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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 […]

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 […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 13: Open Thread

Six Premier League matches today. Four tomorrow. Most of these should be routine wins for the top Premier League clubs, or are they? Sunderland kicks things off with a home match against West Bromwich Albion, for the early kick-off. For viewers in the United States, this match will be shown […]

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 […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 11 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

What an excellent day in the Premier League today — especially the end-to-end action in the Arsenal versus Fulham and Aston Villa against Manchester United matches. In case you missed any of the match highlights, here they are for US readers: Arsenal vs Fulham Video: Arsenal v Fulham Premier League […]

Former Barcelona Scout Being Considered For Similar Role at Manchester City: The Daily EPL

If you can’t beat them, join them. After Manchester City recently acquired former Barcelona man Txiki Begiristain to become its football director, Begiristain is now reportedly close to signing a deal with acquire Barcelona’s former scout Bojan Krkic Sr. (his son plays for Milan on loan). Manchester City are making plans to […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 9 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

It wasn’t a day of sensational matches, but there surely were some spectacular goals on gameweek 9 of the 2012-13 Premier League, the Saturday edition. Here are the match highlights from all of the matches (video highlights are available for US viewers only): Aston Villa vs Norwich City Video: Aston […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 9: Open Thread

For all of you awake to watch the early kick-off today, I applaud you. While the bandwagon fans will be asleep and waiting for Sunday’s Chelsea-Manchester United match, the hardcore fans will up and ready for Aston Villa against Norwich City, which could end up being the most entertaining match […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 7: Open Thread

Just as we’re getting back into the swing of Premier League action again, an international break beckons. The next Saturday we’ll have filled with Premier League matches is two weeks away, so savor today as much as you can. Six matches are on deck today: Manchester City vs Sunderland, 7:45am, […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 6: Open Thread

Today’s one of those rare Premier League Saturdays when all of the big clubs in the division are playing on the same day. Arsenal kicks things off against Chelsea at 7:45am ET/12:45pm BST in a match that will be another test of whether the Gunners are the real deal this […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 5 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Swansea City vs Everton Video: Swansea v Everton Premier League highlights 09/22/12 Chelsea vs Stoke City Video: Chelsea v Stoke City Premier League highlights 09/22/12 Southampton vs Aston Villa Video: Southampton v Aston Villa Premier League highlights 09/22/12 West Ham United vs Sunderland Video: West Ham 1 Sunderland 1 West […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 5: Open Thread

There’ll be a welcome on the hillside this morning when Swansea City kicks off the Premier League gameweek 5 with a home match against high-flying Everton. I’m obviously biased, but this one promises to be a barn buster. Can Nathan Dyer show what he has against Leighton Baines? Can Everton […]

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Fox and Setanta Face Tough FA Cup PPV Choice

Guest editorial by Jeff Hash When it comes to broadcasting the FA Cup in Britain, broadcasters always face a dilemma of who to highlight and who not to take a chance on. This can lead to choices that come back to bite them, as shown when nobody carried live Barnsley’s […]

English Football Has Evolved to A Monumental Place

After watching the Premier League games on television this past weekend, I realized that we’ve now reached a monumental place in the evolution of English football. Out of the 20 clubs in the Premier League, there’s only one that plays a traditional English style of football. And that is a […]

Premiership Preview, April 11-12

With only seven matches left in the 2008-2009 campaign – or eight if you’re Pompey or United – it’s time for some to make the move for European glory. For others, it’s a chance to move away from the trap door. It’s a full weekend of fixtures, so let’s get […]

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FIFA ‘seeking life ban’ against Michel Platini

FIFA’s ethics watchdog wants Michel Platini to be banned for life over a suspect payment, the European football chief’s lawyer declared on Tuesday. Platini is serving a 90-day suspension on corruption charges over a $2 million payment he received from FIFA president Sepp Blatter who is also suspended. Platini’s lawyer […]

Juventus confirms Hernanes will miss three weeks with a tear in his right thigh

Juventus have confirmed attacking midfielder Hernanes will be sidelined for three weeks after scans revealed a tear in his right thigh. The Brazilian international, already out of Wednesday’s Champions League clash at home to Manchester City due to suspension, suffered the injury in Saturday’s 1-0 home win over AC Milan […]