Holland Light up Euro 2008 with Dutch Delight
Holland Light up Euro 2008 with Dutch Delight

Switzerland has so far been covered by a sea of orange during this month’s European Championships as Dutch fans have turned up in unbelievable numbers to cheer on their footballing heroes of this generation.And the footballer’s themselves have performed magnificently as well, producing classy and emphatic victories over World Cup […]

Mark Hughes Takes on Mission Impossible at Man City
Mark Hughes Takes on Mission Impossible at Man City

It takes a very brave man to risk his managerial credibility being diminished and take on the lead role at Manchester City, and Mark Hughes has proved he has the heart of a lion by agreeing to work with ruthless owner Thaksin Shinawatra. Just days after Sven Goran Eriksson’s controversial […]

Why Capello Has Reason to be Positive for England Furture
Why Capello Has Reason to be Positive for England Furture

England’s performances against USA and Trinidad and Tobago can hardly be described as spectacular, but Fabio Capello has learnt some extremely valuable lessons for when the real business begins in September. Of course, supporters will expect a much more vibrant and cohesive display of football against Andorra and Croatia in […]

My tips for Euro 2008 – The Group Stages
My tips for Euro 2008 – The Group Stages

So many passionate nations, world-class players, and thoughtful managers will grace this summer’s European Championships in Austria and Switzerland, but only one country will ultimately prevail and cover themselves in glory and success. Here I give my views on who will win the groups outright, who will perform spectacularly and […]

Capello’s England Continue to Stutter in Unconvincing USA Win
Capello’s England Continue to Stutter in Unconvincing USA Win

England 2-0 USA Wembley Way mourned the loss of its soul last night as the fans filling its three-quarter full stadia could only muster up a mediocre atmosphere to compliment England’s dull 2-0 triumph over a woeful USA side. Only a timely flicked header from skipper John Terry and beautiful […]

Europe’s Finest Prepare to Perform in Spectacular Fashion
Europe’s Finest Prepare to Perform in Spectacular Fashion

The dust has settled on another dramatic, frenetic and typically unpredictable domestic campaign across the top leagues in Europe, and only the international feast of football that is Euro 2008 remains on the soccer calendar this season. Supporters and enthusiasts across the globe will gaze and admire the brilliance and […]

Larsson Returns to Sweden Squad Once Again
Larsson Returns to Sweden Squad Once Again

Four years ago in Portugal, Henrik Larsson returned from international retirement to score three goals at the European Championships for Sweden to re-ignite a long lasting love affair with his nation. And quite remarkably, this summer he will attempt to do the same once again, after he was surprisingly included […]

Van Basten Stunned as Seedorf Quits Dutch Squad
Van Basten Stunned as Seedorf Quits Dutch Squad

Clarence Seedorf has remarkably asked to be withdrawn from the Netherlands squad which will take part in this summer’s European Championships in Switzerland and Austria. In a statement, Seedorf said: “It is a decision that comes after serious consideration and months of reflection. Since my return to the national team, […]

Raul Axed by Spain
Raul Axed by Spain

Raul will not take part in this summer’s European Championships after being told of his exclusion from the 23-man Spain squad chosen by coach Luis Aragones. That means the responsibility of scoring goals will fall on the shoulders of Liverpool’s Fernando Torres, Valencia’s David Villa and Real Zaragoza’s Sergio Garcia, […]

A Feast to Savour
A Feast to Savour

Firstly, I would like to show my huge appreciation to the gaffer for allowing me to contribute to the EPL Talk website over the coming weeks, a view which I know is shared by many others. As a young football enthusiast from the UK, it is a very strange feeling […]