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Premier League Preview, Dec. 26-27

Posted on by Randy Capps

Happy Holidays! It’s Christmas Eve, so I would be remiss if this week’s preview didn’t have a Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Festivus/Ashura theme. I’m more of a Christmas kind of guy myself, so that’s the direction I’ll be heading in first. It may not … Continue reading

Premier League Preview, Dec. 19-21

Posted on by Randy Capps

The season chugs on towards the half-way point, and while this weekend’s fixture list might be lacking a marquee matchup, the need for points is still critical for all of the teams. Here’s the TV schedule. And now, on with the … Continue reading

Premier League Preview, Dec. 12-13

Posted on by Randy Capps

  How many “Liverpool must win” stories can be written about this year’s squad? Well, at least one more. Already 12 points adrift of Chelsea and headed for the Europa League, the shine off the 2009-2010 campaign is fading fast. … Continue reading

Premier League Preview, Dec. 5-6

Posted on by Randy Capps

A clash of the wealthy highlights this weekend’s schedule as Chelsea pay a visit to the blue side of Manchester to face City. And no, there’s no truth to the rumor that Mark Hughes will be on hand in South … Continue reading

Premier League Preview, Nov. 28-29

Posted on by Randy Capps

It hasn’t been a great week for Liverpool, with its elimination from contention for the knockout stages of the Champions League casting a larger shadow on a season that’s already looking a bit dim. It hasn’t been a much better … Continue reading

Premier League Preview, Nov. 21-22

Posted on by Randy Capps

After an International break that completed the 32-team field for the World Cup next summer in South Africa, the EPL surges back to action this weekend with an important fixture at Anfield. That game is on ESPN in glorious high … Continue reading

Premier League Preview, Nov. 7-9

Posted on by Randy Capps

Does it get much better? Manchester United visits Chelsea this weekend with first place on the line. I could stop there, but then this wouldn’t be much of a preview, would it? Before we get into the games, check out … Continue reading

Premier League Preview, Oct. 31-Nov. 1

Posted on by Randy Capps

The North London Derby highlights this week’s slate of games as Arsenal prepares to entertain Tottenham Hotspur this weekend. Somebody in Bristol is smiling today, as the early match on ESPN figures to be the most-watched game yet on the … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – Oct. 24-25

Posted on by Randy Capps

It’s hard to look at the table and see a “9″ in the “played” column and call the next match on the schedule a must-win. But that may just be the case for Liverpool on Sunday when Manchester United visits … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – Oct. 17-19

Posted on by Randy Capps

The international break is over, so it’s time to get back to work for the guys in the EPL. The weekend starts with a bang as Chelsea makes the trip to Birmingham to face Aston Villa and wraps up with … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – Oct. 3-5

Posted on by Randy Capps

A clash between the second- and third-place teams in the Barclays Premier League is set for Sunday at Stamford Bridge when Chelsea entertains Liverpool. Sounds like fun, right? But first, check out the TV schedule here. Now, on with the … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – Sept. 26-28

Posted on by Randy Capps

If it’s lonely at the top, you wouldn’t guess it by watching Chelsea run rampant through the Premier League in the early stages of the 2009-2010 campaign. With a perfect 18 points in six matches and a +12 goal difference … Continue reading

Messi Versus Ronaldo!

Posted on by Rami Soufi

After covering the Barcelona versus Real Madrid topic, it is only logical if Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were discussed due to their pivotal role in both teams. The two wingers are currently playing for two of the best clubs in Spain and two of the most … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – Sept. 19-20

Posted on by Randy Capps

It’s time for another edition of the Manchester Derby, and City must already be lamenting its bad luck. With Emmanuel Adebayor suspended, Robinho and Roque Santa Cruz definitely out with injury and Carlos Tevez a serious doubt with a knee … Continue reading

Italian League Lags Behind?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

 A lot has been said about Serie A’s decline over the past couple of years. Critics have claimed the English Premiership and Spain’s La Liga have become Europe’s best leagues leaving Serie A to challenge the Bundesliga for third spot.   Sadly, … Continue reading

England On The Brink Of 2010 World Cup

Posted on by Simon Tanton

Almost twenty years ago England went to Poland knowing that a draw would qualify them for Italia 90. A backs-to-the wall performance and the magnificence of Peter Shilton ensured they had their point and the team then went onto reach … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – Aug. 29-30

Posted on by Randy Capps

Can Spurs be stopped? Will the real Liverpool, Manchester United and Aston Villa please stand up? When will Pompey spend some of their new found wealth? Oh yeah, we have our first Big Four clash of the year with Arsenal … Continue reading

Englischer Fussball by Rafael Honigstein

Posted on by Double Pivot

While it comes out in September, I was fortunate enough to get an advanced copy of Englischer Fussball: A German’s View of our Beautiful Game. It was handed to me by the man himself. But there was a problem with … Continue reading