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11 Days Until Berbatov & Robinho Show Comes To Town

With all of the activity in the Premier League transfer window yesterday, the excitement is already building for the next round of Premiership games. After the international break, there are two massive games we have to look forward to on September 13: Liverpool against Manchester United (7:45am ET/12:45pm UK) and […]

Beer And English Football: A Match Made In Heaven

Saturday’s match between Arsenal and Newcastle featured a glimpse of something you rarely see on television — someone drinking a pint of beer. It’s ridiculous, really. Millions of football fans around the world drink beer either at home, the pub or from the refreshment kiosks when watching football, but it’s […]

Premier League: August 31, 2008 (Your Running Commentary)

Today marks the last day of Premier League football until the league returns on Saturday, September 13 when Liverpool plays Manchester United at Anfield — two whole weeks off because of World Cup qualifying matches. So here are today’s matches for us to enjoy while we can: Chelsea v Tottenham, […]

Champions League Group Stage Draw Results

I’ll have more analysis and comments later but for now just a quick update on the results of today’s drawing. Some of the groupings, as in past seasons, was almost a bit too predictable but there are some interesting matchups ahead (Real Madrid – Juventus springs to mind as does […]

Premier League Wants To Be The NFL

You may have missed an article by Oliver Kay in The Times this past weekend that featured a very revealing interview with Manchester City executive chairman Garry Cook regarding the future of the Premier League. The headline perfectly sums up Kay’s article: “Vision Of A Breakaway League With No Relegation.” […]

Premier League: Gameweek Two (Your Running Commentary)

Gameweek two of the Premier League features several intriguing match-ups. Liverpool faces their bogey team Middlesbrough. Tottenham is looking for their first points of the season at home against Sunderland, which is quickly being transformed into a contender. Everton faces more doom and gloom if they lose at the Hawthorns […]

Nine Football Announcing Cliches We Could Do Without

With the 1.24 billion league matches on offer at Sky, Setanta, and the Other Ones, you can’t really blame professional football announcers for over-relying on their trusty grab bag of football clichés.  But now that John ‘Motty’ Motson has left for good, I think it’s time to wipe the slate […]

Premier League Predictions: Gameweek One

It’s amazing how things can sometime go full circle. It feels weird blogging back here again, but it’s safe to say I’m back. For those who don’t know me, I’m Johnathan Starling. Started out blogging on the old Community and it’s even safer to say plenty has changed here since […]

2008/2009 Premier League Table Predictions

Here are my predictions of how I think the Premier League will finish at the end of the 2008/2009 season. Manchester United will continue to excel, while I believe Spurs have the talent and determination to break into the top four knocking Liverpool into fifth place. Liverpool has done well […]

Required Reading Material For Followers Of Premier League

Here are several interesting articles I came across during the past few days which may be of interest to many of you passionate fans: “Soccer’s Billion-Dollar Players” — What Credit Crunch? The biggest soccer players and clubs are drowning in money, much of it borrowed (Time Magazine) “Premier League Plan […]

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Eat My Snow, English Football

 The FA Cup tie that could have been. Twenty-five football matches scheduled for today have been canceled due to…snow?  What?  Some puffy white water falling majestically from the sky?  This is particularly ironic considering the prognosticators of climate change doom predicted an all-year-round Premier League as one of the upsides […]

Random Thoughts Watching the EPL On U.S. TV

1. Does anyone watch Super Saturday+ anymore? Nothing against Nick Webster and Keith Costigan, but after watching 10 hours of Premiership soccer on a Saturday (from the early game on Setanta all the way through to the end of the tape-delayed match at 5:15pm on Fox), can anyone stomach any […]

6 Famous Premier League Footballers On Twitter

We’ve searched Twitter to find some of the top players in the Premier League who we recommend you follow on Twitter. After reviewing these, you may think that some of them are fake accounts but we’re pretty certain they’re all real, or at least the vast majority are. Here are […]

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