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Tag Archives: World Cup

World Cup Legends #3: Pickles The Dog

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Picture the scene, the World Cup is being displayed in London, as part of the build up to the country hosting the tournament that summer. A rare stamp auction is being held at Westminster Central Hall and the Jules Rimet … Continue reading

What Will England's Strengths and Weaknesses Be in The World Cup?

Posted on by John Nicholson

So that’s the phoney war over. We’ve all had our say about England; who should be in and who should be out. We’ve discussed which formation they should play and which personnel should play it. Injuries haven’t been as bad … Continue reading

Japan v England: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the United States, it’s one of those long holiday weekends, which are a rarity. It’s time to remember the fallen heroes who have died while in military service for the United States. It’s also an opportunity to spend time … Continue reading

US World Cup Soccer Bid for 2018 or 2022: TV Commercial

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The US World Cup Bid organization has released a television commercial to increase awareness about trying to bring the World Cup back to the United States in either 2018 or 2022. While Russia is the frontrunner for the 2018 World … Continue reading

Obama Meets With US Men’s National Team World Cup Squad

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today marked a very proud moment in the life of the 23 men who will be representing the United States at the World Cup this summer. They and the coaching staff met with President Barack Obama and former President Bill … Continue reading

Download the Free EPL Talk Toolbar

Posted on by Kristian Downer

The World Cup is agonizingly close, I seem to be spending all my time thinking, reading, or talking about it. However with all of the different news, blog, and sport sites available on the internet, sifting through the pile for … Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Buying Players During a World Cup

Posted on by John Nicholson

World Cup years give all club managers a real dilemma. Do you try and recruit all your transfers before the tournament or do you wait until it’s over? The fact is, every WC is the world’s biggest advertising brochure for … Continue reading

Bob Bradley’s Theory on How to Beat England

Posted on by Eric Altshule

Bob Bradley is a strategic thinker.  He has to be.  He coaches a mid-level national soccer team whose first game is against one the top ranked teams in the world – England.   Bradley knows that the US does not have … Continue reading

Poll: Robbie Findley or Brian Ching? Who Should Bradley Have Picked?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Bob Bradley’s selection of his 23 men for the World Cup this summer has conjured up a lot of controversy this afternoon over the pick of Robbie Findley instead of Brian Ching. Did Bradley make the correct decision or not? … Continue reading

U.S. Team Announces 23-man World Cup Roster

Posted on by Randy Capps

The clock has struck midnight on the World Cup dreams of seven players as coach Bob Bradley unveiled his 23-man roster for next month’s World Cup in South Africa. Here is your United States men’s National Team: Goalkeepers: Tim Howard, … Continue reading

Does England Have Enough Depth?

Posted on by Kishore Nair

Looking at England’s recent friendly against Mexico, one thing that is certain is the England team lack depth. The so called fringe players were supposed to grab this chance to prove their worth but none of them did any justification … Continue reading

EPL Talk Viewing Parties for World Cup: Wowies Sports Grill

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I’m proud to announce that EPL Talk has partnered with a local sports bar and restaurant to bring World Cup viewing parties to South Florida. Wowies Sports Grill, located in Boca Raton, will host official EPL Talk viewing parties for … Continue reading

ESPN Announces Commentator Assignments for 2010 World Cup Coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris

ESPN has revealed the commentator assignments for its coverage of the 2010 World Cup. The big one, the match that everyone is talking about featuring England against the United States of America, will include Martin Tyler as the lead commentator … Continue reading

U.S. National Team Meets Czech Republic Tonight

Posted on by Randy Capps

The United States men’s national team will host the Czech Republic tonight in East Hartford (ESPN, 7 p.m.) in one of its final tune-up before boarding a plane for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa next month. This game, … Continue reading

Prediction: U.S. Will Beat England In World Cup

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Psychology is not to be underestimated when it comes to sport, especially the World Cup and soccer. In this summer’s clash of the giants between the United States and England, I believe the game will not come down to who … Continue reading

Alexi Lalas Discusses USMNT On Jim Rome Show: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Last week, Alexi Lalas appeared on the Jim Rome Show to discuss several World Cup topics including his concerns about the striking options for the U.S. men’s national team, Landon Donovan’s role in the team, what it’ll mean to the … Continue reading

Prediction: Soccer Will Become a Mainstream Sport in U.S. This Summer

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I’m ready to make a bold prediction. It’s a simple one, but it has gigantic implications. It’s this: Soccer will finally break into the mainstream and will  evolve from a niche sport to a mainstream sport in America this summer … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 9

Posted on by Peter C

The Week 9 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 9 71 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2006   20,417     5   15,546     16,402     52   2007   15,773   -22.75%   6   15,314  … Continue reading