A new season of Premier League soccer is upon us.
The 2014-15 campaign kicks off Saturday, and the soccer world is giddy at the prospect of 10 months of constant excitement that England’s top flight will produce.
The 20-team league includes the usual title favorites, relegation candidates and middle-of-the-road clubs, whose fortunes can rise and fall each week. New signings can alter the balance of power in the division, as can the surprises that inevitably pop up during the season.
Liverpool shocked observers with its meteoric rise last season. The Reds nearly won their first title in a generation, only to fall short at the end. Can the Reds “go again” and use last season’s title charge as a springboard for future success?
NESN.com soccer editor Marcus Kwesi O’Mard and NBC Sports soccer analyst Robbie Mustoe discuss all this and more in our 2014-15 Premier League season preview podcast.
Listen to the podcast in the player below.
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