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Who Will Feel The Pain Of Relegation?

The season is almost over and other then Charlton Athletic, the final relegation spots are still up for grabs by two unlucky clubs. While it has not been made official, it is only a matter of a couple more matches before Charlton’s relegation to League One is confirmed leaving two […]

Plastic & Artificial pitches – 25 years on & we’re still no closer to beating the weather!

Last Saturday was another frustrating day as for the second time in four days (& the third time in a month) Crystal Palace’s Championship fixture was called off – not due to Peaches Geldof’s pending divorce, Michael Phelps being pictured purportedly smoking marijuana from a bong or that ‘idiot’ Gordon […]

F.A. Cup Third Round Draw

The thrid round of the FA Cup draw is out and here is who the teams of the CCC will face. The ties will be played the weekend of January 3, 2009. If the tie is tied then a replay will be played. Portsmouth v Bristol City – Ashton Gate […]

Championship Club Active In Loan Market

The transfer window may be closed but Championship Teams are still active in the loan market. Deals that are struck between clubs about transfers won’t go through until Janruary 1st, 2009. Here is the latest activity in the loan market: Andy Todd: From Derby County to Northampton Town Keith Gillespie: […]

The Season Has Begun!

On Saturday the CCC season officially started as 24 teams battle to win promotion to the English Premier League and the riches that would come with that promotion. For the three promoted teams, Swansea City, Nottingham Forest and Doncaster, they are looking to establish themselves and avoid an immediate return […]

CCC Transfers As Of 18 July 2008

Here are your updated transfers for all the CCC clubs as of 18 July, 08. Barnsley:   Out: Dwayne Mattis (released) Birmingham City In: Marcus Bent ( Charlton, undisclosed) Out: Daniel De Ridder (Wigan, free), Oliver Kapo (Wigan 2.5m) Blackpool In: Steve Kabba (Watford, loan) Bristol City: In: Emad Metab (Al […]

CCC Transfers As Of July 10, 2008 Part II

Norwich City In: Sammy Clingan (Nottingham Forest, free), Wes Hoolahan (Blackpool, undisclosed), Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea, loan) Out: Mark Gilks (Blackpool, undisclosed), Andrew Cave-Brown (Leyton Orient, free) Darren Huckerby (San Jose Earthquakes) Released: Juan Velasco,Matthew Halliday, Rossi Jarvis, Steven Arnold, Ryan Jarvis, Patrick Bexfield, Bally Smart Nottingham Forest In: Robert Earnshaw […]

The Silly Season Is Off And Running

While officially the transfer window isn’t open yet clubs are making signings that will become official on July 1st. It might be a free transfer of a player who is out of contract or a transfer involving money or just plain rumors involving players and clubs, the silly season has […]

Championship League Football On U.S. TV

The drama that is the Championship League just took another twist and turn Monday night as Preston North End clobbered promotion rivals Southampton 3-1 at Deepdale to move into fifth place, just a point behind and a game in hand over third-place West Bromwich Albion. In the past few weeks, […]

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Hughes, We Have A Problem (Birmingham v Man City)

Is anyone else starting to get a little nervous for the Man City “project”? I was thrilled by the way the team were playing for the first two months of the season.  They were incisive, dashing, and had a swagger about them that said “we can do this”.  As sure […]

Interview with John Terry And Carlo Ancelotti

Episode 124 of the EPL Talk Podcast features interviews with Chelsea’s John Terry and Carlo Ancelotti after Chelsea’s 2-0 victory against Club America in the final of the World Football Challenge in Arlington, Texas. Both Terry and Ancelotti discuss their reflections on the tournament itself. Thanks to Brian Zygo for […]

Manchester City 3-2 FC Twente: Video Highlights

Manchester City’s 3-2 win against FC Twente was proof that the UEFA Cup can be exciting. Well at least some of the time. Robinho was in spectacular form scoring once and hitting the post twice. The one ball that did go in from the Brazilian was a sublime shot that […]

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Klopp says transfer committee ‘not a problem,’ had similar structure at Dortmund

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions he cannot work with the club’s transfer committee. The existing set-up, implemented by owners Fenway Sports Group to ensure some sort of continuity with signings, was a constant frustration for predecessor Brendan Rodgers. However Klopp, used to a similar structure at former club Borussia […]