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Beaten To The Punch- Again

Posted on by Juan Arango

After previous speculation that Barcelona were on the fast track to obtaining Racing defender Ezequiel Garay, Real Madrid sealed the deal and sign the Argentine international. The dealmaker apparently for Real was he fact that they were able to pay … Continue reading

La Liga Wrap

Posted on by Juan Arango

Well another La Liga year came and ended. It was quite disappointing for the most part, but there were quite Team of the Year- Real Madrid. Look, anyone that says that there was another team needs to have their heads … Continue reading

The Top Eight Foreign Players in MLS

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Guevara has accomplished more than just about any current MLS player in this league Inspired by our buddy Martin Rogers list of the top players overall in MLS, we’ve come up with a list of the top eight non US … Continue reading

Show Schedule

Posted on by Brian Koski

Apologies, it turns out there will be no new Championship Talk shows for the remainder of this football season. I’m really sorry about the continued recent false alarms of the show starting back up again soon. The lack of new … Continue reading

Playoff Musings after the First Legs

Posted on by Shakira Graham

The first leg of the CCC playoff semi’s are all said and done, both Bristol City and Hull are in the drivers seat to punch their tickets to Wembely. I thought both matches were fairly well played but the Bristol … Continue reading

The consequences of the humiliation

Posted on by Jose M. Malo de Molina

Hello there!! First of all I would like to thanks The Gaffer for giving me the opportunity to collaborate with EPL talks. I’m Spanish and I’ll try to give you not just good information, but also the atmosphere of this … Continue reading

Wembley Bound

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

As many of you already know I will be attending the US-England friendly at Wembley Stadium on May 28th. For those of you interested in corresponding with me specifically about that match or who may also be attending please email … Continue reading

American Soccer Spot First Month MLS Best XI

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The Major League Soccer season is a month old, and it’s time to roll out the MLS Best XI for the first month of the season. GK     Dario Sala, FC Dallas D        Bakary Soumare, Chicago D        Jack Jewsbury, … Continue reading

Will The Premier League Supercede MLS and the Mexican League in the US?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

My simple answer is no, not a chance. However others feel differently. Here is a recent give and take I had with “the Gaffer” from EPL The Gaffer is a friend of mine and generally a very good guy. … Continue reading

MLS Thursday Primetime Live Blog

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Dave O’Brien is now doing the Boston Red Sox games on NESN, and Eric Wynalda has been replaced by John Harkes. MLS Primetime Thursday on ESPN2 will have a different flavor this season, also because at CSRN we will have … Continue reading

American Soccer Show Related Material

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

My cost-host Dave Denholm has begun his podcast for the new MLS season. It’s insightful and worth a weekly listen. Check it out at: Brian Zygo who  contributes to our program and also has his own podcast has an … Continue reading

Steve Morrow Speaks the Truth

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Nowhere in the world does MLS face the sort of criticism for standard of play that it does in here in the United States. In this country we have many fans of the game who have become deeply affected by … Continue reading

US Squad for Wednesday’s Friendly @ Poland Announced

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

This friendly will mark the return of Cory Gibbs, injured in a pre World Cup tuneup in 2006 to the US squad. Gibbs was, prior to his injury the US’ best left footed defender. GOALKEEPERS (2): Marcus Hahnemann (Reading FC), … Continue reading

The US Open Cup Deserves It’s Chance

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Jeffy Hash makes some outstanding points over at the Third Half. Give it a read!

American Soccer Show: Three Historic Games

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

On this week’s American Soccer Show Dave Denholm and was joined by Dave Brett Wasser, considered one of the foremost historians of the game in this nation. The three historic games we focused on in the show were the 1989 … Continue reading

How to Get Promoted

Posted on by Brian Koski

Thank you to Eric Piazzoni (South Bend, Indiana) and the Ipswich Town FC Supporters Club for the following historical breakdown on the required Championship league point totals for potential promotion to the Premiership. Eric’s blog is and his supporters … Continue reading

New Facebook Page

Posted on by Brian Koski

Please note that we have a new show Facebook page. As with the prior site, it is an individual page (as opposed to a group site), and can be found under “Championship Talk”. The prior site was accidentally disabled. Feel … Continue reading

The National Team Going Forward

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I’m working on a long term analysis the next few days of where the US Senior National Team is and what needs to improve for the US to reach its potential in the 2010 World Cup cycle. Anyone with any … Continue reading