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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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Chopra Ignites Passionless Wear-Tees Derby

Michael Chopra’s two goals in the final ten minutes are enough to see off Middlesbrough 2-0 at the Stadium of Light.A game that was more frantic than metered, this was a game that took a long time for anything to build. Yes both sides had plenty of chances (per Soccernet, […]

La Liga Talk with Forza Futbol episode 002

This week on La Liga Talk episode 002 podcast, we continue our team preview of the 2007-8 Season in La Liga. This week we will focus on the midtable from last year specifically – Deportivo La Coruña, Espanyol, Real Mallorca, Racing de Santander, Getafe, Recreativo Huelva, and Atletico Madrid. How […]

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Muscle strain will keep Giovani dos Santos out of Saturday’s CONCACAF Cup

Giovani dos Santos will not be with Mexico when El Tri takes on the United States in Saturday’s CONCACAF Cup playoff, LA Galaxy confirmed on Monday. The Mexican international was pulled from head coach Ricardo Ferretti’s team with a muscle strain, a status Ferretti revealed shortly before the Galaxy announced the withdrawal. “Gio Dos […]

10 things we learned from gameweek 31 of MLS

Here are the 10 things we learned from Week 31 of the 2015 Major League Soccer season. 1. Nick Sakiewicz Out In Philadelphia The nightmare Philadelphia Union fans never thought they’d escape is finally over. In the immediate aftermath of another heart-breaking home defeat in the US Open Cup final, […]