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Nerves Will Destroy Stewart Downings England Career

Why can’t Stewart Downing show us the form that makes him such a sought after player when he pulls on the England shirt? There is no doubting that at Premier League level, Downing is one of the most dangerous and creative players in the country but after Saturdays performance against […]

Capello Owns Critics on Owen Decision

Fabio Capello’s quiet demeanor and considered words give him an aura of deep intelligence and authority, so much so it can sometimes seems he’s foreseen everything through 2010 and beyond. But this week the aura’s faded a bit under over doubts about his decision last week to call-up perma knee-knacked […]

Time For Aaron Lennon To Show Consistency

Anyone who’s caught Tottenham in action recently will not fail to have been impressed by Aaron Lennon’s recent form on the right hand side of Spurs’ midfield. For me, it’ll be a major surprise if he’s not in Fabio Capello’s next England squad for the Friendly against Slovakia and the […]

Stewart Downing: The Enigma

I’ve wondered for a long time what it is that managers see in Stewart Downing, particularly England managers. Since his first call up in February 2005, Downing has been pretty much been a regular in the England squad, but why? I don’t understand how one player can have gained 22 […]

Sir Alex Ferguson Adds to Chelsea Misery

I wonder why Sir Alex Ferguson waited until tonight to say what he said, when he had every opportunity to do so last week. Then again, he always has had a knack for waiting until the points were in the bag before opening his mouth (see Kevin Keegan and Rafa […]

Is Michael Owen Past It?

The question is simple. Can Michael Owen still perform at the highest level? While many would say no, he’s past it, he’s too injury prone and when he is on the pitch he doesn’t do anything anyway, I tend to disagree. Yes Michael Owen is injury prone, it’s been well […]

What Now For Joe Hart?

  When Manchester City signed Shay Given from Newcastle on Sunday, most at Eastlands will have been pleased by this capture. But not quite everyone.  Given will instantly become City’s first choice goalkeeper, displacing Joe Hart. This in turn will leave the young goalkeeper as nothing more than a bench […]

I'm On Setanta Sports: Latest 2 Episodes

Here are the two latest episodes of the cult hit, I’m On Setanta Sports. The first episode features Wayne Rooney as Ruud Gullit and his sexy, sexy football — as well as The Boy and Rio talking about eating chips and sauce. The second episode features Fabio Capello and Jose […]

Is Capello Leading Beckham To Milan?

Beckham’s international future is in doubt after England manager Fabio Capello confirmed his lack of competitive action was of primary concern and reasoning behind Beck’s omission against Germany on Wednesday. One cap short of Bobby Moore’s total of 108 the English midfielder hopes to prolong his international career until the 2010 […]

I'm On Setanta Sports: The Great Debate

In the latest episode of I’m On Setanta Sports, watch Wayne Rooney host the special debate between Jose Mourinho and Fabio Capello. The show includes cameos by Dave from Newcastle, Didier Drogba, Roy Keane and others. Be champions. [display_podcast] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Fabio Capello Restores Faith In England National Team

When Fabio Capello was appointed England manager, people asked me what my thoughts were on the matter. My viewpoint at the time was that it would bring clarity to whether the England national team was still a football power or not. After all, if Capello couldn’t turn England into a […]

Croatia 1-4 England: Walcott Grabs Hat-Trick In Zagreb

England achieved a massive three points tonight with an emphatic 4-1 away win against Croatia in their second match of 2010 World Cup qualifying. It was far from an ordinary night for England in Zagreb. Wayne Rooney scored his first goal for England since October 2007. Theo Walcott, who started […]

When Wayne Rooney Met Fabio Capello: Part One

The masterminds from I’m On Setanta Sports are back with a one-on-one interview between Wayne Rooney, like, and Fabio Capello. Enjoy part one of the interview. Part two will be released after the Croatia against England game on Wednesday. If you’re not sure, learn more about what a chip butty […]

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Manchester United v Hull City: Live and Online

Follow Manchester United against Hull City live and online today via the EPL Talk Chat featuring football fans discussing the match from around the world. Kick off time is 11:00 am ET/3:00 pm GMT. We will also keep you informed of all events from Stamford Bridge between Chelsea and Sunderland, […]

Top 10 Favorite Soccer Blogs

On a daily basis, I read over 20 different soccer blogs from around the world to stay on top of the English game. Here are my top 10 favorites: Bobby McMahon’s Blog – Light on quantity, full of quality. Who doesn’t love Bobby? The Offside – Dependable, daily and would […]

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CONCACAF Cup: Jurgen Klinsmann vs. Tuca Ferretti is a battle between 2 different coaching beliefs

The major qualm with Jurgen Klinsmann when he was hired by the United States became embodied in Philipp Lahm’s autobiography, where the Bayern legend and former German international portrayed Joachim Loew as the real tactical mind behind the 2006 Nationalmannschaft. Klinsmann dwelled on fitness, never talked about tactics, and left […]

Listen to Soccer Morning from 9-10:15am ET

Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls as well as the latest updates on the FIFA crisis. UPDATE: Alright, so here's the deal. @SoccerMorning won't be live today, but I am recording. Going to take blind calls, @bestsoccershow style. — Jason Davis (@davisjsn) October 8, 2015 You can listen to Soccer […]

Who is Issa Hayatou, world soccer’s acting FIFA President?

Now that Sepp Blatter, the most powerful man in world soccer, has been suspended from all soccer-related activities for the next 90 days, Issa Hayatou will serve as the interim FIFA President until a new one is appointed in February 2016 when the FIFA presidential elections happen. But up until now, […]

FIFA suspends Blatter, Platini and Valcke from soccer-related activities for 90 days

FIFA President Sepp Blatter, UEFA President Michel Platini and FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke have all been provisionally suspended for 90 days by FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert, after being investigated over corruption allegations. The three are banned from any soccer-related activity in the interim. They deny any wrongdoing. While Valcke has already […]