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One Wish For The 2008/2009 Premier League Season

For the upcoming Premier League season, I have one wish. If you’re a neutral follower of the league, as I am, all I wish is that we can find a team that has the balls to play attractive, attacking football and that isn’t afraid to go for the jugular against […]

2008/2009 Premier League Table Predictions

Here are my predictions of how I think the Premier League will finish at the end of the 2008/2009 season. Manchester United will continue to excel, while I believe Spurs have the talent and determination to break into the top four knocking Liverpool into fifth place. Liverpool has done well […]

Football Shirts and Football Kits: Widest Selection

Football shirts, we all love them. So, for the widest online selection of football shirts for Premier League teams, visit the EPL Talk Shop. We have soccer shirts for all 20 Premiership teams from Arsenal to Wigan Athletic and every team in-between. The official replica football shirts for the Premier […]

Wigan Unveils New Away Shirt For 2008/2009 Season

Wigan Athletic has unveiled their new away shirt for the 2008/2009 season, which is a flourescent yellow shirt designed by Champion.While Wigan’s new home shirt is elegant, the new away one is horrid. The shirt looks very similar to Chelsea’s failed experiment from last season when their away shirt was […]

New 08/09 Wigan Athletic Home Shirt

Wigan’s new home shirt for the 2008/2009 season is now available for pre-order from their website. The official launch date for the new Wigan kit is July 15. Pictured above, the new shirt is modeled by Emile Heskey and designed and manufactured by Champion. In the United States, Champion is […]

Relegation Rumble

It’s squeaky bum time in the Premier League, with two matches left to play.  There is the ever exciting battle between underwhelming uberclubs for the title.  Yawn.  The second tier battle to see which club can send itself careening down next year’s table for the right to lose to a […]

Odds and Sods 3 Jan 2008

“There’s only one Titus Bramble” chanted the Wigan faithful, and he made the difference, earning a point in their 1-1 draw with Liverpool.  Torres scored the initial goal, which salvaged Liverpool a point, but they have to be extremely disappointed with yet another poor result at “fortress” Anfield, winning only […]

Premier League 2007 Awards (Traditional)

Best Player: Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United It’s difficult to argue with this one.  Even if he does score a number of goals on penalties, he still produces a striker’s tally from midfield and, unlike Frank Lampard, he manages to look skillful while doing it.  The scariest thing is that he […]

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Tactics in MLS (And/Or The Supplemental Nature Of OptaStats)

I tend to consider tactics and Major League Soccer like an unabridged dictionary in a fourth grade classroom. While the study and employment of tactics within MLS happens, there is less tactical sophistication in MLS than in the more established leagues of the world. One thing is clear about tactics: […]

Manchester City-Liverpool Game May Feature the Largest-Ever ‘Kolo Toure’ / ‘Yaya Toure’ Chant [VIDEO]

Thursday’s match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium will feature a unique opportunity to set a world record. Both Kolo Toure and Yaya Toure will likely be on the pitch together, albeit playing for different sides. Nevertheless, there’s the opportunity to set a record for the largest number […]

Top 5 Transfer Flops of the Season, So Far

With a quarter of the season now passed, it is as good a time as any to reflect on the players and teams who have excelled and disappointed. First up are the transfers that have not met with expectations or values this season. In evaluating a players performance after 10 […]

Could Liverpool Miss Out On A Top 4 Finish?

A lot has been made of Liverpool’s recent dip in form with the team looking a shadow of the side that we saw last year. Liverpool lost key personnel most notably in the form of Alonso with his replacement Aquilani yet to take the field in a Liverpool shirt. Key […]

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