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Alan Pardew Sacking Exposes Relegation Candidates

After this past weekend’s goalfest in the EPL, Alan Pardew is suffering from a hangover as he was sacked by West Ham United this morning. Thinking back to Saturday’s four matches that were shown live on Setanta and Fox Soccer Channel, we witnessed an incredible amount of goals but they […]

‘The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw’ is This Month’s Book Club Selection, Join the Discussion!

EPL Talk’s selection for February’s book discussion is The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw written by Paul McGuigan (a founding member of the British rock band Oasis) and Paolo Hewitt (an accomplished author and former journalist for NME). The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw tells the true story of Robin Friday, a […]

Death to the 4-5-1

Very early in the 2005/2006 Premiership season, all of the talk was about the 4-5-1 formation and how Bolton, especially, was being effective yet boring after Allardyce used the formation to grind out results. What we’ve seen in the 2006 World Cup is the 4-5-1 formation being used to similar […]

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Euro 2016 qualifying, group stage results: Netherlands eliminated as field grows to 20 [VIDEO]

The Netherlands became the biggest casualty of the 2016 European Championship qualifying cycle on Tuesday, with a 3-2 loss to the Czech Republic confirming the third place finishers at the 2014 World Cup would not qualify for UEFA’s preeminent international competition. Even if the Dutch had won, their status would have also been […]

Everton progress report after eight Premier League games

It’s been 20 long years since Paul Rideout scrambled a goal home to win the FA Cup for Everton against Manchester United, and since then the Blues haven’t won another piece of silverware. They have, though, for the past decade been in a very comfortable position, first started by David Moyes […]

Gladbach add to Klinsmann’s woes by confirming Johnson’s injury

The first post backing their player already caused a stir among United Soccer men’s soccer’s most devout supporters, but Borussia Moenchegladbach didn’t stop there. One day after midfielder/defender Fabian Johnson returned unexpectedly early from international duty with the U.S., the Bundesliga club sent out two tweets assuring that yes, the player who’d been […]

Manchester United defender McNair remains hospitalized in Finland with abdominal injury

Manchester United defender Paddy McNair is to remain in Helsinki for another night for further assessment on the abdominal injury sustained on Northern Ireland duty. Press Association Sport understands the 20-year-old is still being monitored at a hospital in the Finnish capital. McNair was injured in the 13th minute of Sunday’s […]