Todd Shenk

Todd Shenk is a fan of the EPL and runs the fantasy Premier League focused blog Premier Soccer Chat He works full time as a children's therapist and spends his free time watching soccer and playing sports such as soccer and volleyball. In addition he is a Manchester United supporter and enjoys watching baseball and attending games throughout the summer. He can be found on Twitter @Todd_Shenk
What is wrong with Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney?
What is wrong with Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney?

Wayne Rooney has long been a scapegoat. He can always be counted on to eventually let us all down. There are certainly millions, if not billions, of words written about Wayne Rooney since he first began playing. It’s easy to forget that Rooney is still only 29 years old. It’s […]

Center-back concerns could derail Manchester United’s title bid
Center-back concerns could derail Manchester United’s title bid

The center-back position at Manchester United has never been the same following the decline of Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic. While Sir Alex seemingly bolstered the central defensive ranks by purchasing young players like Phil Jones and Chris Smalling and having Jonny Evans come up through the academy, none of […]

Manchester United have a healthy midfield conundrum
Manchester United have a healthy midfield conundrum

With Morgan Schneiderlin joining Bastian Schweinsteiger at Manchester United there are growing questions about where these two will fit into a central midfield that is already packed. This is just the thing that United supporters have been craving for years, but has now created a conundrum of where to stick […]

Where could Morgan Schneiderlin fit in at Manchester United?
Where could Morgan Schneiderlin fit in at Manchester United?

Speculation is high that Morgan Schneiderlin is set to sign for Manchester United this summer, with a possible transfer occurring as early as this week in a deal worth somewhere in the range of $37 million. Schneiderlin’s contract at Southampton expires in June 2017, and they don’t necessarily have to […]

Manchester United considering US tour to Atlanta, Ohio and New Jersey
Manchester United considering US tour to Atlanta, Ohio and New Jersey

This summer of 2015 Manchester United look set to play in a short three-match tour of America. This summer’s trip to the United States looks likely to take place on the East Coast with possible targets in Atlanta, Ohio, and New Jersey. While talks are still continuing on settling on […]

Burnley vs. Manchester United Match Review and Player Ratings
Burnley vs. Manchester United Match Review and Player Ratings

The last time that these two teams met at Turf Moor was in the 2009 Premier League season, with Burnley coming away as 1-0 winners. The Premier League newcomers were hoping to produce another shocking result, even if it comes against a struggling Manchester United team still trying to find […]

A Remarkable World Cup Moment That Went Unnoticed In the USA-Belgium Game
A Remarkable World Cup Moment That Went Unnoticed In the USA-Belgium Game

This World Cup has been one of the best in recent memory, despite all of the concerns with the tournament being held in Brazil. There have been some fantastic goals and amazing matches. Of course, any World Cup will have its talking points and controversies. Referees will always be blamed […]

Can the Netherlands Return to the Final? Can They Win it All?
Can the Netherlands Return to the Final? Can They Win it All?

It is somewhat incredible to think that the Netherlands World Cup run has become something of a surprise. After all, they were in the final of the 2010 World Cup and only narrowly lost in extra time. Their 2012 Euro campaign was beyond disappointing after they lost all three of […]

Netherlands World Cup 2014 Preview: A Test of Youth Mixed with Experience
Netherlands World Cup 2014 Preview: A Test of Youth Mixed with Experience

The Oranje. The Royal Netherlands Football Team (KNVB), aka Netherlands or Holland, is a team well known for its moments of brilliance, but so often eclipsed by moments of madness. Their fans can always be seen wildly cheering on their team decked out in orange with a smattering of red, […]

How Southampton Has Turned Into This Season’s Surprise Team
How Southampton Has Turned Into This Season’s Surprise Team

Southampton has become the biggest surprise of this Premier League season. After being promoted just last year, they have catapulted themselves into third place after the first 11 matches. Even more amazing, they have the chance to go top of the league this Saturday if results go their way between […]

Which 3 Premier League Clubs Will Be Relegated This Season?
Which 3 Premier League Clubs Will Be Relegated This Season?

As an American, when I was first introduced to the Premier League I was intrigued by the idea of relegation to a lower league along with lower tier teams moving up. I will admit that it took me a bit to truly grasp this. Since then I have enjoyed this […]

NFL Fans Hate Soccer But We Don’t Care
NFL Fans Hate Soccer But We Don’t Care

“It’s too boring.” “There’s never any scoring.” “They’re all pansies.” “They’re always rolling around on the ground pretending to be hurt.” These seem to be the standard arguments I get from my American football loving friends and acquaintances whenever soccer is brought up, or showing on TV. I would say […]