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Video of Sunderland v Newcastle Crowd Trouble

Sunderland’s 2-1 derby win against Newcastle was marred with skirmishes before, during and after the game at the Stadium Of Light. The Football Association (FA) is investigating the trouble to determine if Sunderland will be fined. Despicable incidents included a police horse being badly burned by fireworks before the game, […]

Joe Kinnear's Newcastle United Press Conference: Audio

We have the audio of Joe Kinnear’s unbelievable tirade against journalists from yesterday’s Newcastle United press conference. If this isn’t a sign of a club in serious trouble, I don’t know what is. What was Mike Ashley and Dennis Wise thinking about hiring Kinnear who obviously isn’t able to handle […]

How Sports TV Networks Can Shake Up Their Football Coverage

Thanks to Saturday Night Live‘s Tina Fey, there will be millions of people around the watch watching the vice-presidential debate tonight between Sarah Palin and Joseph Biden. Most people will secretly be looking forward to seeing Palin make another embarrassing gaffe. While debates can be unpredictable, nearly all football related […]

Breaking News: Joe Kinnear Named Newcastle Interim Manager

Newcastle United has named Joe Kinnear as their interim manager until the end of October. Newcastle Executive Director Dennis Wise must have had his grubby hands involved in the appointment of Kinnear. The Irishman managed Wimbledon from 1992 to 1999. But while Kinnear never managed Wise at Wimbledon, there’s undoubtedly […]

How To Make Newcastle United A Successful Club Again

Contrary to popular belief, Newcastle United is not a poisoned club. Nor are they jinxed with injuries. At worst, they’re a poorly run club who has made one bad decision after another after another. With news that a Nigerian consortium are interested in buying Newcastle, Toon fans will be keeping […]

West Ham United To Wear Squad Numbers On Shirts

West Ham United’s shirt fiasco is far from over. The east London club has received permission from the Premier League to feature squad numbers on the front of their shirts beginning with tomorrow’s game at home against Newcastle United. After their sponsor XL Holidays went bankrupt, West Ham had patches […]

Mike Ashley Snubs Dubai Investors For Cocktails

Yesterday in Dubai, Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley was offered $360 million for the club by Dubai investors, but called the offer an insult and snubbed Arab investors to instead partake in drinking cocktails at a local bar, according to ArabianBusiness.com. Ashley reportedly received the offer earlier in the day […]

Ten Football Stories To Make You Go Hmm

Here are the top 10 football-related stories today that caught my eye: Newcastle’s Tony Jimenez In UAE To Find Club Buyer (Arabian Business) The Return Of The Ligapokal (Bundesliga Talk) La Liga Team Of The Week: Numancia (La Liga Talk) How The Donovan Deal to Bayern Munich Could Have Killed […]

Freddie Mac, Merrill Lynch and Mike Ashley

A while ago, an SNL skit featured an ad for a book that could get you out of debt and save your life.  It was called “Don’t Buy Stuff You Cannot Afford.”  It’s a book that the CEOs and owners behind Freddie Mac and Lehman Brothers, as well as Mike […]

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Listen to Soccer Morning from 9-10:15am ET with guest Kristan Heneage

Today’s Soccer Morning features an interview with Kristan Heneage to discuss the Premier League, Champions League and sacking of Jason Kreis. You can listen to Soccer Morning live via the World Soccer Talk LIVE page at www.worldsoccertalk.com/live. During the show, you can tweet your questions or observations live to @soccermorning […]

Ferguson’s Defensive Dilemma

What an incredible week it’s been in world football – The hype of the World Cup draw lived up to the anticipation with more talking points than an O’Reilly Factor marathon. The England v USA debate has just started and I imagine it won’t end until June 13th, 2010. The […]

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MLS conference finals: Top seeds Dallas, New York hope for turnarounds at home

FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls seek home triumphs Sunday in second-leg semifinal matches for a chance to launch themselves into next week’s Major League Soccer Cup final. The Portland Timbers beat Dallas 3-1 in last Sunday’s Western Conference semifinal opening leg while the Red Bulls fell 2-0 […]