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/ 383 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 […]


/ 385 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

/ 404 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 […]


/ 405 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 […]


/ 407 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 […]

American Soccer

/ 459 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 […]