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Games to Watch: MLS kicks off, EPL, UEFA and CONCACAF Champions Leagues

Friday, March 7, 2014, 12:56 PM
Manchester United at West Bromwich Albion 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN, mun2) NBCSN kicks off a quadrupleheader of soccer with a Manchester United team that remains mired in crisis. Stuck in the middle of the Premier League table, Red Devils fans are already calling for manager David Moyes to be fired... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. national team set to face Ukraine in Cyprus

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 4:28 PM
Scroll down for details on next Wednesday's U.S.-Ukraine game, which has been moved to Cyprus because of political unrest in Ukraine. I like to list games in chronological order, so it goes near the end. Chelsea at Fulham 10:00 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) Premier League leaders Chelsea make the short... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, USWNT, Ligue 1, German Cup, Serie A

Friday, February 7, 2014, 1:01 PM
Arsenal at Liverpool 7:45 a.m. Saturday (USA Network, mun2) A gauntlet of tests for first-place Arsenal starts with a trip to Anfield. Liverpool’s Luis Suárez has cooled off a bit in recent weeks, having scored just once in the Reds’ last four games. But he’s still the Premier... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. women's and men's national teams, EPL, Serie A, MLS preseason

Friday, January 31, 2014, 5:48 AM
Canada at United States women 9:00 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1) The U.S. women’s national team kicks off the road to World Cup qualifying with a game against its biggest rival. Abby Wambach and Delran native Carli Lloyd lead a star-studded American squad into Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.... Read more

America’s youth soccer problems aren’t just America’s

Friday, January 24, 2014, 2:44 PM
I don’t write much about youth soccer on here, and that’s on purpose. The main reason why is that I cover pro teams, and I think that’s what this space mainly ought to be about. But I also didn’t play organized soccer growing up, so I haven’t had much experience with... Read more

Games to Watch: Bundesliga, FA Cup, Liga MX, Ligue 1, Serie A, La Liga, Premier League

Friday, January 24, 2014, 9:48 AM
This week's edition is longer than usual, because there are a lot of big games worth highlighting. Enjoy. Bayern Munich at Borussia Mönchengladbach 2:30 p.m. Friday (GolTV) The Bundesliga returns from its winter break with a game featuring the reigning European champions. But as has been the... Read more

Canada wants to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, but will it work?

Thursday, January 23, 2014, 4:42 PM
I read with some interest Thursday morning the news that Canada intends to bid to host the 2026 World Cup. As the nation gears up to host the 2015 Women's World Cup, Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani is setting his eyes on an even bigger prize. 2026 is the next tournament available... Read more

Do big cities hold the key to American soccer’s future?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 3:29 PM
You probably know Mónica González as a sideline reporter for ESPN’s U.S. national team and Major League Soccer broadcasts. You may also know her as a former star for Mexico’s women’s national team. But González’s ties to the game run a lot deeper than that... Read more

Games to Watch: Liga MX, EPL, La Liga, MLS (yes, really)

Friday, January 10, 2014, 8:09 AM
América at Tijuana 10:30 p.m. Friday (Azteca America, ESPN Deportes) U.S. national team veterans Edgar Castillo, Joe Corona and Hérculez Gómez lead Tijuana against the reigning Mexican champions. As the World Cup grows ever closer, it’s a chance for Tijuana’s big... Read more

Games to Watch: FA Cup, La Liga, Serie A, Liga MX

Friday, January 3, 2014, 8:08 AM
Blackburn Rovers vs. Manchester City 7:30 a.m. Saturday (Fox Sports 1) The Premier League takes this weekend off, but the FA Cup steps up to fill in the gap. Big-spending City, led by Yaya Touré, make a short trip across northwest England for this third round game. Blackburn used to be a... Read more
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