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Review: The Premier League on ESPN 3 with Xbox Live

Xbox Live users received an update that included many new features including an application that allows ESPN 3 content to be streamed right to your television through an Xbox 360 this Monday. For those unfamiliar, ESPN 3 is the re-branded ESPN web content provider available at http://espn.go.com/espn3/. The majority of events are college American football but also […]

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Either Win or Lose, But Don't Torture Me With Your Defeat

It’s quite rare for Manchester United supporters to look as glum as they did on Sunday. Dimitar Berbatov missed several half chances. Antonio Valencia came close in the first half when his shot was saved by Paul Robinson. But, other than that, it was an uncharacteristic static performance from Manchester […]

Spain’s Possible Free Agents

It’s a time that brings up quite a bit of talk and brings up hope to various fans.  It is also a time of concern for various others as their lists seems to be bigger than normal.  Furthermore, the lists include some of the teams’ nuclei.   What many teams […]

Why is Defense So Reviled in Football?

The theory is that because of the low amount of scoring in football, using particularly protective and cynical tactics ruins the sport whose nature inhibits a high amount of goals per match.  Football’s common nickname is “The Beautiful Game,” but from where did that phrase initially originate?  Credit is usually […]

Guide To 2008/2009 Premier League Referees

They’re the men in black that you love to hate, but someone has to do the job. Here’s EPL Talk’s guide to the Premier League referees for the 2008/2009 season (click on the referee’s name to view his photograph): Martin Atkinson. Premier League ref since 2005. Age 37. On August […]

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