Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
EPL nightmares for U.S. keepers
by Paul Kennedy, December 31st, 2007 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

American keepers TIM HOWARD and MARCUS HAHNEMANN will be happy to bid farewell to 2007 after combining to give up 10 goals in English Premier League action on Saturday.

Everton was leading Arsenal, 1-0, going into the second half of their game at Goodison Park when the Gunners rallied for four unanswered goals and won, 4-1, to regain first place in the EPL ahead of Manchester United, which lost to West Ham United, 2-1.

Howard and Nigerian defender Joseph Yobo were at fault on the third goal when they both stood looking at a long goal kick by Manuel Almunia bounce on the edge of their penalty area -- and let Togolese Emmanuel Adebayor step in to score the easiest of goals.

Hahnemann gave up six goals in Reading's 6-4 loss at Tottenham. The Royals had led four times, yet Spurs pulled even each time and went ahead when Hahnemann saved Roy Keane's penalty kick but Jermain Defoe slotted home the rebound.

BRAD FRIEDEL saved a Steve Howard penalty to turn the tide for Blackburn, which was trailing Derby County, 1-0, but went on to win, 2-1.

JONATHAN SPECTOR was whistled for a hand ball in the area in West Ham's game against Man. United, but Cristiano Ronaldo missed wide with a chance to put his team ahead, 2-0.

CARLOS BOCANEGRA scored for Fulham in its 1-1 tie at Birmingham.

On Wednesday, JAY DEMERIT scored in Watford's 2-2 tie with Cardiff. The Boxing Day tie was followed by a 4-2 loss to QPR, also at home, and Watford fell into second place with Bristol City, behind West Bromwich.

EPL STANDINGS:
1 Arsenal 47 points
2 Manchester United 45
3 Chelsea 41
4 Liverpool 37 (-1 game)
5 Manchester City 36
6 Everton 33
7 Aston Villa 33
8 Portsmouth 31
9 Blackburn Rovers 30
10 West Ham United 29 (-1 game)
11 Newcastle United 26
12 Tottenham Hotspur 24
13 Reading 22
14 Middlesbrough 20
15 Birmingham City 19
16 Bolton Wanderers 17
17 Sunderland 17
18 Wigan Athletic 16
19 Fulham 15
20 Derby County 7



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Alejandro Bedoya    
"I wouldn't do it, but if somebody else felt the need ... they should be able ...
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan    
"You have to find something meaningful. That you're passionate about and do every day. Having that ...
TV Report: Nine independent USL clubs have local deals    
As the USL grows, so has the interest of local broadcasters to carry the action. Nine ...
MLS Expansion: Garber headed to St. Louis on Monday    
With its strong soccer tradition, St. Louis is considered a hot candidate for an MLS expansion ...
USA-Honduras: Lessons from Arena's first time around    
Sixteen years after his first run through the Hexagonal, Bruce Arena returns as head coach of ...
What's new in 2017 NASL: 1-10     
The NASL, downsized from 12 teams in 2016 to eight teams, will kick off its seventh ...
MLS Week 4: Ten players missing on international duty    
MLS doesn't rest during FIFA's international fixture windows. Ten players are expected to miss action for ...
NASL: BeIN Sports, ESPN3 return as broadcast partners     
BeIN Sports and ESPN3 are returning as the NASL's 2017 national broadcast partners. On opening weekend, ...
Video Pick: Good sport admits he wasn't fouled    
Jonas Hofmann of Borussia Monchengladbach fessed up that his stumble wasn't from contact by Bayern Munich's ...
MLS Moves: Toronto FC signs veteran defender Hernandez    
Defender Jason Hernandez will play his 13th MLS season as a member of Toronto FC. Hernandez, ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives