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Top 5 Premiership Flops That Shone Elsewhere

Working as a freelance journalist has its perks but one of the drawbacks is having free time when the rest of the world is out there earning a crust. This time must be filled somehow and today I found myself perusing the BBC website checking the scores from the early […]

Uefa, FIFA: Give Us Retroactive Punishment For Diving

Eduardo steamed into the box. He shot past two Celtic defenders. Boruc charged out from his goal and slid to the ground but quickly realized he couldn’t get to the ball. Boruc put on the brakes. His foot slid behind Eduardo and his arm bent back, clear of the striker. But Eduardo’s […]

Premier League Preview – Aug. 29-30

Can Spurs be stopped? Will the real Liverpool, Manchester United and Aston Villa please stand up? When will Pompey spend some of their new found wealth? Oh yeah, we have our first Big Four clash of the year with Arsenal visiting Old Trafford this week as well. Perhaps this week […]

Can The Big 4 Be Split?

We are only a few games into the season and already we have seen a couple of unexpected results involving the big 4, these results may turn out not to be important at the end of the season but there does seem to be potential for slip ups from some […]

Damn It, United…

Last season Manchester United rarely looked their team-devouring best. They often struggled against the stubborn brick walls put up by sides they used to rout. They didn’t dominate so much as scrape out the clutch wins. Loads of late goals in tight matches. Loads of slim margins. It wasn’t a season of pure stellar performance, […]

EPL Talk Podcast: Questions Please For Mel Charles

This Friday, Kartik Krishnaiyer, host of the EPL Talk Podcast, will be interviewing a legend in football, Mel Charles. His name may be unfamiliar to many of you Stateside, so here’s some background on the Welsh legend. Mel Charles (pictured above in a 1958 World Cup match when he blocked […]

ESPN Garners Highest TV Ratings For EPL In US History

Earlier today I wrote a post breaking the news that ESPN had garnered the highest ratings for a Premier League game in US history with a viewing audience of 374,799 for last weekend’s Wigan against Manchester United broadcast. Well, I spoke too soon. That record has now been smashed by […]

Serie A Talk Podcast

Dov Schiavone and David Stansfield review the weekends action as Serie A Champions, Inter took on Serie B Champions Bari, whilst also casting their gaze to the Stadio Franchi as AC Milan were victorious over Siena. As the Milan Derby is upon us, they preview the Derby della Madonnina. Let […]

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:  […]

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 […]

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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