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ESPN Insider Confirms UK Premier League TV Bid

An insider source at ESPN has revealed that the Disney-owned company is planning on bidding for one to two of the six UK TV packages available for the 2010-2013 Premier League seasons, according to Bloomberg. While the news hardly comes as a surprise to regular readers of EPL Talk, we […]

Premiership Considers Premier League TV

On Monday, the Premier League formally send out invitations to the UK networks interested in bidding on the next round of TV rights for the league, for the 2010-2011 to 2012-2013 seasons. If you’ve been reading EPL Talk for a while, you won’t be surprised to read that the invitations […]

Time To Stop Underestimating Hull City

So, how many people thought Hull City would be Premiership cannon fodder, this seasons Derby County, bravely battling against the odds in a futile struggle that would ultimately lead to relegation. If so, how many had actually seen Hull City play before they came up? Not many I bet. Fair […]

I'm On Setanta Sports Pokes Fun at Soccer Saturday

In the latest episode of I’m On Setanta Sports, the trio of Jose, It and The Boy have fun pretending to be on the set of Sky’s Soccer Saturday complete with It and The Boy calling games from their TV monitors. Except they’re not games. Rooney gives us play-by-play commentary […]

Gotcha: Evidence That Sky Sports Hates Setanta

Near the end of the Sky Sports news programme Through The Night, the hosts always flip through the back pages of the British daily newspapers to point out the headlines of what the morning papers are saying. It’s a standard news segment on their show. Except for what happened last […]

FIFA 09 TV Advert Starring Wayne Rooney: Video

To promote the upcoming release of FIFA 09, EA Sports came up with a remarkable way of advertising the new version of the game. During halftime of the Chelsea against Man United match last weekend that was televised on Sky Sports in England, EA debuted a four minute TV commercial […]

Warren Barton Joins Fox Soccer Channel

U.S. TV network Fox Soccer Channel will feature a new co-host and analyst for its Fox Soccer Match Day beginning Saturday, August 16, when former Wimbledon, Newcastle United and England defender Warren Barton joins the network. At Wimbledon, Barton made 180 appearances during the club’s hugely successful period from 1990 […]

Pride Park Lives Up To Its Name

Despite having the worst year that a football fan could have if you supported Derby County like I do, the loyalty showed by the clubs fans were  recognized in a Sky Sports survey. Even as Derby only claimed one win last season (1-0 v Newcastle) the Derby faithful sold out […]

Poll: Landon Donovan Heading To The EPL?

Sky Sports is reporting that U.S. star player Landon Donovan has expressed an interest in playing in the Premier League. Take the following poll and let us know how you think he would fair. <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/807948/” >Could Landon Donovan succeed in the Premier League?</a> <br /> <span style=”font-size:9px;”> (<a href=”http://www.polldaddy.com”> […]

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Premier League News Stories You May Have Missed

Here are some of the Premier League-related news stories you may have missed: “Meet Hull City: America’s New Team, Albeit From Britain” (ESPN Magazine). ESPN catches up to the biggest story in the Premier League this season. This year’s Wigan Athletic, Fulham and Reading — three teams who have warmed […]

Frank Lampard Told to Find a New Club by Chelsea: The Daily EPL

According to a newspaper report that quotes a Stamford Bridge insider, Frank Lampard has been told by Chelsea that he won’t be a part of the club’s future. Despite making his 500th league appearance start last week where he celebrated with a goal, the Chelsea veteran has been told that […]

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CONCACAF Cup: Mexico’s defense looks surprisingly settled ahead of USA playoff

There’s a sense of creeping dread familiar to Mexican soccer fans, that sinking feeling that occurs when the opposition progresses past the midfield and is driving at the back line: “Oh no. We can’t stop them.” Mexico has a long history of great goalkeepers and defensive midfielders. Defenders? El Tri hasn’t […]