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Archives: BBC

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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

Posted in BBC, Leagues: EPL | 5 Comments

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

Posted on by Alex Muller
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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

Posted on by Alex Muller
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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

Posted on by Alex Muller
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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]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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

Posted in BBC, Leagues: EPL | 5 Comments

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
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  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!

Posted in BBC, Interviews | 1 Comment

Interview with BBC Radio Five Live

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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

Recap of interview with BBC World

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Just completed an interesting interview this morning on live TV for BBC World’s “My World Cup” show. The host, Adnan, asked me about the US performance in the Italy match, how the coverage has been thus far on TV, and … Continue reading

Interview with Sean Wheelock from BBC Five Live

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I had the pleasure tonight of interviewing Sean Wheelock live from Germany for the latest episode of the EPL Talk Podcast. Since 1996, Wheelock has been a soccer correspondent for BBC Five Live and many of you may be familiar … Continue reading

Required Reading for World Cup Fans

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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There’s no better time to be a football fan than right now. On the eve of the World Cup, the choices of what to watch and read are almost endless. For example, you’ have to read this one about the … Continue reading

Welcome BBC Web Site Visitors

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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If you’re visiting this blog from the link at the BBC’s web site (so far, that’s 36% of you), welcome aboard. While the focus of the EPL Talk blog is on the English Premiership League, we’ll also be covering the … Continue reading

BBC Offers Soccer Fans an Inside Look

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The BBC is doing a fantastic job at opening up its lines of communication and giving visitors an inside look at how their Sport web site delivers news. Ian Westbrook from the BBC was kind enough to explain how their … Continue reading

FA Cup Final Frustrations

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I tried listening to the FA Cup Final via the internet today, but didn’t have too much luck. First BBC Five Live had the pre-match build up but they broke in with their “We’re sorry, but due to contractual obligations, … Continue reading