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Which Premier League Clubs Near the Bottom Will Avoid Relegation?

As the Premier League season comes to a close, much of the attention is placed upon the title race between Manchester City and Manchester United.  But at the other end of the table there is an equally fascinating battle to avoid relegation between several clubs.  Wolverhampton already knows their fate, […]

Play the EPL Draft! Which Players Would You Pick for Next Season?

UPDATED: As some of you may or may not know, the NFL Draft has commenced here in America. All the teams in the National Football League descend upon New York and spend the next several days drafting the best college football players in the land. So naturally I thought to […]

An Early Look at the Contenders for the Premier League Manager of the Season Award

The Premier League Manager of the Season award is always a contentious one. Whilst usually dominated by the manager of the league champions, there are often several contenders. Overachievers competing for Europe? The newly promoted side comfortable in mid table? Many managers situations can be looked upon favourably by fans […]

The Definitive Guide to the Premier League Relegation Dogfight

With the Premier League title race being so tightly contested between the two Manchester clubs, and the chase for the fourth and final spot for Champions League looking equally enthralling, one could be forgiven for forgetting about the relegation battle being fought at the foot of the table. People might […]

What I Learned About Your Premier League Club This Season

In the 20 years that I’ve followed the Premier League, this season has been the most unique for me. In previous years, I watched the league with an unbiased lens, able to dish out criticism and laud players and teams with praise without letting club bias get in the way. […]

Time To Give The Other 14 Clubs in the Premier League Some Well-Deserved Respect

What a difference a week makes. Since Christmas Day, the teams at the bottom and in the middle of the Premier League have performed spectacularly, picking up much-needed points. Consider that Blackburn beat Manchester United at Old Trafford and tied Liverpool at Anfield. West Brom grabbed a draw against Manchester […]

What Are The 20 Premier League Clubs Wishing For in 2012?

Here is what the Premier League clubs are wishing for in 2012: Arsenal: Gunner fans are wishing that scoring machine Robin van Persie continues his torrid streak. Aston Villa: That Alex McLeish has a method to his “managerial tactic” madness. Blackburn: Steve Kean is renting and not buying. Bolton: Club […]

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Tim Vickery Interview

Episode 105 features an interview with Tim Vickery, one of the most astute writers on the topic of South American football and a co-host of the BBC World Football Phone-In Show as well as writer for World Soccer Magazine and Sports Illustrated. Vickery has lived in Brazil since 1994. His […]

Portsmouth v Manchester United and the Dubious Penalty

Not that it mattered much in the end, but Saturday in the Premier League saw Mike Dean (with the help of his linesman Richard West on one instance) award three penalties, one of which must have been one of, if not the most dubious penalty this season in the Premier League. Manchester United looked a […]

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Traveling through Bali in search of soccer

Editor’s note: World Soccer Talk writer Oliver Huddlestone is currently traveling throughout Asia and is sharing travelogues with us from the countries he visits. So far, he’s shared his observations regarding trying to watch or play soccer from Hong Kong and Malaysia. Today’s post is on Bali. Bali quickly found its […]

More than 1.8 million soccer fans in US watched El Clasico across beIN SPORTS networks

Saturday’s El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona delivered an average of 1.8 total viewers across beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, according to Nielsen. A total of 1,106,137 watched the game on beIN SPORTS en Español, while 768,445 watched the game on the English-language beIN SPORTS network. “We […]