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Vote for the Best of the 2011-12 Season In the EPL Awards

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The fourth annual EPL Awards is now open for voting. The annual competition is held at the end of each Premier League season to recognize the best EPL blogs, websites, books, podcasts, radio shows, commentators, footballers, managers and more. It’s … Continue reading

Would This Ever Happen in the English Premier League?

Posted on by Alexander Fairchild

Imagine it’s May 5, 2012 and Tranmere Rovers — after making an illustrious run — are about to face Arsenal in the FA Cup Final. While Rovers enter the Wembley pitch in their traditional blue and white kit, their counterparts … Continue reading

What Are Your Favorite Soccer Leagues? Take Our Survey

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There are so many quality soccer leagues on television that we’re spoilt for choice. Pick any major league in the world, and you’re just a click of a remote control button away from it. But which ones do you watch … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 36: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today, we have two matches kicking off in separate parts of London at different times. The early match is the London derby between Chelsea and QPR (8:30am ET/1:30pm BST). QPR will be hoping for a win to try to increase … Continue reading

Nominate the Best Premier League Footballers and Managers for the 2012 EPL Awards

Posted on by Christopher Harris

We’re getting ready to launch the fourth-annual EPL Awards next week, which recognizes the best of the 2011-12 EPL season, but we need your help. In the categories of best footballers and managers, we want to make sure we haven’t … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 36: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In today’s Premier League Saturday Open Thread, I’m going to do things differently and have some of the astute EPL Talk readers who are on Twitter (who follow @epltalk) to tell you and I which matches they’re most looking forward … Continue reading

Alternative Premier League, Gameweek 35: Newcastle Continues to Sit On Top of Form Table

Posted on by Karl Sears

Newcastle retained their strangle hold at the top of the form table and moved above Spurs into fourth place as week 35 also saw wins for the bottom teams and a slip-up for Manchester United. Newcastle’s latest win over Stoke, … Continue reading

Why the Era of Extravagant Transfer Signings In Soccer Is Over

Posted on by Ross Bellamy

As the end of season looms across most of Europe, appearing over the mountain is this summer’s transfer window travelling circus. Already the infamous ‘My dad owns a dog who knows the owner of Chelsea’ and my personal favorite “I … Continue reading

FAIL: ITV Cuts Away From Live Champions League Coverage to Reveal News Presenter [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

What is it about Britain’s ITV network and them cutting away from live soccer matches? Tonight, during the Real Madrid against Bayern Munich Champions League semi-final, ITV (Independent Television) broke into the live coverage of the match and cut away … Continue reading

PES 2013 Trailer: Plus Konami Announces New Features in Pro Evolution Soccer [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Konami this week launched a debut trailer for PES 2013 (see below). Plus they announced the new features that video gamers can expect to see in Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (PES 2013), scheduled for release later this year. According to … Continue reading

Why the Premier League Should Embrace Officiating Technology

Posted on by Nathan Nipper

Controversial calls have been a prominent feature of the Premier League this season. Barely a week goes by without claims of a diving incident, debatable red cards, or phantom goals. Of course this often irritates fans, particularly if your team … Continue reading

UCL: The Allianz Arena

Posted on by Laurence McKenna

The Champions League tie in Barcelona is special for a number of reasons. Not only are the players representing their clubs, but on a more personal level they are fighting for the chance to step onto the pitch, in Munich, … Continue reading

Adventures in the Fantasy Premier League, Gameweek 35

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

1. Chelsea are dull- The good old days have returned. After dispensing with the innovative AVB, Chelsea have reverted to their “Mourinho tactics”. Who cares if the new style alienates Fernando Torres? It’s effective, and that’s all that matters. Plus it … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 35: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Each of the final three matches of this Premier League weekend are highly anticipated. The early kick-off sees Manchester United take on Everton at home at 7:30am ET/12:30pm BST. It’s Man United’s chance to go eight points ahead at the … Continue reading

Mars and Carlsberg Commercials For Euro 2012 [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I have a soft spot for humorous soccer commercials. There are far too few of them on US television (most of the US ones are far too serious). But here are two new ones from Europe. One is pretty funny. … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 35: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s been a while since we’ve had two massive clubs play in the early kick-off on a Saturday, but we have one today with Arsenal at home against Chelsea. Didier Drogba is doubtful for Chelsea after picking up an injury … Continue reading

Watch What Happens When EPL Talk and Football Ramble Visit San Siro Stadium [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Laurence McKenna (EPL Talk) and Marcus Speller (The Football Ramble) recently headed to Milan for a weekend of Italian football, with adidas. Milan met Juventus at the top of the table, and Marcus took a tour of the city. Watch … Continue reading

Adventures in the Fantasy Premier League, Gameweek 34

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

1.  Tevez- In fantasy football, you don’t have to deal with uncooperative players. That’s why it was difficult for managers like you and me to get our heads around Mancini’s Tevez dilemma. But we certainly understand goals. Goals. Tevez. Three at … Continue reading