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New Markets Are Challenging MLS Appeal For Europe’s Name Players

Posted on by Robert Hay

In the beginning, MLS was a little league that merited little notice internationally.  On occasion an all star went overseas and their previous career was noted by pundits, but MLS itself was paid little heed by the Sky Sports of … Continue reading

Is Juan Mata The Most Important Player For Chelsea?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

“Fact Or Fiction” is a series that will be run every Friday. In this series, an assertion will be made regarding an impacting topic in the Premier League. EPL Talk writers Matt Hackenmiller and Earl Reed each offer their views … Continue reading

Will Wayne Rooney Lead The League In Goals?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

“Fact Or Fiction” is a series that will be run every Friday. In this series, an assertion will be made regarding an impacting topic in the Premier League. EPL Talk writers Matt Hackenmiller and Earl Reed each offer their views … Continue reading

The Best Premier League Starting XI of 2010

Posted on by Jesse Chula

Ah, it’s that time of the year again and I simply love it. No, not Christmas, but the end of the year lists that all end up being about the same everywhere you look. Seriously, I think every music magazine … Continue reading

Chelsea Face A Crucial Month

Posted on by Paul Bestall

October ended with Chelsea looking imperious and pulling away from the chasing pack at the top of the Premiership. The side seemed to playing with such verve and spirit that I simply couldn’t see where any worthy challenge could come … Continue reading

Chelsea Title Challenge Continues To Cool With Draw Against Newcastle

Posted on by eChelseaFC

The problems at Chelsea continue to mount as a draw in the North East allowed Manchester United to overhaul the champions at the top of the table for the first time this season.

With an important month in the title race about to begin injuries, backroom drama and poor performances have left confidence shattered at a club that has only collected four points from a possible fifteen.

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Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 5

Posted on by Jesse Chula

A truly great weekend of football was witnessed during Gameweek 5 where football fans saw enough goals, controversy, late drama and skill to once again prove the Premier League as the world’s most exciting domestic league. Manchester United v Liverpool … Continue reading

Flurry of Premier League Stars' Injuries Could Tarnish World Cup

Posted on by Patrick Dresslar

Just as the hype and excitement for the World Cup is building to a feverish pitch, over the last two days we have had to read devastating headlines about star players (most of them Premier League stalwarts or ex-EPL stars) … Continue reading

Pirlo Injured, World Cup Status Unknown

Posted on by Robert

Update – ESPN.com via Gazzetta dello Sport is reporting that Pirlo plans to be fit by the final group stage match against Slovakia. Add Andrea Pirlo to the growing list of World Cup injuries. The Italian midfielder and AC Milan … Continue reading

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 38

Posted on by Jesse Chula

Iron Man 2 and Mother’s Day Champions FC Football played second fiddle this weekend to Mother’s Day and Robert Downey Jr. & Co. running around saving the world from a Russian villain. Quite the opposite event played out across England … Continue reading

Congratulations Chelsea, 2009-10 Premier League Champions

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Congratulations to Chelsea on an amazing 8-0 win against Wigan Athletic as they removed any doubts on the final day of the season whether they were worthy Premier League champions or not. They are. The goalscorers on the final day … Continue reading

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 36

Posted on by Jesse Chula

For Those About to Stoke, We Score 7 on You Should Someone Tell Wayne Rooney He’s Needed on the Pitch & not in that Hospitality Box? For a second there I actually thought Rooney was allegorically announcing his retirement from … Continue reading

Chelsea Thrash Stoke for Seven, Stake Claim as England's Best

Posted on by Patrick Dresslar

  Well, so much for Chelsea buckling under the pressure Manchester United created with their 3-1 victory of surging Tottenham yesterday The Blues are made up of wily veterans, so Sir Alex Ferguson’s futile attempts at mind games unsurprisingly fell … Continue reading

Premier League Form XI

Posted on by Kristian Downer

The saying goes that ‘form is temporary but class is permanent’ and on many levels this holds true, however such a huge part of professional sport is the mental aspect of the game, which at the highest level can be just as, … Continue reading

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 25

Posted on by Jesse Chula

Feeling the need to award some warm goal scorers this week. Feeling the need to award some ice cold shot stoppers this week. Feeling the need for some warmth from this ice cold week. There were derbies galore this weekend … Continue reading

African Cup Of Nations Round Up Days 10-18

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The final round of the group games saw several well fancied sides struggling for form and in danger of going out, but Group B’s final game saw Ghana edge it 1-0 to progress with Ivory Coast in to the quarter … Continue reading

African Cup Of Nations Round Up: Days 5-9

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Now that’s what I call a tournament mascot. I don’t need modern interpretations of peace, harmony and good will like the dreadful trio that South Korea and Japan gave us in 2002. Dreadful mascots and a dreadful tournament. I want … Continue reading