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Viewing numbers for Gold Cup coverage on FOX and Univision continue to impress

During a successful summer of soccer in the United States when it comes to TV viewing figures, Univision and FOX Sports have been reporting favorable numbers for their coverage of this summer’s CONCACAF Gold Cup. Some of the latest numbers include: • 3.7 million watched the Mexico-Guatemala game on Univision, […]

Univision Deportes announces free streaming of Gold Cup group matches

Univision Deportes will provide free streaming of all group matches in the 2015 Gold Cup without requiring authentication. As a part of its “TV Everywhere” campaign, anyone can download the Univision Deportes mobile app, available for Android and iOS devices, as well as watch games on UnivisionDeportes.com. An authentication instructional video will […]

US men’s soccer game against Honduras a chore to watch compared to USWNT

The United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) began the defense of its CONCACAF Gold Cup title with an underwhelming and fortuitous 2-1 victory over Honduras in Frisco, Texas on Tuesday evening. This match came just two nights after the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) wowed the nation and won the […]

What did MLS and US Soccer know about Traffic and CONCACAF’s improprieties?

With the CONCACAF Gold Cup about to kick off, the FIFA scandal should be on the front-burner for most American journalists. As the FBI indictments against several CONCACAF and Traffic Sports officials indicate, the governing body for the sport in North and Central America as well as the Caribbean, has […]

CONCACAF Gold Cup team previews, players to watch and schedule

While the Gold Cup is starting a month later than usual, the meaning for this confederation remains the same: who is the big dog between Mexico and the United States. Maybe the other nations in this region will feel aggrieved by that statement, but the results are clear. Since the […]

Despite Excellent Gold Cup, Landon Donovan Has Not Earned Automatic Selection

All of the headlines and analysis over the course of the last three weeks has been about how Landon Donovan has forced his way back into the United States starting XI with his performances against lesser competition and the Costa Rican “B” side (or in Honduras’ case almost a “C” […]

Jurgen Klinsmann to Serve One Game Suspension; Will Miss Gold Cup Final

USA manager Jurgen Klinsmann will serve a one game suspension from CONCACAF for his tirade against the referee in Wednesday’s game against Honduras, and will miss Sunday’s 2013 Gold Cup final against Panama. Klinsmann was sent off in the 87th minute Wednesday after yelling at the referee. CONCACAF’s disciplinary committee […]

One Night Ticket to Jerry World’s Gold Cup Soccer Fiesta, Semi-Final Style

It’s not every day that you get a chance to attend two international semifinals on the same night, in the same stadium.  Wednesday evening was a rare soccer spectacular at Cowboys Stadium, aka Jerry World, in Arlington, Texas, just a short drive from where I live in suburban Dallas.  Big […]

USA Awaits CONCACAF Decision On Whether Jurgen Klinsmann Will Be Allowed to Coach Gold Cup Final

CONCACAF officials will rule in the next 24-48 hours whether or not US Men’s National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann will be able to coach in Sunday’s Gold Cup Final. Klinsmann was ejected during the USMNT’s semifinal win over Honduras on Wednesday night for being overly demonstrative while protesting a non-call […]

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Gianfranco Zola – Football’s Mr Nice Guy

Ok I give up, I can’t find one. I’ve tried to find a football fan that has a strong disliking for Gianfranco Zola and failed miserably – the guy is just too darn nice! Even those who aren’t fond of Chelsea – the club he played for so successfully – […]

Forget scudetto talk, Buffon tells Juventus

Juventus should shelve all talk of a fifth consecutive scudetto, said goalkeeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon after a latest Serie A reverse left them at risk of slipping 13 points behind leaders Inter Milan. From the highs of reaching the Champions League final last season, when the Turin giants sealed […]

BBC Debuts Female Commentator on MOTD

BBC’s Match of the Day this weekend will feature a first when female commentator Jacqui Oatley will cover the Fulham against Blackburn match. She will be the first female commentator for MOTD in the 43 year history of the show. Read the article in The Daily Mail newspaper for some […]

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US TV viewing figures for MLS, Liga MX, Premier League and other leagues for Oct. 2-4

Four out of the top 25 most-viewed live soccer games on US television last weekend were shown on NBC Sports, with the number one most-viewed game being Chelsea against Southampton, which netted 948,000 viewers on NBC (Saturday, 12:30-2:30pm ET). On the heels of Chelsea-Southampton, 866,000 watched Arsenal against Manchester United […]

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Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls as well as the latest updates on the soccer headlines. UPDATE: Alright, so here's the deal. @SoccerMorning won't be live today, but I am recording. Going to take blind calls, @bestsoccershow style. — Jason Davis (@davisjsn) October 8, 2015 You can listen to Soccer […]