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Premier League Transfer Window Deadline Day Signings: Open Thread

Today is the busiest day in the Premier League transfer season as we’re on deadline day. Final transfers have to be completed by 6pm ET/11pm BST tonight. Instead of spending your day searching across the Internet on wild goose chases and poor rumors, stay with us here at EPL Talk […]

Last Minute Transfer Window Shopping Lists For All 20 Premier League Clubs

After assessing each Premier League team’s weaknesses last season, talent gaps within the squad and new signings, I’ve compiled a short-list of suitable players teams could and perhaps should sign between now and the end of the transfer window, taking into account realistic transfer budgets and each manager’s preferences. Drum […]

Overreacting to the Start of the 2012-13 Premier League Season: All 20 Clubs Reviewed

Authors Note: The following article is an attempt to shine a light on some of the more ridiculous things that are being said about the teams involved in this season’s Premier League. They are not based on fact, but rather the ridiculousness that is bandied about in the media, on […]

Chelsea vs Reading, Open Thread

Chelsea’s game against Reading was originally scheduled for Saturday, September 1, but due to Chelsea playing in the UEFA Super Cup next week against Atletico Madrid, the Blues moved their match to tonight in front of a large crowd at Stamford Bridge (live on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com at 2:45pm ET […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 1 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

An average of 2.71 goals per game was a brilliant way to kick off the 2012-13 Premier League season. In the first day of the new season, there were plenty of brilliant goals and action-packed games. Maybe your team won, lost or drew, but whatever the case, hopefully you’re glad […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 1: Open Thread

Whether you call it soccer or football, the season starts today with 7 Premier League matches in store on this glorious Saturday. There’s no early kick-off, so we have 6 matches kicking off at the traditional time of 10am ET/3pm BST, followed by the match of the day between Newcastle […]

Premier League Weekend Preview: Gameweek 1

So here we are again, on the cusp of another Premier League season. After a three month amnesty during which we have tried to fill the footballing void with a plethora of other sports and competitions, the real thing is back at 10am ET/3pm BST on Saturday. Get ready to […]

2012-13 Premier League Table Predictions

What’s your prediction for how the 2012-13 Premier League table will finish? Which clubs will fill positions one through 20? It’s the million dollar question for this, the 21st season of the English Premier League. The bounty for the clubs who stay up this season will be a massive rise in […]

talkSPORT Launches Free Commentary of Every Premier League Game for 2012-13 Season

Beginning this weekend, commentary of every single Premier League match this season will be available live for free from talkSPORT, the UK-based sports talk radio station. Under the new rights deal signed earlier this year, talkSPORT acquired the radio rights outside Europe for the next four years. The radio commentary […]

How the Championship Is Improving the Quality of the Premier League

In amongst the absolute chaos of Sergio Aguero’s goal and the unbelievable finish to the Premier League last campaign, there was another factor that was overlooked in review of what was overall a fantastic season. Because of Bolton’s failure to win at Stoke, QPR retained their Premier League status, despite […]

US TV Schedule Revealed For Opening Weekend of 2012-13 Premier League Season

The opening weekend of the Premier League season is less than 3 weeks away, and we now know what the TV and Internet schedule will be for that weekend, where every match will be shown live for viewers in the United States. The schedule is as follows (all times eastern): […]

Join the 2012-13 Fantasy Premier League: Players Wanted!

The number one Premier League game is open for the 2012-13 season. Fantasy Premier League, the official fantasy game from the Barclays Premier League, has opened its doors for the new season. And you can now join the EPL Talk private league with thousands of soccer fans from around the […]

North West and South of England Battle For Premier League Bragging Rights

The final day of the 2011/12 Premier League season was the most dramatic there has ever been and arguably the most dramatic there will ever be.  Although two of the teams to be relegated had already been decided, everyone’s eyes were on the one prize more valuable than survival — […]

TV Schedule Revealed For Premier League Matches On US Television

The Premier League has announced which matches will be shown on UK television between now and December, so we now know at least some of the games that will be shown on US television. This is by no means a complete list. All of the Premier League matches are shown […]

How to Pick an English Premier League Team

It’s often said that supporting a soccer team is a bit like a marriage. I could trot out the old cliches about “ups and downs” and “twists and turns.” But to be honest, some marriages don’t last, some people have two or three marriages in a lifetime. You can only […]

Reading Home and Away Shirts For 2012-13 Season [PHOTO]

It’s a welcome return to see Reading back in the Premier League. And today they unveiled the new kits they’ll be playing in during this upcoming season. Designed by Puma, Reading’s new home shirt features the traditional blue and white hoops. Reading’s team crest is centered on the front of […]

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The Blanco Effect

For all the hype around the arrival of David Beckham stateside, no mid-season signing has had the affect on its team than that of Cuauhtemoc Blanco for Chicago. Blanco’s signing was far from a sure thing: After all Mexican Internationals have come to MLS and flopped previously, the most notable […]

Declan Hill Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Declan Hill’s The Fix (uk, us) has quickly become a seminal book in contemporary football, sounding the alarm on the growing problems of corruption and organized crime in world football. Months after Declan’s previous appearance on the show, we redress the issue of match-fixing in Champions League and Europa League […]

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Perspective needed on FOX’s record-breaking Bundesliga number for Stuttgart-Hamburg

Congratulations to the Bundesliga and FOX Sports on the record-breaking audience of 468,000 who watched Stuttgart against Hamburg on the over-the-air FOX network last Saturday. The 468,000 number is the biggest audience ever on US television for a live Bundesliga match. With it being the first of 8 live Bundesliga […]