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ESPN to Launch Daily Soccer Show ‘ESPN FC’ On ESPN2 in August

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ESPN is launching its own daily 30-minute news and highlights soccer show beginning August 11 entitled ESPN FC. The program will air Sunday through Friday, primarily on ESPN2, beginning August 11. “Soccer’s popularity is at an all-time high in the … Continue reading

2013 Confederations Cup TV and Internet Schedule For USA: June 15-30

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If you live in the United States, here’s the TV and Internet schedule for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup to be staged in Brazil from June 15-30, 2013. MORE — ESPN Announces Coverage Plans For 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup On US … Continue reading

ESPN Announces Coverage Plans For 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup On US Television and Internet

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ESPN has announced that all 16 matches from this summer’s FIFA Confederations Cup will be shown live on US television and Internet. The tournament, which will be held June 15-30 in six cities in Brazil, will be televised across ESPN, … Continue reading

FOX Soccer and ESPN to Televise Chelsea vs Manchester City Post-Season Friendlies On US TV

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The two highly-anticipated friendlies between Chelsea and Manchester City, to be played on US soil after the 2012-13 season ends, will be televised live on US television by FOX Soccer and ESPN. Both Premier League sides are heading to the … Continue reading

Ian Darke & Steve McManaman Join BT Sport’s EPL Coverage Beginning With 2013-14 Season

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UPDATED: Ian Darke and Steve McManaman were announced this morning as two of the talents that BT Sport has hired to bring its Premier League coverage to viewers in the United Kingdom beginning with the 2013-14 season. Darke and Darren … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Manchester City to Be Shown Live on ESPN On US Television

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Monday’s derby between Manchester United and Manchester City will be shown live on ESPN in the United States. The match kicks off at 3pm ET and will be shown on the flagship ESPN network instead of ESPN2. Plus, the game … Continue reading

Arsenal Owner Stan Kroenke Gives Arsène Wenger His Full Support: The Nightly EPL

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Arsene Wenger will received the dreaded vote of confidence from American billionaire and majority Arsenal shareholder Stan Kroenke Thursday when the American meets in London for a board meeting, reports Guardian writer David Hytner. As we reported recently, Arsenal is … Continue reading

Arsenal’s Diminishing Returns Under Arsène Wenger [GRAPHIC]: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The Telegraph are all over the Arsenal story as if they’re taking some sort of pleasure in his demise. Hot on the heels of Arsenal’s loss to Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup, the newspaper has published a graphic showing … Continue reading

DirecTV Moves FOX Soccer to Choice Xtra and Choice Ultimate, While ESPN3.com Adds 2013 Africa Cup Of Nations

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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DirecTV has moved FOX Soccer from the sports pack to the more widely available Choice Xtra and Choice Ultimate packs. The move means that customers wishing to subscribe to FOX Soccer on DirecTV could save money by not needing to subscribe … Continue reading

ESPN Makes Wrong Decision to Reprimand Jon Champion Over Luis Suarez Handball Incident

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When we watch our English football games, we want to hear qualified commentators and opinionated co-commentators who aren’t too afraid to tell us what they think. Otherwise what we would end up with are sanitized broadcasts that are politically correct … Continue reading

The Blueprint NBC Should Use For Its Coverage of the EPL on US TV

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NBC Sports will be the sole broadcaster of the English Premier League beginning with the 2013-14 season on US television and the Internet. While we’re looking forward to their broadcasts, here’s our blueprint for NBC to help them perfect their … Continue reading

Manchester City May Make January Bid for Liverpool’s Luis Suárez: The Nightly EPL

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According to British tabloids, Manchester City may make a January bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. This is one story that I’d like to see come true, but I have a strong suspicion that it’s complete BS. Reason being is … Continue reading

Mark Clattenburg Left Off Premier League List for Third Straight Week: The Nightly EPL

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Here are the Premier League news headlines: Mark Clattenburg left off Premier League list for third straight week — The Mail Steven Gerrard is cleared to win his 100th cap against Sweden — BBC Sport Premier League continues to maximise … Continue reading

Arsène Wenger Unfazed By Worst-Ever Premier League Start for Arsenal: The Daily EPL

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For the neutral, yesterday’s 3-3 draw between Arsenal and Fulham was a pulsating match that ebbed and flowed. For Arsenal fans, it’s another lost opportunity to grab three points. And for Arsene Wenger and the Gunners, it adds up to … Continue reading

Thanks FOX Soccer and ESPN for 17 Years of Continuous Premier League Coverage In US

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On the eve of arguably the biggest weekend in the 2012-13 Premier League season thus far, soccer fans in the United States will be watching Chelsea-Manchester United and Everton-Liverpool with the knowledge that this will be the final season that … Continue reading

NBC Universal or beIN SPORT: Who Do You Want To Be Named As The EPL Rights Holder in US?

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Whether it’s NBC Universal or beIN SPORT that is the eventual winner of the US media rights to the Premier League for seasons 2013-16, the reality is that the soccer landscape in the United States will undergo changes. What those … Continue reading

Poll: Who Do You Think Will Win the Battle For EPL TV Rights In USA?

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On the eve of the final day of bidding for the US media rights for the English Premier league from seasons 2013-16, who do you think will win? That’s quite a different question than what we asked you a couple … Continue reading

Premier League TV Rights Battle Could Impact Growth Of Soccer In USA

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By this Friday, several media corporations will have submitted their final bids for the US media rights to the 2013-16 Premier League seasons. To many, it may seem just like any other TV rights auction, but this one could have … Continue reading