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Finding the FA Cup Fourth Round Upsets

The weekend calendar takes a scheduled break from league action with the oldest domestic cup tournament in the world taking centre stage, as the 128th tournament continues.  With the field of competitors narrowed to 32 teams here is the weekend menu: Jan 23 – Derby V Nottingham Forest Jan 24 – Chelsea […]

Coppa Italia Quarterfinals Results

The quarterfinals of the 2008-09 Coppa Italia offered no surprises as the teams that were seen as stronger advanced to the semis.  The biggest story was Inter Milan getting revenge on 2-time defending champions AS Roma.  Roma beat Inter last year in the Coppa Final 2-1. This time the Nerazzurri defeated the Giallorossi by the […]

MLS Talk # 60

Episode 60 of the Major League Soccer Talk podcast features analysis by host Kartik Krishnaiyer on the MLS Draft. An interview with Cleveland City Stars GM Mark Geissbauer discussing the club’s move to USL-1 follows.

Copa Del Rey Scores- Away Leg

Second team plays Espanyol 0-0 Barcelona Valencia 3-2 Sevilla VAL: Villa (5′), Baraja (83′), Mata (87′) SEV:Luis Fabiano (53′), Adriano (68′) Mallorca 1-0 Betis MLL:Keita (66´) Athletic 0-0 Sporting LIVE STREAMS LINKS WILL BE ADDED PRIOR TO KICKOFF.

Munúa Returns To Depor

It seems like an eternity since we all recall Gustavo Munúa fight with Israeli international Dudu Aouate.  Now Miguel Ángel Lotina has given complete closure to the issue as the Uruguayan international has aparently been called back to action by the Depor coach

Chelsea Organizes Friendly Against Seattle Sounders

Chelsea will play Seattle Sounders in a friendly on July 18, according to Emerald City Supporters, a Sounders supporters group. No official statement has been made by Chelsea or Seattle Sounders, the newest team to Major League Soccer, but EPL Talk has a message in to the Sounders to confirm […]

The Forgotten Men: Dietmar Hamann

With all of the attention focused on Manchester City’s latest acquisition, defensive midfielder Nigel de Jong — signed from Hamburger SV for a fee believed to be around £18 million — spare a thought for the latest forgotten man at Eastlands, Dietmar Hamann. Just as left back Wayne Bridge pushed […]

Doodle of The Day

Hope and Change For Espanyol? “They will not be met easily or in a short span of time. But know this, America – they will be met. On this day, we gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord. On this day, we […]

Edmilson Heads Back To Brazil

Villarreal’s Edmilson did not seem too happy at the Submarine in the role of a bench player. On Wednesday his displeasure was known as he signed a contract with Brazilian side Palmeiras. The two-time Copa Libertadores champions made the former World Cup winner their biggest signing for the 50th edition […]

How Manchester United Are Outliers

To be one of the top footballers, it takes more than just skill. As peculiar as it may sound, it also makes a difference when you’re born. Take, for example, the eleven Manchester United players who started against Chelsea on January 11, 2009: Edwin van der Sar, Gary Neville, Nemanja […]

Ibra Wins Big At Italian Football Awards

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Inter Milan’s Swedish hitman had a big night on Monday 2 days after the Nerazzurri’s surprising 3-1 loss to Atalanta. Ibra won the award as the 2007-08 Serie A Footballer of the Year at The Oscars Del Calcio ceremony. Inter’s goal scoring assassin beat out Juventus’ icon Alessandro […]

Adidas AC Milan Presentation Suit Review

Adidas hit another high with the 2008-2009 presentation suit series, receiving a Serie A Talk 9.0 product rating!!! The Pros I’ve had this suit for the last 2 months (courtesy of soccerpro.com) wearing it everywhere outside and inside the house. During my indoor training routine the suit’s lightweight construction and formotion cut wasn’t constrictive or caused me to overly perspire.  […]

Weekend FA Cup Schedule For US and UK TV Viewers

The TV schedule has been announced for this weekend’s FA Cup matches for both the USA and UK TV markets. The schedule is as follows: Friday, January 23 Derby County v Nottingham Forest, 2:45pm ET, Setanta Sports USA Derby County v Nottingham Forest, 7:45pm GMT, Setanta Sports UK Saturday, January […]

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