Tag Archives: English Premier League (EPL)

The Daily Drool: Ben Hamer

16 May

Beard-y Ben is a goalkeeper for EPL champs Leicester City (saying that does NOT get old). I’ve chosen a more manicured version of his manly beard because he’s sadly fallen victim to the uber-bushy overgrown hipster beard (as you can see here). Can’t wait till this trend is over.

The Daily Drool: Steven Hewitt

14 Apr

Steven Hewitt21 year old midfielder Steven currently plays for Southport on loan from EPL side Burnley.

Puskas Award Nominees Announced

13 Nov

1900283_full-lndFIFA announced the 10 contenders for the Puskas Award (Goal of the Year) today and there are some doozies. Continue reading

Summer Transfer Window Recap – English Premier League

9 Sep

epl_0Alright, this is the final recap of transfer window drama. This is going to be a doozy and that’s partly why I saved this one for last. It was yet another record breaking year for the summer transfer window in England. There was a lot of movement with a lot of dollars spent. Continue reading

Arsenal Support Anti-Homophobia Campaign

5 Sep

Rainbow-Laces-mainAfter that last disheartening story about racism in sport, here comes a bit of good news on another front. Gay rights group Stonewall along with Paddy Power and the Gay Football Supporters’ Network have launched this year’s Rainbow Laces campaign with a little help from Arsenal. Continue reading

FIFA on Head Injuries

25 Aug

So, we finally have some information from FIFA on the topic of head injuries and concussions in football. And by some I mean lots. Be warned; this is going to be a wordy post. My inner editor is (sadly) on strike. Continue reading

The Daily Drool: Rolando Aarons

23 Aug

Rolando Aarons18 year old (turning 19 in November!) midfielder Rolando hails from Kingston, Jamaica. He just signed his first senior professional contract with Newcastle United after spending 2 years in their reserves. He had good pre-season, with 1 goal and 1 assist in the Schalke Cup. He made his Premier League debut this past weekend in the last 16 minutes of Newcastle’s loss to Manchester City.  One to watch!

Spray Assault

20 Aug

The Premier League adopted that funky vanishing spray for this season, following its successful debut at the World Cup. Training on how to use the spray appears to be lacking however, specifically in regards to checking the nozzle before use. Continue reading

The Return Of Coach Lasso

8 Aug

Jason Sudeikis brings his clueless Coach Lasso character back to help promote the new EPL season on NBC. Last year’s was pretty darn funny, but this year tops it. I was howling – so many great lines. “Keep Calm And Get Fired Up!” Enjoy!

– Lozil

Premier League Updates Concussion Policies

6 Aug

Use your head. This is the message from England’s Football Association (FA) who announced on August 5 revisions to their concussion guidelines. Throughout the 2013-14 season, a Medical Working Group reviewed existing policies related to head injuries. They drafted a handful of rule and policy changes, all of which have already been addressed and agreed to by the Premier League clubs for the 2014-15 season. Continue reading