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NBC catches Leicester fever in new video to promote Sunday’s game vs. Arsenal

1 hour agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

NBC Sports has released a promotional video to build up the momentum ahead of Sunday’s Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City. The Foxes take on the Gunners in a game that will be televised live across the United States on NBCSN beginning at 7am ET (pre-match coverage begins […]

Bundesliga nets 318,000 viewers on FOX Deportes for Leverkusen-Bayern Munich

2 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Saturday’s broadcast of Bayer Leverkusen versus Bayern Munich was watched by an average viewing audience of 318,000 people on FOX Deportes, according to data from Sports TV Ratings. FOX Deportes televised the game live on Saturday, February 6th from 12:30pm to 2:30pm ET. The Spanish-language network is in 22 million […]

5 best US soccer stars playing in Europe

3 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

We recently discussed how American soccer players have featured less and less in top European leagues over the course of the last several seasons as MLS has become a stronger force financially. Since MLS has now seen the value in having core US Men’s National Team (USMNT) footballers playing in North America […]

Why MLS would be a wise move for Chelsea captain John Terry

4 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

John Terry, 35, says he may be finished with Chelsea at the end of the season after revealing the club is not planning on extending his contract. The big question surrounding the player is where next? He has been linked with clubs in China and the Middle East. But the obvious move […]

Leicester’s fairytale title bid is piece of cake for relaxed Claudio Ranieri

6 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

As Claudio Ranieri returned to Leicester’s Belvoir Drive training base on Monday to start plotting the latest chapter in his club’s fairytale challenge for the Premier League title, it was hard to believe that just seven months ago the Italian’s arrival at the plush facility was greeted with widespread ridicule. […]

Premier League fans plot mass walkout, says report

7 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Football fans in England are considering a mass walkout in protest at rising Premier League ticket prices, the Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday. An estimated 10,000 Liverpool supporters left Anfield in the 77th minute of Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Sunderland in protest over plans to introduce a most expensive match […]

Premier League unveils new logo for 2016/17 season onwards

7 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

The English Premier League unveiled its new, sponsor-free “visual identity” on Tuesday, which will take effect from the 2016-17 season onwards. The money-spinning English top flight is ending its 12-year association with Barclays bank in favor of becoming a ‘clean brand’ and will from now on be known simply as […]

Allegri urged to fill Mourinho’s Chelsea shoes

19 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Massimiliano Allegri has been urged to “walk to Chelsea” and take up the “fantastic offer” that has been tabled for the Juventus coach by the Premier league giants. Both Allegri and his predecessor at Juventus, Italy coach Antonio Conte, have been linked with the Chelsea manager’s job currently being filled […]

Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma ruled out for six months

20 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Chelsea and France defender Kurt Zouma will have surgery this week on a knee injury set to rule him out for the rest of the season and Euro 2016, the Premier League club revealed on Monday. Zouma injured his anterior cruciate ligament in Chelsea’s 1-1 Premier League draw against Manchester […]

What it was like experiencing Leicester’s win against Man City from the away end

23 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Many sporting moments have made millions stop and say “whoa.” It might not have been the Super Bowl, the World Cup Final or the Olympic 100 meter final, but the 61st minute of the Manchester City-Leicester City match made millions around the world gasp. That was the exact scenario I experienced at […]

Robben welcomes Ribery’s return to Bayern Munich training

23 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich need Franck Ribery back to full fitness after the French winger returned to training on Monday following a two-month break for his latest injury. The 32-year-old Ribery endured a miserable 2015 and tore a thigh muscle in mid-December in just his second game back after […]

Cristiano Ronaldo committed to seeing out Real Madrid contract

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo is staying at Real Madrid for at least another two years, the forward said on Monday. The 31-year-old three-time Ballon d’Or winner was picking up an award as top scorer in Spain for last season from Spanish daily Marca when he made the comments. In a […]

Teenage striker Antonio Sanabria lighting up La Liga

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Antonio Sanabria, now 19, played just two times for Roma in 2014/15. Twice used as a substitute by former Roma coach Rudi Garcia, Sanabria clocked a meager 33 minutes of time. Sent on loan to Spain’s Sporting Gijon ahead of this season, Sanabria has emerged as the premier teenage goal […]

Tim Cahill says greed is behind Chinese Super League’s record spending

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Greed is behind the proliferation of big-name players heading to the cashed-up Chinese Super League and it will not help the country’s national team, China-based Australian star Tim Cahill said. The Chinese record transfer fee has been smashed four times in the current transfer window, with Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira […]

Leicester are title favorites now, says Wenger

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Arsene Wenger admits Leicester are now favorites to win the Premier League title but insists his Arsenal side’s challenge is back on course. The Gunners’ 2-0 win at Bournemouth was their first in five league games and moved Wenger’s side up to third place, five points adrift of Leicester before […]

Liverpool may review ticket prices after protest

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Liverpool’s owners will consider a review of controversial ticket price hikes after being shocked by a walkout protest by 10,000 fans, media said Monday. The Fenway Sports Group held emergency talks after Saturday’s protest and again Sunday, British newspapers reported. Fans have meanwhile threatened more walkouts in looming key games […]

FOX and Bundesliga dealt blow as Leverkusen-Munich ratings fail to beat EPL on NBC

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

The overnight TV ratings for Saturday’s dueling broadcasts between Leverkusen-Bayern Munich on FOX and Southampton-West Ham on NBC are in, and the Bundesliga/FOX duo have been dealt a crushing blow as their game failed to beat NBC’s coverage of the Premier League. NBC delivered an overnight rating of 0.56 compared to FOX’s […]

EPL GW 25 review show; World Soccer Talk podcast

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

On this edition of the World Soccer Talk podcast, Richard Farley and Kartik Krishnaiyer review the 25th round in the Premier League, one that saw Leicester City consolidate their place at the top of the league with an impressive victory at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Richard and Kartik also discuss […]

Luka Modric saved Real Madrid blushes, says Zidane

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane encouraged Croatian playmaker Luka Modric to shoot more often as his first league goal of the season salvaged a 2-1 win at Granada on Sunday. Youssef El Arabi had deservedly cancelled out Karim Benzema’s first-half opener for Real before Modric’s fantastic strike into the top […]

Diego Costa and Chelsea keep heat on Van Gaal after 1-1 draw with United

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Diego Costa pounced in stoppage time as Chelsea nipped Manchester United’s mini-revival in the bud with a 1-1 draw in the Premier League on Sunday. Jesse Lingard’s smartly taken 61st-minute strike at a rainy Stamford Bridge had set United on course for a third straight win, which would have lifted […]

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