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How to contact sponsors to tell them to stop supporting FIFA, Sepp Blatter, slavery and corruption

It’s time for action. Put your anger about Sepp Blatter being re-elected as FIFA President to good use by contacting the FIFA sponsors and demanding that they STOP: (1) supporting FIFA President Sepp Blatter, (2) supporting the use of slavery in Qatar to build for World Cup 2022, and (3) allowing […]

5 revelations from the DOJ indictment against FIFA executives

Soccer monopolized the headlines this week after reports revealed 9 FIFA officials and 5 corporate executives were indicted for racketeering conspiracy and corruption following an extensive investigation into the organization lead by the U.S. Department of Justice. After reviewing the 168-page FIFA indictment document detailing all of the charges being brought […]

FIFA announce date for 2022 World Cup Final

FIFA has disclosed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Winter, with the Final coming on December 18, which is also Qatar National Day. The reasoning for such an unprecedented move from the traditional Summer schedule to a Winter one is essentially focused on the climate in Qatar.  A […]

ESPN and Univision confirm FIFA excluded them from World Cup 2026 bidding

ESPN and Univision have officially confirmed what World Soccer Talk revealed earlier today that neither TV network had been notified that the FIFA TV rights for 2023-2026 (including FIFA World Cup 2026) were being handed to FOX Sports and Telemundo instead of going through the typical closed bidding process. Presumably, the […]

10 Biggest Soccer Stories of 2014

The year 2014 included many major soccer stories, talking points and controversies. Here’s a list of 10 of the biggest stories to come out of the beautiful game during the past 12 months. 1. Germany Wins Fourth World Cup The Germans triumph during this summer’s World Cup came down to […]

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EPL Soccer Viewers Get A Taste Of ESPN UK Experience

The result may not have satisfied Liverpool supporters, but the coverage of ESPN USA’s first Monday afternoon Premier League game of the season was splendid to watch. Instead of utilizing the cast of characters from Bristol, CT, ESPN wisely decided to use the feed from ESPN UK. As a result, […]

New Blogger Joins the EPL Talk Community

The number of bloggers contributing to the EPL Talk Community has grown by one. Michael James, aka, is now the sixth blogger with the launch of his English Soccer Talk blog.You may know Michael from his postings on the Soccer Shout comments section or his original English Soccer Talk blog […]

What We Have Learned From the Copa

Obviously the performance of Team USA thus far at Copa America has been disheartening in many ways. Taking a virtual “B” side into the competition (By any definition this squad could be classified as a “B” side despite having eight holdovers from the Gold Cup. The next time England plays […]

Strachan right to back United

After seeing his team well and truly played off the park Celtic manager Gordon Strachan honoured United as being the best side his Scottish champions had ever faced in Europe. That is some accolade when you consider that the Bhoys have played AC Milan and Barcelona in recent years. However […]

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Arsenal and Tottenham have halted their race for Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi

Things are heating up in North London between Arsenal and Tottenham, with last weekend’s results leaving Spurs only two points behind the rival Gunners, who sit in fourth place in the English Premier League. But it is not just on the pitch where the competition is picking up. Both teams […]