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Sky Sports Commentator Andy Gray Joins ESPN Euro 08 Broadcast Team

Posted on by Jeff Hash

ESPN confirmed its lineup of announcers and analysts today for their coverage of Euro 2008 in a press release. There has been much speculation on who would be used between ESPN’s international talent and the network’s own US lineup. The … Continue reading

US Soccer Federation Open to Hosting FA Community Shield, And Maybe the 39th Game

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A variety of English newspapers are reporting today that the United States Soccer Federation is set to launch a rival bid against England’s Football Association for the 2018 World Cup.  This comes as the England national team is set to host the US … Continue reading

Chelsea Fires Avram Grant After 8 Months as Manager

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Chelsea Football Club has announced it has sacked manager Avram Grant after 8 months in charge.  The news comes three days after the team finished its season with a loss to Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League final.  Grant was named manager and given … Continue reading

American TV Viewership for Champions League Final Tops 1 Million

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It may not be anywhere near the 27% of an entire nation that ITV and Sky got in the UK, but for ESPN, their numbers for the American broadcast of the UFEA Champions League Final on Wednesday has given the … Continue reading

Fox Soccer Channel to Air CONCACAF Champions League

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It’s not the biggest surprise given FSC was the home of the now defunct CONCACAF Champions Cup, but the network has announced today it will be the English-language home of the new CONCACAF Champions League for a four year period … Continue reading

Colorado Finds Chances Against Salt Lake, Stays on Top in West

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This week’s Thursday night feature match saw Rocky Mountain Cup rivals Real Salt Lake and the Colorado Rapids meet at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. In a physical yet mostly midfield affair, it was the at home Rapids who found their … Continue reading

Sky Pay-TV Freeview Plan Delayed

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British media regulator Ofcom announced today that it was delaying a decision on a planned Sky pay-TV service for Freeview until a larger investigation into the entire pay-TV market can be completed later this summer. The announcement makes a full … Continue reading

England Tops Fair Play Table, Gets Another UEFA Cup Spot

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Manchester City may be looking for new management next season, but it may also find itself playing in Europe as well.  UEFA has announced today that England have finished in the top spot of this season’s Fair Play rankings.  The … Continue reading

ESPN announces Euro 2008 broadcast schedule

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It has been a day of introductions here at EPL Talk, so let me be the latest to say hello to all of you. I am honored to be joining the site alongside all the new members, and I would … Continue reading

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