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World Cup Legends #1: Just Fontaine

Despite the superstars that have graced the World Cup over the decades, there is one record that may never be beaten by any player ever again. Only 3 times has a player scored double figures in a World Cup tournament, once in 1954, Sandor Kocsis scored 11, in 1970 the […]

Hull City Search For A Hero

In a strange yet understandable move, Hull City Chairman Adam Pearson has removed Phil Brown from his position as manager at the struggling side. It strikes me as strange as Brown has been moved on after an impressive, if limited, performance against Arsenal on Saturday. Removal after the dismal showing […]

Ron Davies Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Southampton and Wales legend Ron Davies is the latest guest on the EPL Talk Podcast, the daily Premier League interview and analysis show. To say that Davies is a legend to Southampton supporters is an understatement. In his first season with the Saints, Davies scored an incredible 43 goals. Heralded […]

Questions Please For Ron Davies, Southampton Legend

Later this week I’ll have the distinct pleasure of interviewing Ron Davies, a football legend who achieved incredible success at Southampton and Norwich City, as well as playing for Manchester United and several other clubs. In fact it was while playing for Southampton against Manchester United at Old Trafford in […]

Product Review: Objectivo Soccer Shirts

Another Germany-Wales match, another game too close for comfort for die Nationalmannschaft. The all-time series record stands at 8 wins for Germany, 2 for Wales and 6 draws between them. I don’t know what it is with the Welsh, but they punch above their weight when playing against Ballack and […]

Pavlyuchenko Gets The Wrong End Of The Stick From Ramos

New Spurs striker Roman Pavlyuchenko may face punishment from Tottenham because he’s not learning English quickly enough according to the Russian newspaper, Tvoi Den. If the newspaper report is true, it’s a bit unfair on Pavlyuchenko. He’s only been with Spurs since September 1st and, in that time, he also […]

World Cup Qualifying: Your Running Commentary

England’s away match today against Croatia is massive for several reasons. First, a loss against Croatia will be a huge blow to England’s hopes of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup. Second, a loss would put immense pressure under Fabio Capello. Third, if England can secure a draw or a […]

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Cesc Fabregas Says Critics Need to Shut Up For A Few Days After Barca Beat Manchester City [VIDEO]

In his post-match interview, Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas sent a message to critics by saying they’ll have to shut up for a few days after his club convincingly defeated Manchester City 2-0 at Etihad Stadium. “Everyone was saying ‘Barcelona is not the same Barcelona.’ Some people talking a bit too […]

Previewing The USWNT’s Matches For December

The United State Women’s National Team will head south to Brazil this December to participate in a four-team international tournament, that includes host nation Brazil, China PR and Argentina. The US return to Brazil for their first game in 17 years to close out their 2014 year that included 24 […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to mask his decline

Earlier last week, Brazilian legend Ronaldinho left yet another club by mutual agreement. The story was like every other. After an initial bout of optimism, his time at the club (in this case, Fluminense) quickly turned tumultuous, and a split was in the best interest of both parties. It’s the […]

Review: Honigstein’s ‘Das Reboot’ is required reading for fans of German, US soccer

“Das Reebot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]