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A Return To Glory: Midweek Review and Weekend Preview (EPL Talk Podcast)

The Carling Cup has thrown up some interesting situations for our EPL our the past few years. But with so much significance put on the big competitions it can be forgotten. This week’s podcast looks at why the League Cup still holds significance for so the league.

To start, we digest Owen Hargreaves comments about his rehabilitation at Manchester United. Was he right to speak out now or is this just press hype? Sir Alex will voice his opinion in the Friday press conference but hear what Jesse Chula and Kartik Krishnaiyer have to say before anyone else.

We also preview the action to come this weekend. Whilst it isn’t a big weekend for ‘top of the table’ clashes there are going to be some challenges for the top teams in the league. The pod review the chances of an upset after the fairly convincing displays from all of our regular winners. The conclusion: the best clash of the weekend doesn’t always involve a champion.

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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