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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 Saturday, Gameweek 30: Open Thread

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 include: The London derby between Chelsea and Spurs (early kick-off; […]

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Alternative Premier League, Gameweek 29

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 very poor Wolves team saw them score very handsomely, and […]

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Wolves 0-5 Manchester United: Dances with Wolves

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 to the foot of the English Premier League. After a […]

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Adventures in the Fantasy Premier League: Gameweek 28

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 game, but Jelavic’s Goodison Park debut warrants immediate excitement. He scored the […]

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It’s Time to Abolish Mandatory Handshakes at Soccer Matches

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, fearing I might get my head kicked in by notoriously […]

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Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 28: Open Thread

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 can add a spark to this game. At 10am ET/3pm […]

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Goal-line Technology in England: A Retrospect from 2032

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 leagues throughout Europe. In a bid to win the next […]

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Adventures In The Fantasy Premier League: Gameweek 27

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 is scoring goals and Robin van Persie continues to avoid […]

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Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 27: Open Thread

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 your rants, raves, questions and observations in the comments section […]

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EPL Talk Podcast Weekend Review Show: Open Thread

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 the Premier League, we want to hear from you to […]

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Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 26: Open Thread

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 Wenger regain the trust and faith of the Arsenal fans, […]

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