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Leagues: Championship

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones
Norwich City's Nathan Redmond v Ipswich

It’s all about survival in European soccer this weekend, with the key clashes in various divisions set to determine which teams will stay up. In England, the quest to preserve top-flight status will go down to the final day. Elsewhere, the … Continue reading

QPR put faith in Chris Ramsey with 3-year contract

Posted on by PA Sport

Chris Ramsey has been tasked with reviving QPR after being appointed head coach on a three-year contract. The 53-year-old took temporary charge of Rangers in February in the wake of Harry Redknapp's resignation, but he could not prevent their relegation … Continue reading

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones

With the majority of title races wrapped up in European football’s most prestigious leagues, focus has shifted to other facets of various divisions as soccer fans go in search of some excitement late on in the campaign. One league that still … Continue reading

MLS equivalent to English Championship, says Chicago Fire’s Shaun Maloney

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Chicago Fire and Scotland international midfielder Shaun Maloney believes Major League Soccer is inferior to the leagues in the United Kingdom, but thinks MLS is equivalent to the brand of soccer played in the Championship. The former Celtic and Wigan player … Continue reading

Primer on Bournemouth and Watford, teams promoted to Premier League

Posted on by Matt Jones

It’s always wonderful to see new names in the Premier League and next season we are poised to welcome two more. Bournemouth will be the latest side to join the top flight of English football, as they snatched the Championship title … Continue reading

An American travels to see Championship playoff between Brentford and Middlesbrough

Posted on by Andrew Puopolo

Last weekend I wrote about the joys of promotion to the Premier League and the raucous celebrations at Vicarage Road when Watford were promoted after a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday. This week, however, I was in for quite a … Continue reading

Premier League is less compelling than other top European leagues

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

This season’s Premier League whimpers to a close with a series of dead rubber matches. For a long time, we’ve been sold the narrative that the league is the most competitive, entertaining and compelling in the world with the greatest … Continue reading

Championship playoff preview and TV schedule: Norwich, Ipswich, Middlesbrough and Brentford

Posted on by Matt Jones

It’s often said that if you’re going to get promoted from the Championship to the Premier League, going via the playoffs is the best way to do it. Of course, managers, players and supporters of those clubs in English football’s … Continue reading

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones
Antonio Barragan

The European leagues are beginning to draw to their various conclusions, with some divisions set for a processional finale while others continue to pulsate and encapsulate. While Spanish soccer may be subject to a suspension beginning next weekend, the race for … Continue reading

An American travels to Watford to experience Premier League promotion party

Posted on by Andrew Puopolo

Last weekend I wrote about the experience of watching a team achieve promotion into the Football League when I went to see Barnet defeat Gateshead to clinch the Conference Title. A week later I was back in North West London … Continue reading

Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe could be the perfect choice as future England manager

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The achievements of AFC Bournemouth and manager Eddie Howe cannot be downplayed. The dynamism of a young but now battle-tested manager was the single driving force in securing three promotions for a historically small club on England’s south coast. Irrespective … Continue reading

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones

We’re edging ever closer to a thrilling climax in a clutch of European leagues, with much to play for at the top and bottom in various high-profile divisions. There are some wonderful rivalries to sample this weekend too, with the … Continue reading

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones

There have been a host of burgeoning sides in European soccer this season and a lot will face difficult litmus tests this weekend. In Spain, England and Italy, various emerging outfits have come to the fore in the second half of … Continue reading

fuboTV has ambitious plans to corner the market for online soccer streaming

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the United States, fuboTV has seemingly come out of nowhere to offer a solid platform of online soccer streaming services that rivals or exceeds those offered by competing companies. But where did fuboTV come from? What are their future plans, … Continue reading

TV viewing numbers for soccer games on US television; March 16-22, 2015

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Looking at the viewing data for soccer games shown on US television during the past week, these are sobering numbers. There’s a lot of insight that you can read into these numbers, such as: • How much of an impact el Clasico … Continue reading

fuboTV Demo: Soccer streaming service delivers beIN SPORTS, GolTV, Bundesliga and more

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Never before have soccer fans in America had so many choices when it comes to watching quality soccer streamed live to their TV sets, mobile devices, computers, tablets or set top boxes. One of the new entrants in the space … Continue reading

Watch the KlowdTV Demo: How soccer fans can watch beIN SPORTS, GolTV & more [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

KlowdTV is a new entry in the arena of online streaming services that give soccer fans in the United States more freedoms and ways to watch the Beautiful Game. In a nutshell, KlowdTV offers beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Espańol, … Continue reading

English Championship set for a thrilling finish with top 4 teams tied on points

Posted on by Matt Jones
Fulham v Bournemouth

As far as supporting acts go, the Championship is just about as good as it gets. English soccer’s second tier is ferociously competitive, home to a host of upcoming young players and bristling with sides beset on making it to … Continue reading