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EPL Talk Podcast Hits 2 Million Downloads Milestone

EPL Talk hit a new milestone today by logging 2 million downloads of its popular twice-weekly soccer podcast. Six years ago this month, the first episode of the EPL Talk Podcast launched featuring an interview with none other than Steven Cohen, then of World Soccer Daily. The show began as […]

Adventures in the Fantasy Premier League, Gameweeks 32 and 33

Redemption- These were gameweeks of redemption, and not just for Wigan Athletic. Andy Carroll was absolutely shocking for 91 minutes of Liverpool’s 3-2 win at Ewood Park, before springing into life for the final 120 seconds. Joey Barton, too, put previous struggles behind him with a goal in QPR’s potentially […]

What It’s Like to Follow the Premier League From Ireland

The allure of the multi-million pound dealings and media accessibility has seen the EPL remain the focus for the majority of Irish soccer fans. The national league in Ireland is predominately semi-professional, and it struggles to gain focus over the GAA (Gailege football and hurling) and more recently Rugby. Away […]

adidas: #takethestage

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MHhaMXrUk8] With just over 100 days to go until the start of the Olympic Games, adidas has revealed their biggest UK campaign ever entitled take the stage. An all-new 60 second TV ad kicks off the multi-channel campaign on Saturday 7th April that will showcase that there is a stage […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 32: Open Thread

We have seven Premier League matches in store on this, the seventh of April, today. Kicking off gameweek 32 is the early kick-off between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light. It’s a match between two men who have had aspirations of becoming England manager. O’Neill was allegedly […]

Alternative Premier League, Gameweek 31

With the rest of the league tightening up, the two teams who are beginning to look adrift are sitting at the top, and the bottom. Manchester United is now 11.93 points ahead of City, while Wolves are 11.68 points behind Blackburn in 19th. United were among the week’s top scorers […]

Premier League Preview: Easter Edition

With the majority of sides in the Premier League with only seven games left to play, a fixture-packed Easter schedule could well have decisive repercussions at the top and bottom of the division. With matches every day from Friday to Wednesday, each team will need to be at their best […]

Simon Kuper Interview: Author of Soccer Men

I recently chatted with Soccernomics co-author Simon Kuper to discuss several topics regarding world soccer. Kuper, whose latest book Soccer Men is now available in stores, talked about what impact (if any) soccer has on politics, as well as how he began his career in journalism. Alex Fairchild (AF): Could you describe […]

Adventures in the Fantasy Premier League, Gameweek 31

Squeaky Bum Time- As the clock ticks on this year’s Premier League, fantasy managers everywhere are beginning to sweat. Whatever your motivation – pub bragging rights, office sweepstakes, England job – the importance of cashing in on opportunities now couldn’t be clearer. With that in mind, here’s a bit of […]

The 7 Greatest Soccer Movies Of All Time

Even though soccer is the world’s most popular sports, there’s a surprising lack of films about the beautiful game. In America, it seems that there are more movies about college football than the soccer variety. But we’ve combed the video stores, e-commerce sites and streaming destinations to pick out the […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 31: Open Thread

Today is one of those rare Saturdays when there are no early kick-off nor late kick-offs in the Premier League. Instead we have seven Premier League matches all kicking off at the same time (10am ET/3pm UK time). In the race for the Premier League title, all eyes will be […]

Adventures in Fantasy Premier League Gameweeks 29 and 30

Feed the Yak- Along with Danny Graham and Grant Holt, Yakubu is one of the top three value-for-money forwards in the Fantasy Premier League. Available at £5.9 million, he has scored more league goals than either Balotelli or Dzeko. He is an automatic starter at Blackburn and a consistent penalty-taker. […]

Inside The Magic of Panini Football Stickers [VIDEO]

  With the 2011-12 soccer seasons getting closer to the final lap, anticipation is building for Euro 2012. Part of the ritual of each major tournament is the collecting of Panini sticker albums. As we get closer to the tournament, we’ll find out whether the stickers will be available in […]

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Premier League Footballers On All-Star Injury Fantasy Team

We thought it’d be fun to pick our all-star injury football team featuring those Premier League players that always seem to be injured. Thanks to the EPL Talk readers who participated in last weekend’s EPL Talk Chat for the idea. Chris Kirkland Gary Neville Mikael Silvestre Jonathan Woodgate Ledley King […]

Sepp Blatter is a World Class Weenie

In a FIFA sanctioned event of great importance to the football world, the African Cup of Nations, the Togolese team is attacked by a bunch of machine gun wielding whackos.  Three people are killed and two players are shot and in serious condition.  The rest of the players feel fortunate […]

Is the Scudetto race over?

Rome draws at home and Inter wins on the road that sounds like game, set, match ! Congratulations Inter Milan as the Nerazzurri increased their lead over Roma to six-points in the Scudetto race. Although Inter Milan still have to play the second leg of the Milan derby, I can’t […]

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Arsenal and Tottenham have halted their race for Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi

Things are heating up in North London between Arsenal and Tottenham, with last weekend’s results leaving Spurs only two points behind the rival Gunners, who sit in fourth place in the English Premier League. But it is not just on the pitch where the competition is picking up. Both teams […]