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Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 13

After getting 58% of the predictions correct last weekend, I feel I deserve another shot at attempting to predict the outcome of this weekend’s Championship fixtures! All times Eastern. TV/Internet times listed for US readers/viewers. Programming note: For viewers in the United States, select Championship games are available exclusively on […]

Birmingham City Are Tough To Love

Being unbeaten at home for one of the smaller Premiership sides is something that should always be celebrated but at Birmingham City, things are never that simple. They have now equaled the clubs longest unbeaten home record of 18 games, it hides another story entirely. Now, 6 games in, the […]

World Cup Legends #5: Archie Gemmill

For Scotland fans, there is one goal above all others than stands alone as a probably the best goal they’ve ever scored in a World Cup. In fact, lets be honest, it’s one of the best goals scored by any team at a World Cup. It’s certainly one of my […]

Legends Of English Football: #2 Steve Bloomer

The English First Division came into being in 1888 and within 4 years, a young man named Steve Bloomer signed for Derby County from local league side Tutbury Hawthorn. Whilst he may have been highly thought of in the local area, such was the turnover of young men trying their […]

Don’t Be Fooled By The Damned United

Well this may come as some surprise, but a film about a manager that only had one season in the Premiership may not garner the most interest outside of the United Kingdom but Brian Clough is a legend in European football. Today sees the film version of David Peace’s tome […]

What’s So Special About The FA Cup

On Monday, expect several of the talking heads on English football podcasts and radio to whinge and joke about the FA Cup. How the top football clubs don’t treat it seriously anymore. How the FA Cup has lost its glamor. And how there are literally very few upsets compared to […]

Carling Cup Semi-Final Draw Announced

The draw for the semi-finals of the 2008/2009 Carling Cup have been announced. Current holders Tottenham Hotspur will take on Burnley, while Manchester United faces Derby County. The semi-finals will be a two leg affair. The first leg will be played on January 5th and the return leg on the […]

Two Remain In The Hunt

Two Championship sides remain in the hunt for the Carling Cup, Derby County thanks to an injury time penalty winner via Nathan Ellington over Stoke and Burnley 3-0 winners over Arsenal. Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are the other two clubs in the draw. The draw for the two legged […]

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What Premier League Club Should You Support?

ESPN columnist Bill Simmons wrote a now famous article a couple of years ago entitled “Choosing My EPL Team.” At the time, it caused quite a stir. Many Brits were shocked and surprised to learn that there were people out there picking a Premier League team for the first time. […]

Eidur Gudjohnsen And His Shock Stoke Move

Arguably one of the most surprising transfers of deadline day was Eidur Gudjohnsen’s move to Stoke City. The former Chelsea forward has agreed a season long loan at the Britannia Stadium from Monaco, but will the Icelandic forward fit in with Stoke’s notorious physical game? That will be the worry for […]

Fantasy Premier League Tips Learned From Gameweeks 19 and 20

1. Wingers in Wales- As Wayne Routledge wheeled away in celebration after scoring Swansea’s second goal, Brendan Rodgers probably popped an Aspirin. For newly promoted sides selection dilemmas are few and far between, making each individual one all the more dangerous. Sinclair, Dyer, Routledge. Routledge, Sinclair, Dyer. Because I was just working […]

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