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Fantasy Premier League Tips: Gameweek 36

It’s the final countdown duh duh duhhh duh etc. So now is your last chance to make a difference to that all important fantasy football position. The Premier League season may be effectively done and dusted but there’s still plenty to play for in fantasy land, so walk this way […]

Spurs Players Drench Harry Redknapp With Ice Bucket

It’s party time for Tottenham supporters around the world and especially in North London after Spurs beat Manchester City in a thoroughly entertaining game. In the post match interview on Sky Sports, the Tottenham players crept up on Harry Redknapp and drenched him with the contents of an ice bucket […]

Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur: Open Thread

Today’s Manchester City against Tottenham Hotspur match has a cup final feel about it. Even people who are Manchester United and Chelsea supporters have expressed to me how excited they are about watching this match. On paper, both teams are pretty equal so let’s hope we see an attacking, free-flowing […]

Poll: Will Man City or Tottenham Hotspur Win?

[polldaddy poll=3149731] Wednesday’s match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur (2:55pm ET, ESPN2) is enormous not only because it’ll help decide which club will qualify for the Champions League, but it’s also an important crossroads in the history of these two important English clubs. The victor in the race for […]

Premier League Gameweek 37: Open Thread

It’s hard to believe, but it’s the last weekend before the final Sunday of the 2009-10 Premier League season. I think you’ll agree that it’s been an incredible one both on and off the pitch. But before I get too nostalgic, there are still big games happening this weekend and […]

TV Ratings For Manchester United v Spurs On ESPN2

Last week’s match at Old Trafford between two in-form teams — Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur — was broadcast on ESPN2 in the United States. Regarding the number of viewers the 7:30am ET game got, it garnered a viewing audience of 388,000 and achieved a 0.3 rating. The audience of […]

The England Outsiders #5. The Strikers

2006 was a disaster for England’s much vaunted strikers in so many ways it was depressing. It was clearly Sven Goran-Eriksson’s nadir as the England supremo as his eccentric choices left England woefully short of options. Michael Owen was so off the pace as to be redundant and his World […]

Billy Beane Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Billy Beane may be the general manager of Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics, but as my discussion with the former major leaguer shows, a large part of his sporting heart lies in the footballing world. On this edition of the EPL Talk Podcast, Beane joins me to talk about his […]

Man United v Spurs: Why Change a Winning Side?

That’s the question I was asking as soon as the team news came out and we saw Harry Redknapp had moved Benoit Assou-Ekotto from left back to right back; Gareth Bale from left midfield to left back, and Luka Modric from center midfield to left midfield.  All to accomodate the […]

Tottenham Hotspur to Play San Jose Earthquakes July 17

Tottenham Hotspur today announced that the club will be playing a friendly against San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday, July 17 at the Buck Shaw Stadium in San Jose, California. Yesterday, EPL Talk learned that Spurs will also be competing in the New York Football Challenge against Sporting Lisbon and Red […]

Premier League Race: 'When 3 Became 2'

Last weekend the Premier League was full of drama, the story of ‘when 3 became 2’ as finally, Arsenal’s legs went in the final stretch, United gained a ‘leg up’ and Chelsea looked as if they were start to roast theirs.  It all seemed to be going well for Arsenal, […]

Recap Of Saturday's Action In The EPL

Jermain Defoe puts Tottenham ahead With only three weeks to go until the final Saturday of competition the key races in the Premier League are heating up. Two key derbys, one in Manchester and the other in London, threw the races for first and fourth place back into uncertainty as […]

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Premier League Preview – Sept. 19-20

It’s time for another edition of the Manchester Derby, and City must already be lamenting its bad luck. With Emmanuel Adebayor suspended, Robinho and Roque Santa Cruz definitely out with injury and Carlos Tevez a serious doubt with a knee injury, the upstarts may be hurting for strike options in […]

Fulham Announce New Shirt Deal With Adidas

Fulham have signed a deal with adidas to be their official kit supplier beginning with the 2013-14 season. The Cottagers are switching from Kappa to adidas. Fulham have worn adidas shirts throughout their history between 1977 and 1981, and 1997 and 2003, with many of them being memorable kits. “Fulham […]

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Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls and the latest soccer news. You can listen to Soccer Morning live via the World Soccer Talk LIVE page at www.worldsoccertalk.com/live. During the show, you can tweet your questions or observations live to @soccermorning Or better yet, you can call in with your questions […]

FIFA ‘seeking life ban’ against Michel Platini

FIFA’s ethics watchdog wants Michel Platini to be banned for life over a suspect payment, the European football chief’s lawyer declared on Tuesday. Platini is serving a 90-day suspension on corruption charges over a $2 million payment he received from FIFA president Sepp Blatter who is also suspended. Platini’s lawyer […]

Juventus confirms Hernanes will miss three weeks with a tear in his right thigh

Juventus have confirmed attacking midfielder Hernanes will be sidelined for three weeks after scans revealed a tear in his right thigh. The Brazilian international, already out of Wednesday’s Champions League clash at home to Manchester City due to suspension, suffered the injury in Saturday’s 1-0 home win over AC Milan […]