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Poll: How Will Wayne Rooney Do Against Wigan?

Wayne Rooney looks like he’ll start for Manchester United this Saturday in their match against Wigan Athletic. Rooney, who has just returned from a sabbatical in the United States, will be stepping on to the turf at Old Trafford since October 16 when he played in the 2-2 draw against […]

The ‘Last Man Back’ Fallacy

Over the Weekend and over the season there have been numerous fouls that, taken purely on fact, have been the same but have resulted in differing punishments. I refer to the ‘last man’ foul, or denial of a ‘goal-scoring opportunity’ to quote FIFA’s rules. The punishments meted out in these […]

Does Bothroyd England Call Up Show That Talent Can Overcome Temperament?

This week Jay Bothroyd went one better by receiving his first call up to the senior squad to reach a new peak in what has been a somewhat chequered career.
Described by his own manager as ‘high maintenance’ the road to international has not been an easy one for the 28 year old striker who has been described by Arsene Wenger as one of the most talented strikers to play at the club.

FIFA 11, Anybody?

I was thinking of doing a BundesligaTalk FIFA 11 competition on XBOX 360. My first idea was to get seventeen readers and myself to randomly be assigned a Bundesliga side, and then see who comes out victorious in a knock-out style tournament. I’m not sure if you can do it […]

How Did You Discover EPL Talk?

EPL Talk reader Dave C posted an excellent suggestion the other day in ideas for articles as part of EPL Talk’s Readers Choice Month where we’re allowing readers to suggest story ideas. He was curious to know how you found EPL Talk in the first place. Was it a recommendation […]

Feuerstein’s Fire #33

Tuesday, November 16th 8:00PM EST – 5:00PM PST Guests: Patrick Quinn Colorado Rapids Supporter Previewing USA Roster At South Africa NASL Segment: Discussing their Proposal for Division II Status Mark Fishkin of  the Seeing Red Podcast joins me to review the Red Bulls 2010 season Thursday, November 18th 8:00PM EST […]

Championship Game of the Week – Portsmouth v Doncaster

Reading and Norwich traded blows to draw 3 – 3, whilst Burnley overcame Watford in a thrilling in a game where the lead changed hands 3 times. However the game this week that left pulses racing featured a club that is no stranger to the ups and downs of football in recent times, Portsmouth FC.

They lost 3-2 to Doncaster Rovers in a thrilling encounter!

What Did You Do Before the Premier League?

It may seem like a bizarre question for some of you, but seriously, what did you and I do before the Premier League existed? Depending on how long or new you’ve been following the league, your answers will vary greatly. But based on the amount of attention we give to […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 13

The funny thing about the Premier League is that you never quite know how things will turn out until matters play out on the pitch. Before the weekend, many were waxing poetic on Chelsea’s very realistic chance of thrashing Sunderland by four, maybe five to Sunderland’s sad nil. Sunderland failed […]

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