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Brian Laws Turns Historic Double in 2009-10 Season

As the 2009-10 season comes to a close, let us take a moment to honor a manager who set himself apart from his peers, achieving a rare and historic feat that deserves to be recognized. Yes, congratulations are in order for Brian Laws, who managed to get TWO teams relegated […]

Brian Laws Crashes The Premiership Party At Burnley

Now, I suppose some people out there are still scratching their heads over Burnley’s appointment of Brian Laws and I must admit I was a tad taken aback. Anyone without a knowledge of the game outside of the Premiership, and there are plenty of those fans in England, never mind […]

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Martin O'Neill Resigns as Aston Villa Manager

Martin O’Neill has resigned as manager of Aston Villa just days before the 2010-11 Premier League season is set to begin. Kevin MacDonald, the reserve team manager, takes over as caretaker manager and will prepare the team for the opening Premier League game of the season against West Ham on […]

Mallorca Loses Its Home Invincibility to Sevilla FC

A half-empty stadium.  A running track surrounding the pitch that places the fans further away from the action.  Supporters that create less noise and din than those at the Vancouver Olympic Centre, where the Olympic Curling competition is contested.  The ONO Estadi hardly constitutes as an intimidating atmosphere, but RCD […]

Tottenham Begin Talks With Roma to Sign £30million Winger Erik Lamela, Says Report

If Gareth Bale leaves Tottenham Hotspur in this transfer window, Spurs could sign Roma £30million winger Erik Lamela as a replacement, according to a report in the Evening Standard newspaper. The paper reports that talks have now begin between Tottenham Hotspur Technical Director Franco Baldini and Roma Director Walter Sabatini […]

Germany’s Opponents: Part 4 – England

Germany’s win over Ghana ensured a finish at the top of group D. Heading into the round of 16, Germany will face Fabio Capello’s Three Lions. The English boast an array of attacking talent and midfield maestros, but they have so far failed to impress. Still, England will need to […]

How Do I Love Thee Premier League? Let Me Count The Ways

I’m not ready. The 20th Premier League season begins this weekend but I’ll likely be at the beach rather than watching Liverpool battle Sunderland in the Europa League qualification derby.* While the season has begun in mid-August for decades, now it’s still a jolt every summer. Particularly this year as […]

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5 leading contenders for Liverpool manager’s job at Anfield

Brendan Rodgers' sacking at Liverpool leaves owners Fenway Sports Group looking for their fourth manager in five years. Here Press Association Sport looks at the contenders. JURGEN KLOPP Undoubtedly the fans' favourite, the out-of-work former Borussia Dortmund manager's philosophies are seen by many as the perfect fit at Anfield but […]

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 8: TV times and open thread

Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States (as well as listings of commentators): Everton vs. Liverpool, 8:30am, NBCSN; Steve Bower & Kevin Kilbane Arsenal vs. Manchester United, 11am, NBCSN; Arlo White & Lee Dixon Swansea vs. Spurs, 11am, Premier League Extra Time and NBC Sports Live Extra; […]