Champions League football returns today with both Chelsea and Liverpool in action. Chelsea is at home versus Cluj in a must-win game for Gene Hackman, I mean Luiz Felipe Scolari, (ESPN2 and ESPN360, 2:30pm ET) while PSV takes on Liverpool in a must-score game for Robbie Keane (Setanta Sports, 2:30pm ET).
In the meantime, here are several articles from around the soccer blogosphere that I think you’ll enjoy:
- “Ooh To Be A Soccer Fan In The US“: Excellent article by EPL Talk fan favorite John Nicholson while on an expedition to California (Football 365),
- “Exploring The ESPN Business Model” and why Fox Soccer Channel and soccer fans used to watching Premier League football on Fox need to be worried (Deadspin).
- “Are The English Sides Once Again The Teams To Avoid In The Next Round Of The Champions League?” (Champions League Talk)
- “2008 FIFA Club World Cup Preview Part I” and “2008 FIFA Club World Cup Preview Part II” (World Cup Buzz)
- “Interview With Bobby McMahon On The EPL, Match Fixing and The Modern Game” (Soccer Examiner)