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BBC Presenter David Coleman Has Died At Age 87

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Legendary BBC presenter David Coleman has died at the age of 87 after a short illness, according to a member of his family. Coleman, who covered six World Cup tournaments for BBC as a commentator — including the finals of 1974 … Continue reading

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BBC’s Match Of The Day Dictates England’s Soccer Dialogue, For Better Or Worse

Posted on by Matthew Walsh
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Here’s a fun game. Next time you go watch a soccer match in a bar, pub or somewhere else in public, just spend a moment and try and catch some of the conversation flying around. Not the endless droves of … Continue reading

BBC’s Match Of The Day Opening for the 2013-14 Season [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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One of the highlights of every new season is waiting to find out what the BBC have done with the new opening to their famous Match Of The Day program that airs every Saturday night on British television. Almost every season they … Continue reading

Bizarre ‘Match Of The Day’ Opening From 1990-91 That Was Only Used Once [VIDEO]

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BBC’s Match of The Day is one of the most famous soccer TV shows on the globe. The weekly highlights show on British television is renowned for its iconic opening with a familiar opening tune. But bizarrely, during the height … Continue reading

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BBC Lost Its Sense of Perspective When They Ambushed Gus Poyet

Posted on by Robert O'Connor
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Poor old Gus Poyet. The former Brighton boss must feel like somebody’s been sneaking into his world and pulling threads with the way his career has been unravelling lately. Since his side blew their favorites tag to go crashing out … Continue reading

Watch the Premier League 2012-13 Season Montage From BBC’s Match Of The Day [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Earlier this week, we shared with you the Sky Sports montage of the 2012-13 Premier League season, which included some of the highlights of another glorious nine months. Not to be outdone, BBC’s Match Of The Day program also produced … Continue reading

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FFS: Right Wingers, Banner Protests and Match of the Day

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In the week that Sunderland appoint a tin-pot manager FFS brings you the last Anton Ferdinand Turkish lesson, more In Play Betting with Ray Winstone, an over-respectful footballer, a banner protest and a song about Newcastle being more French than … Continue reading

British Soccer Commentator Tony Gubba Dies Aged 69

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Tony Gubba, one of the most recognizable voices of British football, died today of a short illness, aged 69. The Match Of The Day commentator joined BBC Sport in 1972 replacing David Coleman as the presenter of the Sportsnight program. … Continue reading

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Who Are Your Favorite Pundits in the Premier League?

Posted on by Matt Duncan
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Turn on your TV to watch a game anywhere in the world and the chances are that you will soon see the face of an ex-footballer attempting to share his knowledge of the game with you. Except that all too … Continue reading

Nancy Confirm Deal with Newcastle for Full-Back Massadio Haïdara: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Newcastle United are on the verge of signing a much-needed new defender. The deal for full back Massadio Haïdara is expected to be finalized today with Haïdara moving to Newcastle from French Ligue Un side Nancy. Meanwhile, Newcastle are also expected … Continue reading

Chelsea is Close to Agreeing Deal to Sign Metalist Kharkiv Midfielder Taison: The Daily EPL

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It’s been a busy morning for transfer news as Sky Sports are reporting that Chelsea is close to signing a new midfielder named Taison from FC Metalist. Meanwhile, West Ham have signed a Brazilian on loan, while Sunderland has signed … Continue reading

Bacary Sagna Joins Theo Walcott on Waiting List to Leave Arsenal as Pay Talks Stall: The Nightly EPL

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Arsenal supporters could be in for more headaches next summer if both Theo Walcott and now Bacary Sagna leave the club. Talks to renew the contract for popular Arsenal defender Sagna have reached an impasse after the Gunners have only … Continue reading

Sam Allardyce Open to Nicolas Anelka Deal to Bring French Striker to West Ham United: The Daily EPL

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Big Sam is open to bringing Nicolas Anelka under his wing. The West Ham United manager gave Anelka a new lease of life when he managed the mercurial striker at Bolton Wanderers. I don’t know about you, but I’d love … Continue reading

Decide Which Of These Euro 2012 Opening Titles Is The Best [POLL]

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Which of the following Euro 2012 opening titles is the best? Watch each video and then vote in the poll below. Feel free to add your detailed opinions in the comments section below. (In alphabetical order): Al Jazeera BBC ESPN … Continue reading

Match Of The Day’s Premier League Season Review, 2011-12 [VIDEO]

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There’s been quite a bit of backlash from the Brits this season in regards to their growing frustrations with the pundits on BBC’s Match Of The Day. Personally, I love the show and find that it’s one of the best … Continue reading

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Answers to the Premier League dominance?

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I put forth the question a few weeks ago: Why is the English Premier League dominating the Champions League? Now the BBC has taken that question to a panel of three men with a vast amount of experience and knowledge … Continue reading

BBC Five Live Interview Now Available

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Great news. I was interviewed tonight by Rhod Sharpe for BBC Radio Five Live’s show, Up All Night. You can listen to the interview right here, right now. Let me know what you think of it!

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Interview with BBC Radio Five Live

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you’re free at 9:30pm ET tonight (2:30am UK time), tune in to BBC Radio Five Live! They’ll be interviewing me and playing some excerpts from the EPL Talk Podcast interview with Sean Wheelock. The interview will be immediately followed … Continue reading