EPL Talk Archives for January 2011

2010-11 Premier League Season In Review (EPL Talk Podcast)

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Laurence McKenna, Kartik Krishnaiyer, Richard Farley and The Gaffer team up to dissect the 2010-11 Premier League season that was from the best footballers, Manchester United's run in the Champions League, Swansea City's climb into the top tier and...

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2010-11 Premier League Season In Review on FS+: Programming Note

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Now that the 2010-11 Premier League season is over, Fox Soccer Plus will be broadcasting two special programs today to showcase the best of the season. They are the Premier League Year In Review Show as well as the Goals of the Season. The two-hour...

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Reading vs Swansea, Championship Playoff Final: Open Thread

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Over 40,000 fans left their homes in Wales this morning and invaded London to cheer on Swansea City in the Championship Playoff Final against Reading (live today at 10am on Fox Soccer Channel for viewers in the United States). More than 40,000...

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FOX 9 News Anchor Rant At Soccer Fans: “Don’t Cheese Us Off”

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Earlier this weekend we reported that soccer fans in the Twin Cities were outraged after local affiliate FOX 9 News decided to break into live coverage of the UEFA Champions League Final to inform viewers that a tornado warning had been issued....

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What You Need to Know About Swansea vs Reading: 2011 Championship Playoff Final

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Monday's Championship Playoff Final between Swansea City and Reading (10am ET, live on Fox Soccer Channel) offers the winning club the most substantial prize in world soccer, approximately £90 million according to Deloitte, the accountancy group....

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FOX Weather Coverage Ruins Champions League Final For Fans in Twin Cities

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If you thought Manchester United's performance in the 2011 Champions League Final against Barcelona was frustrating to watch, spare a thought for TV viewers in Minneapolis-St. Paul who had the game interrupted by their local weather team who were...

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Bolton Wanderers Away Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Leaked Photo

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A photo has been leaked on the Internet showing Bolton Wanderer's away shirt for the 2011-12 season. Bolton's new away shirt is dark blue with a yellow streak across the left shoulder and upper chest. Designed by Reebok, the shirt design is simple...

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FOX Champions League Final Coverage Leaves Diehard Fans Out In The Cold

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Whether FOX's coverage of the 2011 Champions League Final between Manchester United and Barcelona will be deemed a success or not will depend largely on the TV ratings that the broadcast garners. FOX pulled out all of the bells and whistles on this...

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Barcelona 3-1 Manchester United: Best Team In The World Wins

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Barcelona, arguably the greatest football team in the history of the sport, created a magisterial performance Saturday night that made Manchester United, a world power in soccer, look like mere mortals. The Spanish side were deserved 3-1 winners...

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Manchester United Cup Finals, Past to Present: Video Medley

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MUTV has created a compilation of some of Manchester United's finest cup final moments and have assembled them into a video medley. The above video features several current Manchester United players and compares them to some of the legends of...

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What Was Your First Champions League or European Cup Final?

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There's something magical about a European final. There's a different buzz in the air. Lot of contrasts. And so much more that's on the line. But there's also a massive sense of being involved in an occasion. One which will live in the history...

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Sunderland Away Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Photo

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Sunderland have revealed their away shirt for the 2011-12 Premier League season. Designed by Umbro, this is the first drastic shirt design of the new season thus far. The design features a sky blue shirt with a bold white chest band. The shirt...

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Sunderland Away Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Photo

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Sunderland have revealed their away shirt for the 2011-12 Premier League season. Designed by Umbro, this is the first drastic shirt design of the new season thus far. The design features a sky blue shirt with a bold white chest band. The shirt...

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2011 Champions League Final: Download the Official Matchday Programme

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If you can't be at Wembley Stadium for the Champions League Final, you can watch the match on television. The perfect accompaniment is a copy of the official matchday programme — either as a souvenir or for your reading pleasure. This year's...

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2011 Champions League Final: Download the Official Matchday Programme

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If you can't be at Wembley Stadium for the Champions League Final, you can watch the match on television. The perfect accompaniment is a copy of the official matchday programme — either as a souvenir or for your reading pleasure. This year's...

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FIFA 12 Gets Tough: Watch the Sneak-Preview Video

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FIFA 12 will feature a new Player Impact Engine in the game which will add real-world physicality. According to the above video, it'll show "collision variety, accuracy and momentum preservation" (whatever that means). In simpler language, we'll get...

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How Will Man United Defeat Barcelona?

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Manchester United's clash with Barcelona in the Champions League Final Saturday will be the club's biggest test in recent history. When they've played against others recently, whether it's the Premier League or Champions League, Manchester United...

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Gary Lineker’s Goals for Barcelona: Friday Flashback Videos

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Few English footballers ply their trade outside of their home country, but one man who did and who played at the highest level was Gary Lineker who is now best known as the host of BBC's Match Of The Day. After beginning his career at Leicester...

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Retro Vs. Modern Football, A Conversation With Rob Smyth

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So modern football, eh? As much as the Premier League captivates our imaginations and dominates our pub and water cooler conversations, not every fitba fan, young or old, buys into the product that many millions across the world invest so much time,...

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Questions Please for Arsenal Legend Lee Dixon

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Have you ever wanted to ask Arsenal legend Lee Dixon a question? If so, here's your chance. Post your best question in the comments section below. And if it's chosen, it'll be asked directly to Lee Dixon next week and will be appearing on this site...

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3 Problems With The Europa League: A Fulham Fan’s Perspective

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As the black sheep of the European Football family, the Europa League has been treated to more cold shoulders than a boob tube convention in December. But it wasn't always this way. In a doomed re-branding exercise the erstwhile UEFA Cup has become...

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Man City’s Kolo Toure Suspended For 6 Months

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Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has been suspended from all football activity for six months. He will be able to join his first team squad members on September 2, 2011. The FA Regulatory Commission made the ruling today against Toure. The...

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Why Charlie Adam’s Departure From Blackpool Will Be A Certainty

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Often when a team is relegated the first thing to hit the owner's desk is a transfer request especially when players are looking to secure their moves prior to holidays and pre-season. This is no different with Blackpool who, despite going down,...

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7 Reasons To Cheer For Manchester United In Champions League Final

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Manchester United play Barcelona this Saturday night in the 2011 Champions League Final live from Wembley Stadium in London, England. Practically the whole world of soccer fans will be watching this match. Some will support Barcelona. Some may...

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Where to Watch Barcelona vs Manchester United On US TV

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Where can you find the 2011 Champions League Final on US TV between Manchester United and Barcelona? Here are all of the details you need: When: Saturday, May 28, 2011 Where: Fox (in English) and Fox Deportes (in Spanish) What time: 2:45pm ET...

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Why Newcastle Fans Shouldn’t Be Worried About Joey Barton Not Signing New Contract

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Sky Sports recently broke news that Joey Barton's contract offer at Newcastle had been withdrawn by the club and suggested that he would leave the club once his deal expires. The source in question is Barton's agent, the notorious Willie McKay who...

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Retro Vs. Modern Football, A Conversation With Rob Smyth

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So modern football, eh? As much as the Premier League captivates our imaginations and dominates our pub and water cooler conversations, not every fitba fan, young or old, buys into the product that many millions across the world invest so much time,...

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Retro Vs. Modern Football, A Conversation With Rob Smyth

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So modern football, eh? As much as the Premier League captivates our imaginations and dominates our pub and water cooler conversations, not every fitba fan, young or old, buys into the product that many millions across the world invest so much time,...

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Barcelona vs Man United: Best Manager Faces Best Team In The World

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Saturday's Champions League Final between Barcelona and Manchester United can easily be considered the biggest club match of all time. The last time these two famous teams played each other at such a competitive level was the 2009 final. But that...

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Revealed: The Premier League Table That’ll Make You Go Hmmm…

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It was September of last year when Sam Allardyce uttered these infamous words while manager of Blackburn Rovers: "I'm not suited to Bolton or Blackburn, I would be more suited to Inter Milan or Real Madrid. It wouldn't be a problem to me to go and...

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Manchester City Add San Francisco to 2011 North American Summer Tour

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Manchester City announced today another date on their 2011 North American summer tour. The new date added is July 16 when they face Club America at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California as part of the 2011 World Football Challenge. With the...

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Claims that Manchester City Bought the FA Cup Are Hypocritical

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Manchester City have had an incredible season after qualifying for the Champions League, winning the FA Cup and finishing the season in third place, tied with second-place Chelsea on the same number of points. They finally got the monkey off their...

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Brad Friedel Joins FOX’s Champions League Final Coverage in USA

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Brad Friedel has been added as an analyst for this Saturday's coverage of the Champions League Final. The American goalkeeper will be featured on FOX's live coverage of the 2011 Champions League Final on U.S. television between Manchester United and...

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Stoke City Home Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Official Photo

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Stoke City have revealed their home shirt for the 2011-12 season. Similar in design to Stoke's away shirt for next season, the new home shirt is designed and manufactured by Adidas and features the unique collar design as well as the traditional red...

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Wayne Rooney’s Impact On Manchester United’s Winning Season

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Wayne Rooney is one of the most well-known football players in the world, but it's fair to say that he has been through a lot in the last calendar year. There was the World Cup disappointment along with issues on and off the pitch. But with all of...

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Manchester United Home Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Order Now

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Manchester United have officially launched their new home shirt for the 2011-12 season. According to Man United, the new home shirt is "Traditional red with a white crafted crew neck collar and central black stripe to replicate the design of the...

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Manchester City Away Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Photo

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Manchester City has unveiled their new away shirt for the 2011-12 Premier League season. And yet again, Umbro has gone into the past to create something beautiful for the present. Designed by Umbro, the inspiration for the new Man City away shirt is...

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How Did Your Premier League Final Table Prediction Go?

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In August, as I do every season, I sat down and predicted what the final table would look like after the season was over. It's always a difficult task because the transfer window isn't completed. Plus it's difficult to determine what football...

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Top 10 Fantasy Premier League Managers of 2010-11

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Not only is the Premier League season over, but so too is the 2010-11 Fantasy Premier League. EPL Talk created a private league at the beginning of this season. We ended the year as the 18th best league out of the 223,845 private leagues competing...

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Best Premier League Blogs, Websites and Books Named in EPL Awards

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We eat, live and breathe online coverage of the Premier League throughout the season, so it's no surprise that the 2011 EPL Awards for the best blogs, online newspapers, tweeters and online games were some of the most competitive categories in the...

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EPL Award Winners Announced in TV, Radio and Podcast Categories

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Throughout the Premier League season, we've been spoiled with so many remarkable TV coverage, podcasts and radio shows to enhance our love of the beautiful game, so it's perfect timing to reflect back and announce the winners of the 2011 EPL Awards...

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Liverpool Win 5 EPL Awards In Best of 2010-11 Premier League Season

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The votes are in for the 2011 EPL Awards, the annual competition (now in its third year) that allows supporters from around the world to recognize the best of the Premier League season. And in the categories that recognize the best footballers and...

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Premier League Survival Sunday Review Show (EPL Talk Podcast)

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The 2010-11 Premier League season is over after an incredible last day of the season where we saw the final two teams relegated change five times during the 90 minutes before it was decided that Blackpool and Birmingham City would join West Ham...

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Breaking News: Chelsea Sack Carlo Ancelotti

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Chelsea have sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti. In a statement from Chelsea, this is what the club said regarding the departure: "The owner and board would like to thank Carlo for his contribution and achievements since taking over as manager in July...

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Sunday Herald Newspaper Reveals Twitter Footballer Name In UK Controversy

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The Sunday Herald, the Scottish newspaper in the middle of a controversy in the UK, has named a footballer accused of being linked to a privacy injunction by users of Twitter. The Scottish newspaper revealed a picture of Ryan Giggs on its front...

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Blackpool and Birmingham City Relegated On Premier League Survival Sunday

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Congratulations to Wolverhampton Wanderers, Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers on staying up in the Premier League, and commiserations to Birmingham City and Blackpool on getting relegated on a frenetic final day to the 2010-11 Premier League...

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Manchester United Home Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Video

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A video has been released featuring the new Manchester United home shirt for the 2011-12 Premier League season. In the video, United players such as Rio Ferdinand, Patrice Evra and Javier Hernandez, as well as assistant manager Mike Phelan are...

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Premier League Survival Sunday, Gameweek 38: Open Thread

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Gulp, this is it. The final two hours of the Premier League season with all twenty teams playing at once. And just like that, it'll be over. But these two hours hold so much promise. So much potential of drama, disappointment, excitement and...

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ESPN to Relegate Premier League Trophy Celebration to ESPN3.com

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It's the crowning moment of the Premier League season. The part where the club who wins the Premier League title collects the trophy, and the captain raises it above his head to the joy of players, staff and fans worldwide. The players deserve it....

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Fulham Away Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Leaked Photo

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Fulham have been teasing the release of their new away shirt on their website all week, and plan to officially unveil it during their home match against Arsenal tomorrow, but here's a sneak peek of it before it's launched. Designed and manufactured...

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Survival Sunday Guide of How to Escape Relegation from Premier League

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Just when you thought that all of the 81 relegation scenarios of what may happen on Survival Sunday couldn't get more mindboggling, Professor Steve Haake over at Engineering Sport has published a new study that focuses on what each club needs to do...

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Survival Sunday Preview Show (EPL Talk Podcast)

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Hosts Kartik Krishnaiyer and Laurence McKenna bring you a preview and expert analysis regarding the final day of the Premier League season, coined Survival Sunday. The duo discuss several topics including: Which teams deserve to go down, Wigan's...

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Champions League Final Live Blog: Manchester United vs Barcelona

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It's finally here! The 2011 Champions League Final. Scroll down to enter the live blog with soccer fans from around the world! The 2011 Champions League Final promises to be the most watched UEFA Champions League Final in the history of the...

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Special 1 TV: All In (Final Episode Of Season)

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Special 1 TV is back for their final episode of the 2010-11 season. And they've packed it with plenty of jokes at the expense of Arsene Wenger, Wayne Rooney, Avram Grant, Ian Holloway and plenty of other Premier League stars. But the biggest news of...

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Fantasy Premier League Tips, Gameweek 38

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Some friends and I went to the movies last night to see Thor. We were all rather excited because the movies featuring the Avengers started off very well with Iron Man. To add to the excitement is a pretty strong cast around the relatively unknown...

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Fantasy Premier League Tips, Gameweek 38

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Some friends and I went to the movies last night to see Thor. We were all rather excited because the movies featuring the Avengers started off very well with Iron Man. To add to the excitement is a pretty strong cast around the relatively unknown...

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Why Chris Hughton Should Be the Next West Ham United Manager

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Underneath the club crest by the tunnel at Upton Park reads: "The Academy of Football". After all, in recent years they have produced some fantastic British talent. Rio and Anton Ferdinand, Glen Johnson, Frank Lampard, Michael Carrick, Joe Cole,...

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81 Different Relegation Scenarios for Premier League Survival Sunday

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On Premier League Survival Sunday, how many times during the 90 minutes do you think the league table will change near the bottom of the table? Depending on which teams score and when, the league table positions of the five teams battling to avoid...

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Which Premier League Clubs Deserve To Be Relegated On Sunday?

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Which Premier League clubs deserve to be relegated this Sunday? The ones who finish in the bottom three based on the number of points they accumulated during the entire season. However, we all have our opinions regarding who should go down. Some...

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Wolves Home Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Photo

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Wolves have revealed their home shirt for the 2011-12 season. The new design features a gold shirt with streaks of black down the arms and across the shirt. Designed and manufactured by Burrda, the shirt is simple yet elegant. The gold shirt...

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EPL Sunday Viewing Guide, Gameweek 38

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And in the end The love you make Is equal to the love you take — Paul McCartney A terrific season comes to an end.  Manchester United has deservingly won the Championship.  We saw tremendous soccer at times from Arsenal and Chelsea and Manchester...

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How Will You Watch Premier League Survival Sunday?

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It's not too early to start making plans for this weekend's Premier League Survival Sunday. With ten Premier League matches kicking off at the same exact time, there are so many storylines that will be happening before our eyes. Five of the teams...

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Which Players Should Leave Your Premier League Club This Summer?

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It's that time of the season for reflection, to look back on the 2010-11 Premier League season and to determine which players, if any, you would like to see leave your club in the summer. The saying goes that one man's trash is another man's...

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US TV Schedule for Premier League Survival Sunday Announced

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We can now reveal the TV schedule for the final day of the 2010-11 Premier League season for viewers in the United States. The games shown below will kick-off live at 11am ET Sunday: Manchester United vs Blackpool (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and...

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Why Man Utd Sit Near Bottom of Alternative Premier League Table

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If you were to take the Premier League table and re-arrange it based on the relative importance for each team, what would the table look like? For example, now that West Ham United have been relegated, they have nothing to play for other than club...

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Swansea City Move One Step Closer to Premier League Nirvana

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The race to determine the third team to get promoted from the Championship to the Premier League took a step closer to be finalized yesterday after Swansea City defeated Nottingham Forest 3-1 to qualify for the Championship Playoff Final. Later...

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Arsenal Supporters Have Great Expectations for Their Club and Wenger

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I am not an Arsenal supporter. Let me just get that out of the way. So I do not have any rooting interest in whether Arsene Wenger stays on as Arsenal's manager or not. This is not another article debating if Wenger should be brought back next...

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Vote for the Best of the 2010-11 Premier League Season: Polls Close Sunday

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Not only are we in the last week of Premier League action with the season ending on Sunday, but this Sunday also marks the final day for voting in the 2011 EPL Awards. Manchester United may have won the league, Man City may have won the FA Cup and...

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Stunning 360-Degree Panorama of Wembley Stadium from FA Cup Final

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The world's largest 360-degree sports panoramic photo has been created, which captures the 88,643 spectators who were fortunate to attend this past Saturday's FA Cup Final between Manchester City and Stoke City. The incredible 360-degree...

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Premier League Survival Sunday: Tell Fox and ESPN What You Want to See

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This coming Sunday marks a massive day in the Premier League with so much to play for on the last day of the season. If you were Fox Soccer Channel, which games would you choose to show on the final day of the season where all 20 teams play at the...

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5 Clubs Set for Closest Relegation Finale in Premier League History

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A serious question. Is there anything better in the Premier League than the battle to avoid relegation? Just this past weekend, we saw two spectacular games featuring Blackpool against Bolton and Wigan against West Ham. Fans of other leagues would...

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West Ham United Sack Avram Grant

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West Ham United have sacked Avram Grant in the immediate aftermath of their relegation from the Premier League. Grant was sacked after West Ham's 3-2 defeat against Wigan Athletic. According to The Guardian, he was told he was dismissed while in the...

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Silverware, Relegation And More: Weekend Review Show (EPL Talk Podcast)

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In this EPL Talk Podcast weekend review show, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Laurence McKenna dissect the FA Cup Final, Manchester United winning the league, West Ham getting relegated and plenty of the other major storylines from Gameweek 37. Laurence also...

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Charles N’Zogbia to Newcastle United: Transfer Rumour

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In football rumors of transfers are rife, more so when the season draws to a close and clubs begin to plan their deals and targets for the summer. Of course many of these supposed tip offs are nonsense claiming that ‘Frank Ribery has been seen in...

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2011 Barclays Asia Trophy to Feature Chelsea, Villa and Blackburn

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The 2011 installment of the Barclays Asia Trophy, the four team knock-out tournament scheduled every two years in Asia, will this summer feature Chelsea, Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers and Hong Kong First Division League champions Kitchee. The...

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Premier League and FA Cup Saturday, Gameweek 37: Open Thread

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Today is probably the first day in Premier League history where we have so many early kick-offs happening at the same time on a Saturday. It's quite common to have one or two early kick-offs around Christmas or a bank holiday, but today we have four...

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Manchester United Win Historic 19th Title

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szólj hozzá: B1-1M Manchester United won the 2010-11 Premier League Saturday after securing the draw they needed against Blackburn Rovers to win their 19th top flight title. It wasn't pretty, but Manchester United managed to grab the goal they...

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Manchester City Win FA Cup And Get The Monkey Off Their Back

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Video: Manchester City the FA Cup Champs What a week it's been for Manchester City. After qualifying for the Champions League mid-week for the first time in their history, Roberto Mancini's team today won the 2010-11 FA Cup, their first trophy since...

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Manchester United and Manchester City: Northern Pride

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Today was a day where the north of England were conquerors. Manchester United won the league. Manchester City won the FA Cup. And, when you think about it, Birmingham City won the Carling Cup, which means that for the first time in 10 years, no...

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Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 37: Open Thread

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After yesterday's incredible day in the Premier League (how about that wonderful Blackpool against Bolton match, just for one?), we have five more matches on deck today featuring: Chelsea vs Newcastle, 8:30am ET Birmingham v Fulham, 11am ET...

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FIFA 11 Predicts Manchester City To Win 2011 FA Cup

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EA Sports's FIFA 11 video game has predicted that Manchester City will defeat Stoke City and will win the 2010-11 FA Cup Final, which will be Man City's first silverware since 1976. FIFA uses its simulation engine to determine who will win. Watch...

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Special 1 TV: Pariah (Video)

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Special 1 TV is back with one of the funniest episodes in quite a while. This one features jokes about the Overlords of Football, Robbie Keane's accuracy hitting the target, Wenger descending into insanity, Osama Bin Laden, Sir Alex winning Man...

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Bolton Wanderers Home Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Revealed

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Is it me or are Reebok and Bolton Wanderers conducting an experiment each year to see if they can create a worse home football shirt? In previous seasons, Bolton supporters have been subjected to home shirt designs looking like a harness and tea...

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Why the Europa League Still Matters to Fulham Supporters

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Almost a year ago to the day, Fulham were in the Europa League Final to face Atletico Madrid in Hamburg, Germany. Fulham ended up losing 2-1 on a late goal by Diego Forlan. However, this tournament will always have special meaning to the club. Many...

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Top 20 Loudest Football Grounds in Premier League

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Which Premier League team has the loudest home supporters? The answer may be surprise you. "We have taken a series of measurements on the terraces of each club's home ground and averaged this out across games and the season," said Michael Dennis,...

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Manchester City Expand US 2011 Summer Tour To Face LA Galaxy

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Manchester City has announced that it has expanded its US 2011 summer tour to include a preseason friendly against LA Galaxy, scheduled for Sunday, July 24 at the Home Depot Center. The exhibition game is the second announced match of Manchester...

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Kenny Dalglish Signs 3-Year Deal to Become Permanent Liverpool Manager

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Kenny Dalglish has signed a three-year contract as manager of Liverpool FC. The announcement was made today to make Dalglish the permanent manager. The Scot took over from Hodgson earlier this season and has transformed the team into an attacking...

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Microsoft Killed The Soccer Podcast Star? (EPL Talk Podcast)

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Richard Farley joins for a special episode of the EPL Talk Podcast focused on the news this week that Microsoft has acquired Skype for $8.5 billion. For those of you wondering what this news has to do with soccer, you'll want to listen to the...

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Should Adam Johnson Start for Man City Or Not?

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It has been an incredible 18 months for Manchester City winger Adam Johnson. Plucked from the mediocrity that is the Championship, he has turned into a Premier League star. His wonderful skills and outrageous pace, combined with great finishing, has...

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EPL Weekend Viewing Guide, Gameweek 37

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We're winding down now, and nearing clarity. Â United should win the title after a tremendous display of soccer against their arch-rivals Sunday. Â And you can see them claim it with just a point at Blackburn early Saturday morning on the featured...

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Why We Need Fewer Matches in the Premier League, Not More

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I would say that this season has probably seen me watch less football than I have done for quite a while. First an admission. I got engaged, started a new job and started the process of moving house. And yet I feel more passionate about the game now...

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What if the Premier League Had a Playoff for the Final Champions League Spot?

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Let me start by saying I love the current Premier League format. A 38-game schedule where every game matters, from yesterday's Manchester City versus Tottenham match and all the way back to when the season kicked off on August 14, I have been...

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Are You Excited For The FA Cup Final?

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For the second time in four years, we are presented with an FA Cup devoid of a big four team (you can thank Yaya Toure for that, or perhaps Michael Carrick). Let me preempt any comments about a "new big four" by saying that I'm going to oblige King...

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Where to Watch the Championship Playoffs and Final Live in the U.S.

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We're entering the final weeks of the 2010-11 season, and there's still a lot to play for in the Premier League. But one of the biggest prizes to be decided is which club from the nPower Championship will qualify to play in the Premier League next...

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West Bromwich Albion Announce 2011 US Summer Tour

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West Bromwich Albion became the sixth Premier League to announce that they will be touring the United States this season as part of their pre-season preparations. It's going to be a busy summer Stateside during July. Along with Roy Hodgson's West...

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Blue Moon Rising, Man City Documentary, Debuts On Fox Soccer Channel

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Editor's note: Fox Soccer Channel will air the new documentary Blue Moon Rising commercial-free on Wednesday, May 11 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, with an encore presentation on Friday, May 13 at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT. The U.S. TV debut follows a group of...

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Stoke City Edge One Step Closer to FA Cup Dream After Beating Arsenal

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Watching the Stoke City against Arsenal match on Sunday was a role reversal. Stereotypes aside, it was Stoke City who were playing some silky football at times, cutting down the wings and showing incredible skill while Arsenal looked tired,...

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Manchester United 2-1 Chelsea: Analysis of Tactics and Formations

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Sunday's clash between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford featured two teams set on trying to win the Premier League title. There was only one victor, as we know, but what happened on the pitch – in the form of tactics and formations – is...

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Newcastle United Away Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Photo

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Newcastle United's away shirt for the 2011-12 Premier League season is definitely going to raise some eyebrows. The above leaked photo features a Newcastle away shirt which is cream and white in color with a swash of black and white at the top of...

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The Final Countdown: Weekend Review Show (EPL Talk Podcast)

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The title race is effectively over, but the battle at the bottom of the Premier League as well as the battle for Europe is still alive and kicking. To dissect all of the weekend's action and major storylines are Laurence McKenna and Kartik...

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FIFA 11 Predicts Outcome of Manchester United vs Chelsea Match

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In April, Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti declared that the title race wasn't over yet. And he was right. Tomorrow will be a defining moment where we'll see whether Chelsea can make a run for it, or whether United will get the edge they need to...

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Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 36: Open Thread

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Six hours of continuous Premier League action is not a bad way to begin a Sunday. Kicking off at 7am ET is the West Midlands derby between Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Bromwich Albion. Needless to say, three points are vital for Mick McCarthy's...

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Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 36: Open Thread

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In the biggest weekend of the Premier League so far this season, we have plenty to look forward. There's the gigantic match tomorrow between Manchester United and Chelsea. But, for today's purposes, let's focus on the six crucial matches being...

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Special 1 TV: The Great Nou Camp Conspiracy (Video)

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This week's episode of Special 1 TV dives into the global conspiracy that was at the center of the defeat of Jose Mourinho, while The Boy Wayne is back to cool the nerves of a studio in meltdown. The Voyeur's brain, meanwhile, is turning into a...

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Manchester United Home Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Official Photo

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Manchester United's home shirt for the 2011-12 season will be available for pre-order on Sunday, May 8 and is pictured above, according to a leaked photograph found on the Internet. For the 2011-12 season, Manchester United will continue wearing...

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11 Winners and Losers In Man Utd vs Barcelona Qualifying for Champions League Final

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No offense to Real Madrid or Schalke supporters, but the semi-finals of the Champions League this season were the worst I can remember in my living memory. The less said about the first Real Madrid against Barcelona leg, the better. Thankfully the...

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Fox Soccer Channel Debuts “Soccer Night In America”

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Fox Soccer Channel is premiering a brand new packaged program tonight and every Friday night during the Major League Soccer season entitled "Soccer Night In America." Why should fans of Premier League teams care? There are several reasons why. Let...

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Bolton Wanderers Expand US 2011 Summer Tour to Include Orlando

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Bolton Wanderers, one of the founding members of the Football League and four-time winners of the FA Cup, have expanded their 2011 US summer tour to include one more stop. Previously Bolton had announced a friendly date with Houston Dynamo. Now,...

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EPL Weekend Viewing Guide, Gameweek 36

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Three is a magic number Ya it is, it's a magic number Somewhere in that ancient mystic trinity You'll get three As a magic number The past, the present, the future, Faith, and hope, and charity, The heart, the brain, the body, Will give you three,...

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Man United vs Chelsea or Mother’s Day? Which Will Take Precedence?

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This Sunday represents a difficult challenge for many soccer fans in the United States who are looking forward to watching the title decider between Manchester United against Chelsea. On one hand there is the biggest game of the season. But on the...

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United: Story of 1958 Munich Air Disaster: Complete Video

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"United," the BBC2 documentary that debuted in April 2011, has been found on YouTube. The film, which stars David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Dougray Scott (Mission Impossible II), tells the true story of the Busby Babes, how many of them were killed...

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Why the Premier League Should Have One Final Match

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I've heard it before. If it isn't broke, don't fix it. The English Premier League isn't broken. In fact, it does a lot of things that other professional leagues around the world have been unable to replicate. It has created a league that maximizes...

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Aston Villa Home Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Leaked Photo

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A photo of Aston Villa's home shirt for the 2011-12 Premier League season has been leaked on the Internet. Designed and manufactured by Nike, the new shirt isn't befitting one of the oldest and most successful clubs in English football. The familiar...

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Budweiser Reinvents Soccer With A Game Called Poolball: Video

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Budweiser have released a viral video to promote its beverage to United Kingdom residents. The video introduces a new invention by Budweiser, a new sport entitled Poolball which combines the best of soccer and pool. According to Mashable, the game...

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Glasgow Connection in Premier League Grows With Norwich City

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With Norwich City's remarkable promotion to the Premier League under the stewardship of Paul Lambert, it will raise the number of Premier League managers born in and around Glasgow in Scotland to seven. If Nottingham Forest are successful in the...

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Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Analysis of Tactics and Formations

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Soccer fans will long remember the Chelsea against Tottenham Hotspur match from April 30, 2011. It featured a wonderful long-range effort from Sandro, followed by a controversial goal awarded to Frank Lampard and then a winner from Chelsea which, if...

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Premier League Title Race Is Back On: Weekend Review Show (EPL Talk Podcast)

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The pressure was on Arsenal and Chelsea this weekend to get all three points to close the gap with Manchester United at the top of the Premier League table. Both clubs achieved those aims, which now opens up the Premier League title race. During...

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Vote for the Best of the 2010-11 Premier League Season

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Today marks the opening of the 2010-11 EPL Awards, an annual competition (now in its third year) that encourages the public to vote for the best of the Premier League season. There are 31 categories this year to choose from to give soccer fans the...

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Poll: Can Chelsea Beat Manchester United Next Sunday?

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Maybe it's wishful thinking, but if Chelsea beat Manchester United at Old Trafford next Sunday, the Blues will move into first place with a better goal difference, blowing the Premier League title race wide open when everyone thought it was already...

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Arsenal Reveal Home Kit for 2011/12 Season: 125th Anniversary Photos

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We've finally got our hands on photos of Arsenal's home kit for the 2011-12 season courtesy of leaked photos taken from Arsenal's upcoming product catalog. In December 2010, we published a photo of the Arsenal home shirt design. And as you can see,...

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Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 35: Open Thread

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Today's Premier League matches feature two very early kick-offs between Birmingham City and Wolverhampton Wanderers as well as Liverpool against Newcastle, followed by Arsenal versus Manchester United and the finished off with Manchester City...

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