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Fantasy League Tips Game Week 12

Barely have you had chance to draw breath and it’s time to do it all again. There’s a full midweek programme of Premier League fixtures, game week 12 is upon us already, and it’s going to be tricky selection wise as several managers may opt to shuffle their packs. Tie of […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 2

6-0, the new 1-0. Parity, maybe? Well, not really. Three Barclays Premier League matches ended 6-0 this weekend with one still left to come Monday night. As the parity debate rages on concerning the overall quality of Premier League teams 1-20, gameweek 2 went a long way in proving just […]

Manchester United Have New Inspiration

The Premier League is underway and the two main title protagonists have recorded emphatics wins coupled with extremely impressive performances. Chelsea’s 6-0 victory over West Brom was somewhat of a surprise given their lacklustre pre-season form and disappointing Community Shield display, but Didier Drogba has now declared Chelsea aren’t even […]

Paul Scholes Interview: Exclusive

During a recent visit to Florida, EPL Talk had the opportunity to sit down with Manchester United and England midfield legend Paul Scholes for an exclusive interview. Among the topics covered include: Whether he’d like to go into coaching after his playing career ends, What makes the north west of […]

Where is Paul Scholes Heading This Summer?

According to Fabio Capello, quoted in The Independent newspaper, Paul Scholes was **this** close to being selected for the England World Cup squad this summer, but Scholes — says the England boss — declined the offer because he wanted to stay with his family. So where will Scholes be this […]

Recap Of Saturday's Action In The EPL

Jermain Defoe puts Tottenham ahead With only three weeks to go until the final Saturday of competition the key races in the Premier League are heating up. Two key derbys, one in Manchester and the other in London, threw the races for first and fourth place back into uncertainty as […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 29

Champions find a comfortable spot while potential Champions book Wembley Goodbye Landon (maybe) There were four Premier League matches this weekend with one Monday night and another two set for Tuesday. Damn FA Cup always causing problems! I’ll apologize in advance for any supporters of Portsmouth, Birmingham City or Sunderland, those matches […]

Paul Scholes He Scores,…..Blunders

What a couple of days it’s been for oddly scored goals. Paul Scholes entered into the fluke goal history books Tuesday night as Manchester United beat AC Milan in the Champions League round of 16 with a 3-2 away win that made a quarter final birth just a bit more […]

Lucas Leiva Is Not a Flop, At Least Not Yet

At age 22, Zinedine Zidane was playing in the Intertoto Cup with Bordeaux. At that same age, Éric Cantona had just got a move from Auxerre to Marseille. Rivaldo had just moved from Corinthians to cross-town rivals Palmeiras in São Paulo. With the money involved in today’s game and globalized […]

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Raul Axed by Spain

Raul will not take part in this summer’s European Championships after being told of his exclusion from the 23-man Spain squad chosen by coach Luis Aragones. That means the responsibility of scoring goals will fall on the shoulders of Liverpool’s Fernando Torres, Valencia’s David Villa and Real Zaragoza’s Sergio Garcia, […]

Brown Is The Color: Spurs Unveil New Third Kit

Premiership Countdown: 19 Days to Go. It’s been a busy weekend for Tottenham Hotspur. First, the Spurs impressively beat Inter Milan 2-1 in a friendly. Second, Michael Carrick joined Manchester United for 18.6 million pounds ($34.6 million). And third, Tottenham unveiled their new third strip. And it’s brown. Yes, as […]

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Arsenal and Tottenham have halted their race for Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi

Things are heating up in North London between Arsenal and Tottenham, with last weekend’s results leaving Spurs only two points behind the rival Gunners, who sit in fourth place in the English Premier League. But it is not just on the pitch where the competition is picking up. Both teams […]