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  1. MLS 2007: The Best and the Worst

    The 2007 season for MLS was its most visible on both the American sports scene and on the international football scene. For first time since the early days of the league, MLS was scouting Latin America for talent and playing … Continue reading

  2. Best of USL-1 2007

    The continued constant realignment and tinkering with USL makes it difficult to keep track of USL-1 especially when so many former USL-1 teams are in USL-2 and expansion teams come and go as the California Victory did this season. In … Continue reading

  3. Premier League Chat

    The EPL Talk Chat has returned and will be available each matchday so you can chat in real-time with fellow football fans from around the world. It’ll be available 24/7 throughout the week so whenever you’re interested in having a chat about … Continue reading

  4. Shut Up, Rolando Bianchi!

     Take a look at this article that came out today on ESPNsoccernet about Manchester City striker Rolando Bianchi:ROME, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Italian striker Rolando Bianchi aims to reach double figures at Manchester City this season but does not plan … Continue reading

  5. Barton behind bars

    Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton will spend New Year in jail after being arrested on charges of common assault and affray (similar to disturbing the peace). Barton appeared at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court where it was disclosed that he and a group … Continue reading

  6. Boxing Day Odds and Sods

    Destiny entwined Two hundred thousand a week Major malfunction Liverpool beat Derby 2-1 on a late winner by Steven Gerrard. It was another unfortunate result for Derby who should have earned at least a draw for dominating Liverpool in the … Continue reading

  7. "Best Of" List–2007

    Here’s my “Best Of” list for the year 2007 in the Premiership.Best Game: Tottenham-4, West Ham-3 (03/04/07)Most Improved Team: PortsmouthBest Uniform: Manchester United-Away (Black)Best Manager: Arsene WengerMost Passionate Fans: LiverpoolBest Stadium: Fratton Park and Craven Cottage (tie)Most Outstanding Striker: Didier … Continue reading

  8. Christmas Time Thoughts

    This is traditionally the busiest time of year in the English Football season with the Boxing Day matches on the horizon and the January transfer window about to open. But here in the United States we are consumed by meaningless … Continue reading

  9. Christmas Eve Odds and Sods

    Robbie Keane bitches He whines he wanks he whinges Bottles when it counts Arsenal squeaked out a 2-1 win over Tottenham in the North London Derby. They were not very convincing, but, unlike last season, it was an unconvincing win. … Continue reading

  10. Goodbye, Lawrie Sanchez

    Another Premiership manager has bitten the dust as Fulham fired Lawrie Sanchez today with immediate effect.Sanchez joins Martin Jol, José Mourinho, Chris Hutchings, Sammy Lee, and Billy Davies as managers who started the year with a Premiership club and have … Continue reading

  11. UEFA Cup Draw

    Wow, we’ve had draws galore over the past couple days what with the Carling Cup semifinal draw yesterday and the UEFA Cup Round of 32/Round of 16 and the Champions League Round of 16 draws today. Right now I want to … Continue reading

  12. Champions League pairings announced

    The draw to determine pairings for the first knockout round of the UEFA Champions League was held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon. Here are the matchups with my predicted winners highlighted. Schalke v Porto Roma v Real Madrid Olympiacos v … Continue reading

  13. Book Review: March of the Hooligans

    It’s not a stretch to say that hundreds have died as a direct result of football hooliganism. We’ve seen recent problems with football-related violence in Italy, Croatia and England just to name a few places.  Some pundits claim that the violence … Continue reading