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7 Observations From Premier League’s Boxing Day Matches

While we romanticize about Boxing Day fixtures in English football, the two things I often forget are (1) the matches are often low-scoring encounters since the quality of the pitch and weather this time of the year isn’t the greatest, and (2) there’s often a surprise result in store. We […]

Premier League Boxing Day, Gameweek 19: Open Thread

If you had to pick one day out of the year that’s the best day to watch Premier League soccer, today is it. The next best day is the final day of the season. But today there’s everything to play for on a festive day just one day after you […]

Chelsea’s David Luiz Reinvents Himself as Fulham Road’s Socrates: The Nightly EPL

Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Chelsea’s David Luiz reinvents himself as Fulham Road’s Socrates — The Guardian Stoke City has the best defense in Europe says Andre Villas-Boas — The Guardian Robin van Persie could have been killed says Alex Ferguson — Manchester Evening News Ferguson has called on the […]

Premier League Saturday Gameweek 18 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Freezing weather and pouring rain didn’t make England a perfect environment to play exciting, free-flowing football today. So, not surprisingly, most of the matches were very tense, close games with very little scoring. For readers in the United States, here are the match highlights from all of the Premier League […]

Does January Window Transfer Spending Help Premier League Clubs?

With the transfer window coming up, we can all count on one thing for certain. There will be non-stop chatter about what teams must do if they are going to “push for the top” or “avoid relegation”. Rumors and arguments will be rampant. The blogosphere will be on full hype […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 18: Predictions

Here are my predictions for today’s matches in the Premier League: Wigan Athletic v Arsenal The Gunners are the favorites on paper but their recent struggles don’t invite a lot of confidence. Wigan are once again in a fight to avoid relegation but are much better at home than on […]

Chelsea, Liverpool, Spurs and Newcastle Face Tricky Ties in Europa League Round of 32: The Daily EPL

The draw for the final round of 32 teams in the 2012-13 Europa League has been made. Tottenham Hotspur has a tricky tie against Lyon. Newcastle United will travel to Eastern Europe to play Metalist, while Chelsea plays Sparta Prague and Liverpool faces Zenit St. Petersburg. Just as the UEFA […]

Worst Premier League Team of the 2012-13 Season So Far

Since we’re almost halfway through the 2012-13 Premier League season, I wanted to share my worst Premier League team for the season thus far. While there have been some incredible footballers this season, there have also been a lot of very mediocre performances. This was a lot harder to put […]

Roberto Mancini Sanctioned Charges Against Mario Balotelli: The Daily EPL

Mario Balotelli’s substitution against Manchester United and his resulting strop down the tunnel could be the final time we see “Why Always Me” in a Manchester City shirt. The player has a tribunal hearing this week to protest against the £350,000 fine he received from the club for his disciplinary […]

Everton Loan Move for Landon Donovan Unlikely to Happen in January: The Daily EPL

Watching Landon Donovan suit up for Everton during the winter months has been one of the highlights of the past few years in the Premier League, but unfortunately it looks very unlikely that Donovan will be returning to Goodison Park on loan this season. Here are today’s Premier League news […]

Manchester United Prepare to Join Race to Sign Theo Walcott: The Daily EPL

The race is on to sign Arsenal winger/striker Theo Walcott who has been unable to agree a deal with his club. Now, The Telegraph is reporting that Manchester United are preparing to join the race to sign the England star. The pressure is on Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal board to flash […]

Premier League Saturday Gameweek 16 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

While the biggest match of the weekend is tomorrow, there were plenty of highlights and goals to keep us entertained today. For readers in the United States, here are today’s match highlights from Premier League gameweek 16 (Saturday): Arsenal vs West Bromwich Albion Video: Arsenal v West Brom Premier League […]

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 […]

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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Tottenham Hotspur Home Jersey 09/10 Season: Leaked

A photograph of Tottenham Hotspur’s home jersey for the 2009-10 season has been leaked (pictured above). Designed and manufactured by Puma, the new design looks completely different than the current Spurs shirt. The biggest difference of the new white shirt with navy blue trim is the yellow trim that has […]

Atletico Madrid’s Javier Manquillo Completes Loan Move To Liverpool

Liverpool have announced the signing of Atletico Madrid right-back Javier Manquillo on a two-season loan. The 20-year-old defender will be Brendan Rodgers’ seventh signing of the summer after Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can, Lazar Markovic, Dejan Lovren and Divock Origi (who was immediately loaned back out to Lille). Manquillo […]

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Arsenal and Tottenham have halted their race for Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi

Things are heating up in North London between Arsenal and Tottenham, with last weekend’s results leaving Spurs only two points behind the rival Gunners, who sit in fourth place in the English Premier League. But it is not just on the pitch where the competition is picking up. Both teams […]