1. Stewart Downing: The Enigma

    I’ve wondered for a long time what it is that managers see in Stewart Downing, particularly England managers. Since his first call up in February 2005, Downing has been pretty much been a regular in the England squad, but why? … Continue reading

  2. USL Week in Review

    Brian Quarstad from Inside Minnesota Soccer has his weekly look around the net at news related to USL.

  3. More competition and more obstacles

    Is the World Baseball Classic, www.worldbaseballclassic.com , gaining on Soccer’s World Cup? Probably not too much, considering baseball is not played in nearly as many countries.  But, this Classic is a thorn in the side of MLS.  As the opening week of the … Continue reading

  4. MLS 2009: Bargain Buys

    MLS has an odd salary structure. Nobody who is objective can claim otherwise. While some players are fairly compensated most quite frankly are not. The following list provides us with a player per team that is likely to contribute more … Continue reading

  5. Rhein Derby and Hip Hop for Hertha!

    74th Rhein Derby this Saturday in the Bundesliga: 1. FC Köln against Borussia Mönchengladbach. A Derby with great history and even better stories, most of the time Borussia came out ahead. 19 times Mönchengladbach has been able to win in … Continue reading

  6. EPL Talk Is Now Hiring

    If you have previous writing experience — whether it’s for a blog or newspaper — and you’re interested in writing for EPL Talk, please let us know. Even if you don’t have any professional writing experience, you may be a … Continue reading