If We’re Lucky, We’ll See A Goal, This Time (Weekend Preview): EPL Talk Podcast
If We’re Lucky, We’ll See A Goal, This Time (Weekend Preview): EPL Talk Podcast

The weekend preview edition starts with Olympic Stadium news and the potential return of Chris Hughton, which I discuss with a special guest. Making his first appearance on the show is Kevin McCauley (manager of CartilageFreeCaptain.com, managing editor of WorldSoccerReader.com, and contributor at SBNation.com), filling in for Kartik Kishnaiyer and […]

Where To Go When Our Crude Tools Can’t Capture Carlo’s Trequartista
Where To Go When Our Crude Tools Can’t Capture Carlo’s Trequartista

Numeric annotation of formations was on my mind before I started firing off emails late last year. Even before I got his response, I’d seen Michael Cox’s thoughts on the practice, the Zonal Marking owner giving his views to Tom Williams. When the AFP writer asked Cox why we annotated […]

But What About Carlo (Weekend Review Show): EPL Talk Podcast
But What About Carlo (Weekend Review Show): EPL Talk Podcast

On a historic weekend of football in the English Premier League – one that saw a record number of Saturday goals, Manchester United’s first loss of the season, and a memorable capitulation from Arsenal – the story was Kenny Dalglish; or, the story was Carlo Ancelotti, depending on how you […]

Giving Thanks To A Turkey Too Fowl For Some: Major League Soccer Talk Podcast
Giving Thanks To A Turkey Too Fowl For Some: Major League Soccer Talk Podcast

Perhaps at no point in the history of the United States Men’s National Team has Turkey featured so prominently, but with the closing of the European transfer window on Monday, the country’s soccer league was near the forefront of many USMNT supporters’ minds. That’s because a former national team prospects […]

For The Love Of Torres (Weekend Review Show): EPL Talk Podcast
For The Love Of Torres (Weekend Review Show): EPL Talk Podcast

The fourth round of the FA Cup saw the league’s top four barely survive, though the fifth of the Big Five (Tottenham) met their end at Craven Cottage. On this edition of the EPL Talk Podcast, myself, Kartik Krishnaiyer, and the returning Laurence McKenna discuss the weekend’s results, outcomes that […]

The Massey, Keys, Gray Area of Sexism and English Football: EPL Talk Podcast
The Massey, Keys, Gray Area of Sexism and English Football: EPL Talk Podcast

On Wednesday, Richard Keys resigned from his position with Sky Sports, the latest chapters in the saga that started Sunday, when audio of sexist comments from Keys and broadcast partner Andy Gray was made public. With Gray having been terminated by Sky on Tuesday, Keys’ resignation marked the final piece […]

English Premier League Weekend Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast
English Premier League Weekend Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast

The two Manchester clubs finished the English Premier League weekend tied atop the league, with Arsenal’s win at West Ham United creating a gap between the top three and the other two recognized title contenders. On this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, Kartik Krishnaiyer and myself take inventory of […]

EPL Talk Podcast Weekend Review Show, Live Stream And Open Thread
EPL Talk Podcast Weekend Review Show, Live Stream And Open Thread

The race at the top of the Premier League tightened-up this weekend. Manchester United got a good result at White Hart Lane (0-0), but with Saturday wins by Manchester City (4-3, over Wolves) and Arsenal (0-3, at West Ham United), the league’s top three teams are within two points of […]

Finding Context on Another Departure: Major League Soccer Talk Podcast
Finding Context on Another Departure: Major League Soccer Talk Podcast

Edson Buddle has left Major League Soccer. What at first seemed like a thin, spurious connection was affirmed on Monday, with 2. Bundesliga’s 17th place Inglostadt signing the now former Los Angeles Galaxy striker. On this edition of the Major League Soccer Talk podcast, myself and co-host Christopher Riordan talk […]

Finding Context on Another Departure: Major League Soccer Talk Podcast
Finding Context on Another Departure: Major League Soccer Talk Podcast

Edson Buddle has left Major League Soccer. What at first seemed like a thin, spurious connection was affirmed on Monday, with 2. Bundesliga’s 17th place Inglostadt signing the now former Los Angeles Galaxy striker. On this edition of the Major League Soccer Talk podcast, myself and co-host Christopher Riordan talk […]