Archives: England

The Evolution Of British Soccer Fans From Neanderthals to Warriors of the Light

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Football journalist Gabriele Marcotti, a self-pronounced European football expert and intellectual, proudly considers himself to be part of an enlightened group he refers to as ‘Warriors of the Light’. This is in reference to any coaches, players or analysts who … Continue reading

Arsenal Plan £8m Summer Move for Swansea Defender Ashley Williams: The Daily EPL

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Arsenal is interested in signing Swansea City central defender Ashley Williams for £8 million this summer according to an exclusive in The Guardian by reporter Daniel Taylor. Taylor’s exclusive contains zero sources listed, no quotes (not even anonymous ones) and no evidence … Continue reading

England Home and Away Shirts From Nike: Leaked [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Photos of England’s new home and away shirts from Nike have been leaked on the Internet. Neither of the photos are high quality, so it’s difficult to get a good indication of how good (or not) the shirts look. But … Continue reading

Mancini Accuses Man City Players of Complacency; Singles Out Joe Hart For Criticism: The Nightly EPL

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After Manchester City’s pitiful performance against Southampton, where the Saints walked over the current Premier League champions, manager Roberto Mancini accused his team of complacency and singled out goalkeeper Joe Hart for criticism. “It’s not strange because he did two … Continue reading

Royal Mail Releases New Stamps to Honor Britain’s Greatest Footballers [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The Royal Mail, the British postal service, has published a new series of stamps to recognize the greatest British footballers as part of the celebrations to recognize The FA’s 150th year anniversary. The beautiful collection of stamps features some of … Continue reading

England vs Brazil and Honduras vs USA: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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There are two big matches being played in the world of football today that have a lot of meaning to the readers of this blog. The first is England against Brazil at Wembley in a friendly that will feature Ashley … Continue reading

Europol Suspects that Champions League Match Staged in England Was Fixed: The Daily EPL

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How many times have we heard about betting scandals in European soccer but nothing is ever done about it? Today, it’s revealed that Europol has pinpointed one UEFA Champions League match that was played in England that was allegedly fixed. … Continue reading

QPR’s Panic Spree is the Exception on Saner Transfer Deadline Day: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It was a mad day in the Premier League transfer window today. Peter Odemwingie went AWOL. Brek Shea was beaming like a Cheshire Cat on his drive in to Stoke City. Aston Villa signed a French footballer that no one … Continue reading

Michu Signs Extension to Swansea Contract That Ties Him to the Club Until 2016: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Swansea have slammed the door shut on any transfer speculation about signing of the season Michu leaving South Wales. The Welsh club and the Spanish attacking midfielder have signed a contract extension to keep him at the Liberty Stadium until … Continue reading

England New Home Shirt: Fake Design [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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    Images of England’s new home shirt from Nike have been leaked on the Internet.   UPDATE: What we thought was England’s new shirt is not. It’s a fake. Let’s hope the real one is certainly better than this … Continue reading

Bayern Munich’s Guardiola Coup Began After Their Defeat to Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

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Congratulations to Bayern Munich for capturing the signature of one of the most sought after managers in world soccer. While some had thought that former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola would be taking a long sabbatical from the game, The Guardian’s Rafa Honigstein … Continue reading

FA Logo to Celebrate 150 Years of English Football Association [PHOTO]

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The FA have revealed a logo to celebrate their 150 years in existence. The English Football Association logo features a montage of several iconic faces from the rich 150 year anniversary including Stanley Matthews, Paul Gascoigne, Gary Lineker, John Barnes, … Continue reading

Linesman Who Urged Lescott to Applaud ‘£62′ City Fans Axed from FA Cup Duty: The Nightly EPL

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The assistant referee who urged Joleon Lescott to take his Manchester City teammates over to the away section at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday to thank the City supporters who paid an exorbitant £62 for each ticket has been axed … Continue reading

Theo Walcott Edging Towards New £25m Deal With Arsenal: The Nightly EPL

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Good news for Arsenal fans tonight as a deal to sign Theo Walcott to a new contract appears to be imminent, perhaps as early as next week. Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Theo Walcott edging towards new £25m … Continue reading

Chelsea’s David Luiz Reinvents Himself as Fulham Road’s Socrates: The Nightly EPL

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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Chelsea’s David Luiz reinvents himself as Fulham Road’s Socrates — The Guardian Stoke City has the best defense in Europe says Andre Villas-Boas — The Guardian Robin van Persie could have been killed says Alex … Continue reading

Rafael Benítez Drops Real Madrid Hint for His Options After Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Rafael Benítez drops Real Madrid hint for his options after Chelsea — The Guardian Ryan Giggs can play for Manchester United for another two years, says Sir Alex Ferguson — The Telegraph Sol Campbell … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson Reveals Secrets of His Success to Harvard Academics: The Daily EPL

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Fascinating quotes today from Sir Alex Ferguson hot on the heels of several interviews and classes he did at Harvard University where the football professor shared many secrets of his success of his managerial career — everything from dealing with … Continue reading

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

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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