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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, La Liga, UEFA Champions League

Friday, February 21, 2014, 3:47 PM
Stoke City at Manchester City 10:00 a.m. Saturday (Premier League Extra Time, For a while, City appeared to be the favorite to win the Premier League title. They’ve hit a rough patch in recent weeks, though, and have fallen to third place. Yaya Touré and company need a... Read more

Games to Watch: La Liga, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League

Friday, February 14, 2014, 7:48 AM
Real Valladolid at Atlético Madrid 9:55 a.m. Saturday (beIN Sport) The Spanish league title race is shaping up to be the most thrilling in years. Atlético has crashed Barcelona and Real Madrid’s traditional party, making for a three-way sprint to the end of the season. Right now... 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

Vincent Nogueira officially joins the Union from Sochaux

Thursday, January 30, 2014, 12:38 PM
The Union's pursuit of French playmaker Vincent Nogueira finally crossed the finish line Thursday, as Sochaux announced his departure. Philadelphia confirmed the deal a few hours after the French club first made the news official. Past reports on Nogueira, including some from me, stated that he would... 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

Games to Watch: EPL, Serie A, Capital One Cup

Saturday, January 18, 2014, 2:13 PM
Fulham at Arsenal 10:00 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN, mun2) In the jam-packed English Premier League title race, every game is a must-win for Jack Wilshire and first-place Arsenal. It's especially true this weekend, as the Gunners host U.S. national team star Clint Dempsey and the languishing Cottagers. Aston... 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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