Tag Archives: English Premier League

English Football Thoughts

With Leicester’s win today, I added the last nine contests of last season for a 38-match total of 24 wins and 82 points. That seems to be something of a consistency that suggests the other contenders this season have a … Continue reading

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Premier League Midpoint

Swansea seems to have found the shutoff valve for opposing goals these past three matches. The team’s number one problem is how to score. I trace that problem back to this time last year when they sold their striker Wilfried … Continue reading

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Swansea Sinks Further

It was an interesting weekend of English football. The punchless Swans have dropped into the relegation zone. Management blamed pink-slipped Garry Monk, but I trace the problem back to January when they sold off their star striker for cash. Clearly, … Continue reading

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Swans A-Swimming

I haven’t posted on English football and Swansea, not because of a lack of interest. Or really, that the team has been floundering. If someone had told me in July that the Swans would be just one run below Chelsea … Continue reading

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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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