Tag Archives: Premier League

Southampton Continue to Reach New Heights Under Mauricio Pochettino

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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One of the more interesting developments during the 2012-13 Premier League season was the firing of Southampton FC manager, Nigel Adkins. Prior to his sacking, Adkins had only lost twice over a stretch of twelve games. He had the best … Continue reading

We All Hate Leeds. That’s Why the Premier League Needs Them

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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“Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” – Thomas Haynes Bayly In their absence, it appears that opposing fans have developed a level of respect for what Leeds United accomplished during their time in the Premier League. The club did disrupt … Continue reading

Aston Villa: This Season’s Premier League Entertainers Aiming to Reach Greater Heights

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In English football, which club has the fourth highest total of major honors? What would your answer be? Most would assume Manchester United, Liverpool, and Arsenal to take the top three positions and they would be correct. But who has the fourth … Continue reading

The Undervalued Importance of Assistant Managers

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It’s safe to say that if an average soccer fan were shown a picture of José Mourinho and asked which club he managed, he would know the answer straight away. Same would be said for Carlo Ancelotti, Pep Guardiola, or … Continue reading

Steve Bruce Has Hull City Playing in His Image

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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During his playing career, Steve Bruce was a centre back who played for five English clubs: Gillingham, Norwich City, Manchester United, Birmingham City and Sheffield United. While at Norwich City he became known for his energetic, “rampaging” play. Bruce wasn’t … Continue reading

We Are Witnessing the Final Stages of Liverpool’s Revival

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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“Long is the way, and hard, that out of hell leads up to light.” – John Milton, Paradise Lost Don’t go jumping to any conclusions. Liverpool Football Club still has work to do. However, the light is becoming clearer and … Continue reading

The Early Season Roller Coaster Ride for Premier League Managers Continues

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Barclay’s Premier League season kicked off on Saturday August 17, 2013. Each club has now played six matches and one manager has been fired (Sunderland’s Paolo Di Canio). Even after just six matches, some Premier League managers have been riding … Continue reading

Guide to Premier League Players at the Confederations Cup

Posted on by Jad
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As Brazil continues to host the Confederations Cup, Premier League teams will have a number of their scouts in the country searching for new players to sign, while also keeping an eye on their own players. Ten years ago, there … Continue reading

Chelsea: A Period Of ‘Auditioning’ For The Club, Players and Managers

Posted on by Tom Gatehouse
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With Chelsea limping into the last four of the Europa league, becoming the only English side left in European competition this season, Chelsea fans will have their eyes trained on the future. Due to the fixture list, the Blues could … Continue reading

Defending David De Gea: 3 Reasons Why Manchester United Should Keep Him

Posted on by Todd Shenk
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The amount of hostility that David De Gea receives each week is somewhat bemusing to me. I know he’s made mistakes, but so have many other world class goalkeepers. In a way, it is part of the job, and especially … Continue reading

NFL Fans Hate Soccer But We Don’t Care

Posted on by Todd Shenk
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“It’s too boring.” “There’s never any scoring.” “They’re all pansies.” “They’re always rolling around on the ground pretending to be hurt.” These seem to be the standard arguments I get from my American football loving friends and acquaintances whenever soccer … Continue reading

Arsenal Demonstrates All 40 New Goal Celebrations in FIFA 12

Posted on by Alex Muller

FIFA 12 features 40 new goal celebrations, all of which can be seen in the following video. Interestingly, Arsenal was picked as the club to demonstrate the goal celebrations. Based on their current form in the Premier League this season, … Continue reading

Is the Future of the Premier League Bright or Not?

Posted on by Matthew Semisch

Football needs to be careful. We all love the drama of a good transfer deadline day and that feeling when your club lands a great player is brilliant but the whole situation is becoming scary. As I sit and write … Continue reading

Premier League Links Of The Day: January 14, 2010

Posted on by Footie Phantom

A short interview with Bacary Sagna. Enjoy! Here’s the links: Who has the best youth system? [Behind The Goal Post] Villa go for Makoun [ESPN] Charlie Adam [SI] Gossip [Yorkshire Post] Transfer talk [Telegraph] Attendance talk [Offside Rule] Becks to … Continue reading

Premier League Links Of The Day: January 7, 2010

Posted on by Footie Phantom

Let’s gear up for tomorrows FA Cup matches with a video. Take a look at the highlights from last years final. Here’s the links: Aston Villa shaken up [Caught Offside] Buy Beckham’s 2008 Porsche [Ebay] Manchester City played for the … Continue reading

Mr. Hodgson Or: How We Learned To Stop Worrying And Blame The Manager

Posted on by Gaz Hunt

The manager has risen from club secretary to official face of the club since the creation of football teams worldwide. He has moved from the man that kept the record books to man that is larger than the football team … Continue reading

The Best Premier League Starting XI of 2010

Posted on by Jesse Chula

Ah, it’s that time of the year again and I simply love it. No, not Christmas, but the end of the year lists that all end up being about the same everywhere you look. Seriously, I think every music magazine … Continue reading

Manchester United v Arsenal Preview: Three Key Match-Ups In Battle For Top Spot

Posted on by Jesse Chula

First against third will take place on Monday when Arsenal travel to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United in what will be a fitting end to an exciting weekend. Arsenal lead United by the slimmest of margins, just a … Continue reading