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Team GB Soccer Team Unlikely to Compete in 2016 Olympic Games, Says FA

Posted on by Daniel Lofti

It will be unlikely that Team GB’s soccer team will compete in the 2016 Olympic Games, according to FA secretary Alex Horne. Due to the popularity of the 2012 Olympic Games, people are now starting to look forward to the … Continue reading

USA vs Japan, Liverpool vs FC Gomel and Valencia vs Tottenham: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

The soccer gods didn’t come together on this one to make the schedule more convenient. Nevertheless, we have three brilliant spectacles this afternoon for you to follow along with — everything from the Olympic women’s final between the United States of … Continue reading

Alex Morgan and the US Women’s Soccer Team Go For The Gold [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

It’s not often that we stray off topic and focus on a footballer or event that isn’t Premier League-related. But since EPL Talk is based in the United States, and since the 2012 Summer Olympic women’s soccer final is today … Continue reading

Experiencing Olympic Soccer’s Brazil vs South Korea Match At Old Trafford

Posted on by Matt Jones

I have to admit I was pretty disappointed that Team GB didn’t qualify for the semi-final of the Olympic games. I’d had tickets for the Old Trafford semi-final for a while and a Brazil/GB match would have always been my … Continue reading

Great Britain vs South Korea, Olympic Soccer: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Team GB faces a massive match today when they play South Korea in the Olympic men’s soccer tournament. A win and Team GB will be in the semi-final. A loss, and they’ll make the short trip home. You could argue … Continue reading

GB Goalkeeper Jack Butland is Being Watched by Top Clubs Including Manchester City; The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller

Since May, we’ve been working hard to bring you the daily EPL news and links in one succinct post, so you don’t have to spend an hour or more scanning the Internet. We do all the work for you. Starting … Continue reading

Why Luis Suarez Is A Villain Of The Game

Posted on by Tony Davies

Soccer has always had heroes and villains. It is all part of the show, particularly in the commercialized world of today. Often a player can be viewed as a hero by one person and a villain by another, depending on … Continue reading

Great Britain vs Uruguay, Olympic Soccer: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Team GB kicks off against Uruguay today at 2:45pm ET on NBC Sports Network and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel (as well as and the NBC Olympics Live Extra app). Great Britain only needs a draw to qualify for the quarter-finals, … Continue reading

Great Britain vs United Arab Emirates, Olympic Soccer: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Better late than never, here’s an open thread for today’s Olympic soccer game between Great Britain vs United Arab Emirates (UAE). During or after today’s Olympic soccer match, post your rants, raves, questions and observations in the comments section below. … Continue reading

2012 London Olympics, Opening Ceremony: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The opening ceremony for the 2012 London Olympic Games begins at 4pm today and runs through until 7pm ET. Whether you’re watching it live, or watching it on tape-delay beginning at 7:30pm ET on NBC in the United States, feel … Continue reading

FAIL: The Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Will Be Over Before Americans Can See It Tonight

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you live in the United States and you’re planning on watching the opening ceremonies tonight of the 2012 Olympic Games, you may want to go dark after 4pm ET today. That means no Twitter, no Facebook, no social media, … Continue reading

Gareth Bale Could Be Banned From Playing For Spurs; Plus More EPL News and Links

Posted on by Alex Muller

Who would have expected that last night’s draw between LA Galaxy and Tottenham Hotspur would have created so much controversy? Gareth Bale, the man who was such a centerpiece of the Team GB football Olympic squad, ruled himself out of … Continue reading

Men’s Soccer Games at 2012 Summer Olympics: US TV and Internet Listings

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The 2012 Summer Olympics will feature over 10,000 athletes from 204 countries. Out of all of the different sporting events, there’s a lot of excitement and anticipation built around the soccer matches, for both the men and women. For viewers … Continue reading

Team GB Soccer: A Team And Country Divided

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Watching Brazil steamroll over Great Britain on ESPN3 Friday afternoon, it was not only all too apparent how quiet Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium was, but how detached the crowd – and probably TV viewers – were from this Team GB. ESPN … Continue reading

15 Team GB Soccer Stars Set to Shine in Britain This Summer

Posted on by Alexander Fairchild

Despite no David Beckham nor Gareth Bale, the first British soccer team to enter the Olympics in decades has plenty of stars and young talent to shine on the world’s stage. Here’s a guide to the Team GB soccer team: Goalkeepers … Continue reading

Does Anyone In Britain Care About the Team GB Olympic Football Squad?

Posted on by Matt Jones

For once it seems that football may take a back seat for Britons this summer, as the Olympic Games come to London.  For a collection of nations that are so fanatical about the Premier League, the SPL and their respective … Continue reading

Has Stuart Pearce Scored an Own Goal Before a Ball Has Been Kicked?

Posted on by Jamie Dunbar

Selecting players to represent the Great Britain Olympic Football Team (“Team GB”) was always going to be a controversial and ultimately thankless task; however Stuart Pearce appears to have made two grave errors of judgement with the official announcement of … Continue reading

Stuart Pearce Names 18-Man Team GB Football Squad for Summer Olympics

Posted on by Alex Muller

Stuart Pearce has named his 18-man squad for the Team GB football squad to play in the 2012 Summer Olympics. After last week’s news that David Beckham would not be included in the squad, the attention has switched to focus … Continue reading