Harry Redknapp was right to be bullish after Saturdays amazing fight back against Arsenal at the Emirates, for too long Tottenham have promised much and delivered little. Spending wise Tottenham have ploughed millions in the club with little real achievement to show for it, but under Redknapp the club has […]
Included in this squad were seven players who are currently available for selection by Championship sides, either as part of their permanent squad or on loan deals from Premier League sides.
This is a great opportunity for each of these players and shows that despite the dominance of the Premier League in high level youth development, there is still a role to be played by the Championship in this area.
Seoul (AFP) – South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon on Friday accused soccer’s governing body of overlooking an “election fraud” favoring rival and front-runner Michel Platini. Chung claimed last week that the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) had sent “unsolicited” letters to almost every AFC member association supporting Platini’s candidacy. He […]
Laurence McKenna recently had a chance to visit Adidas and test out the new Adidas Predator football boots. As you’ll see in the video, Laurence (best known as host of the EPL Talk Podcast) was able to grab a marker and circle the parts of the boot with a marker […]
The Kop at Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium has always been a magical place full of song, passion and intimidation. But it used to be a lot different, as evidenced here in this 1964 short film from BBC’s Panorama show. Before there were fencing and other “safety” measures instituted at grounds across […]
“Arsène is Arsenal, and Arsenal is Arsène” Mockery of Arsène Wenger’s youth policy was in vogue the past several years in the British press and among opposing supporters. Arsenal’s seemingly limitless ability to lose big in the transfer market while counting on untested and unproven, largely British players, was mocked […]
The similarities between England’s devastating loss to Germany Sunday and the United States’s loss to Ghana on Saturday are remarkable. Here are ten similarities: Both games featured incredible goalkeeping performances. Neuer for Germany. Kingson for Ghana. In both games, the winning team completely outplayed their opposition. Both teams committed disastrous […]
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho declared that the Premier League champions had produced their best performance of the campaign after they drew 0-0 at in-form Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Chelsea have had little to shout about of late and although the result served only to move them up to 14th place […]
In the Premier League, a select few clubs can spend the GDP of small Pacific Island nations in order to improve their squad, and with every signing it can feel like the magic of the English game keeps being sucked away. Watching Jamie Vardy and Leicester does bring back a […]
Rarely in the book world does a tome come around that fundamentally alters the way we look at the subject for the better or worse. One such book is The Ugly Game by Heidi Blake and Jonathan Calvert, two members of The Sunday Times Insight Team. In the most important soccer […]
Anyone who has played soccer at any level will be familiar with certain truisms entrenched in the fabric of the game. At the highest levels of the game, though, the basic traits we’re taught as we learn the game — closing down opponents, working as a unit, springing into shape […]
Chelsea take the short trip to North London where they face high-flying Tottenham Hotspur in what is a crucial fixture for both sides (live on Sunday at 7am ET on the USA Network in the USA). With only four points separating Spurs from league leaders Leicester City, Sunday’s fixture represents […]