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Sunderland Keep Slipping Under Sbragia

When Roy Keane walked out of the Stadium of Light back in December, they had 15 points from 15 games. He’d become exasperated as his expensively recruited side simply hadn’t gelled as quickly as he’d hoped and felt he couldn’t inspire them from the insipid performances they’d shown, especially in […]

The “Power Of Scotland”

Reaching the FA Cup final was a long overdue reward for Everton manager David Moyes.  As the Premierships’ third longest serving manager, Moyes has brought consistent performances for a low budget club.  It is worth considering that at Everton he has been subject to budgetary constraints that perhaps much of […]

Bolton Wanderers Push For Two Tier Premiership

Well interesting news has appeared this morning as Bolton chairman, Phil Gartside’s has put forward a proposal to increase the Premiership to two leagues of 18 teams with 14 clubs from the Championship and Rangers and Celtic. The proposal is to be put before the Premier League at their meeting this Thursday and it […]

Clubs Gear Up for FA Cup Semifinals

It’s a busy part of the calendar for some squads, but the chance for FA Cup glory presents itself this weekend at Wembley in a pair of semifinal games. Arsenal and Chelsea won’t have much time to celebrate mid-week successes in the Champions League when they square off on Saturday […]

Man United v Inter Match Moved to ESPN Classic

Very few of us look forward to Mondays, so instead of wallowing in the depression of going back to work, here are several Premier League-related stories I handpicked for your reading pleasure. Enjoy. “Acorns Children’s Hospice will sponsor Aston Villa’s shirts next season” (Aston Villa). Congratulations to Aston Villa for […]

FA Cup Semi-Final Draw

And then there were five. With one FA Cup Quarterfinal yet to be played (Arsenal v Hull City, to be played on either the 17th or 18th of March per the BBC), Sunday afternoon the FA Cup Semi-Final draw was held. Both matches will be played at Wembley Stadium April […]

New 09/10 Everton Home & Away Shirts Revealed

Photographs have been leaked of what are presumably the new home and away Everton shirts for the 2009-10 season. Designed by Le Coq Sportif, who are set to take over from Umbro as Everton’s official kit suppliers, the shirts feature radically different designs than what Everton currently have. The home […]

Everton May Tour Down Under This Summer

The likelihood that Everton will tour the United States this summer for preseason friendlies is slim. That’s because the club are in negotiations to visit Australia and New Zealand, according to an online Kiwi newspaper. Everton are in talks with Phoenix, a club team in Wellington, New Zealand to play […]

Chelsea Win Late but Far From Impressive

On Friday, during my game previews, Sam wondered how Wigan could score? Today, Chelsea gave us an answer, complacency. For much of Wigan’s trip to Stamford Bridge, it was Chelsea on the back foot. Completely against the run of play, John Terry put Chelsea ahead twenty-five minutes in. Before that, […]

Fulham Continue To Progress Under Hodgson

Why doesn’t Roy Hodgson get the credit he deserves in the United Kingdom? As I’ve mentioned before, In Scandinavia and Italy, he’s held in high regard, in  Britain people point to his sacking at Blackburn Rovers back in1997. With 33 points gained so far this season, Fulham are one win […]

Kevin Nolan Should Be Suspended Further

So Kevin Nolan will now face a three match ban for violent conduct, after his dreadful tackle on Victor Anichebe in today’s match, but I don’t think it’s sufficient punishment for such a bad challenge. It’s about time that the Premier League and the F.A. clamped down on such challenges […]

Rare Football Shirts Revealed From Umbro’s Archives

Umbro has been going through its football archives and have unearthed a treasure trove of classic football shirts from the 1970’s and onwards. Whether you’re a fan of club or international football, there are plenty of shirt designs here that will send you back in time. Included in the archive […]

Premier League Stories You May Have Missed: 6 February

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 League (The Cricket Blog). We can now thank the Credit […]

ITV Screws Up Everton v Liverpool TV Coverage: Video

Spare a thought for football fans in the United Kingdom. If you thought the coverage in the United States was bad, Independent Television (ITV) made a gigantic flub Wednesday night that was reminscent of the worst of US soccer coverage from the 1980s and 1990s. During the Everton against Liverpool […]

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Thoughts on South Africa Victory

The US continued improvement on the road is a welcome sight for fans of the national team. International Football is all about performance on the road: grinding out results unlike Russia’s failure today in Israel, and building confidence and an ability to play at altitude and in bad weather. Today […]

ESPN360 Now Available To Comcast Customers

ESPN360 is now available to Comcast customers a few days earlier than its originally planned August 4th launch date. This is spectacular news for soccer fans who are also Comcast customers. ESPN360 is only available online to customers of ISPs who have contracted with ESPN to make the service available. […]

Ronaldinho Not a Fit for Chelsea or Premier League

The Daily Telegraph has the scoop that Ronaldinho’s agent is in talks with Chelsea about a possible move to England for the world’s most popular Brazilian. While he undoubtedly is one of the most skillful players on the planet, the chances of him flourishing in the Premier League are slim. […]

Interview With Spurs Legend Alan Mullery

It was my great pleasure recently to interview the most famous of guests to grace the EPL Talk Podcast, namely Alan Mullery who was a central midfielder in the 60’s and 70’s playing with such greats as Johnny Haynes, Bobby Robson, Bobby Moore and others at Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham. […]

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