Match Preview

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English Premier League: Week 8 Match Previews and Predictions

The Barclays Premier League picks up where it left off two weeks ago after an interesting week of international football that was highlighted by the completion of the qualification group stage for next summers 2012 UEFA European Championships. Players now return to their clubs in England either hyped or disappointed or in Wayne Rooney‘s case … Continue reading

English Premier League: Week 7 Previews and Predictions

  Here we go again football fans. Last weekend saw some great matches with Norwich City getting their first win of their first Premier League Campaign of the new millennium and Stoke City getting a draw against Manchester United at the Britannia. This weekend we have two major matches with the first rounds of the … Continue reading

Liverpool FC: Why Steven Gerrard’s Return Against Everton Is Perfect Timing

Steven Gerrard has spent the last six months agonizing over not being able to participate for his club. It has been frustration after frustration over an injured groin sustained last season, which finally saw him sidelined against Manchester United following a 3-0 victory on the back of a Dirk Kuyt hattrick. While the lineup for … Continue reading

English Premier League: Week 6 Match Previews and Predictions

  Week 6 in the Barclay’s Premier League offers up another weekend of non-stop action. We saw some shocking results, and shocking non-results last week as well as some players that just cannot seem to catch a break. Among those surprises were Sunderland’s demolishing of Stoke City, Arsenal’s continued humiliation at the hands of Blackburn … Continue reading

English Premier League: Week 5 Previews and Predictions

  Another week has almost passed us by, and Saturday is quickly approaching for the first games of Round 5 action in the 2011-12 Barclays English Premier League. Both clubs from Manchester continued their fine runs of form as they remain on the top of the pile. Chelsea found another way to victory, while Arsenal … Continue reading

English Premier League: Week 4 Match Previews and Predictions

After a two-week absence, the EPL returns to action following an exciting opening month of August and an even more exciting close to the transfer window. Many changes were made through signings and transfers in the last few days of the summer window. The balance of power could very well be shifting in the coming … Continue reading

English Premier League Preview: Matchday 3 of the 2011-12 EPL Season

  The Barclay’s Premier League heads into its third weekend of action on Saturday. A week of Carling Cup action as well as Champions League qualifying has seen it be an exciting week. Several of the top-flight teams have already been dumped out of the first major domestic trophy campaign, and it leaves them with … Continue reading

English Premier League Preview: Matchday 2 of the 2011-12 EPL Season

The second full weekend of matches in the new English Premier League season is already quickly approaching. Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal were all held to disappointing draws by Sunderland, Stoke City and Newcastle United. Queens Park Rangers and Swansea City got a not so warm welcome to the EPL, while Norwich City held their own … Continue reading

English Premier League Match Previews for Matchday 1 of the 2011-12 EPL Season

Despite all the hype, several games look to be on the verge of being postponed thanks to the unrest that is happening all across England. Nevertheless this preview goes ahead as planned. The day we all have been waiting for is finally here. The summer transfer window is nearly finished and teams are still scrambling … Continue reading