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Tag Archives: Sunderland

Roy Keane: Perfect Fit For Blackburn Rovers Job

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Paul Ince has been sacked as manager of Blackburn Rovers. It’s not much of a surprise, especially after their convincing loss away to Wigan on Saturday, but they need to move quickly to replace Ince. Blackburn face Stoke on Saturday … Continue reading

Will Saturday Be The Most Boring Matchday In The Premier League?

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All the attention this week will be on Manchester United’s FIFA Club World Cup matches in Japan, and Sunday’s tantalizing Arsenal against Liverpool battle. But spare some thought for the matches on Saturday. On paper, it looks like it could … Continue reading

Poll: Where Will Roy Keane Go Next?

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Former Sunderland manager Roy Keane has expressed an interest in returning to football management sometime in the near future, but which club do you predict he’ll most likely end up at next? Vote now. <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1181843/” >Which Club Will Roy … Continue reading

Say No To Sunderland's Negative Tactics

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It’s quite odd that in some circles Sunderland’s near draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford this past Saturday is being heralded as a massive achievement. What I saw was one of the most negative and anti-soccer performances in ages. … Continue reading

Breaking News: Roy Keane Quits Sunderland

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In breaking news, Roy Keane has announced that he has quit Sunderland. Keane walked out of Sunderland AFC after having won only one game since his side’s win over Newcastle in October. The defeats for Sunderland that secured Keane’s departure … Continue reading

The Mackem Mover: Sunderland's Dancing Machine

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Here’s a bit of fun for a Saturday morning. The Mackem Mover appeared on Soccer AM this morning and showed off his dance moves (see video below). The bloke named Steve first came to fame when TV cameras caught him … Continue reading

Who Are The Worst Behaved Fans In The Premier League?

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Throughout the season, the Premier League keeps track of which clubs have the best behaved fans as well as the worst behaved fans. Last year, Chelsea was voted the worst behaved fans especially because of the way they abused Avram … Continue reading

Video of Sunderland v Newcastle Crowd Trouble

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Sunderland’s 2-1 derby win against Newcastle was marred with skirmishes before, during and after the game at the Stadium Of Light. The Football Association (FA) is investigating the trouble to determine if Sunderland will be fined. Despicable incidents included a … Continue reading

What Impact Is The Credit Crunch Having On Premier League Attendances?

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How are attendances at Premier League clubs being affected, if at all, by the Credit Crunch this season? Based on research compiled by EPL Talk comparing the percentage difference between the average attendance season to date and last season’s average … Continue reading

Highest Average Attendances In The Premier League

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Which clubs have the highest average attendances in the Premier League? Here are the results for the 2008/2009 season thus far up until October 21, 2008: Manchester United, 75,482 Arsenal, 60,059 Newcastle United, 47,199 Liverpool, 43,789 Manchester City, 42,871 Chelsea, … Continue reading

Who Are The Best Supported Clubs in the Premier League?

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EPL Talk has a list of the best supported clubs in the Premier League for the 2008/2009 season thus far based on the percentage of seats filled in a football stadium. So, for example, Arsenal’s ground has a capacity of … Continue reading

Who Is Ellis Short?

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The number of Premier League clubs owned by Americans became four this week after Dallas-based businessman Ellis Short acquired controlling interest in Sunderland. Short now owns the largest single stake of Sunderland at more than 30 per cent, and gives … Continue reading

Premier League: August 31, 2008 (Your Running Commentary)

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Today marks the last day of Premier League football until the league returns on Saturday, September 13 when Liverpool plays Manchester United at Anfield — two whole weeks off because of World Cup qualifying matches. So here are today’s matches … Continue reading

Who Are The Premier League Players You Love To Hate The Most?

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Admit it. There are some players in the Premier League who get under your skin. The type of players you love to hate. But who are they and why do you hate them so much? Names of players who often … Continue reading

Premier League Wants To Be The NFL

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You may have missed an article by Oliver Kay in The Times this past weekend that featured a very revealing interview with Manchester City executive chairman Garry Cook regarding the future of the Premier League. The headline perfectly sums up … Continue reading

Warning Signs For Liverpool Despite Injury Time Winner Against Boro

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If Liverpool fans have dreams of winning the Premier League this season, they can kiss them goodbye. Today at Anfield, Liverpool escaped with a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough with a woeful performance that was rescued by an own goal and … Continue reading

Premier League: Gameweek Two (Your Running Commentary)

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Gameweek two of the Premier League features several intriguing match-ups. Liverpool faces their bogey team Middlesbrough. Tottenham is looking for their first points of the season at home against Sunderland, which is quickly being transformed into a contender. Everton faces … Continue reading

Middlesbrough Dazzles With Opening Day Premier League Performance

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The most impressive side I watched, by far, on Saturday was Middlesbrough. The link-up play between Tuncay, Alves, Downing, Aliadiere and, later, Mido was sensational. Wheater was also impressive. At times, it was like watching Brazil with all of the … Continue reading