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2014-15 UEFA Champions League, Europa League and CONCACAF Champions League TV schedule

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 1:08 PM
Here's your viewer's guide to UEFA Champions League, Europa League and CONCACAF Champions League TV broadcasts on the many networks which air them. All UEFA broadcast rights in English and Spanish are held by Fox Sports. The network has sub-licensed some Champions League and Europa League rights to... Read more

NBC Sports 2014-15 English Premier League and MLS TV schedule

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 10:18 AM
Here is NBC Sports' initial television schedule for English Premier League and Major League Soccer games from August through November. MLS games are in italics, and Union games are in bold. I will add in more information about this season's authenticated streaming and Extra Time TV channel providers... Read more

A photographic tour of the English Premier League

Monday, August 18, 2014, 11:44 AM
Back in March, I put together a post for the start of the Major League Soccer season that offered a photographic tour of its stadiums. Now that the European club season is upon us, I thought it would be cool to do the same for some of the big nations across the Old Continent. First up, not surprisingly... Read more

Games to Watch: Premier League opening weekend, MLS, NWSL

Friday, August 15, 2014, 7:34 AM
Swansea City at Manchester United 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN, mun2) The Premier League season kicks off in spectacular fashion, as new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal takes charge of his first official game. United put together some impressive performances in an undefeated preseason, beating... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, Capital One Cup, UEFA Super Cup, Ligue 1 kickoff

Friday, August 8, 2014, 12:28 PM
Paris Saint-Germain at Reims 2:25 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport) Zlatan Ibrahimović leads the two-time reigning French champions into their first game of the Ligue 1 season. It will also likely be the first game in Parisian colors for Brazilian defender David Luiz, who signed from Chelsea over the summer... Read more

Does the Major League Soccer All-Star Game really matter?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:06 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. - I bet that headline got your attention, didn't it. The Major League Soccer community seems to go run the same gauntlet of angst and excitement every summer when the All-Star Game comes around. It's a big game, but the result is meaningless; it's a chance to match wits with a big... Read more

AS Roma stirs a shot of American know-how into Italy's grand soccer tradition

Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:34 PM
On Saturday, two of Italy's most famous soccer teams will meet at Lincoln Financial Field. AS Roma and Inter Milan have long been among Serie A's powerhouses, and in doing so have been global representatives for two of the world's great cities. Even if you only follow Serie A on occasion, you surely... Read more

Games to Watch: International friendlies, MLS All-Star Week

Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:54 AM
Inter Milan vs. AS Roma 1:00 p.m. Saturday (Fox Sports 2, ESPN Deportes) The Guinness Cup series of summer friendlies for European clubs rolls into Philadelphia this weekend. Both of these Italian powers will be looking to knock Juventus from the top of the pecking order when the Serie A season begins... Read more

Gedion Zelalem debuts on America's soccer stage

Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:36 AM
HARRISON, N.J. - Arsenal's first journey to the United States in 25 years proved to be every bit the spectacle that its many American fans expected. The capstone of the Gunners' three-day tour of New York was a friendly against the Red Bulls on Saturday. Red Bull Arena was drenched in the English... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS and Guinness Cup in spotlight

Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:04 AM
I've gotten a fair amount of response to tweeting out commentator assignments for national TV games, so I'll include them below where I have them. Manchester United vs. AS Roma 4:00 p.m. Saturday (Fox, ESPN Deportes) The main event on the summer friendly calendar is the Guinness International Champions... Read more
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