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Jason Sudeikis as Coach Lasso – American Football Coach in English Soccer

posted by Oscar August 6, 2013

Coach Lasso Tottenham Hotspur

Coach Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) was called to England to coach the Premier League’s Tottenham Hotspur, and while it’s still technically football, it’s not exactly what he’s used to. See him try to learn the rules, making connections between Premiership teams and NFL teams (basically the Cowboys), and managing practice for the first time. If you’re into sports, especially fans of soccer, you’ll also see why this is hilarious.

Watch the Premier League on NBC and NBC Sports Network starting Saturday, August 17th.


Farewell, Sir Alex Ferguson

posted by Oscar May 12, 2013

Manchester United have won the 2012-13 Premier League on what would later be learned would be long-time team manager Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season leading the northern club. On his final match at home at the front of Manchester United, Old Trafford put on a spectacle for the greatest manager in English soccer history, winning 2-1 against Swansea City and having the trophy ceremony.

Check out “Fergie’s” farewell speech, the trophy presentation, match highlights and some pics of the historic event. Continue Reading


Manchester United Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, Announces He’s Retiring

posted by Oscar May 8, 2013

Sir Alex Ferguson, the most successful manager (coach) in English soccer history, will finally step down from his managerial position at Manchester United at the end of the season to become a director with the club. Sir Alex Ferguson is leaving as a champion since his team won the 2012-13 Premier League title once more, bringing the team to a record-setting 20 titles. “Fergie,” now 71 years old, served as manager of Manchester United for 26 years and in that time span he won 38 trophies; (most importantly) 13 Premier League titles, 2 Champions League crowns, 5 FA Cups and 4 League Cups.

Hit the jump to see a list of all of Sir Alex Ferguson’s titles. Continue Reading