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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

La Liga: 10 Reasons the Reign of Spanish Soccer is Over

La Liga, Spain’s top flight was once believed to be on top of the world in all categories. However, these days it is becoming ever more clear that there are truly only two clubs that matter any more for the once glorified league. The decline of Spanish football is a travesty, plain and simple. A … Continue reading

Ryan Giggs and the 10 Best Players Never to Have Played in a World Cup

Winning a World Cup with your country is the perhaps the greatest achievement in football, and possibly the greatest achievement an athlete can aspire to as a team player. For the players listed in this slideshow is it the one achievement that all of them failed to enjoy or even have a chance to achieve. … 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 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

Manchester United Transfer Rumours: 4 Biggest Gossip Stories of the Week

(Bleacher Report) Manchester United have been in ventilating form so far this preseason. They opened their US tour with a 4-1 victory over the New England Revolution to kick off their participation in the 2011 World Football Challenge. Having already added Ashley Young, David De Gea and Phil Jones to the squad, they have seemed … Continue reading

Premier League Predictions: Picking the End-of-Season Table for 2011-12

Chris Brunskill/Getty Images (Bleacher Report) Manchester United made history winning their 19th English Championship as they lifted the Barclay’s Premier League Trophy for the12th time since its formation in 1992. It also saw them surpass Liverpool as the most successful domestic team in history. They had been tied with the Reds since their last league … Continue reading