Archives: England

FA Says it Has Not Yet Found Evidence of Racist Chanting at San Marino Game: The Daily EPL

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The Football Association is investigating allegations of racist chanting against Rio and Anton Ferdinand from the San Marino game last week, but have found no evidence as of yet. The FA says it has no reason to doubt media reports … Continue reading

FA Stands to Lose Up to £26m if England Fail to Reach 2014 World Cup in Brazil: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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England’s destiny is in their own hands in World Cup qualifying. The majority of matches they have remaining are at home, but if the Three Lions do fall and end up in second place in their group, they face the … Continue reading

Why International Soccer Needs a Revamp To Stay Relevant

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Theoretically, international soccer is the absolute pinnacle of any player’s career — proudly representing your homeland, fighting tooth and nail to get a result against other teams with comparable national pride. The thought of representing your nation at a major … Continue reading

Montenegro vs England, World Cup Qualifier: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
England's Steven Gerrard sits on the bench before their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against San Marino in San Marino

England faces a tough match this evening with a World Cup qualifier match against Montenegro in Podgorica. Roy Hodgson has made six changes to his England side. It’s a strong lineup today for England, so they can’t have any excuses against … Continue reading

New Close-Ups of England’s Away Shirt From Nike for 150 Year Anniversary [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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New close-ups of England’s away shirt for 2013 have been leaked on the Internet. Designed by Nike, for the first time, the close-up photos reveal a better glimpse of what the new England away shirts look like. The red polo … Continue reading

Roy Hodgson Keeps His Counsel After England Fans Abuse Rio Ferdinand: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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England manager Roy Hodgson took the high road yesterday after being asked what his opinion was regarding England fans singing abusive songs against Rio Ferdinand during the country’s 8-0 victory against San Marino. Hodgson shrugged off the comments, saying that … Continue reading

San Marino vs England, World Cup Qualifier: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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While the US men’s national team has the tricky match against Costa Rica later today (watch for the open thread on EPL Talk for that one), England faces a far easier opposition against European minnows San Marino. San Marino has … Continue reading

FFS: World Cup Qualifiers, Tasty Tackles, Betting and Michael Owen

Posted on by Alex Muller
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With Uncle Roy Hodgson doing battle with the mighty San Marino, this week’s FFS take a look at the international games ahead. Here’s a quick preview of the Scotland and Wales game: Gareth Bale might start, as will 21 other … Continue reading

New Close-Ups of England’s Home Shirt From Nike for 150 Year Anniversary [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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New close-ups of England’s new home kit for 2013 designed by Nike have been leaked on the Internet. The new photos show more of the detail regarding the shirt and the Football Association’s 150th year anniversary crest. The rounded collar … Continue reading

Rio Ferdinand to Travel to Qatar for England TV Gig Despite Pulling Out of Squad: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Despite Rio “in again, out again” Ferdinand pulling himself out of the England squad for the two key World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro due to fitness concerns, the Manchester United defender has decided to take a lucrative … Continue reading

England Away Shirt From Nike For 150 Year Anniversary: Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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A photo of England’s new red away kit has been leaked on the Internet. The shirt, designed by Nike, will be worn for the first time by England this Friday in the World Cup qualifier against San Marino. The shirt … Continue reading

Watch Roy Hodgson’s England Press Conference In Build Up to Game Against San Marino

Posted on by Alex Muller
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England manager Roy Hodgson will be conducting a press conference today at 10am ET/2pm UK time, which will be streamed live on EPL Talk. Hodgson will be speaking to the media in preparation for Friday’s World Cup qualifier against San … Continue reading

Why Rickie Lambert Deserves an England Call Up

Posted on by Josh Harris
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Rickie Lambert has scored in all four of England’s top divisions, including 13 goals this season in the Premier League. The Scouser is currently the top English goalscorer in the top flight, and thus is deserving of a call-up to … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson Shows His Influence Again Over Rio Ferdinand Saga: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Either Rio Ferdinand is fit enough to play for England, or he isn’t. And judging by Ferdinand’s decision today to pull out of the England squad because he’s unprepared for England’s fitness and medical program, then what on earth is … Continue reading

Rio Ferdinand’s Recall Shows England Retirement is Not The Answer

Posted on by Tim Simon
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When Rio Ferdinand wasn’t called up to Euro 2012 at the expense of John Terry, who at the time was on trial for the racist abuse of Rio’s brother Anton, it seemed his England career was over. Ten months on, … Continue reading

Qatari ‘Dream Football League’ a Hoax Say French Liars Who Began the Rumor: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The Times newspaper of London has egg on its face this morning after it’s been revealed that their “exclusive” story about Qatar launching a ‘Dream Football League’ was a hoax. As was reported last night, the DFL was billed as … Continue reading

Top 10 Goalkeepers in Premier League History

Posted on by Tim Simon
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The goalkeepers of the Premier League often get overlooked as people prefer to see goals scored rather than saved, but there have been some truly incredible goalkeepers who have graced our shores. H ere are my top 10 goalkeepers that … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson Says Wayne Rooney Will Be Offered a New Deal: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Sir Alex Ferguson has come out on the offensive today in defense of Wayne Rooney. According to The Guardian, “Sir Alex Ferguson has launched a fierce defence of Wayne Rooney, stating his determination to keep the striker at Manchester United, attacking … Continue reading