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ESPN Releases Second World Cup Commercial

With South Africa vs. Mexico only 49 days away  the promotional machine at ESPN is in full swing. Their first TV spot titled “Robben Island” was released a few weeks ago and highlighted the history of South Africa along with the importance of 2010 being the first World Cup to […]

Why Premier League Clubs Need To Think Globally, Not Locally

What do SB Waste Management and Recycling Services, Haynes Manuals, Brindley Kia, The Money Shop, Imperial Snack Foods and Beacon Radio all have in common? Answer – they’re all sponsors of signboard advertising at Molineux, the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers. This isn’t meant to be a plug for those companies. […]

Finding The Balance Between Soccer and Advertising

Many of you will probably not like what I’m going to say, but I think we as soccer fans, myself included, are very hard to please. We want HD. We don’t want a sports ticker across the bottom. We want a clean presentation on screen with very few bugs, just […]

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Fox Soccer Channel and Setanta Sports To Merge?

We here at EPL Talk usually don’t publish rumors, but this one is too big to overlook. We’ve received several anonymous reports that Fox Soccer Channel and Setanta Sports have agreed to merge to form a new company. Setanta Sports, who have reportedly been in financial trouble in the United […]

Spain Plagued By Injuries

La Furia got together on Tuesday as they begin preparations for their upcoming World Cup qualifier matches against Estonia and Belgium.   Valencia midfielder Raúl Albiol joins Barcelona’s Carles Puyol (foot infection) and Andrés Iniesta (knee), Villarreal’s Santi Cazorla (leg contusion), and Sevilla’s  Diego Capel (hamstring) in the list of players […]

West Ham United Launch Away Shirt for 2010-11 Season

West Ham United officially launched their new away kit for the 2010-11 season Thursday. But I have a big problem with it. Macron, the shirt manufacturer, and West Ham began with a good idea. They took a classic away Hammers jersey (see picture below with Bobby Moore wearing it), but […]

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 35: TV times and open thread

Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: Leicester vs Newcastle, 7:45am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Jim Proudfoot & Danny MillsLiverpool vs QPR, 10am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Tony Jones & Ray HoughtonAston Villa vs Everton, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Taphouse & […]

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Qatar says six more workers hurt building World Cup venues

Qatar’s World Cup organizers said on Wednesday that six laborers building stadiums for the 2022 tournament suffered work-related injuries last year but there were no fatalities. Qatar has been widely condemned for its treatment of almost two million foreign workers. Critics have estimated that several thousand workers could die in […]

Chelsea and PSG owners eye Beckham MLS Miami buy-in, says report

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, Paris Saint Germain’s Qatari owners and a Chinese group are among investors looking at purchasing a majority stake in David Beckham’s Major League Soccer team, the Miami Herald reported. Citing an unnamed source close to the negotiations, the newspaper said Beckham has been around the world […]

Bolton chairman Phil Gartside dies aged 63

Long-serving Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside has died aged 63 after a short battle with cancer, the English second-tier club announced on Wednesday. Gartside joined the Bolton board in 1988 and had served as chairman since 1999, overseeing the club’s 11-year stint in the Premier League between 2001 and 2012, […]

FA Cup betting preview

  The magic for which the FA Cup is famous around the world is that small town teams get a chance to prove themselves against the big boys, and often reach the latter stages of the competition. When it comes to winning the cup though, small clubs often fail in […]