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Can Manchester City Win The UEFA CUP?

Could Manchester City finally put their 33 year major trophy drought to bed this season by winning the UEFA Cup this season? Why not, what  with Ajax crashing out last night at the hands of Marseille and Zenit St Petersburg and CSKA Moscow losing today, the competition for the trophy […]

Should I stay or Should I go?

The Situation at the top and who will be Meister and who will get the International spots is one to watch for sure. At the other end of the table the situation is just as close but there is little glory in anything other than the 15th Spot and up. […]

Fox, ESPN & Setanta Battle for Champions League US TV Rights

Fox Soccer Channel, ESPN and Setanta Sports were in heated discussions Tuesday to acquire the US TV rights to UEFA’s Champions League. The three sports networks attended SportelAmerica, an industry conference held in Miami Beach, Florida. EPL Talk and MLS Talk were the only members of the American media at […]

Don’t Be Fooled By The Damned United

Well this may come as some surprise, but a film about a manager that only had one season in the Premiership may not garner the most interest outside of the United Kingdom but Brian Clough is a legend in European football. Today sees the film version of David Peace’s tome […]

SPORTEL America Buzz

EPL Talk and MLS Talk attended the 2009 SPORTEL America conference the past several days. Here are some of the points of conversation. Typically we don’t report on gossip on this site (other sites specialize in that) but we felt the need to bring you some of this information as […]

Champions League TV Rights In US Almost Finalized

Kartik Krishnaiyer and I went down to Miami yesterday morning to attend the SportelAmerica Conference where we interviewed executives from Setanta Sports and GolTV as well as former World Soccer editor Keir Radnedge and a few surprise guests. We covered a lot of news. The biggest headline was that the […]

MLS Western Conference Preview

Predicted Order of Finish 1- Real Salt Lake Jason Kreis made few changes to an a squad full of accomplished veterans and promising youngsters. Nick Rimando continues to be a solid keeper while last season’s late additions of Robbie Russell, Clint Mathis and Will Johnson will really pay dividends this […]

West Ham Saga Finally Over? Not By A Long Shot!

West Ham fans must be some of the hardest-suffering supporters on the planet. The “Academy of Football” enjoys a sterling reputation for developing talent. No less than 8 of the 23-man squad called up for the Spain Friendly had ties to The Upton Park outfit, many of them coming through […]

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