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Manchester City and Bolton Announce North America Tour Dates

After being overlooked for so many summers, the United States will have several Premier League clubs coming to North America in July. In addition to Manchester United confirming a tour of North America and Tottenham Hotspur playing a couple of friendlies, Manchester City today announced additional tour dates, while Bolton […]

Manchester United Summer Tour of North America Confirmed

One of America’s worst kept soccer secrets has finally been confirmed. Manchester United will be touring North America this summer and playing five games across the continent from Canada to the United States and finally to Mexico. Celtic v Manchester United, July 16, Rogers Centre, Toronto Philadelphia Union v Manchester […]

Manchester City Confirm U.S. Summer Tour

Manchester City will be touring the United States this July as part of their pre-season preparation for the 2010-11 Premier League season. “The summer tour of America is going to be tremendously exciting for Manchester City,” said Manchester City chief executive Gary Cooke. “I am well aware of the support […]

How an EPL Club Can Conquer America In 7 Easy Steps

There is talk that Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur could be playing friendlies in the United States this summer. It’s music to my ears and I’m sure many other soccer fans in America. But while teams in the past such as Chelsea, Everton and others have tried to […]

Everton May Tour Down Under This Summer

The likelihood that Everton will tour the United States this summer for preseason friendlies is slim. That’s because the club are in negotiations to visit Australia and New Zealand, according to an online Kiwi newspaper. Everton are in talks with Phoenix, a club team in Wellington, New Zealand to play […]

Chelsea Organizes Friendly Against Seattle Sounders

Chelsea will play Seattle Sounders in a friendly on July 18, according to Emerald City Supporters, a Sounders supporters group. No official statement has been made by Chelsea or Seattle Sounders, the newest team to Major League Soccer, but EPL Talk has a message in to the Sounders to confirm […]

Manchester United Announce 2009 Asia Summer Tour

Manchester United has announced that the club will be playing several friendlies in Asia during the summer of 2009. The projected dates for the summer tour, as of press time, are: Malaysia – July 18, Malaysia XI v Man United Indonesia – July 20, Indonesia XI v Man United Korea […]

3 Teams Invited to 2009 Premier League Asia Trophy

Plans are being finalized for the 2009 Premier League Asia Trophy. So far, Chelsea, West Ham United and Hull City have been invited to participate in the tournament which is likely to be held in China, in either Beijing or Shanghai. The 2007 edition of the tournament was hosted in […]

Tottenham Coming To USA For Future Preseason Tour

Not to be outdone by rivals Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur has announced a strategic partnership with a Major League Soccer club. In 2007, Arsenal announced a partnership with Colorado. Now Spurs have announced a deal with San Jose Earthquakes. The major difference with the Spurs deal is that it sets the […]

Chicago 2-0 Everton: Photos And Match Report

EPL Talk reader EPLNFL was at last night’s friendly between Chicago Fire and Everton at Toyota Park. Here’s his mini-report from the game: “As a Fire fan I had a great time with a 2-0 Chicago victory. As a EPL fan I was disappointed in Everton and the quality of […]

2008 Community Shield On Fox Soccer Channel In U.S.

Fox Soccer Channel will be broadcasting this season’s Community Shield featuring Manchester United against Portsmouth. The game will be televised live and shown at 10am ET on Sunday, August 10th. The match has been the traditional opener to the new season and pits the winner of the Premier League against […]

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Gold Cup Update

Major League Soccer Talk correspondent Michael Haley and I both attended the US-Trinidad and Tobago match yesterday at the Home Depot Center outside Los Angeles. The US made ten changes in the starting eleven from Thursday night’s victory over Guatemala. Most interestingly the new players seemed to adjust well to […]

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Swansea 2-2 Spurs: Free-kick specialist Christian Eriksen denies Swans victory [VIDEO]

Christian Eriksen stunned Swansea with two brilliant free-kicks after Tottenham striker Harry Kane had scored a spectacular own goal. Eriksen scored an 89th-minute winner on his previous visit to the Liberty Stadium and his dead-ball accuracy spared Spurs' blushes in a thrilling 2-2 Barclays Premier League draw. Tottenham dominated for […]

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