/ 5 days ago

JJ Watt’s connection with Burnley’s small town vibe

JJ Watt is developing a strong connection with Burnley. Granted, the Pewaukee, Wisconsin native has no direct ties to the English town with a population just shy of 100,000. Nor is the former NFL defensive lineman known for his affinity to soccer. For much of Watt's life, his major connection to the sport was through […]


/ 7 days ago

Can JJ Watt's Burnley replicate Wrexham's USA success?

JJ Watt's Burnley may not be the best descriptor. After all, the former NFL defensive lineman is but a minority owner of Burnley FC. Yet, the club won promotion back to the Premier League at its first time of trying. However, he has already, and will continue to have, a major impact on the club's […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 26 days ago

Soccer Champions Tour invades America this summer

Today's episode of the World Soccer Talk Podcast, entitled Soccer Champions Tour invades America this summer, is presented by Sling. Topic du jour is the just announced soccer competition that's coming to the United States this summer entitled Soccer Champions Tour featuring Arsenal, Barcelona, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Milan and Juventus. We share the details […]


/ 27 days ago

JJ Watt’s plan to make Burnley big in America, like Wrexham

New Burnley minority owner JJ Watt is drawing inspiration from Wrexham mania in his new investment. The former NFL star, along with his wife, recently purchased a stake in the Lancashire club. Watt has even spoken with Wrexham co-owner Ryan Reynolds about his new endeavor. Reynolds apparently gave Watt some tips on how to hit […]


/ 29 days ago

JJ Watt gets first-hand look at Burnley with local pub crawl

New Burnley investor and future NFL Hall of Fame member JJ Watt got up close with the town of Burnley. To commemorate his investment in the club, and to celebrate with fans before the last matchday in the Championship, Watt went around to different bars and pubs in the town of Burnley. The inspiration for […]


/ 45 days ago

Burnley under investigation for playing weakened lineup

Burnley are under investigation after they fielded a weakened side against Reading during their 0-0 draw in the English Football League (EFL) Championship last week. The Clarets, who have already secured promotion to the Premier League next season, fielded a much-changed lineup that featured several fringe players in the starting eleven. Reading Pick Up Crucial […]


/ 61 days ago

Burnley secure Premier League promotion with win over Boro

After Millwall and Luton played to a draw earlier in the day, the door opened for Burnley to punch its ticket back to the Premier League. Vincent Kompany's side, leading the league over Sheffield United, had an eight-point gap over the Blades entering a game against Middlesbrough. All Burnley had to do was win, and […]


/ 66 days ago

Bankrupted Craig Bellamy assisting with Burnley's promotion run

Former Liverpool and Newcastle United striker, Craig Bellamy who is now Vincent Kompany’s assistant at Burney has issued a warning to footballers not to make the mistakes he did after being declared bankrupt. The 43-year-old is currently with the Championship table-toppers, who are looking to make an immediate return to the Premier League after being […]


/ 68 days ago

Sunderland holds Burnley to a draw at Turf Moor

Burnley entered Friday evening's fixture as the elite in the Championship. Not only does Burnley have the most goals scored in the league, but it also has the fewest goals against. At Turf Moor, Burnley is even more dominant. Twelve wins and a draw in the last 13 games at home is effectively the reason […]

American Soccer

/ 81 days ago

Soccer is growing but won't overtake NFL, says J.J. Watt

Former National Football League superstar J.J. Watt says that soccer is on the way up in the United States. The pass rusher and three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year did, however, also say that the sport may never reach the heights of American football Stateside. Speaking on Men in Blazers, Watt claimed that Americans […]


/ 151 days ago

Bournemouth, Nottingham Forest knocked out in FA Cup

Premier League sides Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest became the first top flight teams to be beaten by lower level clubs in the FA Cup this season. The two clubs are also currently struggling to stay afloat in the Premier League. Both teams were thumped by Championship sides. Burnley take bite out of Cherries Bournemouth were […]