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Pre-Show Open Thread: EPL Talk Podcast Weekend Review Show

We’re hours ahead of our 10 p.m. BST/5 p.m. EST/2 p.m. PST start, where myself, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Laurence McKenna will talking about a truly interesting weekend of Premier League action. Chelsea and Arsenal gave us a decent match at Stamford Bridge, Liverpool gave us fodder for hysterics, and Nigel […]

Nigel De Jong Breaks Hatem Ben Arfa Leg: Video

Manchester City’s Nigel De Jong committed another horror tackle in the Premier League Sunday. This time against Newcastle United’s Hatem Ben Arfa. The tackle resulted in a broken leg and definitely dashes Newcastle’s chances for the next few months. What is it about the Premier League where we see so […]

Liverpool Sinks Into Bottom 3 Of Premier League

Before today, the last time Liverpool were in the bottom three of the Premier League was after the opening day of the very first Premier League season. That day they lost 1-0 to Nottingham Forest. But any team can be near the bottom after losing its opening fixture of a […]

Rafael van der Vaart Continues Excellent Form

Tottenham playmaker Rafael van der Vaart is certainly enjoying his start to life in the Premier League. The Dutch midfielder, who signed for Spurs on deadline day from Real Madrid, completed an impressive week with an excellent brace in his side’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa yesterday. The double took […]

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 7: Open Thread

Arsenal and Chelsea face each other in both club’s biggest game of the season today. We’ll get a chance to see whether Chelsea’s loss to Manchester City was an anomaly or whether Chelsea is as human as they seem to be. Plus we’ll get to see whether this season’s Arsenal […]

Sunday’s Bundesliga Preview: Matchday Seven

Saturday’s Bundesliga action featured the highs and the lows of Bundesliga life: from Mainz taking their winning streak to seven in a row and equalling the record for best Bundesliga start of all time, to Felix Magath’s Schalke stumbling to a disappointing loss at Nurnberg. Sunday’s action promises to be […]

More Away Day Gloom For Manchester United

Manchester United missed the chance to put some real pressure on early season pace-setters Chelsea with a disappointing draw at Sunderland. But perhaps a more worrying consequence to come from the game for Sir Alex Ferguson was the desperately below par performance of his side. In normal circumstances I suppose […]

Saturday’s Bundesliga Review: Matchday Seven

A Saturday goal-fest in the Bundesliga made for some very interesting results. Table-topping Mainz hosted Hoffenheim; Borussia Monchengladbach hosted VfL Wolfsburg; HSV hosted promoted side Kaiserslautern; Schalke travelled to Nurnberg; and Freiburg hosted Koln. Mainz 4 – 2 TSG Hoffenheim Mainz’s incredible form continues with their seventh straight win of […]

33 Greatest Soccer Punch Ups: Video

If you run across any sports fans who call soccer a sissy sport, have them take a look at the above video which features 33 different soccer punch ups. Some of them will make you wince. But all of them show that the sport is not as amicable as some […]

Bebé: Hero or Hobo?

The decision made by Sir Alex Ferguson to bring the previously unknown Tiago Manuel Dias Correia, commonly known by his nickname Bebé, to Manchester United has come under a lot of scrutiny by the press, but has Fergie unearthed another gem? The Bebé transfer was an interesting and peculiar one right from […]

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