Friday, November 27, 2015


2015-16 UEFA and CONCACAF tournaments TV schedule

Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 10:08 PM
Here's your viewer's guide to this season's TV coverage of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, the CONCACAF Champions League and national team games from those confederations. Last season's preamble was really long. I'd like to keep this season's shorter. Fox owns rights to every UEFA tournament... Read more

Philadelphia confirmed as 2016 Copa América Centenario host venue

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 12:45 PM
After months of waiting, Philadelphia has finally been confirmed as a host city for next summer’s much-anticipated Copa América Centenario soccer tournament. Lincoln Financial Field will be one of 10 venues across the United States for the event, which will feature the top national teams... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. men's national team begins World Cup qualifying

Friday, November 13, 2015, 7:36 AM
This week’s column focuses on the start of the semifinal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying - a.k.a. the round at which all the big nations enter. We shouldn’t completely overlook other notable games going on around the world, especially a some huge South American World Cup qualifiers... Read more

Games to Watch: Judgment day for U.S. national teams

Friday, October 9, 2015, 4:08 PM
There are Euro 2016 qualifiers across the pond this weekend, and CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers down in South America. But for just about everyone in the United States, the only games worth highlighting this weekend will be played in the United States. So this column focuses on those two contests exclusively... Read more

MLS and CCL Wrap: San Jose smashes Kansas City

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 12:05 PM
The phrase "Peak MLS" gets used a lot these days, to the point where it's sometimes hard to avoid wondering just what the peak really is anymore. But Wednesday night's action planted a flag pretty high up the mountain. San Jose walked into Sporting Park last night, squared up to a Kansas City team... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: L.A. romps past Comunicaciones

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 8:34 AM
Tuesday night's CONCACAF games were played out of the spotlight, but they ended up being pretty newsworthy. Mexican powerhouse Tigres almost got upset at home by El Salvador's Isidro Metapán, the L.A. Galaxy blew out Guatemala's Comunicaciones, and Verdes FC of Belize held Mexican big spenders... Read more

Games to Watch: Fox's Bundesliga debut, U.S. women return to action

Friday, August 14, 2015, 8:02 AM
Hamburg SV at Bayern Munich 2 p.m. Friday (WXTF 29.2, Fox Sports 2, Fox Deportes and YouTube) After many years outside the U.S. television mainstream, Germany’s Bundesliga finally arrives on the big stage this season. The opening kickoff game features Bayern’s cavalry of superstars: Arjen... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: Giovani dos Santos scores in Galaxy debut

Friday, August 7, 2015, 8:19 AM
After making quite an impression off the field with the Los Angeles Galaxy, Giovani dos Santos made his first impression on the field Thursday night in the CONCACAF Champions League. It didn't take long for the Mexican star to start living up to the hype. Just 19 minutes after coming into the game... Read more

MLS and CCL Wrap: Toronto routs Orlando, Seattle surprises Vancouver

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 11:43 AM
The odds and momentum seemed to be with the Vancouver Whitecaps heading into Wednesday night's CONCACAF Champions League matchup against the Seattle Sounders at BC Place. Seattle was in freefall, having won just one of its last eight games. Vancouver is atop the Western Conference and was raring to... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: Real Salt Lake wins in Guatemala

Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 7:51 AM
Yes, you read that headline right. Even though it's still the first week of August, the new CONCACAF Champions League campaign is underway. It got off to a good start for Major League Soccer on Tuesday, as Real Salt Lake beat Municipal of Guatemala in Guatemala City. Below you'll find all the highlights... Read more
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Jonathan Tannenwald
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