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  • Monday, February 08

    Sporting vs. Rio Ave, 2pm ET, Univision Deportes & fuboTV

  • Monday, February 08

    Espanyol vs. Real Sociedad, 2:30pm ET, beIN SPORTS & fuboTV

  • Monday, February 08

    Estudiantes vs. Lanus, 5pm ET, NGSN

  • Tuesday, February 09

    West Ham vs. Liverpool, 2:30pm, FS1 & FOX Soccer 2GO

MLS Power Rankings

1- New England Coming from a two goal deficit late to salvage a draw shows the character of a winner. 2- Chicago A week off and a week to focus on the possibility of brining in Brian McBride. But do you really want to upset the chemistry of this side […]

MLS Power Rankings

1-     New England Revs     The most likely side to feature in MLS Cup stole yet another road match. Matt Reis was simply scintillating in goal and if Bob Bradley wants to continue to deepen the goalkeeper pool, despite being in his thirties Reis can contribute.     2-     […]

MLS Power Rankings

1-New England Steve Nicol’s team is perhaps the only side that can be counted on game and game out to give a credible effort even when fighting injury.2-Toronto FC Two points dropped at home, but a credible performance in which Columbus was clearly outclassed and using negative tactics.3-Columbus A completely […]

MLS Power Rankings May 12th

1- Columbus A continued solid season thanks to some magic from Peter Nowak’s least favorite left sided midfielder, Robbie Rogers. 2- Chicago Great to see the “almost” class of American talent: Rolfe, Barrett, Mapp and Thorrington excelling with the Fire. Oh and that Blanco guy, he is not that bad […]

MLS Power Rankings Week 6

John Thorrington’s memorable goal versus the Galaxy last season kick started what was previously an underwhelming career/Goal.com 1- Columbus Sigi Schmid has a team which I tipped as an MLS Cup contender last season in a position to contend for the cup a year later. Guille B. Schelotto is one […]

MLS Power Rankings Week 3

Injuries to DeRo’s mates have Houston near the bottom of the rankings for the time being/SI.com photos  1- Chicago A struggle versus San Jose but three points on the road makes it tough to argue. 2- Colorado Who are these guys? Seriously, my TASS co-host Dave Denholm had it right. […]

MLS Power Rankings: Week Two

———————————————————->  Gomez’s trade left Gallardo and his monster salary to run the DC United midfield. The early returns have been promising for Colorado and mixed for DC United/SI photos.  Let me state it is early in the season and these rankings are not to be taken too seriously. Every team […]

MLS Power Rankings : Week 1

Welcome to the American Soccer Show MLS Power Rankings for 2008. This is the week one rankings. 1- DC United The two time defending supporters shield winners look for international glory this year in the CONCACAF Champions Cup. 2- Houston The two time defending MLS Cup Champions remain fairly intact […]

Check it Out!

Brant Parsons of the Orlando Sentinel and “The Other Football” podcast fame has an outstanding post on his Soccer blog today. As a Beatles fanatic I truly appreciate it. Check it out: http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/sports_soccerblog/2007/05/todays_top_ten_.html#comments

MLS Power Poll

1. Kansas City (8)2. Red Bull NY (7)3. New England4. Chicago5. Houston (1)6. Dallas7. LA Galaxy8. Colorado9. Chivas USA10. DC United (Thanks, Sams Army…..you’re last place for DC moved them down from 7th to 10th…..please don’t abuse your voting privilege in the future)11. Columbus12. Real Salt Lake13. Toronto

MLS Power Rankings Changes

Due to numerous requests the deadline for all future power poll rankings will be extended until Tuesday at Midnight PST. (Wednesday morning on the east coast.) I had initially anticipated only a handful of people voting but because of the Beckham affect or perhaps because of the lack of available […]

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Leicester City vs Man United, 1976: Video

Usually during international breaks I find myself having more time to reflect on the Premier League, what it is and where it came from. After crawling around YouTube, I uncovered the above video which I thought would be eye-opening to many readers of EPL Talk, to have a better idea […]

More Call Ups

Thorrington’s goal last October buried David Beckham’s MLS Cup hopes/AP Photo.   The details of the squad the US will travel with to Barbados this weekend for the second leg of their World Cup qualifying tie has been pretty fairly mum. Snooping around south Florida soccer circles while the National […]

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Leicester are title favorites now, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger admits Leicester are now favorites to win the Premier League title but insists his Arsenal side’s challenge is back on course. The Gunners’ 2-0 win at Bournemouth was their first in five league games and moved Wenger’s side up to third place, five points adrift of Leicester before […]

Liverpool may review ticket prices after protest

Liverpool’s owners will consider a review of controversial ticket price hikes after being shocked by a walkout protest by 10,000 fans, media said Monday. The Fenway Sports Group held emergency talks after Saturday’s protest and again Sunday, British newspapers reported. Fans have meanwhile threatened more walkouts in looming key games […]

FOX and Bundesliga dealt blow as Leverkusen-Munich ratings fail to beat EPL on NBC

The overnight TV ratings for Saturday’s dueling broadcasts between Leverkusen-Bayern Munich on FOX and Southampton-West Ham on NBC are in, and the Bundesliga/FOX duo have been dealt a crushing blow as their game failed to beat NBC’s coverage of the Premier League. NBC delivered an overnight rating of 0.56 compared to FOX’s […]