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  • Sunday, February 14

    NEC vs. PSV, 10:45am ET, NGSN

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    Augsburg vs. Bayern Munich, 11:30am ET, FS2 & FOX Soccer 2GO.

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    Getafe vs. Atletico Madrid, 12:15pm ET, beIN SPORTS and fuboTV

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    Barcelona vs. Celta Vigo, 2:30pm ET, beIN SPORTS & fuboTV

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    Pachuca vs. Puebla, 8pm ET, NBC Universo

23 Americans to South Africa

In the next few days, USMNT Coach Bob Bradley will begin showing his cards and send out invitations to 28-30 players to join his camp in Princeton later this month.  Before those invitations go out, it is time for all the fans, pundits and blowhards to pipe in with our […]

Having MLS Stars Go to Europe is Great for US Soccer … and Good for the MLS

As Landon Donovan settles into the Everton, Michael Bradley becomes even more a fixture at the Bundesliga, and Stuart Holden and Ricardo Clark leave the US and take big career risks to fight for a position on European teams, many American fans are bemoaning the fate of the MLS. What […]

US 1 Honduras 3 as Bob Bradley Looks to Fill Some Holes

As the US took the field to play Honduras Saturday night at the Home Depot Center, nobody was any under illusions about the nature of the game.  It was a friendly in the friendliest sense.  The pregame party in the parking lot was full of good cheer.  The Honduras fans, […]

Clint Dempsey Injury Concern

As I am sure all fans of football in America are now aware, Clint Dempsey, the most recognizable and successful United States outfield player in Europe has suffered a potentially devestating injury in today’s Fulham loss to Blackburn. Dempsey, who only minutes earlier had hit the crossbar with a spectacular […]

Top 5 Highlights of American Soccer in 2009

As promised last week, here are my highlights from 2009 in American Soccer, in no particular order: U.S. National Team Beats Spain in Confederations Cup Semi-Finals: On June 24, 2009, in the Semi-Finals of the Confederations Cup, the U.S. National Team, which barely advanced out of the group stage, managed […]

Tactically, the US Need DaMarcus Beasley

The last time many of us saw DaMarcus Beasley, his miss on a corner launched a Brazilian counter-attack that led to the eventual trouncing of the US in the group phase of the Confederations Cup.  It was the culmination of a number of mediocre and lackluster performances from him in […]

Dempsey’s Foul: The Wrong Call

As much as I enjoy Kartik’s writing and analysis, let me add a counter-point on this.  The referee clearly blew this call, and there are no rules of the game or replay angels that would ever indicate otherwise. That being said, I try not to get fussed about blown calls.  Soccer is […]

Random Thoughts on USA 2, El Salvador 1

The US did not play particularly well, but three points is three points. After the loss at Azteca, the most important thing the US needed to do was put a W up on the board, and they did that. There passing was poor, their link-up play was stilted, and their […]

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Liverpool vs Manchester United: Live And Online

Experience the live chat and text commentary now between Liverpool and Manchester United from Anfield. Join football fans from around the world in the EPL Talk Chat as we discuss all the developments in the match. Plus, we’ll have Man City versus Chelsea, Blackburn vs Arsenal and much more. Experience […]

Pre-Show Open Thread: EPL Talk Podcast

Well, well, well – what do we have here? A big three? That’s sure what it looks like atop the English Premier League, with a Carlos Tévez-less Manchester City falling off-the-pace after losing in Wolverhampton. While none of Chelsea, Arsenal, or Manchester United were dominant, each picked up three points […]

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EPL commentator assignments on NBC, Gameweek 26

NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend features a Super Sunday of action, highlighted by matches between the league’s top four clubs this Sunday, Feb. 14. Coverage begins with first-place Leicester City visiting third-place Arsenal at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO, with fourth-place Manchester City hosting second-place […]