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Will American Owners Eventually Rip The Soul Out Of English Football?

While I find David Conn’s alarmist piece in today’s Guardian excessively xenophobic and reactionary, the continued buying of English football clubs by American owners does pose larger questions long term. Having bought teams that had this most previous season just avoided relegation, Randy Lerner (Aston Villa) and Ellis Short (Sunderland) […]

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Pleasant Distractions

Since this site focuses exclusively on the Premier League, it’s pretty rare that we discuss other leagues unless it’s in comparison to the Premiership. However, I want to take this opportunity to plug three things you should definitely read and listen to, which I thoroughly recommend. The first is the […]

A Rough Night for John Arne Riise

Liverpool and Chelsea are often blamed for sucking the essence and style out of football, and no player embodies that more than Dirk Kuyt.  His work-rate is tremendous., his vitamins are in order, and he covers great ground.  At the same time, he has the finesse of a demented walrus […]

ESPN Promotes La Liga Coverage With Video

Here’s a video to get in the mood for the upcoming La Liga season that’ll begin on August 30, 2008. It’s created by ESPN and airs on the ESPN International station in Australia/New Zealand and parts the Caribbean, Central and South America. [display_podcast]

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