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Disaster for Bari and Serie A

ESPN and Fox Sports are reporting that the deal for the Matarrese family to sell AS Bari to American real estate magnate Tim Barton has been cancelled.  Barton had until yesterday to make an initial payment for the club, which he failed to make.  The Matarrese family says it will […]

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Ronaldo Touch And Go For Sunday

Cristiano Ronaldo played his part in Real Madrid’s 3-0 win over Marseille in the Champions league last night scoring two of Real’s three goals. However the Portuguese international had to be taken off in the second half with an ankle knock that could see him miss Madrid’s match against high […]

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Rebecca Lowe Interview

In the latest episode of the EPL Talk Podcast, ESPN UK’s Rebecca Lowe sits down with host Kartik Krishnaiyer to discuss: Her background in Football Her time at the BBC The transition from Setanta to ESPN UK Working with James Richardson Interest in american sports in the UK Knowing Peter […]

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EPL Talk Podcast: Rebecca Lowe

ESPN UK’s Rebecca Lowe sits down with host Kartik Krishnaiyer to discuss: – Her background in Football – Her time at the BBC – The transition from Setanta to ESPN UK – Working with James Richardson – Interest in american sports in the UK – Knowing Peter Crouch growing up […]

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The Reemergence of Louis Saha

Are Premier League fans seeing the second coming of Louis Saha? The former first team Manchester United striker scored the only goal in a match carried by ESPN2 in the States in pristine HD this past Saturday- a match that produced just 1 goal, but some great saves from keepers […]

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La Liga in the UEFA Champions League: A Recap

Tuesday and Wednesday brought about Match Day 2 in the UEFA Champions League, and the four representatives from Spain had interesting ties that helped shape their respective groups.  On Tuesday, Sevilla FC visited Rangers FC at the Ibrox Stadium, where the European night atmosphere is second to none, buoying their […]

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Does Chelsea have a Frank Lampard problem?

After 10 games, one might think that Frank Lampard, the engine and inspiration behind most of Chelsea’s offensive production over the past 5 seasons, has run into a torrid patch of form.  This is mostly due to his low goal return – one in the Premiership and one in the […]

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Legends Of English Football: #11 Johnny Haynes

I think it’s apt to finish this series with perhaps the player who is often held up as the reason that allowed footballers to earn the wages that they do in this day and age. Yet, to simply think of Johnny Haynes’ only contribution to football was being the first […]

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Fan Diary #10: Hitting The Champions League Wall

After Liverpool comfortably dispatched Hull this past weekend, I went into the Fiorentina match with soaring expectations. I tucked all of Liverpool’s defensive and  central midfield problems under the carpet of Torres’ hat trick adorned with Gerrard, Babel and Riera’s collective fuel for the goal-momentum fire. Fiorentina (whom I knew […]

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Premier League Goal Glut Silences The Critics

After two successive weeks of top of the table clashes and fiercely contested derby matches, last weekends fixtures had looked about as attractive as a day trip to a pencil museum (there’s one in Keswick, believe it or not). A shock result at Wigan and 37 goals later and all […]

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Win A Chance To Attend England’s Training Session

The England team are currently busy training for their World Cup qualifiers over the coming weeks. EPL Talk and Umbro are giving one lucky EPL Talk reader (and a friend) the opportunity to go and watch the team train on Tuesday October 6, 2009. Access to the training ground is […]

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Why BBC’s Match Of The Day Is Still Relevant

There’s more in common between Americans and Brits than you may think. While many Americans still sit down on a late weekend night to watch NBC’s Saturday Night Live, the Brits have a similar tradition. But rather than laughing at comedians perform skits, they choose to guffaw at overpaid actors […]

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Portsmouth Third Kit For 2009/2010 Season Revealed

Die-hard Portsmouth supporters may be very familiar with the club’s new third kit for the 2009/2010 season, but chances are the rest of us haven’t seen pictures of it until now. Designed and manufactured by Canterbury, and sponsored by Jobsite, the new third kit is black with blue trim and […]

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