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Name that Caption

Posted on by Brian Koski

As mentioned on our 26 Nov. show, please send us your caption ideas regarding this alluring visual! http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/c/carlisle_united/7109033.stm

Potential US Draw Not Favorable

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Today’s World Cup Qualifying draw wasn’t the best news for the US National Team. Let me preface my remarks by stating that the US is the best team in its group and should advance to the hexagonal. That having been … Continue reading

Earthquakes make first impact on Wednesday

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

By Michael Haley/US Soccer Spot The San Jose Earthquakes will begin to take shape on Wednesday as they select players from the rosters of the other 13 MLS teams they will battle for the right to lift the 2008 MLS … Continue reading

Can You Out-Predict Georgie?!

Posted on by Brian Koski

To review, here are Georgie’s predictions regarding our friendly competition mentioned on today’s show (19 November): –Next Player to be Sent Off: Ricardo Fuller (Stoke)–Next Manager to be Fined: Neil Warnock (Crystal Palace)–Next Manager to be Sacked: Dave Jones (Cardiff)–Next … Continue reading

Live MLS Cup Final Blog: New England Revolution v Houston Dynamo

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Stayed tuned to this space from noon Eastern as the New England Revolution look to get yet another monkey off their back as they look to complete the Domestic Double. Standing in their path yet again is the Houston Dynamo … Continue reading

Seattle to Become MLS 15th Team. Can You Get a Sixteenth by 2009?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

So I’m sitting here this early morning looking a couple of my favorite websites and I spot this little nugget…“Can Drew Carey ever show his face in Cleveland again after becoming part owner of a soccer team? In Seattle?” Curiosity … Continue reading

Top 20 Biggest Pitches in La Liga

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After EPL Talk did a similar research project to discover what clubs in the Premier League had the biggest pitches, we here at the sister site La Liga Talk thought it’d be wise to research the biggest pitches in Spain’s … Continue reading

Sala Rewarded for Fine Play

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Dario Sala is a fan favorite in Dallas, and despite a rocky season he was given the nod in goal for the playoff opener by Manager Steve Morrow over the very steady Ray Burse Jr. The move paid dividends as … Continue reading

Upcoming Show Schedule

Posted on by Brian Koski

“Championship Talk” will be back on Monday, 29 October, featuring Alex Rice of “The Beautiful Game” fame, Brian Koski, and more Crystal Palace interviews. Georgie is sadly on holiday in Asia, but will return for the Monday, 5 November episode. … Continue reading

The noose tightens for Benitez

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Benitez’adamance to use his players through a rotation policy is becoming the annoyance of the football pundits, and the Liverpool fans. Should he swallow his ego and abandon his recurring underachieving lineups? Is he really that ego centric? It almost … Continue reading

Twellman, Guzan added for Switzerland Game

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Bob Bradley has added Taylor Twellman and Brad Guzan to the US squad for tomorrow’s matchup with Switzerland.

How Does the Championship Compare to the EPL?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Did you know that in the United Kingdom, Sky Sports pays $74 million a season for the TV rights to the Football League, which includes the Championship, the lower leagues and 15 matches per season from the League Cup? Comparing … Continue reading

The Official Championship Talk Mascot

Posted on by Brian Koski

The infamous Holiday Inn Southampton supporter, who was ejected from this Norwich match on 18 August for standing, delights the Saints faithful by striking a svelte shirtless pose from his mate’s hotel room overlooking Carrow Road.

Barcelona Adventure

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Covering La Liga from far away as we’ve been doing for the past 6 months like we have on forza futbol, we tend to see things antiseptically, second hand or translated and repackaged to fit another culture or another way … Continue reading

Dunga Makes Call Up For Qually Debut

Posted on by Juan Arango

Brazilian national team coach Dunga made the announcement of the 22-man squad that will take part in the first two matches of the CONMEBOL qualifiers for South Africa 2010 that will start on October 13th. The five-time world champions will … Continue reading

Mediawars Continued

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Yesterday I was getting ready for the Real Madrid v Betis game on laSexta here in Barcelona, visiting family but futbol takes precedence at certain times, and I was watching the one hour pregame, with interviews and analysis and player … Continue reading

Virrey To Lead América?

Posted on by Juan Arango

Fernando Tena’s imminent sacking at the Mexican side is causing a whirlwind in the City. The team’s performance against San Luis pretty much made the decision for him, there is no one in their right mind that will think that … Continue reading

Counterpoint – Go ahead and look across the Atlantic.

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

After reading Kartik’s post about the exploitation of David Beckham, I would totally agree with many of his assessments. The critics out there have really had their way with the whole ‘Becks to MLS‘ matter. It has been a media … Continue reading