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Euro 2016 Qualifiers TV Schedule For U.S Soccer Fans

Using the Champions League as their template, UEFA have completely revamped the scheduling of qualifying matches for Euro 2016. For starters, the 10 rounds of qualifying matches are referred to as “Matchdays”. Each Matchday will consist of three consecutive calendar days of matches that, in the case of the upcoming […]

Happy Fourth Of July to EPL Talk Readers

On behalf of EPL Talk, I’d like to wish you and your family a Happy Fourth Of July! On this, America’s Independence Day, I’ll be relaxing, watching some Wimbledon tennis on TV, and spending the day with my family, with food and fireworks in store for later tonight. Here’s to […]

6 Reasons Why Americans Should Watch Soccer

A few months ago I wrote an article listing reasons why NBA fans, with the then impending and thankfully short lockout of the NBA season, should get into soccer. After a rollercoaster season in the EPL which saw Manchester City, rivals of Manchester United, finally bring home a title after […]

Good News For Soccer Podcast Fans With iPhones or iPads

Earlier this week, Apple launched a free app which promises to be a big hit among Apple iPhone and Apple iPad users who are soccer fans. The Podcasts app for iPhone and iPad devices automatically grabs your podcast subscriptions and makes them available on your portable devices. But best yet, […]

adidas launch Tumblr

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXgmfVT5FPs] As adidas travel to Poland and Ukraine they launch their latest innovation. The adidas football Tumblr: Leo Messi, Xabi Alonso, Robin Van Persie, Iker Casillas, Angel Di Maria and Sandro launch adidas Football’s new Tumblr page ahead of UEFA EURO 2012. Follow http://adidasfootball.tumblr.com for the very best photos and videos from […]

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Islanders Advance

USL-1 has placed a team in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Champions League, just a day after the last MLS representative the Houston Dynamo were embarrassed in Cancun at the hands of Atlante. Yesterday we discussed tactics on this site: specifically how Colin Clarke, the second leading goal scorer in […]

Robert Lewandowski could be cleared to face Barcelona next week

The early diagnosis of Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski wasn’t good after the Polish footballer suffered a concussion and facial fractures during the Bavarian’s DFK Pokal semi-final defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday. The initial belief was Lewandowski would not be named to the squad for their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona. […]

Where Now For Steve Bruce And Sunderland?

14 games without a Premiership win would be worrying for several sides, but when you’ve spent the best part of £50 million to improve the team, 4 months without a win is disastrous. When Bruce took the reigns at the Stadium of Light in the summer, the club had survived […]

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Review: Honigstein’s ‘Das Reboot’ is required reading for fans of German, US soccer

“Das Reebot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]

US TV and streaming schedule for games played during international break

Sixty-seven international games will be shown live across televisions and the Internet to viewers across the United States in the next week featuring must-see games including the CONCACAF Cup (USA-Mexico), Round 1 of World Cup qualifiers from South America, and the final two matches in Euro 2016 qualifying as several nations are on […]

CONCACAF Cup: Mexico’s defense looks surprisingly settled ahead of USA playoff

There’s a sense of creeping dread familiar to Mexican soccer fans, that sinking feeling that occurs when the opposition progresses past the midfield and is driving at the back line: “Oh no. We can’t stop them.” Mexico has a long history of great goalkeepers and defensive midfielders. Defenders? El Tri hasn’t […]