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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Europa League Could Be Scrapped in Favor of Expanding Champions League to 64 teams: The Daily EPL

UEFA is considering scrapping the Europa League and expanding the Champions League from 32 to 64 teams. UEFA says it’ll make a decision in 2014, but if the proposed move is approved, it could mean that 7 Premier League clubs will enter the Champions League instead of just the top […]

Roy Hodgson Questions Hunger & Desire of Young Footballers Making Their Way in the Game: The Nightly EPL

Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Roy Hodgson questions hunger & desire of young footballers making their way in the game — The Telegraph Fox Sports actively is positioning Fox Sports 1 to sports industry insiders — Sports Business Daily Rafael Benítez unsure if Fernando Torres can reclaim form for […]

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 […]

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

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 Bromwich Albion move to third in the table. I should […]

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 13: Open Thread

After last Sunday’s solitary Premier League match, we have four in store today. Kicking off the action is Swansea City against Liverpool, live from the Liberty Stadium in Wales (8:30am ET kickoff time on ESPN2 for viewers in the United States). The three other matches today are Southampton vs Newcastle […]

Lazio vs Spurs, Liverpool vs Young Boys and Newcastle vs Maritimo: Europa League Open Thread

How about some traditional football on Thanksgiving Day? No, not that football, but some real football with three live Europa League matches featuring Lazio versus Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool against Young Boys and Newcastle United versus Maritimo. A victory for Liverpool against Young Boys will see them through to the next […]

Sam Allardyce Open to Nicolas Anelka Deal to Bring French Striker to West Ham United: The Daily EPL

Big Sam is open to bringing Nicolas Anelka under his wing. The West Ham United manager gave Anelka a new lease of life when he managed the mercurial striker at Bolton Wanderers. I don’t know about you, but I’d love to see Anelka playing in the Premier League again as […]

Sir Alex Ferguson Claims Liverpool Halted Michael Owen’s Potential: The Nightly EPL

Here are the Premier League news headlines tonight: Sir Alex Ferguson claims Liverpool halted Michael Owen’s potential — The Mail Mark Hughes insists he has no intention of resigning as QPR boss — BBC Sport Hillsborough police accused of sexually harassing survivor — The Guardian Everton’s Phil Neville will be missing […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 12: Open Thread

There are several must-see matches to watch today beginning with the North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. In previous seasons, the derby has been an explosive match that has often weeble-woobled back and forth throughout the 90 minutes. If those matches are anything to go by, this could […]

Fulham Owner Mohamed Al Fayed Ready to Sue Premier League Over Fair Play Plan: The Nightly EPL

Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Mohamed Al Fayed ready to sue Premier League over fair play plan — The Mail Tottenham and Arsenal now battling mediocrity as well as each other — The Guardian Mark Hughes goes into ‘El Sackico’ praying for Queen’s Park Rangers to click — The […]

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

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 Zlatan Ibrahimovic who left the club because the Swede refused […]

Tottenham’s Mousa Dembélé Ruled Out of Arsenal Match With Hip Injury: The Daily EPL

A big blow for Tottenham Hotspur this week after Mousa Dembele has been ruled out of this Saturday’s massive North London derby. Instead of receiving surgery to fix his hip injury, Tottenham Hotspur resorted to alternative options, but it’s not working out as well as anticipated. Dembele is the sort […]

Manchester City May Make January Bid for Liverpool’s Luis Suárez: The Nightly EPL

According to British tabloids, Manchester City may make a January bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. This is one story that I’d like to see come true, but I have a strong suspicion that it’s complete BS. Reason being is what would Manchester City want with another striker? Maybe one […]

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