jonathan Wilson is best known for his knowledge of Eastern European football as well as his tactical and formation analysis. On this episode of the EPL Talk podcast, the author of Sunderland: A Club Transformed (uk, us), Behind … Continue reading

Claudio Reyna Interview (Part 1): EPL Talk Podcast

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Claudio Reyna played midfield for Manchester City and Sunderland after stints with Rangers, VfL Wolfsburg and Bayer Leverkusen, earning the nickname Captain America along the way. Last week, I sat down with Claudio at the Adidas World Cup Media Day … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Press Conference: MLS Talk Podcast

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Last week Adidas made Jozy Altitdore available to select media for a video conference. This edition of the Major League Soccer talk podcast features the audio portions of that conference, with the U.S. international talking about his adjustment to England, … Continue reading

Paul Dempsey Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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Setanta Ireland’s Paul Dempsey has been a fixture on the channel’s Premier League studio presentation since he moved to the channel from Sky in 2006. This weekend was Paul and Pat Dolan’s last broadcast to the United States, Setanta having … Continue reading

Landon Donovan’s Future and the Heart of Labor’s Discontent

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Landon Donovan has impressed David Moyes and the Everton FC brass enough to justify a purchase, though the Toffees’ gaffer is resigned to losing the American star when the player’s loan expires this month. Once the Galaxy star returns stateside, … Continue reading

Ballack Symbolizes All of Chelsea's Troubles

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Michael Ballack’s Saturday performance has been heretofore overshadowed by the traumatic injury suffered by Aaron Ramsey, but while there has been a debate as to the fairness of Ryan Shawcross’s tackle on the Welsh protégé, there can be no doubt … Continue reading

Weekend Review: EPL Talk Podcast

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Silverware was awarded, Stamford Bridge was invaded, and Arsenal was traumatically brought face-to-face with history on a memorable weekend of English football. On this edition of the EPL Talk Podcast, Laurence McKenna, Kartik Krishnaiyer and host Richard Farley look back … Continue reading

Guy Mowbray Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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Guy Mowbray is one of the components of BBC’s Match of the Day and will be on hand at Wembley on Sunday for the League Cup final. Earlier this week, he joined the EPL Talk Podcast to break down the … Continue reading

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Arseblogger Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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The success of Andrew Mangan’s blog has branded him as the Arseblogger, proprietor of Arseblog.com. On this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, Stephen Darwin welcomes the Arseblogger back to the podcast, getting his views on the start of Arsenal … Continue reading

Grant Wahl Interview: MLS Talk Podcast

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Grant Wahl is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated and author of the best seller, The Beckham Experiment. In Tampa for the U.S. Mens National Team’s friendly with El Salvador, Grant joined the MLS Talk podcast Wednesday to talk USMNT … Continue reading

David Goldblatt Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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On the Wednesday edition of the EPL Talk Podcast we were proud to welcome David Goldblatt, renowned for his work on The Ball is Round (uk, us), possibly the definitive book chronicling the history of football. David is also regularly … Continue reading

Tim Vickery Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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On this episode of the EPL Talk Podcast we welcome Tim Vickery, who picks up on some of the theses regarding player developed that we addressed with Andy Brassell two weeks ago. Then, Tim talks to us about some notable … Continue reading

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Weekend Review: EPL Talk Podcast

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Chelsea has increased their lead atop the Premier League, Tottenham is back in fourth place, while Everton gets three more points from one of the league’s leaders. On this edition of the EPL Talk Podcast, analysts Laurence McKenna and Kartik … Continue reading

United States Men’s National Team: Formation Paralysis and the 4-2-2-2

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One of the positives Bob Bradley has brought to the United States Men’s National Team is formation stability. Whereas Bruce Arena employed an admirable adaptability, Bradley’s move to an unvarying 4-4-2 has given his players consistent time within one system, … Continue reading

Shaka Hislop Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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Shaka Hislop currently works as an analyst for ESPN, but before that he was a goalkeeper for Newcastle United, West Ham United, Reading, and Portsmouth. On this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, the Trinidand and Tobago international – who … Continue reading