Monday, August 3, 2015


2015-16 UEFA and CONCACAF tournaments TV schedule

Sunday, August 2, 2015, 4:08 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

Union, Eagles line up joint bid to host World Cup qualifier

Monday, July 27, 2015, 11:51 AM
Even though the U.S.-Panama third-place game at PPL Park didn't sell out, Philadelphia put on a great show Sunday night hosting the final. The biggest crowd for a soccer game in city history - 68,930 fans - packed Lincoln Financial Field to the rafters, and rightly left Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz - who... Read more

With Gold Cup over, Andre Blake returns to Union

Monday, July 27, 2015, 11:49 AM
Even though Union goalkeeper Andre Blake didn't play for Jamaica at the Gold Cup, he made it clear after Sunday's final that he learned a lot from the experience of being part of the team. "I think I've become a better goalkeeper," he said as a cluster of reporters gathered around him at Lincoln Financial... Read more

2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup TV schedule

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 3:25 PM
For the first time since 2009, the CONCACAF Gold Cup is coming back to Philadelphia - and it's coming back in a big way. Lincoln Financial Field hosts the championship game of the 2015 edition of North and Central America's biennial championship for national teams. PPL Park hosts the third-place game... Read more

Jurgen Klinsmann: It's always sunny in U.S. camp

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 10:20 AM
This is an expanded version of a story I wrote for Saturday's Daily News. If you're in town, go pick up a copy anyway. Jurgen Klinsmann has said many times during his four years as U.S. men's soccer team coach that criticism of the program is a good thing, because it shows progress in the sport's... Read more

Gold Cup final at Lincoln Financial Field is sold out

Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 4:01 PM
Updated Wednesday night, for an obvious reason. CONCACAF announced Wednesday afternoon that Sunday's Gold Cup final at Lincoln Financial Field (7:30 p.m, Fox Sports 1 and Univision) is sold out. The organization expects a crowd in excess of 66,000 to be in attendance. Capacity is 69,176 for Eagles... Read more

Games to Watch: CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals

Friday, July 17, 2015, 5:42 AM
United States vs. Cuba 5:00 p.m. Saturday (Fox, Univision, Univision Deportes) The CONCACAF Gold Cup is making its way toward next Sunday's title game at Lincoln Financial Field, as well as next Saturday's third place game at PPL Park. This weekend brings the start of the knockout rounds. First up... Read more

2014-15 UEFA and CONCACAF tournament TV schedule

Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 7:57 AM
Here's your viewer's guide to this season's TV coverage of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, and the CONCACAF Champions League. Almost all UEFA tournament broadcast rights in English and Spanish are held by Fox Sports. The network has sub-licensed some Champions League and Europa League... Read more

Notebook: Canada's World Cup legacy; Trophy ceremony will send a message

Sunday, July 5, 2015, 3:32 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - I checked out FIFA's official Women's World Cup closing press conference on Friday evening primarily to see if any news would be made. But as you might imagine, I also had a few questions of my own that I hoped to get in: The first one was about the legacy of the tournament... Read more

Notebook: Woe, Canada - or maybe not

Sunday, June 28, 2015, 5:57 PM
MONTREAL, Quebec - Canada gave everything it had in Saturday's 2-1 quarterfinal loss to England. But the host nation - and most of the 54,000 fans who packed Vancouver's BC Place - went out of the tournament disappointed. "It's not how we imagined it to end," a chastened coach John Herdman said afterward... Read more
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The Goalkeeper is your home for the latest news about the Philadelphia Union, Major League Soccer, the National Women's Soccer League, the U.S. men's and women's national teams, and the rest of the world's most popular sport. It's also a place for fans to gather and celebrate the culture of soccer and its unique place on the sports landscape.

Jonathan Tannenwald
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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