Sky Sports Commentator Andy Gray Joins ESPN Euro 08 Broadcast Team
Sky Sports Commentator Andy Gray Joins ESPN Euro 08 Broadcast Team

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 answer the release gives us is a little bit of […]

Chelsea Fires Avram Grant After 8 Months as Manager
Chelsea Fires Avram Grant After 8 Months as Manager

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 a four year contract after the depature of Jose Mourinho earlier this […]

American TV Viewership for Champions League Final Tops 1 Million
American TV Viewership for Champions League Final Tops 1 Million

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 network its own reason to celebrate. According to overnight Nielsen […]

Fox Soccer Channel to Air CONCACAF Champions League
Fox Soccer Channel to Air CONCACAF Champions League

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 beginning this August.  FSC, in addition to holding TV rights, […]

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

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 touch in the final third to take a 2-0 victory […]

Sky Pay-TV Freeview Plan Delayed
Sky Pay-TV Freeview Plan Delayed

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 decision on the Sky service unlikely before 2009. Sky announced […]

England Tops Fair Play Table, Gets Another UEFA Cup Spot
England Tops Fair Play Table, Gets Another UEFA Cup Spot

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 rankings are based on evaluations of all games played in […]

ESPN announces Euro 2008 broadcast schedule
ESPN announces Euro 2008 broadcast schedule

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 like to thank The Gaffer for the opportunity to write […]