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Inside The Magic of Panini Football Stickers [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

  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, … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 30: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

One of the many reasons why I love the Premier League is that practically every match during the course of a 38-week season is meaningful. There’s always so much on the line. That’s true, of course, with today’s fixtures which … Continue reading

Alternative Premier League, Gameweek 29

Posted on by Karl Sears

It’s amazing what a couple of weeks can do. Week 27 saw City ahead of United, but Week 29 not only sees the order reversed, it’s seen United open up a bit of a gap. Manchester United’s demolition of a … Continue reading

Wolves 0-5 Manchester United: Dances with Wolves

Posted on by Chris Machin

It was billed as a ‘David vs Goliath’ contest in the build-up; unfortunately Wolverhampton Wanderers failed to adhere to their part in that Biblical contest as they shipped five goals for the third time in four games and flopped miserably … Continue reading

FOX Soccer Plus Wins US TV Rights to Scottish Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

FOX today announced that its FOX Soccer Plus network has won the US and Caribbean TV rights to the Scottish Premier League through 2013-14. The agreement with SPORTFIVE International secures the SPL TV rights for the remainder of the 2011-12 … Continue reading

Adventures in the Fantasy Premier League: Gameweek 28

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

Playing Fantasy Premier League each week, you begin to look at the actual games in different ways. Here are some of my findings from this past weekend’s action: 1. Nikita Jelavic- It’s always risky to praise a player after just one … Continue reading

It’s Time to Abolish Mandatory Handshakes at Soccer Matches

Posted on by Noel S. Williams

Mandatory player handshakes at soccer games should be abolished. Voluntary player handshakes should be encouraged. It’s nice that soccer stadia are more family oriented. As a youngster I braved the terraces to watch Crystal Palace play Millwall at Selhurst Park, … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 28: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Bolton Wanderers against QPR kicks off the action today in a relegation battle near the bottom of the Premier League. Djibril Cisse, the brilliant striker for Queens Park Rangers, should make his return to the team. He’s certainly one who … Continue reading

Alternative Premier League, Gameweek 27: Man United Continue Storming Ahead

Posted on by Karl Sears

How about them Baggies ‘eh? Three wins in a row have seen them rocket up the table and get within touching distance of Liverpool in 7th. Roy Hodgson’s troops have amassed an amazing 22.47 points from their last three games, … Continue reading

Future Of Fox Soccer Report Uncertain After Fox Sports World Canada Plans to Shut Down

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The future of the popular nightly soccer highlights show Fox Soccer Report is up in the air after Shaw Media recently announced that its Fox Sports World Canada network will cease broadcasting on April 30, 2012. “We are currently in … Continue reading

FIFA Street TV Ad Starring Wayne Rooney, Lionel Messi And Co.

Posted on by Christopher Harris

EA Sports has unveiled their TV ad for FIFA Street, the video game that features 5-a-side games, mind bending soccer tricks and more. The TV ad for FIFA Street is certainly eyeopening. It makes pretty compelling viewing, and features some … Continue reading

Goal-line Technology in England: A Retrospect from 2032

Posted on by Joel Emery

Editor’s note: The following is a fictitious look into the future to see what impact the introduction of goal-line technology may have on English football: 2012 On July 25 2012, FIFA introduced goal-line technology in a new regulation covering all professional … Continue reading

Adventures In The Fantasy Premier League: Gameweek 27

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

1. Resurrection- Two games, two deficits, two wins. Suddenly Arsenal have fight, suddenly Arsenal have character. With Andrey Arshavin gone, the media must identify a new scapegoat. Thus far, the Gunners have denied them. Rosicky is approaching his Dortmund form, Walcott … Continue reading

4 Mobile Apps For Soccer Fans: ESPNsoccernet, Live Score Addicts, Eurosport and ScoreMobile FC

Posted on by Harry Cee

You are on the go, nowhere near a television but you want to keep up with the latest soccer scores on your smartphone. What app should you use? Besides FOX Soccer 2Go, here are 4 apps that you definitely need … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 27: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In today’s matches in the Premier League, Manchester United plays away at Tottenham Hotspur, while the early kick-offs featured the Tyne-Wear derby between Newcastle and Sunderland, and the mid-morning clash (US time) of Fulham against Wolverhampton Wanderers. As always, post … Continue reading

Special 1 TV Takes Aim at Piers Morgan and Arsene Wenger: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you’ve been missing Special 1 TV as much as I do, you may enjoy the following video which mixes together Arsene Wenger, Piers Morgan, Sven-Goran Eriksson, Wayne Rooney and Roy Keane. Enjoy!

EPL Talk Podcast Weekend Review Show: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Every single Premier League weekend there are always so many different talking points, and this one was certainly no different. From the Carling Cup Final to the thrilling north London derby and so many other incidents in gameweek 26 of … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 26: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today features two massive games, and two other very important ones. The north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur could have big ramifications on the rest of the season for both clubs. Can Tottenham push for second place? Can … Continue reading