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Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 17: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s Premier League action kicks off with a match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St. James’s Park. Unfortunately, very few people are giving United much of a hope in this match. And understandably so, given Newcastle’s injury crisis … Continue reading

FOX to Televise 2013 FA Cup Final On US Free-to-Air Network

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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EXCLUSIVE: FOX Sports will televise the 2012-13 FA Cup Final live on US television on its free-to-air network TV stations nationwide, according to an EPL Talk source. The 2013 FA Cup Final is scheduled to be played at Wembley Stadium … Continue reading

Robin van Persie Shirt Most Popular in North America: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In surprising news, Robin van Persie has surpassed Wayne Rooney as the footballer who is selling the most number of replica shirts in North America. No numbers were revealed as far as shirt sales, but the article includes the top … Continue reading

Manchester United Prepare to Join Race to Sign Theo Walcott: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The race is on to sign Arsenal winger/striker Theo Walcott who has been unable to agree a deal with his club. Now, The Telegraph is reporting that Manchester United are preparing to join the race to sign the England star. The pressure … Continue reading

Martin O’Neill: I Am The Best Man for Sunderland, No One Else Can Do a Better Job: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Martin O’Neill is under pressure to deliver results, which makes today’s home match against Reading a must-win for the Black Cats. A loss for Sunderland could see them drop to second from bottom. With the pressure on, O’Neill has come … Continue reading

FA Could Turn to Retrospective Action to Ban Game’s Divers: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Hopeful news this morning for one of the most annoying facets of the professional game — diving. The FA could turn to retrospective action by the end of this season to ban the game’s divers by tweaking the disciplinary code. … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday Gameweek 16 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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While the biggest match of the weekend is tomorrow, there were plenty of highlights and goals to keep us entertained today. For readers in the United States, here are today’s match highlights from Premier League gameweek 16 (Saturday): Arsenal vs … Continue reading

Sporting KC’s Kei Kamara Training with Stoke City for One Week: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Sporting Kansas City has announced that their star striker Kei Kamara is training with Stoke City. Typically these sort of trials don’t result in anything, but it’s a golden opportunity for Sierra Leone striker to show what he’s capable of in … Continue reading

Mexican Crime Rate Drops When Chicharito is Playing: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Mexico has a solution to its crime rate problem: Play Chicharito more often! According to a recent study, the Mexican crime rate drops whenever Javier Hernandez (aka Chicharito) is playing. Here are today’s Premier League news headlines: Mexican crime rate … Continue reading

Arsène Wenger Loses His Usual Cool as Fires of Unrest Rage at Arsenal: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsene Wenger is under pressure at Arsenal and the cracks are beginning to appear after an unusually edgy and confrontational press conference in advance of Tuesday’s Champions League match against Olympiakos. The Guardian’s David Hytner reported that Wenger was unusually … Continue reading

Benitez Admits He is ‘Not 100 Per Cent’ Sure He Will Last the Whole Season at Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Benitez admits he is ‘not 100 per cent’ sure he will last the whole season at Chelsea — The Mirror Andy Carroll out injured for two months at West Ham — The Mail … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 15 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Twenty two goals in eight Premier League matches is a decent return for a Premier League Saturday especially given the number of surprise results and end-to-end-action. Here are the video highlights from today’s matches (for US readers only). West Ham … Continue reading

Premier League Giants Lose Again. Get Used To It

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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There’s still a long way to go this season, but like I’ve been saying before the season started, this season will be the most competitive Premier League season in a very long time. The talent from top to bottom in … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 15: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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What could be worse than West Ham United versus Chelsea? Perhaps QPR against Chelsea? Lazy jibes aside, let’s hope that the early kick-off between West Ham United and Chelsea is far more entertaining to watch than I fear. In the … Continue reading

Lucas Leiva Returns to Liverpool Squad for Visit of Southampton: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After a three month absence due to injury, Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva returns to Liverpool’s squad for this weekend’s match against Southampton. Anyone who watched the documentary Being Liverpool should feel a pinch of affection for Leiva, as he raced back to … Continue reading

See How Your Premier League Team is Doing After 14 Matches Compared to Last Season

Posted on by Guy Robert
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I am the first to admit that comparative tables prove absolutely nothing when it comes to the EPL, but that doesn’t stop me from creating them and pondering over the results. After Wednesday’s matches, it occurred to me to take … Continue reading

Arsenal Defender Laurent Koscielny Out Until Christmas With Groin Injury: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsenal suffered another injury this season after defender Laurent Koscielny was taken off early in the match against Everton with a groin injury. The defender will be out until Christmas. Koscielny joins several other injured Arsenal players including Abou Diaby, … Continue reading

Europa League Could Be Scrapped in Favor of Expanding Champions League to 64 teams: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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UEFA is considering scrapping the Europa League and expanding the Champions League from 32 to 64 teams. UEFA says it’ll make a decision in 2014, but if the proposed move is approved, it could mean that 7 Premier League clubs … Continue reading