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Happy Thanksgiving to World Soccer Talk readers, listeners and followers

52 minutes agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

On behalf of the entire team at World Soccer Talk, we’d like to wish you and your loved ones a very Happy Thanksgiving. We’re thankful for so many things. First of all, you! For being a loyal reader, listener and follower. Without you, World Soccer Talk wouldn’t be anything, so […]

Old rules about foreign coaches may not apply to our new MLS

2 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Determining the surest path to Major League Soccer success is tricky business; A league in ongoing evolution makes it so. It’s like raising children. What works in creating the most precious little kindergartener won’t work as that kid turns 11 or 12. What compels best behavior for pre-teens probably won’t […]

Who are the most likely candidates to replace Sepp Blatter?

2 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

To say that 2015 has been a bad year for FIFA would be a rather big understatement as the level of corruption which continues to threaten the integrity of football grows stronger as each day passes by. Instrumental figures at the head of football’s governing body continue to have their […]

Petr Cech says Arsenal’s trip to Olympiacos ‘will be like a playoff game’

4 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech said Wednesday he expected a “playoff” Champions League game against Olympiacos on Dec. 9 as the two teams vie for a spot in the knockout phase. “It will be like a playoff game because the head-to-head counts and we have things to catch up with,” Cech […]

Sepp Blatter says FIFA ethics committee’s treatment is ‘like an inquisition’

4 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Sepp Blatter said Wednesday that he was the target of “an inquisition” by FIFA’s ethics committee, which has suspended him for 90 days and called for further sanctions over corruption charges. Blatter, who led for FIFA for 17 years until his suspension in October, appeared in several Swiss media on […]

Luis Suarez calls Barcelona’s Champions League rout of Rome ‘a perfect game’

12 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez hailed his team’s 6-1 rout of Roma in the Champions League as a “perfect game,” which also saw Lionel Messi start for the first time since returning from injury. Suarez scored twice as the holders celebrated qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League with […]

Matt Jones interview; World Soccer Talk Radio (11.25.15)

12 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Listen to the latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio featuring an interview with Everton writer Matt Jones. In the interview with Matt, the Everton reporter discusses what the expectations are for the Toffees this season, whether Tim Howard has turned a corner in his performances for the Goodison Park […]

How Tottenham’s Daniel Levy may have undermined Liverpool’s Danny Ings tribunal

13 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Whatever your take on Daniel Levy, you have to admit that the Tottenham Hotspur chairman is a bit of a wizard in the transfer market. Hard as nails to deal with, his insistence on getting the best possible transfer deal, penny for penny, led Sir Alex Ferguson to say dealing […]

Jurgen Klopp will continue to be cautious with Daniel Sturridge

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said on Wednesday he will not rush injury-prone striker Daniel Sturridge back into first-team action until the England international can prove he is more “robust.” Sturridge, 26, was on the bench for Saturday’s 4-1 demolition of erstwhile Premier League leaders Manchester City, the first time he […]

Earn up to $1,000 in free gear for your soccer team

15 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

If you’re a member of a soccer team, Miller Lite is offering you a chance for an exclusive sponsorship opportunity worth up to $1,000 toward custom gear. Imagine the equipment, clothing and gear you could get for your team with that amount of money. Anyone with a soccer team in […]

Watch one young Liverpool fan give Jurgen Klopp his biggest challenge yet

16 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Feeling over-Klopped yet? Allow Isaac to help. In an opportunity arranged by LFCTV, young Isaac was given an exclusive at Melwood with the new Liverpool boss, resulting in this adorable six-minute interview. From enticing Klopp into a Gene Simmons impression to the challenge of trying to expand his Scouse, Isaac […]

Juventus 1-0 Manchester City: Mandzukic goal gives Juve control of Group E [VIDEO]

17 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

A first-half strike from Mario Mandzukic saw last season’s beaten finalists Juventus into the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday with a 1-0 win over injury-hit Manchester City. City, already qualified following their 3-1 win at Sevilla last time out, traveled to Turin looking to secure top spot […]

Manchester United 0-0 PSV: Red Devils fall to second in Group B [VIDEO]

17 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United squandered an opportunity to reach the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday after being held to a 0-0 draw at home to PSV Eindhoven. On a night when Old Trafford marked 10 years since the death of United legend George Best, the hosts saw plenty […]

Manchester United fans honor George Best on 10th anniversary of star’s death [VIDEO]

18 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Manchester United’s supporters paid tribute to late club great George Best as their team played PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday, 10 years to the day since he died aged 59. Fans illuminated the screens on their smartphones and held them aloft during the seventh minute of the Champions League game, in […]

Isco handed two-game ban for kick on Neymar during El Clasico

20 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Real Madrid midfielder Isco was handed a two-game suspension on Wednesday for his wild kick on Barcelona’s Neymar that saw him sent-off in Madrid’s miserable 4-0 defeat at the weekend. The Spanish international was on the field for less than 30 minutes having come on as a second-half substitute before […]

Thank you readers for 10 fantastic years of World Soccer Talk

21 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

On behalf of the entire team at World Soccer Talk, we’d like to thank you — the readers and our followers — for 10 fantastic years at World Soccer Talk. The site launched in November 2005, so what better time to celebrate our 10 year anniversary than during Thanksgiving week in the United […]

UEFA orders Dynamo Kiev to play behind closed doors over racism

21 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

UEFA on Wednesday ordered Dynamo Kiev to play their next three European matches behind closed doors and fined the Ukrainian team 100,000 euros for their fans’ racist behavior during a match against Chelsea. UEFA’s charges against Dynamo Kiev related to “racist behavior… crowd disturbances (and) stairways blocked” during the goalless […]

Jamie Vardy’s success shows how hard work can beat natural talent

22 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

As Jamie Vardy skipped past Chancel Mbemba’s sliding challenge to slot past Rob Elliot, Vardy equalled the Premier League record of scoring in ten consecutive matches. The record is especially astonishing considering that Vardy was playing non-league football just three seasons ago. Now, to sit atop the Premier League goalscoring […]

Luke Shaw will be allowed to skip PSV’s visit to Manchester United

23 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Luke Shaw has been allowed to miss Manchester United’s Champions League game with PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday by manager Louis van Gaal after breaking his leg in the reverse fixture. All members of United’s first team squad are normally obliged to attend home games, whether they are able to play […]

Alleged global soccer match-fixer freed in Singapore

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

A Singaporean accused of leading the world’s largest football match-fixing syndicate was freed on Wednesday after a surprise court ruling seen as a blow to efforts to rid global sport of corruption. Businessman Dan Tan, who was arrested in September 2013 but never tried, was released after the Court of […]

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