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  1. Premier League -- Magic from van Persie yields three precious poi...

    Ravi Ubha

    Thanks to van Persie's brace, the 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield keeps the Gunners on course for fourth, writes Ravi Ubha.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2012
  2. Arsenal's depleted squad must face Manchester United in week thre...

    Ravi Ubha

    It's only the third week of the EPL season, but the pressure continues to mount for Arsene Wenger as a depleted Arsenal squad heads to Old Trafford to face Wayne Rooney & Co., writes Ravi Ubha.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2011
  3. Guzan learning the ropes at Villa

    Ravi Ubha

    Brad Guzan is touted as Villa's future No. 1 goalkeeper. For now though, he's content to learn the ropes, writes Ravi Ubha.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2008
  4. DeMerit leads Hornets' bid to return to the EPL

    Ravi Ubha

    Led by U.S. international Jay DeMerit, Watford are right on track for a return to the English Premier League, writes Ravi Ubha.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2008
  5. Friedel, Keller and Howard are hot commodities in England

    Ravi Ubha

    Speedy midfielders from Brazil? Nah. High-scoring forwards from France? Nope. The hottest property in English soccer right now is American goalies.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2003
  6. Goal-line technology a welcomed sight

    Ravi Ubha

    LONDON -- Rio Ferdinand, the veteran Manchester United defender, delivered this tweet after the Premier League announced Hawk-Eye would be used next season to show whether balls crossed the goal line. "Goal line technology given green light, w...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  7. FA Cup: Manchester City aims to save face

    Ravi Ubha

    It's all come down to the FA Cup for Manchester City. Out of the title race, humbled at home by Aston Villa in the League Cup and making an early exit from Europe, winning the FA Cup would represent the only bit of respite for beleaguered City and m...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  8. Transfer window winners and losers

    Ravi Ubha

    He's gone. For now. Mario Balotelli's transfer from Manchester City to AC Milan was the highest-profile move involving a Premier League team in the January window. For that, the Premier League is a slightly duller place. But he wasn't the only nota...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  9. A preview of the top four FA Cup clashes this weekend

    Ravi Ubha

    It's time, unfortunately, to take a break from the Premier League. Fortunately, however, silly friendlies aren't on offer this weekend. Instead it's that famous competition, the FA Cup. - Mancini plays down Balotelli row - Cole, Hammers reunited ...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  10. Spurs pick up all three while West Brom and West Brom share spoil...

    Ravi Ubha

    Hypnotized and likely bored with the featuring of short, slow, square balls, White Hart Lane was silent and subdued for most of the first half as Tottenham hosted Swansea in Sunday's leading encounter in the Premier League. With the sunshine out in N...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  11. Parkhurst on the move

    Ravi Ubha

    These are exciting, yet anxious, times for US international Michael Parkhurst. The defender's contract with Nordsjaelland in Denmark expires at the end of the month, and Parkhurst is keen on making a move away from the Superliga to a more prestigio...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  12. Five things we've learned after 10 Premier League games

    Ravi Ubha

    A familiar name rests atop the Premier League: Manchester United. Chelsea is a point behind, and defending champion Manchester City is a further point adrift. The order of the top three may change, but the teams won't as the season progresses. Goal...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  13. Backwards to go forwards

    Ravi Ubha

    Charlie Davies is back in Scandinavia, where it all began. Before a car accident that left a fellow passenger dead and Davies with multiple fractures, severe facial injuries, a lacerated bladder and his World Cup hopes dashed. Before a loan spell at...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  14. Derby drama? Far from it

    Ravi Ubha

    I'll admit that the thought of midfielders Cheik Tiote and Lee Cattermole going head-to-head at the Stadium of Light in Sunday's Sunderland-Newcastle derby excited me. It's a watered-down version of Roy Keane versus Patrick Vieira, but enticing and b...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  15. Uninspired England draws with dominant Poland

    Ravi Ubha

    A chaotic World Cup qualifying spell in Europe that saw Germany blow a four-goal lead, Spain concede an injury-time equalizer, and Northern Ireland nab a point in Portugal ended tamely enough in Warsaw when England and Poland drew 1-1 on Wednesday. ...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  16. Dirk Kuyt on life after Liverpool

    Ravi Ubha

    Liverpool fans will never forget Dirk Kuyt. The Dutch international will never forget the fans. The hard working Kuyt was a Kop favorite for six years, departing in the off-season when his playing time diminished under Kenny Dalglish. Two days after...

    Blog | October 16, 2012