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Juan Agudelo’s Request for a Work Permit is Denied, Dashing Hopes of a Transfer to England

Juan Agudelo’s request for a work permit to join Stoke City has been denied by UK authorities, dealing a cruel blow to the striker’s chances of playing in the English Premier League. In August, Agudelo signed a pre-contract with Stoke City whereby the US international striker would join the Potters in […]

Discover Which Premier League Clubs Have Played The Most English Footballers This Season [INFOGRAPHIC]

A revealing infographic has been published today that shows, out of the footballers who have played so far this season in the Premier League, what percentage of them are English. Surprisingly, the team that’s playing the most number of English footballers — roughly 44% — is a Welsh Premier League […]

Where the Goals Are Coming From In the Premier League: A Team-By-Team Analysis

The international break means no Premier League matches until Saturday. Some welcome the break, some loath it. Either way, we can all agree that it’s way too long to go without seeing our favorite clubs play. We don’t have to waste this time though. The break is an excellent opportunity […]

Evaluating the Performance of Premier League Teams So Far This Season

There’s something special about the time just before the Premier League table begins to settle. Clubs that will eventually end up in the Championship next season can be near the top of the table, and for an instant, just an instant, their supporters can look on and revel. I fondly […]

Watch ‘The Football Special’: England Examined, Joe Kinnear Builds and the Stoke Bus Song [VIDEO]

In this week’s episode of ‘The Football Special,’ Malcolm Best is joined by Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini as England’s lacklustre draw in Kiev is examined. Plus we get a glimpse into Stoke City manager Mark Hughes’ personal thoughts. Also, Joe Kinnear returns as an expert builder, we hear from […]

Renaming the 20 Premier League Clubs: If Hull City Owner Assem Allam Can Do It, We Can Do Better

While many of you were laughing at businessman and self proclaimed Leader Assem Allam for his views on rebranding clubs, I actually took the time to analyze his statements. All in all, Mr. Allam is correct. The world is a changing place and soon teams will have to adapt to […]

2013-14 Premier League Table Predictions: What’s Your Top 20?

Every season, for the past six years, I’ve asked you — the reader — to post your predictions of how you think the 20 teams will rank in the Premier League. The challenge every summer is that your predictions need to be posted before the season begins, which means it’s […]

NBC Poster Campaign: EPL Teams As New York City Boroughs & Neighborhoods [PHOTO]

The advertising campaign by NBC Sports to promote it’s Premier League coverage continues to win plaudits with videos, billboards in Times Square and subway cars. And now, NBC has taken to the streets of New York City with a street poster that shows many of the NYC boroughs and neighborhoods […]

How Has Your Premier League Club Fared in the Transfer Window So Far? Read Our Report Card

Only 27 days remain in the summer transfer window in England, and teams are getting close to wrapping up their pre-season friendlies ahead of the August 17 kick-off to the Premier League season. Based on the transfer signings so far in the summer window, here’s my ratings on how each […]

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