Tag Archives: europe

Being A Football Fan Can Be A Fickle Old Folly

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

In Europe, following a football team can be a lot like gaining another sibling. You even see in places like Argentina, where money is scarce, people will come out to see their team and live every moment of their season … Continue reading

Could Glen Johnson's Knee Injury Help Liverpool?

Posted on by tyduffy

Liverpool announced that Glen Johnson will miss at least a month after tearing a knee ligament.  It may be paradoxical to claim this for a recent £18m signing, but Johnson’s absence may aid the Reds in their battle for fourth. … Continue reading

My Favourite Football Moment Of The Decade

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

I was looking around a few sites, particularly reading all the articles on epltalk.com that have recently been posted and they have been looking back over what has been an amazing decade for football. You can go to any sports … Continue reading

The Premiership Team Of The Decade

Posted on by Paul Bestall

This decade has seen the Premiership continue to grow and attract some of the worlds greatest players throughout the last ten years. By continuing to attract some of the biggest stars in the world, only La Liga can truly consider … Continue reading

US vs England – A Soccernomics Analysis

Posted on by Eric Altshule

Simon Kuper and Stefan Syzmanski titled the American version of their new book Soccernomics (review is here), but their title for the release in the UK is Why England Lose.  In the book, Kuper and Syzmanski identified the US as a … Continue reading

Chelsea Expose Flaws Of Arsenal And Their Beautiful Game

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Chelsea is a machine. Indestructible. Precise. Physical. Flawless. Arsenal is the total opposite. They’re more fluid, and play a beautiful brand of football that is easy on the eye. When the two opposing forces came together on Sunday afternoon, few … Continue reading

A rebuke of Stan Collymore’s idea to scrap promotion and relegation

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

Unless you only prefer to read the opinions of actual celebrated and well-recognised figures in football, you’ve probably come across Stan Collymore’s ludacris proposal to “make the Premiership better”. If you can’t be bothered to read through it (and I … Continue reading

Mazzarri takes on Napoli job

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

After Napoli’s disappointing start to the season, president Aurelio De Laurentis has decided to “dismiss” Roberto Donadoni as head coach, and has now hired Walter Mazzarri. Napoli were looking forward to a successful season, with new signings such as Quagliarella, … Continue reading

Favorable Draw for German Clubs in Europe

Posted on by Patrick Davey

On Friday UEFA conducted the draws for the Champions League and Europa League play-off rounds.  In the Champions League, Vfb Stuttgart will be matched against FC Timisoara of Romania’s Liga 1.  Timisoara finished as runners-up in last year’s Romanian Championship, … Continue reading

Man City Tells Credit Crunch To Get Stuffed (Again) – Will It Work This Time?

Posted on by Matthew Semisch

If at first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, or seventh you don’t succeed, try and try again. This seems to be Manchester City’s mantra ahead of next month’s UEFA Cup quarterfinal tie with Hamburg, made apparent by the fact that … Continue reading