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Archives: Stoke City

No Rebranding In the Works for FOX Soccer; FOX Still Committed to Soccer Coverage: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Fox Sports’ co-president Eric Shanks says that losing the Premier League TV rights in the United States to NBC (beginning with the 2013-14 season) is “a bummer.” The executive says that FOX Soccer will not undergo a rebranding (there have … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 11 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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 … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 11: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Seven matches today. No early kick-off due to teams needing more rest from the Champions League and Europa League matches in mid-week. So, instead, we have six matches being played at once at 10am, and then the late kick-off between … Continue reading

John Terry No Longer Automatic Chelsea Pick, Says Roberto Di Matteo: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In another example of Roberto Di Matteo’s maturity and growth as a football manager, the Chelsea manager has said that “I don’t think anybody’s guaranteed a starting place [on the Chelsea team]. They all have to work and be fighting for … Continue reading

Jack Wilshere and Leon Osman Named in England Squad to Face Sweden: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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England has named their 23-man squad for their upcoming friendly against Sweden. Everton’s midfielder Leon Osman has got called up for the first time, while Jack Wilshere — fresh from his injury — is also named, in addition to Liverpool’s … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Alex Muller
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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 … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 10: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Seven Premier League matches today. Each of them are excellent match-ups in what promises to be an excellent day. With the clocks changing in the UK last week, and the US not changing theirs until tomorrow, all of the games … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 9 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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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 … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 9: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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 … Continue reading

There is No Moral High Ground in the Fight Against Theatrical Diving In Soccer

Posted on by Matt Jones
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After reading some online reviews of the new FIFA 13 game, there were some comments on the articles that struck really struck me. Whilst the majority of them were overwhelmingly positive, there were some voicing their disappointment that the creators … Continue reading

Ryan Shawcross is an Example to Youngsters, Says Gary Neville: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Gary Neville has hailed Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross as an example to youngsters after Stoke’s captain has been called up to Englabd’s squad. “Any kid who has a dream should look at Ryan Shawcross maybe more than people at … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 7: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Four matches to savor and enjoy today before we have two weeks of no Premier League football due to the dreaded international break. Hopefully today’s action can be at least as good as yesterday’s matches. Southampton vs Fulham, 8:30am, FOX … Continue reading

Premier League Clubs Finally Getting Smarter Through Innovation

Posted on by Sameer Chopra
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People have been writing about the modern association of soccer with business for many years now. Soccernomics, that beautiful book that marries football passion with economic realities, helpfully points out that the problem with this association is that clubs aren’t … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 6: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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 … Continue reading

Swansea Keeper Michel Vorm Uses Rugby Equipment to Warm Up For Stoke: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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You can’t make this stuff up. No, really. You can’t. Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm, who just signed a new contract at Swansea, has been preparing for Saturday’s match against Stoke City by using rugby tackle bag equipment to prepare … Continue reading

David Luiz Tackle Angers Stoke Boss Tony Pulis: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are the Premier League news headlines tonight: David Luiz tackle angers Stoke boss Tony Pulis — BBC Sport Tottenham Hotspur hope to appoint Franco Baldini as director of football to work — The Telegraph Luis Suárez should shake Patrice … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 5 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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 … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 5: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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 … Continue reading