Tag Archives: English Premier League

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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Swans Hammered

The manager wasn’t high on his team’s performance in East London today. I would have to agree. West Ham United, hats off for leaping into 3rd place. Even after Bony scored at minute 19, I was worried about this match. … Continue reading

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Swans and Palace

I haven’t posted much on the Premier League lately. My Saturdays have been quite busy. I did catch the Swansea/Crystal Palace match on delay yesterday afternoon. My internet connection wasn’t terribly happy, so about the time the game drifted into … Continue reading

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