Jose Mourinho’s second act at Chelsea is starting very much where his first left off with the manager’s comments becoming more a caricature of himself than anything deep and thoughtful. While I felt the almost universal skepticism in the British press upon the return of The Special One to Chelsea […]
Now that’s what a semi-final should be! Chelsea finally achieved their dream of a place in the UEFA Champions League final by holding off Liverpool FC by an aggregate of 4-3, 3-2 in yesterday’s match.
I don’t want to turn this into an all-Liverpool blog but the red-half of Merseyside was the story of last night’s action. The Reds romped to a record 8-0 win over Besiktas and did so with considerable style. Yossi Benayoun was clearly the man of the match and had a […]
Realizing the national buzz growing around the US U-20 team, ESPN executives have wisely made the decision to move tonight’s massive US-Brazil match to ESPN from ESPN U. The match will also be availible on ESPN 360 and ESPN HD.
In our attempts to further break down and analyze all things Premier League, EPL Talk proudly announce the addition of a new weekly column entitled Premier League Footballer of the Week. The column will be opinion driven, but we’ll strive to take an in-depth look at one single player in the Premier […]
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It sounds too simple, but the difference between Arsenal and Manchester United on Sunday was finishing. Both teams had several chances in front of goal. Manchester United scored most of them. Arsenal missed all of them except for one deflection. There were several shots from Arsenal that skimmed past the […]
During the 2012/2013 season, I was studying abroad pursuing a Master’s degree at Swansea University in South Wales. The University, located right on the coast about an hour drive from the Welsh capital of Cardiff, made their sporting facilities a joint training ground for the University teams and Swansea City’s […]
Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels has hit back at criticism from the German media as the World Cup winner struggles for form and says Bayern Munich’s success is not helping his club’s cause. Hummels found himself on the bench for second-placed Dortmund on Sunday in their 4-1 win at home […]
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski was officially honored by the Guinness Book of Records on Monday after his stunning five-goal haul in a single Bundesliga match sent four records tumbling. Lewandowski needed just eight minutes, 59 seconds to score five goals after coming off the bench in the second half […]
Here are the 10 things we learned from the second legs of the MLS Conference Championships. 1. The Finalists Are Set The Columbus Crew SC and Portland Timbers will contest MLS Cup 2015 at MAPFRE Stadium on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 4:00 p.m. ET. The match will be broadcast by […]
Valencia confirmed on Monday that Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo has left the La Liga club. Nuno had already said on Sunday night following a 1-0 defeat to Sevilla that he was resigning. “Nuno Espirito Santo, who until now was the coach, is no longer tied to Valencia, after coming […]
Victor Valdes’s wife has slammed Manchester United for failing to invite the Spanish goalkeeper to a high-profile charity event at Old Trafford. The Premier League club held its annual dinner for UNICEF on Sunday, and many United players were in attendance. But Valdes, who is out of favor with boss […]