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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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Lanig Joins Koeln, Ready To Restart His Career

Martin Lanig has signed on with Koeln from Stuttgart recently for a fee of 800,000 Euros. After journeyman Portuguese midfielder Maniche was released from his contract by Koeln, Die Geissbocke were eager to secure the services of Lanig and plug up the gap in their midfield. Lanig spent almost all […]

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