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Soccerphile brings you all the latest football news, features and interviews from the English Premier League and English football in general including the Championship, League One, League Two and Non-League Football.
Read about the latest EPL transfer rumours, interviews with players, analysis and full Premiership team profiles. We also have a weekly Premiership predictions column.
Jamie Vardy, Wayne Rooney, Arsene Wenger, Harry Kane, Jurgen Klopp, John Terry, Carlos Tevez, Sol Campbell, Harry Redknapp, Avram Grant, Aaron Ramsey, Sam Allardyce and Alan Shearer are some of the big names covered so far.
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Manchester City Set Early Premiership Pace
Pep Guardiola's free-scoring Manchester CIty hammered Stoke 7-2 to send a warning to their rivals and Manchester United in particular who parked the bus at Anfield for a dour 0-0 draw.
Newcastle United Must Spend Big
After promotion to the Premier League, Newcastle United must spend big to stay there.
Leicester Four In A Row
Since the sacking of Claudio Ranieri, Leicester City have returned to winning ways with victories over Liverpool, Hull, Sevilla and West Ham.
Normal Service Resumed?
Normal service has resumed in the Premier League as the six heavyweights sit at the top of the table with last season's surprise winners Leicester City languishing near the foot of the standings.
Chelsea Top At Christmas
Chelsea are set to be top at Christmas from where they usually go on to win the title.
Barton Back To Burnley?
Speculation mounts that troubled midfielder Joey Barton may return to Burnley.
Premier League World Class Talent
Plenty of super managers ply their trade in England but is there a lack of world class talent in the Premier League?
Bob Bradley New Swansea CoachBob Bradley has become the first American to coach in the Premier League with Swansea City.
Conte At Chelsea
Chelsea are eyeing a return to their dominant ways of old next season under new manager, Antonio Conte.
Klopp At Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp was appointed as the new Liverpool manager just nine months ago but he has already done enough to win both the supporters and owners over.
Spurs Title Charge Peters Out
Tottenham's bad-tempered 2-2 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge handed the title to Leicester City.
FA Cup Semi Final
Manchester United are in good form heading into their FA Cup semi final with Everton at Wembley.
Manish Bhasin - the BCC TV presenter and Leicester City supporter talks about his beloved club’s incredible season to date.
Premier League Climax
This season’s English Premier League race has been as unexpected as it has fascinating.
England Strikers For Euro 2016
England have a wealth of in-form strikers for Euro 2016: Vardy, Kane, Rooney.
Lee Sharpe talks about his trophy-winning time at Manchester United.
Arsene Wenger is happy with his hard-earned point at Stoke.
Jamie Vardy, the Leicester City striker, has equaled the Premier League record with 10 goals in successive games.
The Jamie Vardy fairy tale continues as the Leicester striker has now scored in nine consecutive games.
Jurgen Klopp addresses the media attention that has followed his appointment at Anfield to succeed Brendan Rodgers.
Riyad Mahrez, the Leicester City winger, has made an impressive start to the 2015-2016 Premier League season.
Burton Albion are upwardly mobile under under the guidance of ex-Premier League hotshot Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.
Aston Villa Summer Signings
Aston Villa have been busy in the transfer market this summer in an attempt to avoid another battle with relegation.
Mourinho Criticizes Rafa
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho blasts Rafa Benitez for "destroying the best team in Europe."
Raheem Sterling Saga
Raheem Sterling leaves Liverpool for Manchester City after a bitter power play.
Rafa Eyes Sterling
New Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez praises unsettled Liverpool star Rahim Sterling.
Chelsea Win Premier League
'Boring Chelsea' tag doesn't wash after decisive title triumph.
Harry Kane marked his full England debut with a goal.
We Will Win Premier League - Mourinho
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho predicts his side will win the Premier League despite crashing out of the Champions League.
Chelsea v Manchester City Preview
Chelsea face Manchester City with a build-up dominated by managerial outbursts and unsavoury off-field incidents.
Gareth Bale & Aaron Ramesy
The two Welsh super stars give Wales their best chance of reaching a major tournament since 1958.
David Moyes & Brendan Rodgers
David Moyes & Brendan Rodgers - 10 months ago David Moyes was being taunted by Liverpool fans, now Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is the man under pressure.
Paul Lake: I'm Not Really Here - highly praised autobiography of the Manchester City player, whose career was ravaged by injury.
The Wayne Rooney Debate
Wayne Rooney's form for England continues to divide opinion.
Premier League Targets From The 2014 World Cup In Brazil
We look at a whole team of potential 2014 World Cup stars who could be playing in the Premiership next season.
Louis van Gaal Appointed New Manchester United manager
Louis van Gaal takes over the United hot seat from David Moyes.
The meaning of Hillsborough 25 years on.
The curious case of David Bentley, once touted as a long-term replacement to David Beckham on the right of England's midfield.
An unpredictable Manchester City team are flying under the radar.
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres shows his strength of character in win over Manchester City.
John van Zweden Swans & Den Haag Super Fan
John van Zweeden has gone from teenage fan to director of Swansea City football club.
Arsenal Top Guns!
Arsenal top the Premier League after six games bolstered by the signing of Mezut Ozil from Real Madrid.
No Bedding in period for Moyes
David Moyes knew that the first month of his first Premier League season as Manchester United manager was never going to be straightforward.
The newly-launched BT Sport is offering live Barclay's Premier League football on its network this season for the first time.
White Hart Lane
Take a tour of the home of Tottenham Hotspur.
Manchester United v Chelsea
The "classic showdown" was marred by the timing of the transfer window.
Manchester United refuse to bow to pressure over Wayne Rooney.
2013 Barclays Asia Trophy
Manchester City, Spurs, Sunderland and South China competed in the 2013 Barclays Asia Trophy in Hong Kong.
Read about the supporter-run programme shops at Walsall, Pererborough & Dagenham .
Wigan's ex-boss Roberto Martinez takes over at Goodison Park.
Premier League Review 2012-2013
A look back at a Premier League season to savour and forget.
Everton boss David Moyes discusses his 11 years in charge of Everton.
FIFA International Soccer
Electronic Arts/EA Sports' video game FIFA International Soccer has its own official global tournament, the FIFA Interactive World Cup.
Margaret Thatcher & British Football
The Premier League has ruled out any public shows of respect for Margaret Thatcher this weekend.
City Win At United But Title Lost on Consistency
Manchester City deservedly beat Manchester United away but have lost the title on consistency.
Newcastle's French Revolution
Newcastle United have used the January transfer window to buy a number of French players.
FA Loses Its Way
FA loses its way : the world's first football association celebrates 150 years in the deep shadow of globalization.
Manchester United's 3-2 win at the Etihad sends them six points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Is the arrival of Begiristain at the Etihad a sign that Guardiola is to follow?
Will Robin van Persie make the difference for Manchester United?
We preview the 2012 Olympic soccer tournament.
England v France
England got off to solid rather than spectacular start with a 1-1 draw with France at Euro 2012.
City Beat United in the Manchester Derby To Gain Title Advantage
Manchester City won the derby 1-0 at the Etihad Stadium to leave themselves in pole position for the title.
Rooney's Absence England's Main Concern
The absense through suspension of England talisman Wayne Rooney is England's main concern going in to Euro 2012.
Dalglish Out of Touch
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish seems worringly out of touch concerning the Luis Suarez affair.
Capello Has Signs Of Optimism After Friendly Wins
England's friendly international wins over Spain and Sweden and the performances of England's youngsters brought a rare smile to Capello's face.
Capello Plans For Life Without Rooney
Wayne Rooney's suspension for the start of Euro 2012 means Fabio Capello will look at other options.
2011 Community Shield
Manchester United beat Manchester City 3-2 at Wembley in the Community Shield.
Lord Sugar's Football Action Plan
Former Spurs' chairman Alan Sugar's action plan for the indebted English Premier League.
Nasri Could Be Perfect Fit At Old Trafford
Arsenal's Samir Nasri could be the prefect fit for Manchester United's midfield.
Manchester United Summer Spending
Manchester United have spent big this summer on defender Phil Jones, forward Ashley Young and goalkeeper David de Gea.
England Crash Out Of U21 European Championships
England's 2-1 defeat to the Czech Republic revealed a dearth of new Premiership talent.
Out Of Contract Footballers
Players out of contract at the end of the 2010-2011 season include Sol Campbell, Jay Bothroyd and Abdoulaye Faye.
Manchester United Lose 2011 Champions League Final
Barcelona beat Manchester United 3-1 in the 2011 Champions League final at Wembley.
Blackpool Face Final Day Hurdle
Blackpool risk relegation with a final day game away to Manchester United.
The Race is on
The race is already on for next season's Premiership title which could be the most competitive ever.
Charlie Adam or Fernando Torres
Who has been worth more to their clubs this season? Blackpool's Charlie Adam or Fernando Torres at Chelsea.
Wenger Under Pressure
Manager Arsene Wenger is under pressure after Arsenal's latest setback at home to Liverpool.
Paul Scholes talks to the press ahead of Manchester United's FA Cup semifinal versus Manchester City.
FA Cup Semi Finals
Stoke legend Denis Smith previews Stoke City v Bolton Wanderers.
Homosexuality in English Football
It seems English football is not ready for gay footballers to come out.
Arsenal v Barcelona
Arsenal were given a football lesson in their Champions League defeat to Barcelona in the Camp Nou.
January Transfer Window
Fernando Torres to Chelsea , Andy Carroll joins Liverpool in a hectic final day of the transfer window.
Manchester United remain unbeaten this season after a come from behind 3-2 win over Blackpool.
Boxing Day Football
A look at the very British tradition of football over Christmas & New Year.
Carlos Tevez hands in a transfer request at Manchester City.
Transfer Window History
We look at the history of the transfer window and the significant deals in previous windows.
Wandering Towards Europe
Under the guidance of Owen Coyle, Bolton Wanderers are riding high.
Toure on Life at Manchester City
Kolo Toure reveals the mood in the Manchester City camp.
Death of 4-4-2
Premiership clubs are moving away from the tried and tested 4-4-2 formation.
Will Wayne Rooney play for Manchester United again?
Financial Fair Play
The clock is ticking for English clubs struggling to meet the requirements of UEFA's Financial Fair Play Regulations.
Red Sox Owners Buy Liverpool
The owners of the American baseball team the Boston Red Rox have purchased Liverpool FC.
Arsenal Fan Share
Tim Payton, spokesperson for Arsenal Fan Share , talks about the scheme that aims to give Arsenal fans the kind of influence enjoyed by supporters in Spain.
The early signs are positive for the promoted trio of West Brom, Blackpool & Newcastle.
Manchester City legend Bert Trautmann tells of his journey from villain to Cup-winning hero.
25 Player Rule
We look at the likely effects of the new Premier League 25 player rule.
Joe Cole is Anfield-bound on a new 4-year contract.
Premier League Transfers
Which players who shone at the 2010 World Cup are most suited to the Premiership.
A look at the Boer War origins of the term Kop and how it was adopted at English football grounds.
Over 60 English clubs have become insolvent since 1986 and nowhere is the problem so acute as in Non-League football.
Premier League Review
A look back on the 2009-2010 Premiership season as we review all the Premier League teams.
England squad for South Africa as Capello gets it right.
FA Cup Semi finals
The FA Cup semi finals at New Wembley saw empty seats, a terrible atmosphere, a ski slope pitch and a string of referring cock-ups.
The Special One hints at a quick return to the English top flight after his "unhappiness" in Serie A.
Fulham , under the guidance of Roy Hodgson, have been a revelation in the Europa League this season.
The unrest at Anfield continues to increase as Liverpool struggle to secure fourth place.
Arsenal's late surge sees the Gunners challenging for both the League and Champions League titles..
Manchester United's Old Trafford is 100 years old this year.
There is debate over establishing a play off system for the 4th Champions League spot.
Sol Campbell rejoins Arsenal in a shock move.
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Chris Hughton and his calm, practical guidance is reaping rewards at St. James Park.
January Transfer Window Part II
Read all the latest transfer rumours in our club by club guide. This week Liverpool to Wolves.
January Transfer Window Part I
Get all the latest transfer news and rumours in our club by club guide.
Winter break - should the Premiership institute a winter break?
Denise Robertson - TV's Agony Aunt tells of her love for Sunderland FC.
Manchester City chase a Champions League spot after their showdown with Chelsea at Eastlands.
Gus Poyet is the new man in charge at Brighton & Hove Albion.
Celtic & Rangers will not be joining the EPL anytime soon but the question refuses to go away.
Everton's crisis of confidence is evident in their displays so far this season.
English Football's Shortest Relationships
Sol Campbell at Notts County , Brian Clough at Leeds, Leroy Rosenior at Torquay.
Iain Duncan Smith
Iain Duncan Smith - the Tory politician on his love for Tottenham Hotspur.
David Beckham Becks is very much in Fabio Capello's thoughts for South Africa.
Lucas Neill - Socceroos captain Lucas Neill moves to Everton on a one-year deal.
The Psychology of Simulation
The art of the dive - a psychology professor analyses simulation in the wake of Eduardo's theatrical tumble in the Champions League.
Chelsea Transfer Ban
Chelsea are to appeal a two-year transfer ban for the illegal inducement of Gael Kakuta from Lens.
The 2009 summer transfer window closes with some last minute comings and goings.
Manchester City Spending
Manchester City have bought wisely and well going for settled Premiership performers.
John Westwood on his beloved Portsmouth.
UK celebrities predict how their favourite teams will fare over the new season.
Premiership squads traverse the globe in search of lucrative pre-season friendlies.
Legend For A Day
Soccerphile writer Andy Greeves fulfills a boyhood dream of scoring for Spurs.
Manchester City's chase of John Terry recalls Chelsea's pursuit of Steven Gerrard.
Glen Johnson is Liverpool's first big signing of the summer.
Premiership Transfers Part II
Read a preview of possible Premiership transfers this summer.
Premiership Transfers Part I
Comings and goings in the annual Premier League merry-go-round
Carlos Tevez Case
Where will Carlos Tevez be next season?
Wembley Cup - IMG hopes the Wembley Cup becomes a regular fixture on the summer football calendar.
Premier League Might
Premier League clubs continue to dominate their European rivals on and off the pitch.
Newcastle United's Kevin Nolan knows what it's like to battle relegation.
UEFA Cup Decline
UEFA have brought about the shameful demise of their own club competitions.
Alan Shearer's brief at Newcastle United is simple - keep the Magpies in the top flight.
The top 5 current underachieving football areas of the United Kingdom.
Football On Guernsey
The struggle for the survival of the game on the Channel Island of Guernsey.
Spurs For Europe
Tottenham Hotspur could be heading for Europe this season.
Carlos Tevez Case
Has the Carlos Tevez case been resolved?
Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side have struggled to score this season.
Portsmouth owner Alexandre Gaydamak rejects a takeover bid from former Spurs defender Ramon Vega.
Gareth Barry has been instrumental in Aston Villa's fine season so far.
The Premiership This Week
England lose in Spain , Becks and the regime change at Chelsea.
Despite a recent defeat to Spain, there is lots of talent in the England U-19 team.
The Joy Of Facts
Manchester United lead the Premiership after Rafa Benitez's 'It's a fact' outburst.
Middlesbrough continue to slide in the Premiership as Southgate feels the strain.
A look at the extortionate fees payed for Premiership footballers.
Carlos Tevez Case
A new inquiry will investigate Carlos Tevez's transfer to West Ham United in August 2006.
January Transfer Window Part II
Another look at the possible Premier League transfers in the January window.
January Transfer Window
A look at the possible Premiership transfers in the January window.
Ex-Spurs legend Darren Anderton has retired after playing his last game for Bournemouth.
Iain Hume Case
Barnsley's Iain Hume was left in hospital after a violent elbow to the head.
Harry Redknapp has revitalized Spurs since he replaced Juande Ramos as manager at White Hart Lane.
How will the UK credit crunch impact on Premier League clubs and their fans?
Hull City confound the pundits as the Tigers are roaring up the Premiership.
Are Tottenham Hotspur cursed? We look at famous football hexes.
A Sheikh-up at Manchester City
Manchester City become the richest club in the world - overnight.
Premiership Transfer Tedium
This summer's Premiership transfer sagas did little to whip up fans' enthusiasm for the coming EPL season.
Premier League Predictions
A look at all 20 Premiership teams ahead of the 2008-2009 season.
Bigger Than The Club?
Modern Premiership footballers such as Robbie Keane, Ronaldinho and Joey Barton are now bigger than the clubs they represent.
Fantasy Football XI
A Fantasy Football XI starring Gaizka Mendieta, Ivan Campo, Nolberto Solano, Hernan Crespo and Ian Harte.
Aaron Ramsey is the latest young talent snapped up by Premiership teams building for tomorrow.
Hull City are in the top flight for the first time in their 104-year history.
Avram Grant has yet to replace Jose Mourinho in the affections of Chelsea supporters.
Juande Ramos looks to rebuild the Spurs in the summer of 2008.
London International Friendlies
Ghana v Mexico & Brazil v Sweden on a night of international football in the English capital.
London is the world's football capital as international sides increasingly meet in the English capital.
Carling Cup 2008
Spurs face Chelsea in the 2008 Carling Cup Final at Wembley.
Mind The Gap
The growing gap between rich and poor clubs threatens the future of English football.
Premier League plans to stage games overseas
The Premiership's plan to play games overseas is seen as a move inspired by greed.
Premier League bemoan African festival of football
The African Cup of Nations is increasingly unpopular with Premier League managers.
Big Sam Sacked
Sam Allardyce is dismissed as manager of Newcastle United.