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Archives: Premier League

Why the Premier League in the US Will Continue to Grow in Popularity

Posted on by Kris Kjellquist
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For better or worse, the days of afternoon NBA Finals are over. Long gone are the afternoons where I would rush home after school to catch Major League Baseball playoff games. The vast majority of important matches in the traditional … Continue reading

New Nike Match Ball for 2013-14 Premier League Season Revealed [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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A photo of the new Nike soccer ball for the 2013-14 Premier League season has been leaked on the Internet. The grainy leaked photo pictured above shows the Nike Incyte official match ball with its original design. The one thing … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Alex Muller
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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 … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Alex Muller
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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. … Continue reading

Why Rafael Benítez May Never Be Accepted by Chelsea Fans: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Sure, I go away for a week on holiday and nothing happens! Well, not exactly. Mark Hughes and Roberto Di Matteo get sacked. English clubs sputter in Europe. Harry Redknapp and Rafael Benitez return to Premier League management. And West … Continue reading

How Arsene Wenger Let a 16-Year-Old Zlatan Ibrahimovic Slip Through His Fingers: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The list of players that Arsene Wenger had a chance to sign over the years has included Cristiano Ronaldo and Didier Drogba, as well as many more. But another footballer that Arsenal had a chance to sign was a 16-year-old … Continue reading

Nobody Knows Who to Mark in Manchester City System, Admits Aleksandar Kolarov: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Gifted Manchester City left fullback Aleksandar Kolarov has admitted that nobody knows who to mark in the Manchester City defensive system. And judging by the team’s performances, especially in the UEFA Champions League, he’s correct. Roberto Mancini has plenty of … Continue reading

Mark Clattenburg Left Off Premier League List for Third Straight Week: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are the Premier League news headlines: Mark Clattenburg left off Premier League list for third straight week — The Mail Steven Gerrard is cleared to win his 100th cap against Sweden — BBC Sport Premier League continues to maximise … Continue reading

Arsène Wenger Unfazed By Worst-Ever Premier League Start for Arsenal: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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For the neutral, yesterday’s 3-3 draw between Arsenal and Fulham was a pulsating match that ebbed and flowed. For Arsenal fans, it’s another lost opportunity to grab three points. And for Arsene Wenger and the Gunners, it adds up to … Continue reading

Top-Flight Soccer Crowds in England On Course for 40-Year High: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are tonight’s main news headlines: Top-flight football crowds in England on course for 40-year high — Sporting Intelligence Chelsea 5-4 Manchester United | Capital One Cup match report — The Guardian Steven Caulker charged by Serbian police — Tottenham … Continue reading

Rogers and TSN Acquire Premier League TV Rights In Canada In 3-Year Deal

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After the news that NBC Universal won the US media rights to the Premier League on US TV and Internet, it’s been announced today that Rogers and TSN will split the Premier League media rights in Canada fifty-fifty, with games … Continue reading

“The Premier League is Interested in Doing New Things in the United States,” Says NBC: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The New York Times ran a story this morning quoting a NBC executive who said that The Premier League is interested in doing news things in the United States.” Unfortunately, the article didn’t pinpoint what some of those new ideas … Continue reading

14 Things We Know So Far About NBC’s US Coverage Plans for the Premier League 2013-16

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After NBC Univeral’s announcement tonight, we now know a lot more about their Premier League coverage plans for 2013-16. Here’s what we know so far: 1. NBC will make all Premier League matches available for viewing. 2. All of the … Continue reading

NBC Universal Confirms Acquisition of Premier League Rights In US From 2013-16

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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UPDATED: NBC Universal has acquired the exclusive US media rights to the Premier League from 2013-2014 to 2015-2016 for a fee that is believed to be $83 million per season. Per the agreement, NBCUniversal becomes the exclusive English- and Spanish-language media … Continue reading

Thanks FOX Soccer and ESPN for 17 Years of Continuous Premier League Coverage In US

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On the eve of arguably the biggest weekend in the 2012-13 Premier League season thus far, soccer fans in the United States will be watching Chelsea-Manchester United and Everton-Liverpool with the knowledge that this will be the final season that … Continue reading

FOX Soccer and ESPN Drop Out Of US Bidding War For EPL TV Rights; NBC Universal is Frontrunner

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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UPDATED: FOX Soccer and ESPN have dropped out of the bidding for the US media rights to the English Premier League for seasons 2013-16, according to a report by Sports Business Daily. According to the report, NBC Universal is the … Continue reading

PFA Announce Six-Point Plan to Tackle Racism in Football: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The Professional Footballers’ Association has today revealed a six-point plan to tackle racism. The six points are: 1 Speeding up the process of dealing with reported racist abuse with close monitoring of any incidents. 2 Consideration of stiffer penalties for racist abuse … Continue reading

Premier League’s Impact Overseas – 900,000 Fans Traveled to Britain Last Year: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Premier League’s impact on tourism has been written about today in The Guardian, who explain that almost one million soccer supporters traveled to Britain last year. According to the report, more than 60,000 alone came from the United States. It … Continue reading