Author Archives: Richard Farley

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

Steve Davis Interview: MLS Talk Podcast

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You may know Steve Davis from his contributions to ESPN’s Soccernet or his blog Daily Soccer Fix. On this episode of the Major League Soccer Talk podcast, Steve joins me to talk about some of the interesting stories from around … Continue reading

Mid-Week Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast

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Looking back on the mid-week action for Premier League sides in Champions League, Europa, and within the Premiership, analysts Laurence McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer join host Richard Farley on this edition of the EPL Talk podcast. Topics: Arsenal’s 2-1 loss … Continue reading

Dwight Yorke Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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Dwight Yorke is best known for his days playing for Manchester United and Aston Villa. On this edition of the EPL Talk Podcast, the Trinidad and Tobago international, who represented his country at the 2006 World Cup, joined the Gaffer … Continue reading

Andrew Cole Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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On this edition of the EPL Talk Podcast we are joined by Andrew Cole. Cole is an iconic player of the Premier League era, coming to prominence in 1993-94 when he scored 34 league goals for Newcastle United. He later … Continue reading

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EPL Talk Review Show – FA Cup Weekend Edition

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Reviewing the weekend’s FA Cup, fifth round action, analysts Laurence McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer join host Richard Farley to look at the eight matches of the fifth round proper. That, and the trio talk about the future of Portsmouth as … Continue reading

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Tommy Smyth Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

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Tommy Smyth is one of the most prominent personalities covering soccer at ESPN. Earlier this week, Tommy sat down with The Gaffer for this edition of the EPL Talk Podcast. Some of the topics discussed with Tommy Smyth include: His … Continue reading