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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

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

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

PPL Park to host CONCACAF Women's World Cup qualifying semifinals and final

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:01 AM
In its short history, PPL Park has hosted a number of high-profile soccer occasions. This coming October, the Philadelphia Union's home will get one of its biggest games yet. CONCACAF and the U.S. Soccer Federation officially announced Thursday afternoon that PPL Park will host the semifinals, final... Read more

Games to Watch: Liga MX, MLS, NWSL, International Friendlies

Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:43 PM
This post has been corrected. In the original version I wrote that Michael Orozco Fiscal was looking to get out of Puebla. That isn't true (at least as far as I know). The linked story refers to DaMarcus Beasley, who is looking to get out of Puebla, and may have already done so. I replaced Beasley... Read more

2014 World Cup final sets some U.S. TV records, but not all

Monday, July 14, 2014, 5:27 PM
The U.S. viewership numbers are in for the 2014 World Cup final, and it's official: Germany's 1-0 extra time win over Argentina is the most-watched soccer game in American history. ABC's national English-language broadcast drew 17,324,000 television viewers and 657,000 online viewers. Locally, WPVI-6... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, MLS, NASL, U.S. women's national team

Friday, May 2, 2014, 4:47 AM
Sunderland at Manchester United 10:00 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) Sunderland has endured a dreadful season, but they’ve have finally pulled themselves out of the Premier League’s relegation zone. Unfortunately, they’ve done so just in time for a matchup with Wayne Rooney and powerhouse... 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

Games to Watch: MLS' playoff race hits high gear

Friday, October 18, 2013, 8:44 AM
A quick thought at the top: there are huge games all the way across Major League Socer this weekend. It's a good time to get MLS Live for the games that aren't on national television. And whether you're Philadelphia, Montreal, Vancouver, Chicago, Seattle or any other team, here's a bit of advice: Go... Read more
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