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3 Teams Invited to 2009 Premier League Asia Trophy

Plans are being finalized for the 2009 Premier League Asia Trophy. So far, Chelsea, West Ham United and Hull City have been invited to participate in the tournament which is likely to be held in China, in either Beijing or Shanghai. The 2007 edition of the tournament was hosted in […]

9 Reasons Why Hull City Is My New Favorite Team

I admit it. I have a soft spot for underdogs. Three years ago, I was enamored by Wigan’s brilliant beginning to the season where they surprised so many teams and fans by playing attacking football. Two years ago, it was Reading’s turn to brighten up the Premier League. Last season […]

Time To Stop Underestimating Hull City

So, how many people thought Hull City would be Premiership cannon fodder, this seasons Derby County, bravely battling against the odds in a futile struggle that would ultimately lead to relegation. If so, how many had actually seen Hull City play before they came up? Not many I bet. Fair […]

Three Points From The Weekend

• Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Manchester United at the weekend was one of the games of the season so far and Arsene Wenger’s side proved a lot of people wrong. Not only did they show their outstanding technical ability but also grit, determination and heart to keep United at bay […]

Poll: Who Do You Want To Win The Big Race?

Tomorrow in the United States will be the biggest day in the history of the country for several years. But if you had one choice between the candidates, who would you want to win the race? <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1070829/” >If you only had one vote, who would you want to win […]

10 Reasons Why This Premier League Season Is The Best Yet

This weekend we were graced with another very entertaining and competitive Premier League weekend. At this rate, we’re well on course for one of the most exciting Premier League seasons in recent memory. Here are ten reasons why: No more Derby County. The three promoted teams already have equaled or […]

Top 10 Surprising Premier League Statistics

Which Premier League club has the highest percentage of foreigners? Who has the youngest squad? And who has the oldest squad? Read the following top 10 statistics to find the answers to those questions and many more. Oldest squad: Hull City, average age 27.48 years Player to have spent the […]

London 0 Hull 4: Hull City Make History

In 1986, an English pop band named The Housemartins released their debut album entitled “London 0 Hull 4,” which perfectly summed up what the four northern lads thought of music from London as well as their contention that they were the fourth best band in Kingston Upon Hull. The Housemartins […]

Premier League Gameweek Three (Your Running Commentary)

Some of the biggest storylines from the opening two weeks of the new Premier League season have been the surprising displays by Hull, Stoke, Middlesbrough and Newcastle. All four teams are playing today in matches that will show whether their results from the first two weeks were a flash in […]

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Buy the Premier League Theme Song

People often write to me at EPL Talk about where they can buy the Premier League anthem or theme song. They usually ask about the classic one remixed by DJ Judge Jules, and sometimes the most recent one by Peter Lawlor. Thanks to a tip from reader Charles Hurley, we […]

Premier League Power Rankings: Week 3

Before we even get into the swing of things the Premier League is taking a break for European qualifiers. But in the absence of EPL action this weekend it seems like an appropriate time to reflect on the early stages of league play. So far, Chelsea can’t be stopped at home, […]

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Muscle strain will keep Giovani dos Santos out of Saturday’s CONCACAF Cup

Giovani dos Santos will not be with Mexico when El Tri takes on the United States in Saturday’s CONCACAF Cup playoff, LA Galaxy confirmed on Monday. The Mexican international was pulled from head coach Ricardo Ferretti’s team with a muscle strain, a status Ferretti revealed shortly before the Galaxy announced the withdrawal. “Gio Dos […]

10 things we learned from gameweek 31 of MLS

Here are the 10 things we learned from Week 31 of the 2015 Major League Soccer season. 1. Nick Sakiewicz Out In Philadelphia The nightmare Philadelphia Union fans never thought they’d escape is finally over. In the immediate aftermath of another heart-breaking home defeat in the US Open Cup final, […]