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Europe

Games to Watch: Landon Donovan's farewell, Women's World Cup qualifying

Friday, October 10, 2014, 1:28 PM
Ecuador at United States 6:40 p.m. Friday (ESPN, UniMás) The U.S. national team heads to Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., for its first home game since the World Cup. It will also be the finale for retiring legend Landon Donovan. He’ll start and wear the captain’s armband... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, La Liga, EPL

Friday, October 3, 2014, 11:18 AM
Sporting Kansas City at D.C. United 8:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) The top two teams in Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference face off on October’s opening weekend. D.C. has strengthened its hold on first place thanks to Luis Silva and Fabián Espíndola. Matt Besler and Kansas... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, EPL derbies, La Liga

Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:31 AM
New England Revolution at Sporting Kansas City 8:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) Major League Soccer’s Western Conference has bigger star power, but the East may have the more dramatic playoff race. With six games to go in the season, nine of the conference’s 10 teams are still in contention.... Read more

Games to Watch: Bundesliga, MLS, EPL, UEFA and CONCACAF Champions Leagues

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:17 PM
Werder Bremen at Bayer Leverkusen 2:30 p.m. Friday (GolTV) After two years in the wilderness, the Bundesliga is at long last once again accessible to the American soccer community. GolTV’s decision to finally allow itself to be streamed online via KlowdTV means that you can watch all of the... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, Euro 2016 qualifying, Africa Cup of Nations qualifying

Friday, September 5, 2014, 10:35 AM
Brazil vs. Colombia 8:55 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport) Union defender Carlos Valdés joins Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez and Manchester United’s Radamel Falcao on Colombia’s squad for this glamorous friendly at Sun Life Stadium outside Miami. Brazil’s squad is highlighted... Read more

GolTV finally gets online streaming for Bundesliga, U.S. Open Cup final

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:01 PM
Updated September 4: The security patches I reported that KlowdTV was working on have been rolled out, and I've also been told that GolTV's Spanish feed will be available through the service by the middle of September. For over a year now, I have been trying to get a hold of people at GolTV to get... Read more

Games to Watch: NWSL title game, MLS, Serie A kickoff, EPL

Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:00 AM
Houston Dynamo at Sporting Kansas City 8:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) Thanks to three straight years of clashes in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference playoffs, these teams have developed a healthy dislike for each other. The streak could end this year, though, as Houston is struggling. But with new... Read more

Jurgen Klinsmann goes young with first post-World Cup U.S. national team squad

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 4:38 PM
The start of a new World Cup cycle is an ideal time to start bringing new players into any national team. For the United States' first game after coming home from Brazil, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has done just that. Of the 22 men in Klinsmann's squad to face the Czech Republic next Tuesday in Prague... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, NWSL playoffs, Spanish Super Cup, EPL

Friday, August 22, 2014, 8:57 AM
Real Madrid at Atlético Madrid 4:25 p.m. Friday (ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com) The Spanish SuperCup is set for a wild finish after a 1-1 draw in the first leg at Real. Now the scene shifts across town. Real has the stars in Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodridguez. Atlético has an electric... 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
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