Tag Archives: English Premier League

Hands Off Swans

I see the manager of my favorite football club has told the big Premier League clubs to take a hike if they are coveting any of his players. Of course they are drooling over a few Swans–they are liable to … Continue reading

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EPL 2015-16

Looking forward to a new season of English football. Unfortunately, we couldn’t get the tech guy from the cable/internet company out till tomorrow afternoon. So all the EPL players will be tucked in their beds by the time I catch up … Continue reading

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Smallest Venue

The Premier League website has the promoted teams’ stadiums up for “tours.” This includes the PL’s smallest venue where only 11,700 people can view their home side’s matches. In the US, that would be almost the seating capacity of the … Continue reading

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British Football

This is probably my last football post for a few months. Somebody sent me a facebook notice about Manchester United playing in Chicago in July. I wonder how the build-up for the big match is going in England’s royal family. … Continue reading

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On Sports

Home catching the second half of Swansea/Liverpool in the drenching rain of South Wales. The home team seems to be playing quite well. No Steven Gerrard for the visitors as of yet–on the bench, but wasn’t he supposed to be … Continue reading

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Swans Bedevil Saints

It was a most satisfying thing to see Swansea turn the tables on an opponent for a change. I wasn’t counting on much from today’s match in Southampton. Maybe 0-0. At best. Thanks to injuries, a suspension, an overseas opportunity, and … Continue reading

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Boxing Day

My wife asked me what “Boxing Day” is–part of the headline during the Premier League matches today on tv. NBC host Rebecca Lowe referred to the “feast of football.” I wonder how many English employers still present a “Christmas box” … Continue reading

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