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News

/ 14 days ago

New Reynolds and McElhenney: Hollywood star invests in Leeds

Will Ferrell has apparently joined the ranks of Hollywood A-listers who have invested in English soccer, which has excited the sports media in the United Kingdom. The Sun reports that the 56-year-old has, like Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds at Wrexham, invested heavily in 49ers Enterprises, the club's owners, in order to support Leeds. Apparently, […]

News

/ 40 days ago

Birmingham owners and Tom Brady buy land for new stadium

Tom Brady, Tom Wagner and the rest of the ownership group of Birmingham City are pushing through with updating their facilities by buying land for a new stadium. St. Andrew's is one of the oldest stadiums in England, having opened in 1906. Therefore, Knighthead, the club's ownership group, purchased a 48-acre site to build a […]

News

/ 40 days ago

Birmingham owners and Tom Brady buy land for new stadium

Tom Brady, Tom Wagner and the rest of the ownership group of Birmingham City are pushing through with updating their facilities by buying land for a new stadium. St. Andrew's is one of the oldest stadiums in England, having opened in 1906. Therefore, Knighthead, the club's ownership group, purchased a 48-acre site to build a […]

News

/ 69 days ago

Ex-United ace takes over as coach of Championship strugglers

Following Saturday's 2-1 Championship home loss to Coventry City, second-tier English club Watford fired manager Valerien Ismael. Their poor run of form had seen them lose six out of the past eight games. The Hornets dropped to 13th in the league after losing 2-1 to Sky Blues. They are now seven points clear of the […]

News

/ 69 days ago

Ex-United ace takes over as coach of Championship strugglers

Following Saturday's 2-1 Championship home loss to Coventry City, second-tier English club Watford fired manager Valerien Ismael. Their poor run of form had seen them lose six out of the past eight games. The Hornets dropped to 13th in the league after losing 2-1 to Sky Blues. They are now seven points clear of the […]

Birmingham City

/ 137 days ago

Rooney managerial career: Is it end of the road?

Stories abound in soccer circles about legendary players who have shown unmatched passion, leadership, and talent on the field, forever altering the course of the game. But it's not usually a picnic making the jump from great player to great manager. Amazing performance on the field and managerial achievement are like two halves of a […]

Football League

/ 233 days ago

Premier League and EFL to combine rights in future deal

The Premier League and English Football League (EFL) are nearing an agreement to collectively sell overseas broadcasting rights for the first time beginning in the 2028-29 season. This proposed deal would provide increased revenue to EFL clubs and have major implications for the Premier League's U.S. media rights once the current deal with NBC expires after […]

Burnley

/ 407 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 […]

English Football

/ 477 days ago

Football League wants 25% of Premier League TV revenue

The English Football League (EFL) has requested that the Premier League close the financial gap between the top two soccer tiers. This could be done by sharing more broadcasting revenue between the top fight and Championship. However, Premier League officials are reportedly not thrilled about the exact figures of the idea. EFL has been in […]

English Football

/ 617 days ago

Soccer in the UK to resume on Tuesday, EPL returns Friday

Soccer across the UK resumes early next week across all competitions. Earlier this week, soccer leagues in the country suspended matches due to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday. Games remain postponed on Monday, including Monday's Leeds game against Nottingham Forest. However, scheduled matches return to action the following day. This does not […]

Soccer On TV

/ 660 days ago

Top 5 recommended games to watch this weekend

Despite the fact that Europe's major soccer leagues return in a week, there are recommended games galore to watch this weekend. In fact, this weekend puts a wrap on the summer schedule, and acts as a prelude to the main European season. For example, there are notable summer friendlies this weekend. Simultaneously, one of the […]

2022/23 Championship table prediction: Make your picks

Part of the buildup in this year's season of English soccer is how each fan predicts the 2022/23 EFL Championship. No, it is not the Premier League. However, the case can be made that it is wildly more unpredictable and exciting, particularly from a neutral perspective. Each season, any one club could clinch promotion to […]

ESPN

/ 712 days ago

Soccer games coming to ESPN+ in June

ESPN+ has a hefty number of soccer games coming in June. For most of the world, the summer months are time for friendlies and international competitions. Of course, with the World Cup scheduled for November of this year rather than the summer, there might seem like even more of a void than usual. However, this […]

History

/ 967 days ago

Is soccer the greatest sport ever invented?

It's hard to truly estimate the population of those who play the sport. But, in 2007, FIFA did its best. The world body approximated roughly 265 million people actively play the sport. No doubt, soccer earns its reputation as the world's game. That number undoubtedly bounces up or down with time and trends. For example, […]

Disney+

/ 994 days ago

Disney Bundle essential for soccer fans and families

The Disney Bundle offers seemingly unrivaled value. And, in a market as deep as soccer streaming, the bundle now seems essential. In present times, streaming services dominate the soccer market. Consequentially, that often means purchasing multiple subscriptions to quench our thirsts for European soccer. One of those programs comes through ESPN+, which offers an array […]