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Premiership Teams' New Year's Resolutions

I figured that before the Christmas and New Year’s hype ends and becomes irrelevant, I’d try to milk it for all it’s worth and relate it back to the Premiership.Twenty teams compete in the most entertaining domestic league in the world; every single one of them has room to improve, […]

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The Cost to Advertise During a Premier League Match

Question: If you’re an advertiser, how much do you think West Ham and Middlesbrough are worth? More specifically, how much would you be willing to pay to put your brand name and advertisement on one of those fancy LED signboards that straddle the pitch touchline? EPL Talk did some research […]

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Copa del Rey Fixtures

Matches will be played on January 9th and 16th Villarreal – RecreativoSevilla – Barcelona Getafe – LevanteReal Madrid – Mallorca Espanyol – BilbaoBetis – Valencia Zaragoza- Racing SantanderAtlético – Valladolid

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Odds and Sods 3 Jan 2008

“There’s only one Titus Bramble” chanted the Wigan faithful, and he made the difference, earning a point in their 1-1 draw with Liverpool.  Torres scored the initial goal, which salvaged Liverpool a point, but they have to be extremely disappointed with yet another poor result at “fortress” Anfield, winning only […]

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Premiership Midseason Awards

 Phew. After a jampacked holiday schedule that came fast and furious, fans and players alike  now get a chance to catch their breath as the next round of games doesn’t come until the 12th. The Carling Cup semifinals and the 3rd Round of the FA Cup will have to tide […]

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Worst players of the season?

Norman Hubbard of ESPN Soccernet has written an interesting article on who he thinks have been the worst players of the season so far. Personally, most of the article is spot on but there are a few choices that I don’t agree with. Liverpool – Peter Crouch. Has Hubbard not […]

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Fact or Trash! Jan 2008 – Round 1

Before I get started, a quick correction on yesterday’s post – QPR’s deals for Connolly and Ephraim are permanent moves and not just loan deals. I also neglected to mention a couple of “future star” signings that were made by Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool and Manchester United as well as deals […]

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Recognizing Premier League's Best of the Rest

In the fifteen year history of the Premier League, only one club outside of the four horse race has ever won the Premiership title. That was Blackburn Rovers during the 1993-94 season. The chances of a club from outside the top four lifting the trophy in the future are practically […]

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Bolton Deals Derby County a Cruel Blow

Legendary commentator Martin Tyler summed it up best in tonight’s Bolton against Derby match when he mentioned how so many late goals happen in Premier League matches. Just minutes after delivering the commentator’s curse, Bolton’s Stelios Giannakopoulos scored the only goal of the match which dealt a cruel, cruel blow […]

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Transfer window opens

The transfer window has started and I’ll be covering all the moves and rumours over the next couple of weeks. So far, the deals have been largely loan moves of Premier League squad players to Championship sides. Queens Park Rangers have been the busiest, wrapping up loan deals for West […]

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EPL Talk: Happy New Year

A brief episode to wish you happy new year, talk about some of the holiday matches and to let everyone know why the EPL Talk Podcast has been so quiet the past few weeks.

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EPL Talk Podcast: Happy New Year

Episode 98 of the EPL Talk Podcast is now available complete with best wishes for 2008 and a quick recap of some of the stories that are catching everyone’s attention in the Premier League. It’s been a few weeks since the last episode, but we’ll be back soon. [display_podcast]

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Best Week of the Year

I know this sounds corny but in the holiday season of giving, that’s exactly what the Premiership did as this was the most exciting week of soccer, at least that I can remember, in 2007 as far as England’s top league goes.As we all know, the Christmastime schedule is packed with teams playing three […]

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Premier League 2007 Awards (Non-Traditional)

Manager Fashion Statement of the Year: Sam Allardyce’s Pink Scarf Big Sam has been coming up short in the league this season, but not in this category. He had some tough competition from Avram Grant (Entirely Black Wardrobe), Paul Jewell (Sweatshirt/Popped Collar Dress Shirt) and Alan Curbishley (Track Suit). But, […]

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Premier League 2007 Awards (Traditional)

Best Player: Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United It’s difficult to argue with this one.  Even if he does score a number of goals on penalties, he still produces a striker’s tally from midfield and, unlike Frank Lampard, he manages to look skillful while doing it.  The scariest thing is that he […]

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