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A Case for Raul, and the Spanish National Team

Posted on by Garrett Rodriguez

With Euro 2008 right around the corner and teams already preparing for the tournament, I find it odd that Raul was excluded from the national team. With his dip in form the past few seasons it was easy for Luis … Continue reading

Manchester Strikes Back- Episode 2

Posted on by Juan Arango

In the second episode of the Ronaldo Signing… “Negotiations” are underway.  Portuguese superagent Jorge Mendes is going to be a busy week.  After helping Massimo Moratti get Jose Mourinho… he prepares for one crazy summer. Malcolm Glazer rebutted Real Madrid’s … Continue reading

Confirmed Teams for the CCC season 2008-2009

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Here is who will be playing next season in the CCC: Barnsley Birmingham City Blackpool Bristol City Burnely Cardiff City Charlton Athletic Coventry City Crystal Palace Derby County Doncaster Rovers Ipswich Town Norwich City Nottingham Forest Plymouth Argyle Preston North … Continue reading

Let’s Chill

Posted on by Juan Arango

I can’t blame him. If I were in his position, I would do the exact same thing. While Sir Alex Ferguson and Real Madrid trade potshots- Ronaldo just sits back and basks in the glory of the moment. Hey I … Continue reading

Hot Down Below

Posted on by Juan Arango

Numancia, like Real Madrid, ran away from the pack and are just one point away from returning to the first division.  The big battle for promotion is being fought between Málaga, Sporting, and Real Sociedad.   Málaga have a slight advantage … Continue reading

Keita’s Hello Is Deco’s Adeus

Posted on by Juan Arango

Seydou Keita’s signed his contract with Barcelona on Monday. He might as well just signed Deco’s walking papers in order to give people the same message. The Mali international, one of the players requested by new blaugrana coach Josep Guardiola, … Continue reading

Welcome and Goodbye to the Championship

Posted on by Shakira Graham

The playoffs are almost done and only two more teams will be vying for promotion to League One, Rochdale and Stockport. What is known after today are what teams will be leaving and coming into the Championship for next season. Gaining … Continue reading

The Eve of the Final

Posted on by Shakira Graham

First off let me congratulate Manchester United on winning the UEFA Champions League on the 50th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster. Now onto the Championship Playoff Final between Bristol City and Hull City. Tomorrow these two surprise teams will … Continue reading

Perea Gets Call Up

Posted on by Juan Arango

Luis Amaranto Perea was called up for duty by coach Jorge Luis Pinto.  Colombia will play Ireland and France before they play Peru and Ecuador in World Cup qualifers. Goalkeepers: Agustín Julio (Santa Fe), Róbinson Zapata (Ateaua Bucarest-ROM) Defenders: Camilo … Continue reading

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