Wednesday, November 25, 2015


NBC takes its Premier League studio coverage to England this weekend

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 9:27 PM
You have probably seen by now that NBC is taking its Premier League studio team across the Atlantic this weekend, for three days of live shows from cities and stadiums across England. I recently caught up with Pierre Moossa, the network's lead soccer producer, to chat about what the undertaking will... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, USWNT, Ligue 1, CCL

Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:12 AM
D.C. United at Orlando City 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) It hasn't taken Kaká long to settle in Orlando. The Brazilian superstar's goals and assists have electrified Major League Soccer's newest market and brought huge crowds to the Citrus Bowl. Expect the same this weekend as Orlando... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, Euro qualifiers, international friendlies

Friday, March 27, 2015, 5:57 AM
El Salvador vs. Argentina 4:30 p.m. Saturday (beIN Sports, beIN Sports Español) Lionel Messi, Sergio Agüero and the rest of Argentina's stars have traveled to the United States for a pair of exhibition games. First up is a meeting with La Selecta at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. El Salvador... Read more

Games to Watch: Rivalries in Europe and MLS

Friday, March 20, 2015, 9:53 AM
Manchester United at Liverpool 9:30 a.m. Sunday (NBCSN, NBC Universo) The latest edition of English soccer’s most famous rivalry comes with some bite. Wayne Rooney’s United and Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool are fourth and fifth in the Premier League standings. Expect the always-great... Read more

Games to Watch: NYCFC set to take Yankee Stadium stage

Friday, March 13, 2015, 7:11 AM
Orlando City at Houston Dynamo 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás, Univision Deportes) After getting a raucous reception from over 62,000 fans at the Citrus Bowl last weekend, Orlando hits the road for the first time. Kaká is the big star - and Amobi Okugo is well known to Union fans, of course... Read more

Games to Watch: Major League Soccer's 20th season kicks off in style

Friday, March 6, 2015, 9:20 AM
United States women vs. Switzerland 12:00 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1) On Wednesday, Carli Lloyd and the U.S. women had to come from behind to beat Norway, 2-1. Switzerland won't pose nearly as tough a challenge, but it sends enough of a message that the Americans struggled against a Norwegian team... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, Algarve Cup, CONCACAF Champions League

Friday, February 27, 2015, 8:18 AM
Sunderland at Manchester United 10:00 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) For all the rancor that has surrounded Louis van Gaal in his first season as Manchester United manager, the team is nonetheless in fourth place in the Premier League. Robin van Persie’s goals and Ángel Dí María’s... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS preseason, UEFA and CONCACAF Champions Leagues

Friday, February 20, 2015, 8:44 AM
New York City FC vs. Orlando City 7:30 p.m. Saturday (live video streaming here on the blog - check back Saturday morning) Yes, it’s just a preseason Major League Soccer game, but as preseason games go, they don’t get much bigger. This year’s two expansion teams meet for the first... Read more

Games to Watch: USWNT, UEFA Champions League, Europa League

Friday, February 13, 2015, 11:00 AM
United States women at England 2:30 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1, Univision Deportes) Last weekend's shutout loss in France exposed some big flaws in the U.S. women's national team - most notably its inability to control possession despite a glittering array of attacking stars. With just a few months... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. men and women, African Nations Cup final, Madrid and London derbies

Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:35 AM
Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) The North London Derby is always a big game, but this time it's really worth making the effort to get out of bed early. Arsenal and Tottenham are separated by just two points in the Premier League standings. If Spurs win, they could jump over... 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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