Category: Leagues: EPL

5 positions that Arsenal need to strengthen this summer

The summer transfer window is a time in which clubs address their weaknesses from the previous year and strengthen the squad as best as possible. For Arsenal, bolstering the team this summer is essential. Money, however, could be a bit of an issue. The club’s failure to secure a Champions League place reportedly slashed their transfer funds in half. Nonetheless, head of football Raul Sanllehi, managing director Vinai Venkatesham, and head coach Unai Emery will look to find reasonable deals for incoming players. Taking the 2018/19 season into account, the Gunners will most likely look at senior players in five ... Read more

Unai Emery deserves second season at Arsenal

Arsenal’s 2018/19 campaign came to a screeching halt on Wednesday, as they were firmly beaten 4-1 by Chelsea in the Europa League final. The loss means that the Gunners will spend their third consecutive season in the second-tiered European competition. Following the disappointing display in Baku, many Arsenal fans took to Twitter to debate whether or not head coach Unai Emery should keep his job with the north London club. While finishing the season without silverware and missing out on the lucrative top four is certainly unsatisfying, there has been a slight improvement under Emery compared to the 2017/18 season. ... Read more

Top 10 TV markets in United States for Premier League 2018/19 season

If you had to guess which were the top 10 local markets for watching the Premier League on U.S. television during the 2018/19 season, you may be surprised by the results.   Top 10 Local Market Ratings, NBC/NBCSN 1. Washington, D.C. 2. Baltimore 3. West Palm Beach 4. Fort Myers and Richmond (tied) 6. Norfolk 7. Hartford and Milwaukee (tied) 9. San Francisco 10. Providence   Top 10 Local Market Ratings, NBC only 1. Washington, D.C. 2. Fort Myers and Providence (tied) 4. Memphis 5. Norfolk and Cincinnati (tied) 7. New Orleans 8. Greenville 9. Las Vegas 10. Richmond  

Premier League needs to implement Rooney Rule

As Brighton & Hove Albion sacked manager Chris Hughton this week, there are now currently just four black, Asian, and ethnic minority head coaches/managers among the 92 total Premier and Football League clubs in England & Wales. Following a very successful four-and-a-half years on the south coast, Hughton, however, will not seemingly be out of a job for long. After just two days of unemployment, West Bromwich Albion and Celtic are both reportedly interested in his services. Nevertheless, there are concerns about the staggeringly low numbers of BAME coaches in these leagues. Remember writing a feature in The Times in ... Read more

Record 2.2 million watch Premier League season finale across NBC Sports

If anyone ever doubted the popularity of the Premier League on US television, Sunday’s live broadcasts of all 10 games on the final day of the season proved them wrong. Sunday’s Premier League season finale registered a record Total Audience Delivery of 2.2 million viewers – marking the most-watched Championship Sunday in U.S. TV history, according to official national data provided by Nielsen and digital data from Adobe Analytics. Sunday’s viewership milestone increased 19% from last year’s season finale (1.8 million) including: • 854K for Liverpool-Wolves on NBC • 443K for Brighton-Man City on NBCSN on Sunday from 10am-1pm ET • 143K for ... Read more

Where to find Brighton vs. Man City on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Brighton vs. Man City on US TV in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. For viewers in the US, Brighton vs. Man City will be shown on TV and streaming (more details below). Match: Brighton vs. Man City Kickoff: Sunday, 10am ET Looking to watch Brighton vs. Man City online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch all the action. We Recommend: US Only.   Here are all of the details of where you ... Read more

Where to find Liverpool vs. Wolves on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Liverpool vs. Wolves on US TV in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. For viewers in the US, Liverpool vs. Wolves will be shown on TV and streaming (more details below). Match: Liverpool vs. Wolves Kickoff: Sunday, 10am ET Looking to watch Liverpool vs. Wolves online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch all the action. We Recommend: US Only.   Here are all of the details of where you can watch it on ... Read more

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 38

With one of the most exciting title races in history concluding this weekend, NBCUniversal presents a historic Championship Sunday, with all 10 matches presented live simultaneously across NBCUniversal platforms this Sunday, May 12 at 10 a.m. ET. For the first time since 2013-14, the winner of the Premier League will be decided on Championship Sunday. No matter what happens on the final match day of the season, the drama will live at Anfield, where 2nd-place Liverpool, who have never won the Premier League, host Wolverhampton Wanderers on NBC and Universo at 10 a.m. ET. Meanwhile, on NBCSN and Telemundo at ... Read more