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FOX Sports exec shows little understanding of US soccer history

The same FOX Sports executive who hired Gus Johnson and tried to turn him into a soccer commentator, and who is arguably the most powerful soccer TV exec in the country given that FOX has the rights to the World Cup for the next 11 years, demonstrated this week how out […]

Eric Wynalda: Klinsmann Will Probably Be Fired If US Doesn’t Win a World Cup Game

World Soccer Talk’s Bo McMillan recently sat down with Eric Wynalda, the third all-time leading goal scorer for the United States National Team and current FOX Sports soccer analyst and co-commentator. Wynalda is also the Technical Director of the NASL (US Second Division) Atlanta Silverbacks.  Here’s the transcript of the […]

Want To Grow Soccer In The US: It Takes Honest Criticism Not A Pollyanna Approach

Labor Day has come and gone, the sun is setting earlier, and, even here in Houston, the air contains a slight fall crispness. Yes, the Summer of Soccer is over, and what an interesting summer it has been. Back on Father’s Day, like a Phoenix, the US National Team rose […]

The 2010 MLS Season: Fair To The World Cup & Balanced

A common complaint about Major League Soccer is its failure or unwillingness to observe FIFA International breaks. As recently as this month we have seen MLS matches played at the same time as crucial World Cup Qualifiers involving the United States National Team, this despite earlier indications from MLS that […]

Which Team is Better – 2002 or 2009?

There has been some talk lately about how the USMNT has regressed from its best teams of the past decade – that a lack of veteran leadership has made this team shakier and that Bob Bradley is making do with a hand full of poor cards.  I don’t believe that […]

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EPL Talk Podcast: Michael Sheen and The Damned United

Episode 140 of the EPL Talk Podcast features an interview with Michael Sheen, the star of The Damned United, the new motion picture about the life of Brian Clough. The podcast episode also features a discussion with EPL Talk correspondent Eric Altshule who gives a mini-review of the film. Plus, […]

At the stadium – Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Cologne FC 1:2

I’m a native German writer and  an enthusiastic fan of Eintracht Frankfurt. Whenever I got the opportunity to visit a game in the Commerzbank Arena, I take this opportunity. Last match-day I visited the match against Cologne.   Stadium: Commerzbank Arena ( Eintracht Frankfurt) Attendance: 45,100 Ticket-Price: Main stand – […]

Setanta Raises Stakes to Lure Martin Tyler

The People newspaper is reporting that Setanta Sports has offered football commentator Martin Tyler at least double his current Sky salary to move to Setanta in the summer.While the reported offer may be difficult to turn down, it may be a difficult decision for Tyler. Does he leave Sky, where […]

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John Terry a potential target for Qatar clubs, says Zola

John Terry is a “big name” player who would attract interest from several club sides in Qatar, his former Chelsea teammate Gianfranco Zola said on Thursday. The Italian was speaking publicly for the first time since his current side — Al-Arabi — was linked to the Chelsea captain following Terry’s […]