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Mexican Crime Rate Drops When Chicharito is Playing: The Daily EPL

Mexico has a solution to its crime rate problem: Play Chicharito more often! According to a recent study, the Mexican crime rate drops whenever Javier Hernandez (aka Chicharito) is playing. Here are today’s Premier League news headlines: Mexican crime rate drops when Chicharito is playing — Soccerlens Michael Owen injury jinx […]

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Bacary Sagna Joins Theo Walcott on Waiting List to Leave Arsenal as Pay Talks Stall: The Nightly EPL

Arsenal supporters could be in for more headaches next summer if both Theo Walcott and now Bacary Sagna leave the club. Talks to renew the contract for popular Arsenal defender Sagna have reached an impasse after the Gunners have only offered Sagna a one-year extension. Not surprisingly, Sagna wants a […]

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Goal-line Technology to Make Debut at Club World Cup: The Daily EPL

The turtle that is FIFA has decided goal-line technology will make its debut at this month’s Club World Cup tournament in Japan, where Chelsea will be representing England. The technology is long overdue (terribly long, in fact; this has been an age-old problem). And don’t be surprised to see FIFA […]

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Arsène Wenger Loses His Usual Cool as Fires of Unrest Rage at Arsenal: The Nightly EPL

Arsene Wenger is under pressure at Arsenal and the cracks are beginning to appear after an unusually edgy and confrontational press conference in advance of Tuesday’s Champions League match against Olympiakos. The Guardian’s David Hytner reported that Wenger was unusually testy in England (before the team’s flight to Greece) and […]

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Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 15 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Twenty two goals in eight Premier League matches is a decent return for a Premier League Saturday especially given the number of surprise results and end-to-end-action. Here are the video highlights from today’s matches (for US readers only). West Ham United vs Chelsea Video: West Ham v Chelsea Premier League […]

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Premier League Giants Lose Again. Get Used To It

There’s still a long way to go this season, but like I’ve been saying before the season started, this season will be the most competitive Premier League season in a very long time. The talent from top to bottom in the league is closer than ever before. Clubs in the […]

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Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 15: Open Thread

What could be worse than West Ham United versus Chelsea? Perhaps QPR against Chelsea? Lazy jibes aside, let’s hope that the early kick-off between West Ham United and Chelsea is far more entertaining to watch than I fear. In the six matches kicking off at 10am ET/7am PT/3pm UK time, […]

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Harry Redknapp Says He May Not Spend in January If QPR Are ‘Cut Adrift’: The Nightly EPL

I almost fell out of my chair today when I read that Harry Redknapp said he may not spend in the January transfer window if QPR’s survival hopes look doomed. Trust me, even though Redknapp said these words, this sounds like something straight out of the mouth of QPR owner […]

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Lucas Leiva Returns to Liverpool Squad for Visit of Southampton: The Daily EPL

After a three month absence due to injury, Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva returns to Liverpool’s squad for this weekend’s match against Southampton. Anyone who watched the documentary Being Liverpool should feel a pinch of affection for Leiva, as he raced back to full recovery only to limp off in a match early […]

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Real Oviedo: the Remarkable Story of a Club the World (including Michu and Cazorla) United to Save: The Nightly EPL

For a change, our lead story in tonight’s Nightly EPL column is a feel-good story about soccer fans from around the world, including two Premier League footballers, who went on a mission to save Spanish club Real Oviedo from going out of existence. It’s a wonderful story by Sid Lowe […]

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See How Your Premier League Team is Doing After 14 Matches Compared to Last Season

I am the first to admit that comparative tables prove absolutely nothing when it comes to the EPL, but that doesn’t stop me from creating them and pondering over the results. After Wednesday’s matches, it occurred to me to take a look at last season at this time, 14 matches […]

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Arsenal Defender Laurent Koscielny Out Until Christmas With Groin Injury: The Daily EPL

Arsenal suffered another injury this season after defender Laurent Koscielny was taken off early in the match against Everton with a groin injury. The defender will be out until Christmas. Koscielny joins several other injured Arsenal players including Abou Diaby, Lukasz Fabianski and Andre Santos. Here are today’s Premier League […]

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Premier League Wednesday, Gameweek 14 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

There’s something about a full schedule of midweek football in the Premier League. Night games are a completely different feel than a weekend daytime match. Some teams become more inspired. And, as you’ll see below, some footballers shirk responsibility. Here are the highlights from tonight’s matches (video highlights are available […]

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Premier League Wednesday, Gameweek 14: Open Thread

Today’s one of those rare days in the Premier League where we have eight matches being played at the same time. If you live in the United States, four of them will be on ESPN3.com (one of which is on ESPN2), one is on FOX Soccer and the remaining three […]

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Gary Neville’s Punditry is the Best, But Others Need to Raise Their Game: The Daily EPL

Tell us something we didn’t know already. Alan Shearer is awful. Gary Neville is the best by a country mile. Of course, we’re talking about their punditry skills. Not their football skills. But still, the article by Michael Cox is a good review of Britain’s pundits — the good, the […]

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West Ham Fans Filmed Making Nazi Salutes Towards Tottenham: The Daily EPL

A small segment of West Ham United supporters have dragged the club’s name through the mud this weekend after sickening “Adolf Hitler is coming for you” chants and Nazi salutes aimed at Tottenham Hotspur supporters in this past weekend’s derby match. Here are today’s Premier League news headlines: West Ham fans […]

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