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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

Premier League Preview – Aug. 22-24

Posted on by Randy Capps

Have a look at the table. Go on, have a look. It’s always interesting to glance at a Premiership table and see Tottenham at the top while Manchester United sits mired in 10th. Take heart, Red Devil fans. The season … Continue reading

Premier League Preview – Week One

Posted on by Randy Capps

Finally. The 2009-2010 English Premier League season is less than 24 hours away and, for the next few hours, everybody is in a Champions League spot. Of course, a pessimist would point out that everyone is also in the drop … Continue reading

Bremen and HSV Prove Why the UEFA Cup is Better to Watch than UCL

Posted on by Double Pivot

While yesterday’s antics by Chelsea and the drama in dying minutes get all the coverage, today’s semi-final matchup between Werder Bremen and Hamburg provided significantly more bang for the buck, and a real game to boot. And while there were … Continue reading

EPL: Clubs Quick To Drop Managers

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

Paul Ince sacked by Blackburn. Kevin Keegan pushed out of Newcastle. Roy Keane frustrated by Sunderland. Ince was an outright firing after Blackburn only registered 3 wins in 17 matches. Keegan technically resigned, but has made allegations that the club … Continue reading

Do or die for West Brom

Posted on by Randy Capps

With 24 more points available in the 2008-2009 season, I hesitate to say that next weekend’s match with Stoke City is a must-win for West Bromwich Albion for its hopes for avoiding the drop. But it really is. The Baggies are … Continue reading

Can EPL Clubs Re-Win the Champions’ League?

Posted on by Ramzi Tanani

National Pride! La Liga Fans defend its brilliance, backed by the National success of Spain in Euro 2008. Added to the technically driven shows of its elite clubs, beside the host of talents Spain exports to the elite clubs in … Continue reading

Premier League Stories You May Have Missed: 6 February

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you’re bored with the same old story lines in the Premier League that are repeated on blogs and websites around cyberspace, choose from the following Premier League-related articles that you may enjoy instead: ECB Abandon Plans for English Premier … Continue reading

A Weekend of Drama in the English Premier League

Posted on by James Harris

Fans of the English Premier League need little reassurance that the English top flight consistently provides excitement and interest that is matched by no other domestic league.  Any dissenters or doubters just had to tune into some EPL coverage over the … Continue reading

Kaka Exit Would Surprise Seedorf

Posted on by Kevin Walker

Seedorf Speaks Out On Possibility of Kaka Moving To Manchester City (click on image for BBC audio feed) AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf says he would be surprised if team-mate Kaka were to move to Manchester City before the end … Continue reading

Are Hull City Destined to Stay or Slide in the English Premier League?

Posted on by James Harris

Hull City have been a breath of fresh air for the EPL this season as, on their first foray in the English top flight, they took the Premier League by storm.  Almost every football expert, and non-expert, had the Tigers … Continue reading

English Premier League Ranked Number One by the IFFHS

Posted on by James Harris

First of all, a quick, somewhat belated, Happy New Year to the readers of EPL Talk, my fellow writers, and, of course, The Gaffer, to whom I’d like to express my gratitude for inviting me to be a member of … Continue reading

The Anglo Angle – Former Inter Player Paul Ince Sacked As Manager

Posted on by Kevin Walker

  Always enjoyed watching Paul Ince in his glory days at Manchester United, Liverpool, Internazionale and of course appearances for England.  Scoring 72 goals during his career he wasn’t the most prolific but he had great pace and good passing ability and was of course uncompromising when tackling … Continue reading

England On The Verge Of Champions League Domination?

Posted on by Kevin Walker

One only need look to the winner’s table for the last decade and lack of dominance by English clubs at the highest level of European club competition is sobering.   Since 1999 there have been 3 titles won by English Premier League … Continue reading

Week 6 by the Numbers

Posted on by Mark

0 – Number of wins by Frankfurt, the last remaining winless team 5 – Total number of shots by Gladbach in their 0-1 defeat to Hamburg 7 – Goals scored by Patrick Helmes this season, that’s equal to or more … Continue reading

The Set: Seven Reasons the Bundesliga Is Better Than the EPL

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st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } 1. Parity Okay, let’s not kid ourselves.  Not any team can win the Bundesliga.  But since the inception of the EPL in 1991, four teams have won the title: United, Blackburn, Chelsea and Arsenal, but United has won … Continue reading

UK Fantasy Football Games

Posted on by Kevin Walker

I’m yet to find a high quality Serie A fantasy footie game to manage so I still try my hand at picking the best Premier League team just like the rest of you.  The English Premier League season starts in two … Continue reading

Premier League Faces Identity Crisis

Posted on by Christopher Harris

A brand name is perhaps a company’s biggest asset. It’s something that should be guarded. Unfortunately, the Premier League simply doesn’t get it and, as a result, is facing an identity crisis. Currently all around the world, England’s ultimate soccer … Continue reading