There may not be a World Cup or European Championship this summer, but for those missing the football bug during the off-season, cast your eyes on the Under-21 European Championship, which kicks off Saturday, June 11 (readers in the United States can watch the games on ESPN3.com, including Spain vs […]
With the Premier League season wrapped up for the summer and no big tournaments to speak of this summer (other than perhaps the Copa America) all football fans will be watching the transfer market with keen interest. This summer in particular will be an interesting one for Manchester United fans […]
As the summer transfer window opens and teams across Europe begin their annual spending spree/discount sale, I wanted to share the perspective of American fans of Bari, Brescia, and Sampdoria, or the “Relegated Three” for the 2011-2012 season. Relegation is a part of soccer life, and much has been written […]
MLS stars Juan Agudelo and David Beckham join a cast of soccer superstars in a new viral video from Adidas. The video features a medley of sights and sounds including Seattle Sounders supporters, Portland Timbers, Lionel Messi, Kaka, Kenny Cooper and others. The new adidas Soccer “All In” TV spot […]
The Columbus Crew have a knack for late game heroics recently. This past weekend it was Rich Blachan grabbing a goal late in stoppage time to salvage a tie with the Red Bulls. Last night it was a furious second half rally full of controversy that saw home fans booing […]
Like parents watching their children grow up and leave the house for the first time it is with great pride, joy and a tinge of sadness that ChampionshipTalk must we say goodbye to the promoted sides from the Championship.
It is time to say farewell to Norwich, QPR and Swansea, as these teams can now proudly call themselves residents of the Premier League.
We would like to leave you with our best wishes and some friendly advice on what to expect in the next 12 months to help make sure you do not return with your pockets empty and tail between your legs.
A photo has been leaked on the Internet revealing Manchester City’s new shirt for the 2011-12 Premier League season. It’s another simple but elegant design by Umbro. The sky blue shirt features a white v-neck collar, the sponsors name in black instead of white and also features the familiar logos […]
Friday night sees the New York Red Bulls take on the New England Revolution. The Red Bulls went winless for the month of May going 0-2-4 and added another draw to begin June. That leaves them seven games without a win. There’s no better example then last week’s game where […]
As reported by the Daily Mail, Chelsea delegates are due to meet with 18-year-old Anderlecht striker Romelu Lukaku to bring what many call “the next Didier Drogba” to the club next season. Lukaku, who’s already been wooed by Real Madrid, AC Milan and Inter Milan, gives the clear edge to […]
CONCACAF Gold Cup USA Vs Panama Post Game Show Saturday, June 11th 8:00PM EDT – 5:00PM PDT Guests: Robert Hay & Earl Reed of MLS Talk joins me. Feuerstein’s Fire Episode #61 Monday, June 13th 8:00PM EDT – 5:00PM PDT Guests:Philippe Germain Montreal Impact Play-By-Play Man discusses Canada’s Gold Cup […]
If the last two Portland Timbers losses have shown me anything, it’s this: Yes, we are an expansion team. After experiencing the euphoric feeling that came along with attending our first two home openers at JELD-WEN field, the Timbers have begun a slow and steady decline back to mediocrity (reality). […]
This week as part of the ‘Football and the Fans’ series we will be looking at the cost of watching football for fans of club’s in the Npower Championship next season. If you are a new season ticket holder willing to sit in the cheapest seats in the house the […]
I have been a dedicated Arsenal supporter since the move to the Emirates. Over the last few seasons, the Gunners have faded out of the title race as the campaign wore on. Disappointing seasons for sure, but none can compare to 2010-2011 season. As I look back over the season, […]
Fifteen minutes. That is all it took for the U.S. Men’s National Team to turn Saturday’s embarrassment at the hands of Spain into nothing more than a bump in the road during an international friendly. When Jozy Altidore found the back of the net 15 minutes into the Americans’ game against […]
We here in the States are occasionally subjected to one pundit or another proclaiming “This is the year soccer’s popularity explodes in America” or “This is the year soccer in the U.S. finally makes it!” Putting aside the problem of defining “making it” these types of stories generally surround a […]
‘Tis the summer transfer season and virtually every player is being linked to Manchester City and Chelsea. In order to win, a team obviously needs good players. Chelsea needs to address the age of their squad and their aging stars. Manchester City, however, has spent something north of 500 million […]
Blackburn defender Phil Jones is at Manchester United for a medical today and is poised to make a £16 million transfer from Lancashire to Old Trafford, according to Sky Sports and The Guardian. Just like Jordan Henderson who signed for Liverpool today, the 19-year-old center-back is part of the under-21 […]
Norwich City have revealed their home kit for the 2011-12 Premier League season. The Canaries, who have one of the most memorable kit designs in English football, will be back in the Premier League wearing a kit designed by Errea. As the above photo proclaims, it’s created in Italy, worn […]