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Telegraph Blooper Confuses Ashley Young With Luke Young

Anyone who witnessed the remarkable comeback win by Aston Villa over Everton on Sunday will have no doubt who scored a brace for Martin O’Neill’s side. But The Daily Telegraph headline writers obviously do. Instead of crediting two goal hero Ashley Young, they mistakingly wrote that fellow teammate Luke Young […]

Fox Soccer Snooze Day

Number of days since an English football club scored a goal during Fox Soccer Channel’s live soccer coverage on Saturdays: 14. We last saw a goal scored by an English team on Fox Soccer Channel on Saturday, November 15 when Nicolas Anelka knocked the final goal in for Chelsea against […]

Strange Day In The Premier League

What a strange day it was in the Premier League on Saturday. Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United all failed to score. Aston Villa came within a whisker of beating Man United, which would have pushed them into third place. And Arsenal crumbled against Manchester City. In the closest Premier League […]

Top 10 Surprising Premier League Statistics

Which Premier League club has the highest percentage of foreigners? Who has the youngest squad? And who has the oldest squad? Read the following top 10 statistics to find the answers to those questions and many more. Oldest squad: Hull City, average age 27.48 years Player to have spent the […]

Today's Top 3 Must-Read Football Articles

If you have a few minutes to spare, be sure to read these excellent articles: A rare one-on-one interview with Alex Ferguson (The Times). Lots of pearls of wisdom in this interview including the story about how Fergie now stops praying for his club to win as well as one […]

UEFA Cup Group Draw

UEFA held the draw for the UEFA Cup group stage today and some fascinating pairings emerged. Both Martin Jol and Steve McClaren will take their new clubs back to England as FC Twente will face Manchester City and Jol’s Hamburg will take on Aston Villa. This year’s groups are looking […]

Premier League August Report And September Forecast -2

Here I go again with August’s report card and September prediction/expectation for another 6 clubs from England’s finest football league.     Aston Villa Aston Villa had a flying start to the season when they outplayed a somewhat disorganized Manchester City side by 4 goals to 2 but then their […]

Beer And English Football: A Match Made In Heaven

Saturday’s match between Arsenal and Newcastle featured a glimpse of something you rarely see on television — someone drinking a pint of beer. It’s ridiculous, really. Millions of football fans around the world drink beer either at home, the pub or from the refreshment kiosks when watching football, but it’s […]

Premier League: August 31, 2008 (Your Running Commentary)

Today marks the last day of Premier League football until the league returns on Saturday, September 13 when Liverpool plays Manchester United at Anfield — two whole weeks off because of World Cup qualifying matches. So here are today’s matches for us to enjoy while we can: Chelsea v Tottenham, […]

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1992-93 Premier League Season In Review: Video

Here are the video highlights for the very first season of the Premier League, 1992-93. Included in the video is the great Brian Clough, once-great clubs such as Norwich City, Crystal Palace and Ipswich Town, as well as the intriguing race for the title featuring Manchester United, Aston Villa, Norwich […]

It’s all on the Line Tonight

Tonight will determine a great deal about the health of the US National Team program. I feel the program is ill currently and could be terminally so with a loss tonight. However, the addition of Jonathan Spector for this match gives Peter Nowak a Premiership caliber player to put up […]

Parity in Football

By Chris Riordan The detractors of MLS are very quick to point out the leagues’ deficiencies. However, there is something that MLS has, which a lot of Europe ’s top flights don’t … parity. Sure, it’s a bit frustrating seeing the level of team’s play fluctuate so much, week to […]

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Perspective needed on FOX’s record-breaking Bundesliga number for Stuttgart-Hamburg

Congratulations to the Bundesliga and FOX Sports on the record-breaking audience of 468,000 who watched Stuttgart against Hamburg on the over-the-air FOX network last Saturday. The 468,000 number is the biggest audience ever on US television for a live Bundesliga match. With it being the first of 8 live Bundesliga […]