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You Can Hate Luis Suarez, But You Must Also Appreciate His Genius

Luis Suarez is just one of those players who opposing fans just can’t stand. The mere mention of his name sends a wave of negative feelings through people’s bodies. The Uruguayan striker’s well documented controversies and flashpoints haven’t helped his public perception. Even his facial features give the impression of a deceitful person who […]

Premier League Links Of The Day: November 29, 2010

Our second installment of ‘Premier League Links Of The Day’ is here! Today’s video features Dimitar Berbatov and his thoughts on his recent five goal performance. Here’s the links: EPL’s 10 dirties players [Bleacher Report] Adrian Durham’s team of the week [Talk Sport] Carroll has the X-factor [Mirror Football] Clint […]

Group F Preview – Is Slovakia the Team to Beat?

Manager – Vladimir Weiss Sr. FIFA Ranking – 34 Schedule – New Zealand (6/15), Paraguay (6/20), Italy (6/24) Qualification – First place, UEFA Group 3 Big name player– Marek Hamsik (Napoli) Last time they qualified for WC – Never A quick geography lesson for those who are unfamiliar with the […]

Should Juventus Hire Benitez?

The Rafa Benitez saga continued yesterday, as he demanded answers from Liverpool’s ownership about his status for next season.  The speculation this weekend was that he had a secret deal in place to take over at Juventus and give the Italian club the high profile manager they were seeking, but so far […]

Lessons Learned from Giornata 20

After this weekend’s action, the eyes of Italy will be on its largest metropolitan city.  The Milan derby could move AC Milan within striking distance of first or could help Inter Milan put some distance between itself and its rival.  And the two clubs are approaching this game from opposite […]

Lucas Leiva: Good Enough for Liverpool?

If you believe Liverpool manager Raphael Benitez there are few midfielders more suited for the Premier League than Lucas Leiva. After all, Benitez has spent much of his 2009-2010 campaign lobbying on behalf of the twenty-two year old Brazilian. Benitez praises Levia’s work rate and dedication to the team, all […]

Stay Fit, Keep Xabi, Masch: Liverpool Can Win… part 1

Gutted: n. 1) A feeling of intense desolation, akin to the feeling of having one’s insides ripped out. 2) A sweet colloquialism that should be adopted into American parlance along with the words “wanker”, “bullocks” and “knackered”. Example: Ethan Armstrong will be gutted if Liverpool FC sell Xabi Alonso to […]

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Did Steven Gerrard Miss His Penalty Kick On Purpose?

Video: PL Highlights: Blackburn/Liverpool Watching Steven Gerrard walk up to the spot to take the penalty late in the game against Blackburn Rovers, I was confident he would score for Liverpool. When faced with adversity, Gerrard often rises to the occasion. Earlier in the season, Gerrard cooly slotted home a […]

MLS Internationals

For years Major League Soccer didn’t attract internationals who had been part of their national team set up at any point. In the early days of MLS, not only did the league attract many active national team players, but the league also sent a number of players from outside CONCACAF […]

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If you have previous writing experience — whether it’s for a blog or newspaper — and you’re interested in writing for EPL Talk, please let us know. Even if you don’t have any professional writing experience, you may be a good fit. If you are interested, please send an e-mail […]

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