Leagues: EPL

‘Hillsborough’ Documentary, Live On ESPN At 8pm ET Tonight: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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TV viewers in the United States will have a rare opportunity tonight to watch a stunning new documentary about the true story of what happened at the Hillsborough Disaster. Be sure to watch what I consider the most important soccer … Continue reading

Arsenal vs West Ham United, Premier League Gameweek 34: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After the 120 minutes of action plus penalties against Wigan Athletic on Saturday in the FA Cup semi-final, Arsenal’s footballers may be a little more tired than usual when they come up against a West Ham United side that hasn’t … Continue reading

WATCH Roberto Martinez’s Emotional Speech at Hillsborough Memorial Service [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Everton manager Roberto Martinez gave an emotional speech today at the Hillsborough Memorial Service at Anfield, the home of cross-town rivals Liverpool Football Club. “I know I don’t have to tell you that Everton are with you. You know that,” … Continue reading

The Thrill of Chasing UEFA Champions League Qualification: The Heart of English Football

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The last time I wrote one of these columns, Everton’s season looked all but done. A 4-1 defeat in the FA Cup quarter-final against Arsenal seemed to have put an end to the Toffees’ challenging for anything of note in … Continue reading

Reviewing Mark Clattenburg’s Refereeing Decisions in the Liverpool-Man City Match

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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Referee Mark Clattenburg was kept very busy during Liverpool’s 3-2 victory over Manchester City, in what was a huge game in the race for the title. There were several key incidents, which could have benefitted both teams. Firstly, Edin Dzeko … Continue reading

Premier League: Time for Refereeing Academies?

Posted on by Alex King
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Following a game that hinged on two contentious refereeing decisions, West Ham manager Sam Allardyce last week came out with an interesting concept that perhaps deserves more attention than his usual sardonic post-match complaints: an academy for referees. While Allardyce’s … Continue reading

Review of ESPN’s Explosive ‘Hillsborough’ Documentary; Will Air On ESPN at 8pm ET Tuesday

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Twenty five years after the Hillsborough Disaster, there are still people who question who was to blame for the tragedy that killed 96 fans. With Tuesday’s premiere of ‘Hillsborough,’ a brand new documentary that will air on ESPN at 8pm … Continue reading

Flashback: The Hillsborough Disaster and the Fall of Steven Cohen

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany
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On April 13, 2009, two days before the 20th anniversary of the Hillsborough stadium disaster, Steven Cohen said something stupid. “In this weekend’s Sunday papers in England, where they’re all doing big commemorations about the 96, and why we should … Continue reading

Perspective on Manchester City’s Loss to Liverpool

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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“We’re not really here” is a mantra Manchester City fans sing with pride. That’s why, despite the pain of a loss to Liverpool that might very well end our title hopes this season, we will continue to enjoy the soccer … Continue reading

WATCH Hull City vs Sheffield United, FA Cup Semi-Final Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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While soccer fans around the world were coming down from the highs of the Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City, many continued the viewing experience by watching Swansea against Chelsea. However, at the same time that the football … Continue reading

How Manchester City Lost the Tactical Battle Against Liverpool

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The buildup to Sunday’s mouthwatering title-impacting clash was largely about the players set with the backdrop of the 25th Anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster as well as talk about Liverpool’s desire to win a first league title in almost a quarter … Continue reading

Swansea vs Chelsea & Hull City vs Sheffield United, Premier League Sunday & FA Cup Semi-Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After an incredibly entertaining day featuring the Liverpool against Manchester City match, there are two more must-see games today in Britain — the Premier League match between Swansea City and Chelsea, and the FA Cup semi-final between Hull City and … Continue reading

Liverpool vs Manchester City, 25th Anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s going to be an emotional day on Merseyside today and around the world as soccer fans come together to share their respect and remembrance for the 96 innocent soccer fans who died at the Hillsborough Disaster 25 years ago. … Continue reading

NBCSN Will Air Special Tribute About Hillsborough Disaster Before Liverpool-Man City Game

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The Premier League’s biggest match of the season kicks off on Sunday morning between Liverpool and Manchester City. A win for either club will significantly boost its chances of edging closer to the Premier League title. A loss could rock … Continue reading

WATCH Arsenal-Wigan FA Cup Semi-Final Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsenal Football Club took a massive step towards winning its first piece of silverware in 9 years with a victory against Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium in London. The Gunners had to take the match … Continue reading

Premier League & FA Cup Semi-Final Saturday: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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As a mark of respect and remembrance for the 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough Disaster 25 years ago, all English football matches this weekend will kick off 7 minutes after the hour (the Liverpool-Nottingham … Continue reading

Commentators for NBC’s Premier League Matches This Weekend: Gameweek 34

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The commentators have been announced for this weekend’s Premier League matches on US television. Saturday, April 12: Fulham vs Norwich, 10:07am, NBCSN; Gary Taphouse & Tony Gale Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa, 10:07am, Premier League Extra Time; Joe Speight & Dean … Continue reading

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England Tickets Now On Sale For Miami Friendlies Against Ecuador and Honduras

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s been 9 long years since the England national team played a game in the United States, but soccer fans in the States will get a chance to see two England games this summer when the Three Lions play Ecuador … Continue reading