Archives: English Premier League

Americans Holden, Howard and Friedel Shine in England

Posted on by Robert Hay

Two weeks ago American international Jonathan Spector scored twice to lead underdog West Ham United in an upset of Manchester United in the Carling Cup.  It was hailed as a young American showing his promise in a critical match.  This … Continue reading

Landon Donovan: Stay Over There

Posted on by Lars Lowther

I was going to write something on MLS markets, but I read some articles today on why Donovan probably won’t stay in England…I think he should.  This is why. Landon Donovan is a marquee player.  I wouldn’t say he is … Continue reading

Not so Fantastic: Advice to the MLS from The Special One

Posted on by Brian Zygo

Love him or hate him, you cannot ignore Jose Mourinho, because he is the proverbial moth drawn to the media spotlight. This recent FIFA International Break found the Special One in the United States as he prepared for the World … Continue reading

Greg Lalas: Making Our Point

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

As readers of our site know, I don’t like to link to articles of other writers. This site is successful because of our original content. However, Greg Lalas who is of course Alexi Lalas’ east coast based brother has made … Continue reading

Premier League A Threat to World Football Order

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I must say that in twenty some odd years of following football or soccer as we call it here in the U.S. I have never been so angry and offended by a single decision as by the Premier League’s announcement … Continue reading

American Soccer Show #4: Eurosnob Discussion

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Those of you who tuned into the American Soccer Show this afternoon or morning depending on where you reside were probably entertained by the passionate conversation my co-host Dave Denholm and I had on the subject of Euro snobbery. We … Continue reading

British Media Doesn’t Understand World Football

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Martin Samuel’s column last week which our own BC John responded to in a classy fashion is the final straw with me in trying to understand the majority of the football writers in the United Kingdom. Samuel’s article points out … Continue reading

British Media Doesn’t Get It

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Martin Samuel’s column last week which our own BC John responded to in a classy fashion is the final straw with me in trying to understand the majority of the football writers in the United Kingdom. Samuel’s article points out … Continue reading

Jonathan Starling Responds to the Arrogance of uninformed English “Journalists”

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Here is the link to the offensive column: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/columnists/martin_samuel/article2343925.ece?openComment=true#comments-form Here is Jonathan’s Letter: If this can please be forwarded to Martin Samuel, I will be greatly appreciated. I’m going to choose my words carefully simply because you seem to be … Continue reading

Lalas Attacks “Inferior” EPL

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Alexi Lalas makes some excellent points in his discussion with the Guardian, but it is obvious the British media wants to turn him into a laughing stock, and make him appear to be the stereotypical American. Check out the entire … Continue reading