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Spain Peaking At the Perfect Time With Their 1-0 Victory Over Portugal

When Spain fell to the hands of Switzerland in the opening match of World Cup 2010, the vultures suddenly appeared from the sky and circled around their “dying” carcass.  No team has ever won the World Cup after losing its first match.  The ghosts from yesteryear are rising from the […]

Vicente del Bosque Announces Spain’s Provisional 30-Man Squad For FIFA World Cup 2010 Part Three

On Tuesday, the goalkeepers and defenders were discussed, and Wednesday, the midfielders were discussed.  With all of the creative talent in the midfield, that will bring the pressure on the forwards to convert the multitudes of chances that Xavi, Xabi Alonso, etc. will create for them.  Obviously, the two starting […]

HD Coming To Fox Soccer Channel

It’s one of the questions I get asked quite often. When will Fox Soccer Channel be available in high definition TV (HDTV)? Until now, there wasn’t a succinct answer, but we finally have good news. Fox Soccer Channel will be in HD by the end of 2010. Multichannel News, a […]

Why Sky Sports News Sucks

Thought for the day: If you were an alien that landed on earth and were forced to watch the Sky Sports News program “Through The Night,” would you know that the biggest sporting event in the world waa taking place, the one that happens only once every four years, the […]

Martin Rogers Discusses Spurs Transfer Signings, Euro 2008 And Olympics

Don’t miss the latest Major League Soccer Talk podcast interview with Martin Rogers, Yahoo’s world soccer writer. Interviewed by Kartik Krishnaiyer, Rogers answers questions about several topics including Tottenham Hotspur’s transfer signings, how the Euro 2008 tournament was received in England and a preview of the Olympics soccer tournament which […]

How Fox Soccer Channel Can Improve Its Summer Programming

Television companies that feature the Premier League throughout the season face the harsh reality of trying to keep their viewers returning during the three months in late Spring to early summer when the Premiership is on break. The issue is especially troubling for soccer networks such as Fox Soccer Channel, […]

ESPN Has The Power To Make Soccer Successful In America

ESPN has finally cracked the code of how to produce soccer for the American audience. Show it in high definition, feature a strong team of commentators, promote the tournament across your networks, don’t cut the national anthems, include advertising at appropriate moments, reduce the hype and include intelligent discussions during […]

Spain Win Euro 2008

Spain have finally overcome their history of underachievers to win Euro 2008. They did so while playing a variation of the style that sometimes led to them being eliminated from competitions. This time around there was one huge difference, the teams spirit. Weather it was winning at the last minute against Sweden, or pinning […]

Google Celebrates Euro 2008 With Homepage Doodle

Google is getting into the mood for today’s Euro 2008 final by showing a soccer doodle on its homepages in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. As of writing, Google Spain’s homepage didn’t feature the image. German seventeen year old Mai Dao Ngoc drew the winning picture. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

EPL Talk Fantasy Football: Euro 2008 Winds Down

There’s just one game left in Euro 2008, which means there’s one last chance to get as many points as possible in the EPL Talk Euro 2008 Fantasy Football game. The winner will receive a replica jersey of the Euro 2008 team of his or her choice courtesy of Subside […]

ESPN's Euro 2008 Advertising Gone Wrong

When was the last time you saw a banner advertisement on the homepage of a major website promoting soccer in the United States? I had to rub my eyes when I saw it earlier Thursday afternoon on the homepage of Yahoo Finance, one of the top financial websites in the […]

ESPN's Euro 2008 Dream Goes According To Plan

ESPN and ABC’s dreams have come true. Sunday’s Euro 2008 final between Germany and Spain is a far better proposition for the Disney owned TV networks than Turkey against Russia would have been. With plenty of German Americans living in the United States as well as a massive hispanic population, […]

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Dick Advocaat walks away from Sunderland

Dick Advocaat has rejected the opportunity to become permanent head coach at Sunderland. The Black Cats confirmed on Wednesday evening that the 67-year-old, who was drafted in in March for just nine games in which he was able to secure the club's Barclays Premier League status, would not be returning […]

Breaking News: The FA Cup is Coming to Setanta Sports

Beginning in the 2008/2009 season, Setanta Sports in the United States and Canada will show some of the FA Cup matches on TV, according to a source inside Setanta Sports. Here’s how it’ll work: Fox Soccer Channel and Setanta Sports has reached an agreement whereby each network will decide which […]

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