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Facts And Stats: A Look At The First 10 Gameweeks Of The 2014/15 EPL Season

The 2014/2015 football season in England is already 10 gameweeks old with ups and downs aplenty. Southampton have unquestionably been the surprise package thus far while the promoted trio all struggling to settle in the top flight. Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United are hardly fairing any better results-wise than when […]

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 10

The biggest game of the weekend was of course the Manchester derby. Michael Oliver had a tough game and could have awarded three penalties in addition to Chris Smalling’s sending off, which was ridiculous. After being booked for blocking Joe Hart’s kick, he then went flying into James Milner. Louis […]

10 Of The Worst English Soccer Transfers Of All Time

In the world of soccer, so much of the attention by the media is focused on the enormous transfers and all of the stars who are playing at the top level. But very little, if any, focus is placed on the worst transfers — the ones that make you wonder what […]

5 Best Matches Of The Premier League Season So Far

With the 2014-15 edition of the Barclays Premier League now seven matches old, there have already been a number of hugely entertaining fixtures illustrating just why the English top flight is so highly regarded across the globe. Ranging from goal-bonanzas involving Manchester United to touchline bust-ups involving the usually calm […]

QPR’s August-September Progress Report

Five games into the new EPL season Queens Park Rangers have performed as most R’s supporters deep down feared they would. After another weak pre-season that gave false securities Rangers are officially back into the big time suffering two heavy defeats to superior opposition. Despite this, if they can continue […]

Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 13

After getting 58% of the predictions correct last weekend, I feel I deserve another shot at attempting to predict the outcome of this weekend’s Championship fixtures! All times Eastern. TV/Internet times listed for US readers/viewers. Programming note: For viewers in the United States, select Championship games are available exclusively on […]

El United (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

Some lovely football played around Europe this weekend and why should the EPL be any different? Well, there weren’t any headline games as we know them but even the pod’s featured game of United – United had history and rivalry woven into it. Unfortunately, we have to pick over the […]

QPR Promotion Challenge Crippled By Draws – A Curse They Share With Manchester United

Like Manchester United, Queens Park Rangers can both boast that they are unbeaten in the league so far this season. However despite this impressive record neither club currently occupies top spot in their respective leagues.

So far this season QPR have drawn around half of their games this season dropping 16 points or the equivalent of 5 defeats in the process.

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Fox Soccer Channel: Selling The Game of Soccer

Fox Soccer Channel and its parent company News Corp has signed a major deal with Nielsen Media Research that could have a big impact on what we see on the channel in the near future. Nielsen will be conducting surveys to determine the viewing habits of people like you. They’re […]

Daryl Grove Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

At The Offside and World Cup Blog, Daryl Grove is the Managing Editor, but though he has left his West Midlands roots and settled in the United States, Wolverhampton and the Wanderers are never far from him. On this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, Daryl joins us to talk […]

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