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  • Friday, February 12

    Sporting Gijon vs. Rayo Vallecano, 2:30pm, beIN SPORTS en Espanol and fuboTV

  • Friday, February 12

    Mainz vs. Schalke, 2:30pm ET, FS1 & FOX Soccer 2GO

  • Friday, February 12

    Carpi vs. Roma, 2:45pm ET, beIN SPORTS and fuboTV

MLS TV Coverage in 2015: Will FOX and ESPN Be Able to Match NBC’s Perfectionism?

NBC broadcasted their final MLS game, the second leg of the Eastern Conference Final between the New York Red Bulls and New England Revolution. It was a fittingly great game for a network that raised the bar of MLS coverage to go out on. The care, professionalism and quality of […]

A Comprehensive Guide To English Soccer TV Commentators and Co-Commentators

One of the often-overlooked reasons why the Premier League is the world’s most popular sports league is the expertise of the commentators. Whether it’s the commentators or co-commentators (aka color commentators), the men bring the Premier League to life in our living rooms and in pubs on a weekly basis. […]

Fox Soccer Channel Morphs Into FOX Soccer

Keen observers will have noticed a small but pivotal change by Fox Soccer Channel in recent months. They’ve been using the name FOX Soccer instead of Fox Soccer Channel. On the sets they’ve used for the 2011 Champions League Final and Soccer Night In America, as well as the press […]

La Liga Preview and US TV Listings for Jornada 34: Apr. 24 – Apr. 29

La Liga heads down the home stretch with five matches remaining, and Jornada 34 is littered with matches between the top and the bottom of the table. FC Barcelona hosts Xerez at the Camp Nou in the early Saturday kickoff, and both teams are running opposite of their position in […]

La Liga Preview and US TV Listings for Jornada 29: Mar. 27 – Apr. 1

After a mid-week round of fixtures, there is no rest for the weary as another slate of weekend matches comes much more quickly than they would earlier in the year.  This last quarter of the year becomes a war of attrition, and those who consistently stay fit will reap the […]

La Liga Preview and US TV Listings for Jornada 26: Mar. 13 – Mar. 18

The thrilling race at the top of La Liga came to a head last weekend, when Barcelona dropped two points at surging Almería, and Real Madrid fought back from a 0-2 deficit to win against Sevilla in the second minute of stoppage time 3-2.  Now the two exemplars of Spanish […]

La Liga Preview and US TV Listings for Jornada 23: Feb. 20 – Feb. 22

The obvious surprising result of the previous round was Atlético Madrid’s 2-1 victory over Barcelona to hand the Catalunyan champions their first loss in La Liga this season.  If analyzed deeper, however, Barça’s defeat at the hands of Los Colchoneros becomes less of a shocker. Historically, Atleti had a respectable […]

La Liga Preview and US TV Listings for Jornada 22: Feb. 13 and Feb. 14

This weekend, the focus will be on those teams who will play in European competition in the following midweek.  The question of domestic vs. European responsibilities remains an individual club decision, but for some teams, choices become more plentiful than others. Real Madrid faces Xerez at El Chapín, but Los […]

La Liga US TV Listings for Jornada 11: Nov. 21 and Nov. 22

It is Friday, which means it is time to prepare for non-stop action from Spain with La Liga back in the fray.  After an intense week of World Cup qualifying playoffs, the focus turns back to the domestic responsibilities. The times listed are Eastern Standard Time (EST) and include the […]

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Barcelona president heaps praise on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has heaped praise on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal ahead of Saturday’s International Champions Cup match between the two sides in San Francisco. Bartomeu feels Van Gaal – who coached Barcelona during two separates stints from 1997-2000 and 2002-2003 – is the perfect person to […]

How £40m Became the New £20m in the European Transfer Market

Last decade, a price of around £20million could buy you a footballer who had incredible skill, a deadly finish or the vision of a hawk. In 2003, Barcelona paid Paris Saint-Germain €30million for Ronaldinho, who became an eventual Ballon d’Or winner. Furthermore, Barcelona paid €15million (plus Ricardo Quaresma whose valuation […]

What Americans See When They Think Of Brits

Being born in the United Kingdom and having lived in the United States for more than 25 years, I’ve dealt with many years of jokes and abuse from Americans who tell me point blank what they think of Brits. After years of experience, I’ve heard so many stereotypes that Americans […]

Is The World Player Award Losing Its Credibility?

Controversial as it may sound, I just could not help but share my thoughts. Some might agree and some might not, but it’s all up to your own judgements. As we all know, from this year onwards, the FIFA World Player of The Year and the highly prestigious Ballon d’Or […]

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Stilitano talks International Champions Cup TV rights, MLS involvement and player availability

The 2016 edition of the International Champions Cup, a soccer tournament featuring many of the world’s greatest teams, will return to North America and Europe this summer and will feature 12 games, said Charlie Stilitano, co-founder and chairman of Relevent Sports, in an interview with World Soccer Talk Radio. “This […]