English Premier League Kicks Off

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Coverage begins at 6 a.m. on NBCSN with Premier League Live followed by Manchester United v. Swansea City at 6:45 am, and continues throughout the season on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra. The weekend schedule can be found below […]

EPL Matchweek 14 Tuesday and More

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There is a full slate of English Premier League matches Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Haven’t been able to discern any reason for this other than the time was available without FA Cup, Carling Cup, Champions League, Europa League or any of the other competitions that push some players as high as 75 games a […]

Soccer on TV, Week 1

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I’m going to use the EPL calendar to title this new weekly TV Broadcast post, for a number of reasons I won’t bore you with. That’s the key story of course, the opening of the English Premier League on Saturday morning. NBC Sports and its various affiliates will show all 360 of the games this […]

Premier League Considering Development Bonuses

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Via SoccerEx – The English Premier League is reportedly considering the introduction of financial bonuses to clubs who develop more British youth players, as part of its new Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP). The £320 million EPPP scheme was introduced this season as a means of improving the development of youngsters in English football. The […]

English Premier League, Week 1

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Our EPL correspondent, JP Thompson, newly relocated to St Louis where he is pursuing a Master’s in Athletic Training at Washington University, returns with his weekly reports. Enjoy! Welcome back and isn’t it great that football is back.  My eyes have been glued to Fox Soccer Channel all week while not in class.  The season […]

City Earn The Right To Celebrate In Manchester Despite United Riches

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First things first, congratulations to the new champions of the Barclay’s Premier League, Manchester City! Via The Guardian Manchester City conjure crazy finish to end crazy season as champions Whatever the performance of Roberto Mancini’s team lacked in the sort of clarity and authority that might be expected of champions, it more than made good […]

Tim Ream and Bolton Wanderers Relegation Battle

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Bolton travel to Stoke City knowing that nothing short of victory will see them retain their Premier League status. However, even three points for Owen Coyle’s men may not be enough as they also need Queens Park Rangers to lose at title-chasing Manchester City. The game is available Sunday at 9:00 am on Fox Soccer […]

Clint Dempsey – Chosen 4th Best EPL Player

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Clint Dempsey of Fulham was voted fourth in the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year award. Arsenal’s Robin Van Persie won the honor, followed by Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and Paul Scholes in second and third place, and Dempsey. The 29-year-old Dempsey currently sits at 16 goals in 34 games this Premier League season […]

Tim Ream – St Louis’ First EPL Representative

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After several weeks of speculation, Tim Ream has signed with Bolton Wanderers. According to the Daily Mail, the deal is worth around £2.5million and comes just over a week after England international Gary Cahill sealed his move to Chelsea. From the BWFC website Over the course of the last two MLS seasons, Ream has been […]

Brad Friedel

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From the Guardian – Tottenham’s durable Brad Friedel has proved the shrewdest of signings Today’s subject is the daddy of all Premier League goalkeepers, the one who has been around so long he can remember the back-pass rule being introduced, has been so consistent he shattered all records for consecutive games, and is actually older […]