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Could Cinderella Ruin The Bundesliga’s Ball?

With Hamburg’s win today over Energie Cottbus, the Dinosaurs join Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich in a three way log jam in second place behind surprise front runners Hertha Berlin. All four are four points behind the pace with upstarts Hoffenheim a mere five points off the pace with just ten […]

Man United Defeat Against Liverpool A Blessing In Disguise

Liverpool humiliated Man United 4-1 Saturday at Old Trafford in a statement victory that may sustain the Merseysiders’ title ambitions: fact. For United, losing soundly to their most fierce rivals at home couldn’t have been better timed or circumstanced: thesis. Yes, Manchester United were cruising. They had just vanquished their […]

Special 1 TV: Jose Phones Home (Episode 5)

Episode 5 of Special 1 TV has premiered, but to me — this is one of the weakest ones to date. Mario Rosenstock is well known for imitating voices of famous football stars for the Gift Grub show on Irish radio. Talented he is, no doubt. But if you watched […]

More competition and more obstacles

Is the World Baseball Classic, www.worldbaseballclassic.com , gaining on Soccer’s World Cup? Probably not too much, considering baseball is not played in nearly as many countries.  But, this Classic is a thorn in the side of MLS.  As the opening week of the new MLS season approaches, the Classic will be entering its […]

Rhein Derby and Hip Hop for Hertha!

74th Rhein Derby this Saturday in the Bundesliga: 1. FC Köln against Borussia Mönchengladbach. A Derby with great history and even better stories, most of the time Borussia came out ahead. 19 times Mönchengladbach has been able to win in Köln, more than against any other Club they have visited […]

Questions Please for Setanta, GolTV and NetResult

On Tuesday, EPL Talk will be hitting the road to Miami to attend the SportelAmerica Conference. It’s the event of the year where the major sports leagues and TV networks meet to negotiate the rights to TV and new media. The Premier League will be there. So too will the […]

Man United v Liverpool: Battle Of The European Victors

Both Manchester United and Liverpool managed to exorcise some demons this midweek, which leads up to a mouth-watering clash at Old Trafford on Saturday (8:45am ET, Setanta Sports USA). For Sir Alex, he took on the greatest nemesis of his 35-year managerial career and sent him home empty handed. It […]

EPL Talk Is Now Hiring

If you have previous writing experience — whether it’s for a blog or newspaper — and you’re interested in writing for EPL Talk, please let us know. Even if you don’t have any professional writing experience, you may be a good fit. If you are interested, please send an e-mail […]

Most Successful Italian Clubs In Champions League History

The European Champion Clubs’ Cup or, more commonly, European Cup, was inaugurated in 1955 for winners of European domestic leagues. The format was straightforward knockout over two legs, home and away, with the team with the highest aggregate score qualifying for the next round. For the 1992-93 season, the tournament […]

Man United Shuts The Special One Up

Admit it. It’s something that’s happened to you, too. You get psyched about a specific game, maybe it’s a Champions League match. You set the DVR or VCR to record it. You get home and it didn’t record. Or if it did tape, it gets cut off when the match […]

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