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ESPN To Show Chelsea v Hull City Game

It’s confirmed. ESPN2 will show the opening game of the 2009-2010 season between Chelsea and Hull City at 7:45am ET Saturday. On late Friday, ESPN concluded the negotiations with Fox Soccer Channel to sub-license the early Saturday morning kickoff and Monday afternoon games for the 2009/2010 season. The package includes […]

Premier League Preview – Week One

Finally. The 2009-2010 English Premier League season is less than 24 hours away and, for the next few hours, everybody is in a Champions League spot. Of course, a pessimist would point out that everyone is also in the drop zone. Whatever. Let’s get into some previews for week one, […]

2009-2010 Premier League: The Boys Are Back In Town

The boys are back in town for the 2009-2010 Premier League season. Click on the above image for a full-sized picture showing a footballer from each of the 20 Premier League teams. The players are as follows: Arsenal: Theo Walcott Aston Villa: Brad Friedel Birmingham City: Kevin Phillips Blackburn Rovers: […]

New Season But Arsenal’s Problems Persist

This season promises to be a pivotal one in the reign of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. Wenger has been one of the most influential managers in Arsenal’s history but for the first time last year there were rumblings of discontent from the fans. In the build up to the new Premier […]

5 Ways To Watch Or Listen To Chelsea v Hull City

We understand that ESPN and Fox Soccer Channel are still feverishly working on concluding the contract so that the early Saturday morning and Monday afternoon ET Premier League games will be available on ESPN2. However, no agreement has been completed as of writing, and we’re now less than 24 hours […]

Premier League Ranked Best in the World by IFFHS

Every year the IFFHS releases its ranking list of the top football leagues in the world. The Barclays Premier League won the honor for 2008, thanks largely to the fantastic performances in the Champions League from English clubs. This ranking was released in April, but on the eve of the […]

Fernando Torres: The Next Golden Boot?

Why do I care about the Golden Boot? What does it matter to me as a lover of a club? The Golden Boot doesn’t guarantee titles (eh, Mr Anelka?) or even European placement (eh, Mr Phillips?) It is glory for the individual in a collective endeavor and should be a mere footnote to the supporter who […]

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