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Hoffenheim’s American Coup

1899 Hoffenheim was the biggest story in European football last fall.The newly promoted side was leading the Bundesliga as Christmas approached. Of course, Hoffenheim fell off but they left their mark on the world of football and the Bundesliga. Today, Hoffenheim signed two of the best young American prospects ever:  […]

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ESPN2 Scores Record TV Ratings For Wigan v Man United

ESPN2 recorded a record TV rating for a Premier League game on U.S. television this past weekend when it aired Wigan Athletic versus Manchester United. According to an ESPN spokesperson, the Wigan vs Man United game generated a 0.3 rating and was watched in 289,876 TV homes with a viewing […]

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Fan Diary #4: The Football Depression

I have football-curious friends who want to come to the pub and watch Liverpool with me. So they say. See, they think watching Liverpool with me will be like watching regular season MLB, NBA or NFL games with me. That I’ll be conversational. That I’ll crack a lot of jokes. That I’ll make plenty of eye […]

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Major League Soccer Talk Podcast #107

Episode 107 of the Major League Soccer Talk podcast features reports and post match audio from correspondents Brian Zygo in Houston, Chris Riordan in Columbus, Robert Jonas in San Jose and Daniel Feuerstein in New Jersey. We hear interviews with among others, Dominic Kinnear and Juan Pablo Angel.

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Champions League 2009-10: Anderlecht and Celtic Looking For Miracles

After strong showings in the first leg of the playoff round, both Lyon and Arsenal are in a comfortable position to enter the group stage. Lyon can claim a tenth consecutive group-stage appearance unless they completely fall apart. The French club overwhelmed RSC Anderlecht 5-1 last week, while a 2-0 […]

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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, […]

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EPL Talk Matchday Three Review Show

The third round of fixtures is in the book for the 2009-10 Barclays Premier League campaign. Alexander Caulfield, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Laurence McKenna break down all the action in this, the latest edition of the EPL Talk Podcast available here and on iTunes. The latest episode focuses on: Jermain Defoe’s […]

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EPL Talk Matchday Three Review

The third round of fixtures is in the book for the 2009-10 Barclays Premier League campaign. Alexander Caulfied, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Laurence McKenna break down all the action. Included in the discussion is Jermain Defoe’s hot start, Martin O’Neil’s mastery of Anfield, William Gallas’ sudden goal scoring prowess, Chelsea’s Italian […]

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Lethargic and Disjointed But Liverpool Can’t Panic

The unfortunate downside of modern technology means that any armchair fan can now comment on any team without actually seeing the game. As I type this, I’m listening to Radio 5 and Liverpool “fans” are calling for the head of Benitez. “The worst display I’ve ever seen from a Liverpool […]

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Burnley Already Upturn The Applecart

Admit it, after the lacklustre opening day game against Stoke City, you simply couldn’t see Burnley picking up anything from their next 2 games with Everton and Manchester United visiting Turf Moor. They were tough games, that most established Premiership sides wouldn’t be relishing to have back to back so […]

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Diamonds Are Back In Fashion At Stamford Bridge

Carlo Ancelotti has certainly stamped his mark on Chelsea early in the season so far. A Community Shield victory, coupled with 3 Premiership wins on the bounce has seen Chelsea rise to the top end of the table. So far, so what then? Nothing surprising in that in itself, would […]

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Fan Diary #3: The Delayed Broadcast

When I first started watching English football, I rarely got to watch the league matches live. I worked in a bar with no TVs. My friends George and Noel would bring us VHS tapes of the weekend matches. George taped the Setanta matches and my Noel taped the FSC matches (often tacking on Sopranos episodes from […]

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Can Anderson Be the Key?

Cast your mind back to May 2009, Manchester United were comprehensively and soundly trounced in Rome by a magical Barcelona side, inspired by Xavi and Iniesta. For many, the lack of quality in the centre of the park was plain to see, Carrick looked lethargic and unsure of himself, Fletcher […]

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How to Play the BBC iPlayer Outside the UK

How many times have you been on the BBC Sport or ITV Football website and you’ve been intrigued by a video that the publisher is promoting only to find out that a rights restriction message pops up when you try to play it? It’s frustrating especially given that BBC Sport […]

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