EPL Talk Archives for January 2012

Euro 2012 Group C Preview (EPL Talk Podcast)

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It doesn't get much better than this. Period. Big names, big sides and under-dogs; well mixed in together and all with a point to prove. The difficulty for Group C is that they have been pitted against each other, so ...

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Everton Away Shirt for 2012-13 Season Unveiled By Nike [PHOTO]

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Everton is back in black. The Merseyside club has unveiled their official away shirt for the 2012-13 season, and it's a distinct black color. Interestingly, The Toffees home shirt for the 1881-82 season was black. Designed by Nike, Everton's new...

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Positions Where Manchester United Needs to Strengthen

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In the aftermath of Manchester City's stunning finish, Manchester United will prepare to bounce back after falling just short of their twentieth title. With City's first Premier League championship since 1968, many believe that this could be the...

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Brendan Rodgers Agrees Deal to Become Liverpool Manager: A Swansea Fan’s Opinion

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Brendan Rodgers has agreed a three-year deal to become Liverpool's next manager, according to a report by BBC Sport. The Swansea City manager met with Fenway Sports Group on Wednesday afternoon, according to Sky Sports. This is the second time...

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How Didier Drogba Reminds Me Of Peyton Manning

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As an American sports fan, my obsession with fútbol is only rivaled by my obsession with football. Here, another team I have supported for years — decades, actually — that sports blue and white, also recently said goodbye to a legend. When the...

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Euro 2012 News: 21% of Euro 2012 Squad Members Play Their Football in England

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We're now in the single digits. Only 9 days to go until Euro 2012 kicks off! And the amount of news is beginning to increase considerably, as evidenced by the list below. Instead of scouring all of the sites looking ...

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Manchester City and Chelsea Trophies Weren’t Bought; They Earned Them

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Three weeks ago Manchester City clinched their first Premier League title in dramatic fashion, beating QPR with two injury time goals. It was a remarkable day, and a fitting way to end a thrilling, season-long title race with bitter rivals ...

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Euro 2012 – Stadiums of Hate: Watch the BBC Panorama Documentary [VIDEO]

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An investigate reporter from BBC's Panorama documentary show recently spent a month in Poland and Ukraine to see whether the issue of racism and hooliganism among ultras fans is as bad as was first feared. With just days to go ...

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7 Players to Watch Out For At Euro 2012

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All of the 23-man squads for each of the 16 European Championship teams have been announced, and we've combed through the lists to share seven with you that we feel will make an impact at this summer's Euro 2012 competition. ...

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Euro 2012 News: Is This Going to be England’s Starting XI Against France?

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Ten days remain before Euro 2012 kicks off in Eastern Europe. Hopefully you're getting excited as the tournament is getting closer and closer. Stay updated on all of the news with our updates below: Programming note: Be sure to listen ...

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Euro 2012 Group B Preview (EPL Talk Podcast)

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When it comes to Group B, we are in for a treat. History, heritage and ‘hate' – of sorts. So how will the football be played? How much does that change for the new generations who are making their own ...

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Rogers Media to Produce FOX Soccer Report Replacement from Toronto

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EXCLUSIVE: A reliable industry source has told me that Rogers Media in Toronto has been selected by FOX Sports Media Group to produce a yet-to-be-named soccer newscast, presumably starting October 1, for airing on FOX Soccer in the U.S. and ...

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England Media Is Hypocritical About Hooliganism

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In recent weeks, the British media have collectively churned out article after article about hooliganism in Poland and Ukraine. Many pundits have bashed UEFA for selecting the two nations as hosts for the upcoming Euro 2012 tournament. England's...

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Euro 2012 News: Italy’s Euro 2012 Camp Hit by Dawn Police Raid

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The Italian national team for Euro 2012 was hit this morning with a dawn police raid regarding allegations of more match-fixing scandals in Serie A. The dawn raid could be a massive distraction to Team Italia especially if players have ...

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Euro 2012 Group A Preview (EPL Talk Podcast)

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Introducing, the EPL Talk Podcast: Euro 2012 Coverage. As we move closer to the tournament it is time to take a closer look at the teams involved. So, without further ado: Group A is in review. With four teams and ...

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Interview With John Devlin About Euro 2012 Shirts

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We're less than two weeks away from the Euro 2012 Championships in Ukraine and Poland, and national teams from around Europe have all come out with their new kits for the upcoming tournament. John Devlin, author of the books True ...

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Euro 2012 News: Gareth Barry a Doubt for Euro 2012 with Groin Injury

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After England's comfortable away win against Norway yesterday, the team looks like a solid but unimaginative side that will be difficult to beat, but may have issues creating enough chances to win games. We'll find out more later this week ...

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Euro 2012 Shirts: Official Home and Away Jerseys For All 16 Teams

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Looking for Euro 2012 shirts? It's time to share the passion and wear your favorite team's colors on your chest. There's still plenty of time to order your shirts to get them delivered to your home. All of the following ...

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Euro 2012 Warmup, Norway vs England: Open Thread

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England plays Norway today in their first warm-up friendly before Euro 2012. It'll be Roy Hodgson's first match in charge of England. However, it's just a friendly, so I don't think you can read a lot into the performance – ...

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Euro 2012 Host Cities and Stadia

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The fourteenth European Championship runs June 8 through July 1, and will be played across Poland and Ukraine in Eastern Europe. Sixteen teams will compete to try to become the best nation in Europe. It's the first time that either ...

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Euro 2012 News: French Striker Loic Remy Ruled Out Of Euro 2012 Due to Injury

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Today marks a big day in preparation for Euro 2012 as several nations play warm-up friendlies, including England against Norway (2:30pm ET on ESPN3.com and ESPN Deportes, if you live in the United States). Other games are listed below. But ...

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Darren Bent: EPL Talk Sit Down With The Striker

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlkRdslg5rk As Darren Bent launches ‘Fly Your Own Flag' with New Era, EPL Talk sits down to talk: football, fashion and free time. The relaxed Villa striker has hooked up with New Era and seems extremely proud of his...

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Euro 2012 Stadium in Poznan Comes Alive With Changing Colors [VIDEO]

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We all know the "Poznan," the infamous dance that the Manchester City supporters copied from the Poznan fans from Poland, where they turn their back to the action, put their arms around their neighbors and bounce up and down. But ...

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Euro 2012 News: Topless FEMEN Activist Attacks Euro Trophy for 3rd Time in 2 Weeks

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Two weeks from today, we'll be elated that the massive Euro 2012 will have started. Two weeks prior to today, we were getting ready for the final weekend of the 2011-12 Premier League season. Time flies by just like that. ...

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Emotional Interview With England Legend Paul Gascoigne [VIDEO]

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This interview with Paul Gascoigne should be required viewing for every member of the England 23-man squad for Euro 2012. Umbro recently sat down with England legend Paul Gascoigne to talk about several topics, but the one that hits home ...

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Premier League 2011-12 Season Review (EPL Talk Special Podcast)

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It takes some time to review the season. So much to fit into one pod, which is why this podcast is almost the length of two EPL Talk podcasts...but worth the time and effort as the regular podders take on ...

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The Premier League 2011-12 Season Defined In Poetry: NSFW [VIDEO]

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We've published several reviews of the 2011-12 Premier League season — everything from the EPL Talk Podcast to Match Of The Day and the montage from Sky Sports, but this one is quite different. It's a three minute video that highlights ...

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What Are Your Memories of Your First European Championship?

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What are your memories of your first European Championship? For me, it was UEFA 80 (or Europa 80), as they were called back then. I was 10 years old, and — to be honest — I don't remember much from the tournament ...

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11 English Footballers That Should Be On The Plane to Euro 2012

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Roy Hodgson's England squad has left many fans feeling underwhelmed. But really, Hodgson is only picking from what is available. This is not the most exciting pool of English talent that the country has ever produced. So it's hard to ...

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Roberto Martinez Spotted In Miami Beach With Liverpool Owner John W. Henry

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The news has been all over the Twittersphere today. Roberto Martinez was spotted in Miami Beach, walking down Lincoln Road with Liverpool owner John W. Henry. They both look deeply engaged in conversation. Henry with a venti coffee in his ...

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Manchester City Home Shirt for 2012-13 Season: Another New Leaked Image [PHOTO]

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The new Manchester City home shirt for the 2012-13 season has been leaked more times than photos of the new Apple iPhone. This is the third leak of the new Manchester City home jersey, which is consistent with the other ...

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Euro 2012 News: England Worried About Danny Welbeck’s Fitness

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Two weeks from tomorrow, Euro 2012 will kick off. I don't know about you, but I can't wait. Here are today's top Euro 2012 stories to keep you on top of the news: Hodgson is worried about Danny Welbeck's fitness ...

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Manchester City Away Shirt for 2012-13 Season By Umbro [PHOTO]

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A photo has been leaked on the Internet showing what appears to be Manchester City's away shirt for the 2012-13 season. The new Man City away shirt, designed by Umbro, will be maroon — a return to a color that ...

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5 Stranger Than Fiction Stories From World Soccer

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The last 17 days has been one of the more remarkable periods of European football. Whether it be an Argentinian striker winning the Premier League title in stoppage time, to the dismay of local rivals, or Montpellier fans having to ...

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Raise Your Glass to the Underdogs of the Premier League

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Last June, I wrote about my coming to grips with the fact that I was just never going to have a team in the Premier League. Not like many of you do. No team ever reached out and grabbed me. ...

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Why Roberto Di Matteo Should Walk Away From Chelsea Football Club

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Chelsea interim manager Roberto Di Matteo, fresh off a club-unprecedented FA Cup and Champions League double, will soon take a well-deserved vacation with his family in the Caribbean. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has yet to offer the man who has...

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Germany’s A-Team: TV Commercial for Euro 2012 [VIDEO]

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If you support Portugal, Denmark or Netherlands, be very afraid of Germany — especially after watching the above video. The Mercedes TV commercial featuring the German national team for Euro 2012 is intense, incredible and — dare I say it — ...

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Euro 2012 News: David Villa Ruled Out of Spain’s Euro 2012 Squad Due to Injury

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There's just over two weeks to go before Euro 2012 kicks off, and the number and quality of news items is quickly increasing from a handful to more than 10. As the days go by, I imagine this list will ...

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Didier Drogba Says Goodbye: Message to the Fans [VIDEO]

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In an exclusive interview with Chelsea TV, Didier Drogba has recorded a 90 second message to say goodbye and thank you to Chelsea supporters around the world. "Thank you for giving me the chance to show what I was able ...

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How Did Your Predictions for the Premier League 2011-12 Table Go?

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Every year, for the past few seasons, we've done a Premier League prediction table where I and you, the readers, make our picks on how the final Premier League table will look at the end of the season. The picks ...

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Fantasy Premier League 2011-12 Results: Top 20 Players in EPL Talk Private League

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Over the course of the 2011-12 Fantasy Premier League season, more than 2,100 soccer fans from around the world played the EPL Talk private league version of the game. In previous seasons, EPL Talk finished in the top 20 of ...

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In Defense of Defense: Why Chelsea’s Champions League Final Tactics Should Be Lauded

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While reading the article about Chelsea not winning any admirers from their Champions League victory over Bayern, I found it interesting that the author made several points about how Chelsea failed to play with "style," employing "negative tactics"...

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Which of the Following Champions League Final Triumphs Was The Best Yet?

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When Manchester United strode out onto the Camp Nou pitch on May 26, 1999 to contest the Champions League final against Bayern Munich, it was the first appearance by an English club in the competition's final since the Heysel tragedy ...

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Despite Winning Champions League, Chelsea Not Winning Admirers

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Following Chelsea's victory in the Champions League final, Europe's collective media has fallen over itself to praise the character and resilience of their performance on the night, as well as their run in the competition which saw them topple...

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Euro 2012 News: Ronaldo Believes Euro 2012 Success Can Crown Him As World’s Best Player

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There's 17 days to go before Euro 2012 kicks off. Here's the latest Euro 2012 news to keep you up-to-speed on what's going on before the tournament begins: Cristiano Ronaldo believes Euro 2012 success with Portugal could help him pip ...

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Stoke City Adds Orlando Date To Their 2012 US Summer Tour

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Stoke City, the oldest club in the Premier League (founded in 1863), has added a friendly against Orlando City to their 2012 US summer tour. The friendly against Orlando City is the 18th announced friendly by a Premier League in ...

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Beginner’s Guide to the Euro 2012 Tournament

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With another epic Premier League season completed, this summer we turn our attention to the European Championships. With three out of the four 2010 World Cup semi-finalists being European, the "Old Continent" is the king of world soccer right now,...

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Nick Webster and Phil Schoen Say Farewell to FOX Soccer and GolTV Respectively

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Two veterans of soccer broadcasting in the United States are moving on to new pastures. After 12 years at FOX Soccer, senior producer Nick Webster has left the network to become editor-in-chief of a new venture named Football.com  Webster ...

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Didier Drogba to Quit Chelsea to Join Chinese Club, Says Report

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It appears that Didier Drogba has kicked his last ball for Chelsea Football Club. The devastating news for Chelsea supporters, and fans of the Premier League, is that Drogba has reportedly agreed a contract with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua. In an...

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Euro 2012 News: 18 Days To Go Before Kickoff

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Today kicks off our coverage of Euro 2012. Each morning, we'll be providing you the latest news and updates regarding all of the teams who will be competing in Euro 2012, as well as some of the other interesting stories ...

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England: It’s Good To Dream – Brilliant Euro 2012 Trailer From ITV [VIDEO]

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We can all dream, can't we? To promote its coverage of Euro 2012, Britain's ITV network has released a new trailer featuring some of England's best footballing moments from the past few decades. Well, sort of. You've got to love ...

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Tottenham Hotspur’s Summer 2012 Transfer Targets

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So despite finishing fourth in the Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur will miss out on Champions League football because Chelsea won it all in Munich. Because they will only be playing in the Europa League, the strategy for this summer's transfer...

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Chelsea FC Champions League Parade Through the Streets of London [VIDEO]

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Chelsea footballers, staff and fans celebrated Sunday through the streets of London. Fresh off their historic Champions League Final victory, the Chelsea players stood atop two buses as they paraded their trophy in front of their supporters. The...

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Is this the First Time a Sitting US President Has Watched a Champions League Final? [PHOTO]

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During the G8 Summit this weekend at Camp David in Maryland, several leaders of the world took a break to watch the UEFA Champions League Final. In an official photograph released by The White House, US President Barack Obama can ...

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Chelseans of Europe (EPL Talk Special Podcast)

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It's a UCL Special! Chelsea have won it! And that leave so much for us to talk about, ownership, management and player power are all discussed on the podcast! Come on in, the words are warm. AVB, RDM, RA or ...

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Hilarious David Luiz Interview With Italian TV After Champions League Win [VIDEO]

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David Luiz was interviewed by Sky Italia after the 2012 Champions League win against Bayern Munich, and it looks like he was either drunk on spirits or high on life — judging by the hilarious interview. Luiz played a pivotal ...

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Queens Park Rangers Home and Away Kits for 2012-13 Season [PHOTO]

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Queens Park Rangers has revealed their new home and away kits for the 2012-13 season. Designed and manufactured by Lotto, the new QPR home shirt features the trademark blue and white hoops. The only distinguishable difference is the unique collar...

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Where to Find News and Analysis About Euro 2012

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I still haven't come down off my high of seeing Chelsea win the Champions League, and watching Manchester City win the Premier League, as well as Swansea's incredible debut season in the top flight. But I do want to bring ...

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2012 Summer Tour Schedule for Premier League Clubs Visiting USA and Canada

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The 2011-12 Premier League season has ended, but in several weeks many of the top Premier League sides will be playing friendly matches across North America on their pre-season tours, to help promote their clubs in the United States and ...

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ITV’s What Dreams Are Made Of TV Commercials for Euro 2012 [VIDEO]

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Depending on who you support and where your allegiances lie, it's been a glorious week of English football with an incredible end to the Premier League season and a come-from-behind win for Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League. For those ...

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Chelsea 2012 Champions League Winners T-Shirt: Now Available to Pre-Order

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Celebrate Chelsea's incredible 2012 Champions League triumph by ordering the official Chelsea Champions League winners T-shirt from Adidas. The white cotton T-shirt, available in five different sizes, is a perfect way to commemorate Chelsea's first...

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Chelsea Wins 2012 UEFA Champions League Final: Video Highlights [VIDEO]

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Video: CL Final Highlights: Bayern/Chelsea Video: Chelsea takes first Champions League title Chelsea is the deserved winners of the 2012 UEFA Champions League after coming from behind to beat Bayern Munich on penalties. The historic win for Chelsea,...

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Chelsea Overcome the Odds to Become Champions Of Europe

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Against all odds, Chelsea Football Club are champions of Europe. It's been one of those seasons where the cards have been stacked against Chelsea all season. No one expected them to beat Barcelona. Very few people expected them to win ...

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2012 Champions League Final, Bayern Munich vs Chelsea: Open Thread

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The time has arrived for the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich — the traditional end to the 2011-12 season. Be sure you know where to watch Chelsea against Bayern Munich on TV. And don't forget ...

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Where to Watch the Champions League Final On TV: Bayern Munich vs Chelsea

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The most anticipated club soccer match of the year kicks off today featuring Bayern Munich against Chelsea in the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final, live from Munich, Germany. The winner will be crowned the best team in Europe. The loser ...

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Championship Play-Off Final, West Ham United vs Blackpool: Open Thread

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The richest game in football kicks off today with West Ham United against Blackpool, live from Wembley. The winner will play in the Premier League next season. The loser will remain in the nPower Championship. Here's a preview of the ...

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Nike’s Newest Euro 2012 TV Commercial: My Time Is Now [VIDEO]

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The next wave are here. Neymar, M'Vila, Götze. Hungry to break through. Unafraid to line up with Ribéry, Sneijder, Ronaldo. Followed by thousands more. Ready for the chance. Are you? Watch the film, then find what it takes to make ...

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Is Roberto Di Matteo Really The Messiah?

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Roberto Di Matteo must be one of the luckiest men alive right now. The Italian has pulled off a modern day miracle. But if Chelsea fans think they have the manager they've been waiting for since the sad day Mourinho ...

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beIN Sport to Launch 2 New Soccer Channels This August In USA

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 Two months ago, EPL Talk exclusively revealed that Al Jazeera was getting into the US soccer TV market with the acquisition of rights to La Liga beginning with the 2012-13 season. We later revealed how they also picked up ...

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Championship Play-Off Final Preview: West Ham United vs Blackpool

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It is often said that for a Football League player or a fan of a Football League side in England, there is no worse a footballing fate than being on the losing side in a Championship Play-Off Final. After 46 ...

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Alternative Premier League, Gameweek 38: Manchester United Wins the Title

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It may be little consolation, but Manchester United has clinched the APL 2011/2012 title. As I mentioned in my last article, if both Manchester sides were to win by the same margin then United would win the league. This is ...

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Which Soccer Leagues Are Favorites Among Americans? These Findings May Surprise You

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In a recent EPL Talk survey, we asked readers to rank their favorite soccer leagues that they watch or follow. We listed a choice of 18different leagues from around the world — everything from US domestic leagues such as MLS, ...

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Will non-Chelsea Fans Put Aside Partisanship and Choose an English Club over Bayern Munich?

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In American college football, the Southeastern Conference has some of the fiercest and most legendary rivalries in the land;  fueled by factors familiar to the Premier League – proximity, history, regional pride, high stakes, top talent, and, above...

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Stadium Guide to West London Clubs: Chelsea, QPR and Fulham

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(Author's Note: This is the first of a four-part series highlighting the major football stadiums in London, as well as their surrounding environs. Today's feature is on grounds in West London, with pieces on North, South, and East London still...

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Adventures in the Fantasy Premier League, Summer Planning

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Here's the final Adventures in the Fantasy Premier League column of the season. 1. Pay attention: Off-season attentiveness is a prerequisite for early success. Managers who familiarize themselves with the oddly named Europeans sure to trickle into...

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3 Keys for Manchester City to Stay on Top of the Premier League

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So, this week, I understand fully what New York Yankees, New England Patriots and LA Lakers fans must be going through. To be so close to a trophy and have it slip from you (especially when you have a cabinet ...

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Chelsea Defeats Barcelona in Champions League Semi-Final: The World Goes Nuts [VIDEO]

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In the build-up to Saturday's mammoth UEFA Champions League Final featuring the two best teams in Europe going up against each other — Bayern Munich and Chelsea — we have a video we want to share featuring the best highlights ...

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8 Must-See Soccer Matches On TV To Keep You Entertained Until Euro 2012 Arrives

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Millions of viewers around the world tuned into the final moments of the Premier League season last Sunday, resulting in ecstasy for some, agony for others and astonishment from all. But whether you're a lifelong supporter or newly hooked to ...

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2012 Champions League Final Preview: Bayern Munich vs Chelsea

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Chelsea is once again being tagged as underdogs ahead of this Saturday's Champions League Final, a tag that may provide them with a reassuring familiarity as they tackle Bayern Munich on Saturday evening. Roberto Di Matteo's side will be having...

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The Road To Munich: Paying The Price to Follow Chelsea to the UEFA Champions League Final

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FamousCFC.com is a fan blog for Chelsea fans and we are on our way to Munich. Here is how we are preparing for our trip of the season. The Miracle of The Nou Camp When Chelsea achieved what has been ...

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Champions League Final (EPL Talk Preview Podcast)

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So much to discuss on this pod. Hiring and firing in the league. Natural or should we be shocked? Two managers who barely fulfil their role get cut from the team. Kenny Daglish and Alex McLeish. The Scottish population in ...

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Watch the Worst Euro 2012 TV Commercial Ever, If You Dare [VIDEO]

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Maybe Hungary is upset that they didn't qualify for Euro 2012, or perhaps it's a cruel joke from Coca-Cola. Whatever the case, take a look at the following Euro 2012 TV commercial from Coca-Cola, to promote the soft drink in ...

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FOX and ESPN’s Premier League Season Finale Coverage Tops 1.3 Million Viewers In US

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FOX's historic live coverage of the final day of the 2011-12 Premier League season topped more than 1.3 million viewers across the English and Spanish-language properties that showed many of the final games of the season. Led by FX, FSMG ...

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Poll: Who Do You Think Should Be the Next Liverpool Manager?

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Now that Kenny Dalglish has been sacked as Liverpool manager, the race is on to see who will become the new manager at Anfield. As you can see from the poll below, there are a lot of available options depending ...

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Liverpool FC Sacks Kenny Dalglish; Paul Lambert or Brendan Rodgers Set to Replace Him?

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The plot line for the joint Liverpool and FOX Soccer documentary about the behind-the-scenes story at Liverpool FC got decidedly more exciting today after it was announced that Kenny Dalglish has been sacked as Liverpool manager. Roberto Martinez is...

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Best Manchester City and Manchester United Fan Reactions to Aguero’s Goal [VIDEO]

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If you have 5 minutes, the following video is a must-see. It's a collection of some of the best videos that capture the reactions from fans to Sergio Aguero scoring the Premier League title winning goal in added time. The ...

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Manchester City’s Summer 2012 Shopping List

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Well, now that's done, let's get to the good stuff, shall we? Manchester City won the league in emphatic fashion on Sunday, though their loyal fans had to wait until stoppage time against a side fighting relegation to celebrate. And ...

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Manchester City Home Shirt for 2012-13 Season, By Umbro [PHOTO]

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Manchester City's new home shirt for the 2012-13 season will be sky blue with black trim, according to a new leaked photo of the Premier League champions shirt. Three weeks ago, we revealed what the Manchester City home jersey would ...

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Tom Arnold to Appear in UEFA Champions League Final Coverage On FOX Sports

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Actor and comedian Tom Arnold will appear in a segment during this Saturday's UEFA Champions League Final on FOX, the free-to-air network. Arnold will be traveling to Munich to watch the final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich. Presumably Arnold...

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England 2012 Squad Announced: Carrick Omitted; Oxlade-Chamberlain and Walcott Included

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The FA today announced the 23-man England squad for Euro 2012. The 23-man squad for Poland-Ukraine is as follows: Goalkeepers: Joe Hart, Robert Green, John Ruddy Defenders: Leighton Baines, Gary Cahill, Ashley Cole, Glen Johnson, Phil Jones, Joleon...

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Match Of The Day’s Premier League Season Review, 2011-12 [VIDEO]

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There's been quite a bit of backlash from the Brits this season in regards to their growing frustrations with the pundits on BBC's Match Of The Day. Personally, I love the show and find that it's one of the best ...

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Clint Dempsey Added to Miami Friendly Featuring Suarez, Drogba, Messi and Others

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Fulham's Clint Dempsey has been added to the roster of world soccer stars scheduled to play in a Miami exhibition in late June, according to The World Masters Of Soccer website. Dempsey, the only US international ever to score 50 ...

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England’s Squad For Euro 2012: Our 23 Picks

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So Roy Hodgson will be naming his preliminary squad for this summer's Euro 2012 tournament tomorrow at 8am ET/1pm BST. Here's a comprehensive list of all the likely players considered, as well as who I think should be in the ...

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Who Should Start Up Front for England at Euro 2012?

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With the appointment of the experienced Roy Hodgson as the newest manager of the Three Lions, there is hope that England can make a run at this year's European Championship. After all the controversy and negative media attention that makes ...

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Is This Arsenal’s New Away Shirt for 2012-13 From Nike? [PHOTO]

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A new photo has been leaked on the Internet of what appears to be Arsenal's new away shirt for the 2012-13 season. Whether it is or not, we'll have to wait a few weeks or more to find out. But ...

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Manchester City vs QPR Premier League Season Finale Nets 600,000 Viewers On ESPN2

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On the final day of the 2012-13 Premier League season, the incredible match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers on ESPN2 was viewed by a US audience of 600,000 people according to Nielsen. The Sunday, May 13 broadcast between ...

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A Premier League Season Finale That We Will Never Forget

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It's hard for me to put into words what I witnessed on Sunday in the Premier League without sounding like a child trying to describe my first ever trip to Disney World. I'm usually against throwing out the usual clichés ...

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Become a Fan Reporter at UEFA Euro 2012

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Commentary is something that I think and talk about a lot. I host the EPL Talk podcast and whilst that isn't live commentary, it does make you think about what you're going to comment on: goals, incidents, opinions. There are ...

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EPL Talk Announces Winners of 2012 EPL Awards

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More than 61,000 votes cast by soccer fans worldwide to recognize the best of the 2011-12 English Premier League (EPL) season We're proud to announce today the winners of our 4th annual EPL Awards, sponsored by Football Media. The 2012 winners...

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Everton Home Shirt For 2012-13 From Nike [PHOTO]

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A photo of Everton's new home shirt for 2012-13 has been leaked on the Internet. Everton supporters have been waiting patiently for the highly anticipated new design by Nike, who is replacing Le Coq Sportif as the official kit designer ...

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Tottenham Hotspur Away and Third Shirts for 2012-13 Season [PHOTOS]

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New leaked images of Tottenham Hotspur's away and third kits for the 2012-13 season have been released, courtesy of Under Armour who included screenshots of the new shirts on a promo video on YouTube (fast forward to the 5:11 minute ...

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Blackburn Manager Steve Kean Calls Sam Allardyce a “F***ing Crook” [VIDEO] – NSFW

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Explosive new video has been released revealed today showing Blackburn manager Steve Kean calling current West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce a "F***ing crook." The video was filmed without Steve Kean's knowledge at a bar in Hong Kong during...

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Relive Aguero’s Winning Goal for Man City With This Incredible GOLLLL Celebration [VIDEO]

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What did Sergio Aguero's winning goal for Manchester City against Queens Park Rangers sound like for viewers in Argentina? In what was one of the most thrilling ends to a Premier League season, the commentary in Argentina was even more ...

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Carlos Tevez Displays Derogatory Sign About Sir Alex Ferguson On City Parade [PHOTO]

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Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez today stoked the fire again in his public spat with Sir Alex Ferguson by holding up a banner that read "RIP Fergie," while the City bus paraded around Manchester. The photo was captured on Sky ...

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Why Goal Difference Is Not the Best Tiebreaker for the Premier League Table

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Caught your breath yet from Sunday's Premier League season finale excitement? What a way to end the 2011-12 season. After 38 games, the table doesn't lie, or so says the time-honored cliché, and Manchester City is deserving champions. With that...

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Didier Drogba and Luis Suarez to Play Friendly in Miami With Messi, Forlan and Other Stars

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An exhibition game entitled The World Soccer Masters Tour will feature Didier Drogba, Luis Suarez, Javier Mascherano, Lionel Messi, Diego Forlan and several other high-profile footballers in a game to be played at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on June...

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Champions Ceremony Was Being Prepared for Man United Before City Match Ended [PHOTO]

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After the final whistle blew at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on Sunday, preparations were being made behind-the-scenes to announce Manchester United as Premier League champions for the 2011-12 season. As this above photo above shows, a sign...

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ESPN Classic to Rerun Manchester City vs QPR on US TV Tonight

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It's an instant classic. ESPN, in their infinite wisdom, has decided to re-air the classic Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers on television in the United States tonight. One of the greatest matches in Premier League...

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Aston Villa Sacks Manager Alex McLeish; Will Randy Lerner Try Again For Roberto Martinez?

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Alex McLeish has been sacked as manager of Aston Villa Football Club. "The club has been disappointed with this season's results, performances and the general message these have sent to our fans," said a club statement. "The board wishes to ...

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Sky Sports Premier League Review 2011/12: Montage [VIDEO]

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At the end of every Premier League season, Sky Sports in the United Kingdom always does a montage of some of the most memorable moments from the season. And they've done it again with a video that was shown last ...

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Premier League Highlights From Gameweek 38: All the Goals [VIDEO]

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If you're like me, Sunday was a blur. There were so much going on during the 90 minutes of Premier League action, that it was often very difficult to catch everything. If you missed any of the goals or action, ...

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Blue Moon! Red Horizon! (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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Manchester City win the title. Beating out Manchester United on goal difference. Sir Alex was gracious in defeat which Roberto seemed to be in dreamland. Manchester celebrates as neutrals ponder who to hate next season...either way City have caused a...

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Paul Merson Going Mental In The Studio As Man City Win Title [VIDEO]

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Watch this video to view the incredible scenes in the Sky Sports studio as Paul Merson went absolutely mental on screen as Manchester City came back with two goals in added time to win the 2011-12 Premier League title. This ...

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Worldwide Press Reaction to Manchester City Winning Premier League [PHOTOS]

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Manchester City will grace many of the back covers (and some of the front covers) of Monday's newspapers, but the online editions already have the news regarding the new Premier League champions front-and-center on their websites. Even The New York...

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Last Chance to Vote for the Best of the 2011-12 EPL Season: Polls Close At Midnight ET

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The incredibly exciting 2011-12 Premier League season is over, but you still have a chance to cast your vote for the best of the 2011-12 Premier League season in the fourth annual EPL Awards. The polls close at midnight ET ...

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Premier League Season Finale: Join the Live Chat Now

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Who could have predicted an ending like this for the 2011-12 Premier League season? Join the live chat now with soccer fans from around the world. EPL Final Sunday!

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Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 38 — Season Finale: Open Thread

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This is what we've all been waiting for... the final day of the season where all of the hard work from the entire season will be rewarded. We'll find out who will win the Premier League title, who will qualify ...

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Where to Watch the EPL Season Finale on US TV and Internet

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Sunday is going to be one of those days that will live in history. Either Manchester City will win their first top flight trophy in 44 years, or Manchester United will stage a surprise 20th league title. And those are ...

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Is Warrior Sports’ Liverpool Shirt A Game Changer? A Review

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Months of speculation and seemingly limitless Internet Photoshop mockups finally came to an end Thursday night with the long awaited, official release of Warrior Sports' Liverpool home and goalkeeper shirts. Countless Liverpool fans and shirt...

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Blackburn Rovers Home Shirt for 2012-13 Season From Umbro [PHOTO]

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Blackburn Rovers may only have one match left as a Premier League side, but they're still being covered under EPL Talk before being relegated to our ChampionshipTalk.com site for next season. The latest news out of Ewood Park is an ...

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7 Ways to Survive Today Without Any English Soccer

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So the last matches of the Premier League season are tomorrow and you are counting down the hours almost like it's Christmas. Nervous about relegation? Hopeful for a Blue or Red rising in Manchester? What can you do to get past ...

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How Will You Experience the Final Day of the Premier League Season?

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The Premier League is a long, arduous marathon of a season, spanning nine months out of the year. The seemingly endless stream of matches is only interrupted by the agonizingly painful international breaks and the brief summer sojourn, which is...

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Alternative Premier League, Gameweek 37: Manchester City Is Going to be the Winner

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With one gameweek to go, and much still to be decided, this week we look at the battle for top spot and the variables that could affect who are crowned champions. 1 Manchester City 37 27 5 5 10 63 ...

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Stoke City Adds Sporting Kansas City Friendly to US Summer Tour Schedule

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Stoke City has added a friendly against Sporting Kansas City to its 2012 US summer tour itinerary. Plus, a friendly against Central Florida club Orlando City is expected to be announced shortly. Sporting Kansas City will play Stoke City on ...

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FOX Soccer Promotes Survival Sunday With Magnetic League Ladders

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UPS delivered a surprise package to me yesterday from FOX Soccer, to promote their coverage of Sunday's Premier League Survival Sunday, where they'll be showing nine of the 10 matches live across several of their TV and Internet properties....

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Euro 2012 On ITV – What Dreams Are Made Of [VIDEO]

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The TV channel ITV (Independent Television) in the United Kingdom has released a new TV commercial to promote their coverage of the Euro 2012 tournament. It's not as clever as the Carlsberg Euro 2012 ad, but it's still pretty innovative. ...

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Power Shift in Manchester For City, Or a Minor Blip for Manchester United?

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"You don't win anything with kids" was Alan Hansen's infamous assertion about Man United's class of '95. He was talking about the likes of David Beckham, Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes. Winning the FA Youth Cup in 1992, ...

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Is This Tottenham Hotspur’s Home Shirt For 2012-13 From Under Armour? [PHOTO]

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Is this Tottenham Hotspur's new home shirt for the 2012-13 Premier League season? Thanks to eagle-eyed EPL Talk reader Dust, he's provided us with the above shirt as well as a description of the Under Armour technology that is supposedly ...

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Swansea City Announces 2012 US Summer Tour With Games in Colorado and San Jose

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Swansea City today announced that it will be the sixth Premier League team to play in the United States on a pre-season tour this summer, with friendlies scheduled against Colorado Rapids and San Jose Earthquakes. Swansea City will announce a ...

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Manchester United Home Shirt for 2012-13 Season: Officially Unveiled [PHOTOS]

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Manchester United has unveiled their new home shirt for the 2012-13 season. According to the club, Manchester United's new home jersey is inspired by the club's rich history and close bond with the heritage of Manchester. "This relationship is...

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Football Supporters Should Be Careful What You Wish For Regarding New Owners

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The last few years in the Premier League has seen a new type of character emerge, one that at times has seemingly overtaken the players in terms of importance to the story of the game. It appears that wherever you ...

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The England Fan Academy for Euro 2012: Brilliant Carlsberg TV Commercial [VIDEO]

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Before every major World Cup or European Championship tournament, there are always new TV commercials released (especially in England) that are irreverent and try to tap into the heightened awareness and interest of these brilliant competitions....

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Wigan Home Shirt for 2012-13 Season From MIFIT [PHOTO]

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Wigan Athletic will be celebrating their eighth consecutive season in the English Premier League next season with a brand new home kit designed and manufactured by MIFIT. The Latics will be playing in the new home kit for the first ...

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5 New Enhancements Featured in FIFA 13 [PHOTOS]

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More details were released this week about the Fall launch of FIFA 13, thanks to website Digital Spy. Will FIFA 13 feature an annual roster update as some EA Sports games tend to be or will this be a must have? While ...

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2012 FA Cup Final On FOX Soccer Breaks Record For Most Viewed Match

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The rise in popularity of English soccer on US television continues to grow by leaps and bounds. This evening, we learned that the 2012 FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool was the most-watched FA Cup match ever on FOX Soccer ...

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Stoke City to Play Columbus Crew In July 24 Friendly On US Summer Tour

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Stoke City will play Columbus Crew in a July 24, 2012 friendly at Crew Stadium in Ohio, the MLS side announced today. The visit of Tony Pulis's Stoke City side to the United States marks the fifth Premier League team ...

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Liverpool Home Shirt for 2012-13 Season From Warrior Sports [PHOTOS]

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Liverpool's home shirt for the 2012-13 season has been officially unveiled by the club. One of the most highly anticipated new soccer shirts has now been revealed. Highly anticipated because it's from Warrior Sports, who took over the design and...

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FX to Show In-Game Highlights of Key Goals From Other EPL Games During Sunderland-Man Utd

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All eyes will be glued to the Premier League season-finale on Sunday, where all 10 games will be shown live on US television and Internet across FOX properties and ESPN2. In a press conference this afternoon, FOX Sports shined more light ...

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FOX Sports Announces US TV Plans for 2012 UEFA Champions League Coverage

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We already know that the 2011-12 UEFA Champions League Final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich will be televised live on the free-to-air FOX network on Saturday, May 19, 2012, but we learned more details today regarding coverage plans by FOX, ...

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Chelsea’s Summer 2012 Transfer Targets

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Chelsea may be 90 minutes away from a much coveted UEFA Champions League title, but supporters everywhere need to embrace the reality that a title would be a false dawn. The writing is on the wall that Chelsea is on ...

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If Clint Dempsey Leaves Fulham, Who Should Replace Him?

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There is much speculation about which team may acquire American Clint Dempsey from Fulham at the end of this season. Arsenal is one of the latest teams rumored to be interested in him. Dempsey is in high demand after scoring ...

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Sunday’s Premier League Season Finale

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So with the end of another memorable Premier League season in sight, there are still positions to be decided and silverware to be claimed. The final day can often be a nervous time for supporters around the world, with other ...

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Manchester United Needs to Find Its Killer Edge Again

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 The last month of the Premier League season has been one of disappointment for Manchester United supporters. An eight point lead in the title race dwindled into a second place spot based on point differential. As rivals Manchester City ...

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Arsenal Season Finale Will Be Live on US TV Unless You Live in Chicago, Boston or Philadelphia

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Arsenal fans in the United States will be glued to their TV sets this Sunday to watch their massive season finale against West Bromwich Albion. That is unless you live in Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Colorado, Utah or the Northwest where ...

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Red vs. Blue (EPL Talk Preview Podcast)

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It's the final day of the season, come Sunday. So get to it! The pod certainly does, we look up and down the league to see who will end up where at the end of the season. It really isn't ...

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Panini Launches UEFA Euro 2012 Soccer Stickers In United States

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After the huge success of the FIFA World Cup 2010 stickers in the United States, Panini America has launched the official stickers for UEFA Euro 2012. Panini has released a 64-page, full-color album (pictured above) that's beautifully designed, as...

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Birmingham City vs Blackpool, Championship Playoff Semi-Final 2nd Leg: Open Thread

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We're now only one match away from learning who will be in the 2011-12 Championship Playoff Final. Birmingham City plays Blackpool today at 2:45pm ET/7:45pm BST (for viewers in the USA, live on FOX Soccer Plus/FOX Soccer 2Go) in the ...

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Newcastle United Secures Top 5 Finish for First Time Since Sir Bobby Robson

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Eight years after last flirting with English football's elite, last night saw Newcastle United secure a top five Premier League finish for the first time since the departure of club legend Sir Bobby Robson. Fittingly, as was the case in ...

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Write Manchester United’s Sir Alex Ferguson Off At Your Peril

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The word on the street is that Fergie's Empire is crumbling and the Blue Moon of Manchester City is on the brink of eclipsing their rival's long-held supremacy. Pundits talk of the dawn of a new era and the end ...

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Wigan Manager Roberto Martinez to Join ESPN Euro 2012 Team As Studio Analyst

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EXCLUSIVE:Â Roberto Martinez will be spending part of his summer as a studio analyst for ESPN's coverage of the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament, according to two sources who confirmed to EPL Talk that a deal will be announced soon. Just this ...

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Vote for the Best of the 2011-12 English Premier League Season

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It's not only on the football pitch where there's a race to the finish for the clubs in the 2011-12 Premier League season. Sunday also represents the final day of voting for the prestigious fourth annual EPL Awards, which recognize ...

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Adventures in the Fantasy Premier League, Gameweeks 36 and 37

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1. This isn't Italy — Despite everything that Roberto Mancini has said over the last two weeks, Premier League teams very rarely have "nothing to play for". Take Norwich City. Spiraling towards end-of-season malaise, the Canaries arrived at the...

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Chelsea Releases Video to Promote US Summer Tour [VIDEO]

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News from Miami and New York is that tickets for Chelsea's summer friendlies against AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain, respectively, are selling quickly. Plus Chelsea will be playing in Seattle, and against the MLS All-Star Team near Philadelphia in...

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Manchester United’s Summer 2012 Transfer Targets

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It has to be said... the 2011/12 season for Manchester United fans has been nothing short of a disappointment. The season that started out with emphatic and wondrous victories against the likes of Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Bolton Wanderers...

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Liverpool vs Chelsea, Premier League Tuesday: Open Thread

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It looks like unlikely that Chelsea will be able to finish in fourth position in the Premier League this season, and Roberto Di Matteo certainly thinks so too based on his Chelsea selection. Ross Turnbull starts in goal instead of ...

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US TV Schedule Announced for Final Day of 2011-12 Premier League Season

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FOX Soccer has announced its lineup for the final day of the Premier League season, which kicks off at 10am ET on Sunday — with all games being played simultaneously. All matches kick off at 10am ET, and will be ...

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Stoke City Home and Away Shirts for 2012-13 Season: Away Kit Looks Like Barcelona [PHOTOS]

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Arsenal and Liverpool Fans Taunting ‘You’ve Got No History’ at Chelsea Are Living In The Past

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After watching those final nervy minutes at Wembley and confirming that Chelsea had their hands on yet another FA Cup, I was completely overjoyed. After the season that Chelsea have been through any form of silverware is more than welcome. ...

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New Leaked Blackburn Letter Lays Bare Crisis and Torment Inside Ewood Park

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A new letter has been leaked out of Blackburn Rovers which lays bare the crisis and torment inside the Ewood Park club. The letter was leaked and published on SportingIntelligence.com. However, the site is down due to the surge in ...

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Wigan Rewarded for Roberto Martinez Managerial Loyalty

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Few people hold down the same job year after year in modern history, retiring from the position they began their career in. Generally speaking the higher profile a job is the harder it can be to hold onto. Football managers ...

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9 Live Survival Sunday Games on 9 FOX Properties, But Which Ones Should Which Games?

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We already know that ESPN2 has picked Manchester City against Queens Park Rangers as their match to broadcast live on the final day of the Premier League season, this Sunday at 10am ET, and ESPN's Ian Darke revealed that FOX ...

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Blackburn Rovers vs Wigan Athletic: Open Thread

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Blackburn's Premier League status is hanging by a thread. Anything other than a win tonight at Ewood Park will send them down to the nPower Championship next season. Meanwhile, a win for Wigan Athletic today will guarantee their Premier League...

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Chelsea to Play AC Milan in Miami On Final Date of US Summer Tour

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Chelsea Football Club today announced that the club will play AC Milan at Miami's Sun Life Stadium on Saturday, July 28 as the final date of its 2012 US summer tour. The match against AC Milan, which had originally been ...

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West Ham United vs Cardiff City, Championship Playoff Semi Final: Open Thread

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West Ham United is one step away from playing in the Championship play-off final. With a 2-0 win in the first leg, the Hammers can almost taste a trip to Wembley, but they'll need to play cautiously against a Cardiff ...

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Chelsea to Play Paris Saint-Germain in First-Ever Soccer Match At Yankee Stadium in New York

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Chelsea has announced that it will play Paris Saint-Germain in the first-ever soccer match to be played at the new Yankee Stadium in New York City on Sunday, July 22 at 7pm ET. Chelsea was originally supposed to play Celtic, ...

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How to Implement Soccernomics Without Using Numbers

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Modern times have led to modern advancements, and modern movies starring Brad Pitt as a maverick. The trailer of Moneyball made me want to see the movie; the partnership of the outspoken Billy Beane and stubby Peter Brand was something ...

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Probably Two Happy Robertos (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

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A weekend of literal and narrative cup finals for north and south. Though it was interesting to see where they took place. Liverpool visited London whilst United hosted and City went to "The Shore". All results lead to dejection and ...

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Premier League Highlights From Gameweek 37: All the Goals [VIDEO]

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It was another weekend in the Premier League with some sensational goals, including a wonderful free kick from Fulham's Clint Dempsey to become the first American ever to score 50 goals in the Premier League. It was also a weekend ...

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Arsenal Officially Unveils Their New Home Kit For 2012-13 Season [PHOTOS]

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Arsenal FC has officially revealed their new home kit for the 2012-13 season. The new Arsenal home kit features a blue hoop detail inspired by the home kit socks worn in the 1930′s under legendary manager Herbert Chapman. While the ...

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Adidas Predator Football Boots: Where Is Your Lethal Zone [VIDEO]

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Laurence McKenna recently had a chance to visit Adidas and test out the new Adidas Predator football boots. As you'll see in the video, Laurence (best known as host of the EPL Talk Podcast) was able to grab a marker ...

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ESPN2 to Show Man City v QPR on Survival Sunday

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ESPN has selected Manchester City vs. Queens Park Rangers as its pick for the BPL Final Matchday on Sunday, May 13th. The match will air live on ESPN2 and ESPN3 @ 9:30am-12:15pm ET. The match will also air live on ...

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Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 37: Open Thread

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I don't have to tell you that this is a massive day in the Premier League. Dreams may be realized or dashed today. Seasons could be destroyed. Or, we could edge closer to status quo leading up to next Sunday's ...

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Arsenal Home Shirt for 2012-13 Season: Leaked On Internet [PHOTO]

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New photos of Arsenal's home shirt for the 2012-13 season have been leaked on the Internet. The leaked images come from an Arsenal catalog that features official photographs of Arsenal footballers wearing the new home kit. As you can see ...

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What Was Your First FA Cup Final and Your Lasting Memories From It?

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Congratulations to Chelsea Football Club for winning the 2012 FA Cup Final after beating Liverpool 2-1 in 90 minutes. We now know who one of the teams will be in the 2012 Community Shield, and we'll find out next Sunday ...

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Arsenal vs Norwich, and Liverpool vs Chelsea FA Cup Final: Open Thread

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It's going to be a bit of a peculiar day with only two matches today. The early kick-off is Arsenal against Norwich City. Then, after that's over, we have a two hour break before the FA Cup Final kicks off ...

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Chelsea vs Milan Summer Friendly May Be Moved From Maryland to Miami

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A proposed friendly between Chelsea and AC Milan to be played at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland this summer is in serious jeopardy of being moved to Miami, Florida, due to complications, reports The Washington Post. The match in Maryland ...

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Which Premier League Clubs Near the Bottom Will Avoid Relegation?

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As the Premier League season comes to a close, much of the attention is placed upon the title race between Manchester City and Manchester United. But at the other end of the table there is an equally fascinating battle to ...

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Blackpool vs Birmingham, Championship Playoff Semi-Final, 1st Leg: Open Thread

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Today we have the first leg of the nPower Championship Playoff semi-final between former Premier League sides Blackpool and Birmingham City kicking off at 2:45pm ET/7:45pm BST (available live in the United States on FOXSoccer2Go and FOX Soccer...

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“Our Liverpool: Never Walk Alone” Trailer for LFC-FOX Soccer Documentary [VIDEO]

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FOX Soccer has released a trailer to promote its behind-the-scenes documentary that it will be airing this Fall, entitled "Our Liverpool: Never Walk Alone." The 30-second trailer certainly gets the pulse rating with the music and voiceover, which...

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Newcastle United Away Shirt for 2012-13 Season From Puma [PHOTO]

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Newcastle United has revealed their new away shirt for the 2012-13 season. The new Newcastle away shirt is designed and manufactured by Puma, and features a burgundy color with black trim. The shirt will launch on May 10. No news ...

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The Championship Promotion Playoffs: America In English Soccer

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The Championship Promotion playoffs began yesterday with West Ham United crossing into Wales to take a massive 2-0 lead in the two-legged tie against Cardiff City. The Hammers, much like their Manager Sam Allardyce, are trying to earn a trip ...

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Chelsea Submits Offer to Buy Battersea Power Station Site For 60,000 Capacity Stadium

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Chelsea Football Club has launched a bid to acquire the Battersea Power Station site in London. The land, which is best known from the Pink Floyd album cover (see above photo), is a decommissioned power station that could become the ...

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Which Is More Important for Liverpool? A Top Four Finish or Winning Cup Silverware

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Steven Gerrard, the Liverpool skipper has admitted that it would be a fantastic achievement for the club if his side can win a cup double. The Reds will face Chelsea on Saturday in the FA Cup final at Wembley, and ...

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Swansea City Away Shirt for 2012-13 Season From Adidas [PHOTO]

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Swansea City hasn't completed their first season in the Premier League yet, but they've already unveiled their new away kit for next season that will hit the streets on June 7. In a brilliant marketing move by Swansea City and ...

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ESPN’s Euro 2012 Lead Commentators Will Be Ian Darke, Derek Rae and Adrian Healey

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ESPN has announced the lead commentators for its coverage of Euro 2012. For the English-language broadcasts, the commentators will be Ian Darke, Derek Rae and Adrian Healey. Meanwhile, the lead commentators for ESPN Deportes's Spanish-language...

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Liverpool vs Chelsea: FA Cup Final Preview and Videos

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In case you hadn't realized, there has been quite a noticeable rivalry developing between Liverpool and Chelsea over the last decade or so. If we are to look back at recent seasons then many of the most significant, if not ...

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EPL Is The Big Man On Campus This Week, Not MLS

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TV Sports Ratings shared some very eyeopening numbers yesterday regarding this past Monday's derby between Manchester City and Manchester United, which was televised live on ESPN to a record-breaking audience of more than 1 million viewers. The most...

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FA Cup Final Weekend (EPL Talk Preview Podcast)

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Don't let the title deceive you (literally Fergie), this podcast might include FA Cup content, but that doesn't stop us from welcoming Jamie Whitehead onto the pod for 3for3. The pod talk Italy, USA, England and journalistic values. Manchester is...

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Chelsea vs Newcastle and Bolton vs Tottenham: Open Thread

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X Two big matches in the Premier League this afternoon/evening. At Reebok Stadium in Lancashire, Fabrice Muamba will appear on the pitch a few minutes by kick-off. He'll be watching the game in the stadium, and hoping that the Trotters ...

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Chelsea vs Newcastle Preview: The Battle For Fourth

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Chelsea and Newcastle have taken unexpected paths on the road leading up to their crucial battle at Stamford Bridge today. The Blues, possessing one of the most talented rosters in Europe, stumbled early and often under the guidance of Andre ...

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Vote for the Best of the 2011-12 Season In the EPL Awards

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The fourth annual EPL Awards is now open for voting. The annual competition is held at the end of each Premier League season to recognize the best EPL blogs, websites, books, podcasts, radio shows, commentators, footballers, managers and more. It's...

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ESPN Breaks US Cable TV Record As More Than 1 Million Viewers Watch Manchester EPL Derby

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ESPN has broken the one million viewers barrier for its live coverage of the April 30, 2012 derby between Manchester City and Manchester United. The live broadcast of the Premier League match now ranks as the most-watched EPL game on ...

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5 Key Observations from the Manchester City vs Manchester United Derby

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The most recent Manchester Derby gave fans an intense, action packed match. The derby provided even more importance and both clubs are competing for the Premier League title. In the end, Manchester City showed its championship mettle as the noisy...

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Roy Hodgson Named England Manager: Watch Live Press Conference at 11am ET/4pm BST [VIDEO]

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The FA will unveil Roy Hodgson as the new manager of the England national team today in a live press conference at 11am ET/4pm BST. You can watch the live streaming of the press conference via the video below. It's ...

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Manchester United Is Not Going To Finish This Season Without A Fight

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This is called gut check time. This is the time to find out who the real supporters are and who the bandwagon fans are. After Monday's loss to City, on so many message boards and blog sites, I saw expressions ...

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Would This Ever Happen in the English Premier League?

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Imagine it's May 5, 2012 and Tranmere Rovers — after making an illustrious run — are about to face Arsenal in the FA Cup Final. While Rovers enter the Wembley pitch in their traditional blue and white kit, their counterparts ...

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EPLTalk.com’s Premier League Season Review – 2011/2012

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The 2011/2012 Premier League season has been full of twists and turns, and will go down as one of the best campaigns in the recent memory. From the heart-warming story of Swansea and Norwich, to the season-long scramble to climb ...

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