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  1. England’s Problem

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    England’s first-half performance against Sweden yesterday was their best 45 minutes for as long as I can remember. But, as so often happens in football, it was a game of two halves. During the second half, England’s defense fell apart … Continue reading

  2. Random World Cup Thoughts

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    I grew up watching Gerd Mueller, the all time leading goal scorer in World Cup History in his NASL stint with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. (where he played alongside worldwide greats Elias Figeroua, Nene Cubilias and George Best). Mueller’s record … Continue reading

  3. England Ready for Sweden

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    The stage is set for England. All they need is a draw against Sweden to guarantee first place in Group B, which means they would play Ecuador on Sunday morning (11am ET) If England loses this afternoon, they’ll play Germany … Continue reading

  4. BBC Five Live Interview Now Available

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      Great news. I was interviewed tonight by Rhod Sharpe for BBC Radio Five Live’s show, Up All Night. You can listen to the interview right here, right now. Let me know what you think of it!

  5. World Cup ratings surprise ABC & ESPN

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    ABC and ESPN’s ratings for World Cup have been excellent despite the cynics and obvious contempt of the soccer hating sports media in this country. The Czech Republic-USA match was the highest rated program thus far in 2006 on ESPN … Continue reading

  6. Interview with BBC Radio Five Live

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    If you’re free at 9:30pm ET tonight (2:30am UK time), tune in to BBC Radio Five Live! They’ll be interviewing me and playing some excerpts from the EPL Talk Podcast interview with Sean Wheelock. The interview will be immediately followed … Continue reading

  7. Jorge vs. Hugh

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    I just want to do a little poll. Question: Who did a worse job officiating their game? Hugh Dallas (2002 v. Germany) or Jorge Larrionda (2006 v. Italy)?

  8. Recap of interview with BBC World

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    Just completed an interesting interview this morning on live TV for BBC World’s “My World Cup” show. The host, Adnan, asked me about the US performance in the Italy match, how the coverage has been thus far on TV, and … Continue reading

  9. Random World Cup Thoughts

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    We’ve discussed the red cards and yellow cards from the USA-Italy match to death, but the overall booking situation needs to be addressed by FIFA. My thinking is that if FIFA is going to insist on issuing yellow cards in … Continue reading

  10. Welcome Five Live Listeners

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    For those of you visiting the EPL Talk Blog for the first time, here’s a quick rundown of some of reasons to explore the site (and hopefully keep on returning): EPL Talk Blog. Updated daily, the blog gives you insight … Continue reading

  11. Sean Wheelock Interview

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    Episode 12 features an interview with Sean Wheelock, World Cup commentator for XM Radio and a soccer analyst for BBC Radio Five Live. We spoke with Sean via phone from Germany and heard his insights regarding the upcoming US match … Continue reading

  12. Alternative to ABC/ESPN Commentary

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    The Sun newspaper from England is streaming the World Cup matches live via Internet audio (including the current Australia versus Brazil match). Just click on the link below: The Sun newspaper (England)

  13. Nailbiting stuff

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    Ghana 2 – 0 Czech Republic in the 86th minute. Could this be the first shock upset of the World Cup?

  14. D-Day For America

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    It’s the 33rd minute of the Czech Republic against Ghana match, and the Africans are deservedly one nil in the lead. There’s alot of time to go in the match, but this bodes well so far for the US. Note … Continue reading