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Fan zones maintained for Euro 2016 despite security fears

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (above) confirmed Tuesday that fan zones will be maintained but with increased security during Euro 2016 despite recent terrorist attacks which left 130 dead in France. The attacks included three large explosions caused by suicide bombers outside the Stade de France — where the Euro […]

Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial passed fit for Manchester United’s visit from PSV Eindhoven

Manchester United strikers Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial have been passed fit for Wednesday’s Champions League home game with PSV Eindhoven, manager Louis van Gaal revealed on Tuesday. The two players missed United’s 2-1 win at Watford in the Premier League on Saturday, captain Rooney due to illness and Martial […]

Traveling through Bali in search of soccer

Editor’s note: World Soccer Talk writer Oliver Huddlestone is currently traveling throughout Asia and is sharing travelogues with us from the countries he visits. So far, he’s shared his observations regarding trying to watch or play soccer from Hong Kong and Malaysia. Today’s post is on Bali. Bali quickly found its […]

More than 1.8 million soccer fans in US watched El Clasico across beIN SPORTS networks

Saturday’s El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona delivered an average of 1.8 total viewers across beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, according to Nielsen. A total of 1,106,137 watched the game on beIN SPORTS en Español, while 768,445 watched the game on the English-language beIN SPORTS network. “We […]

Listen to Soccer Morning from 9-10:15am ET

Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls and the latest soccer news. You can listen to Soccer Morning live via the World Soccer Talk LIVE page at www.worldsoccertalk.com/live. During the show, you can tweet your questions or observations live to @soccermorning Or better yet, you can call in with your questions […]

FIFA ‘seeking life ban’ against Michel Platini

FIFA’s ethics watchdog wants Michel Platini to be banned for life over a suspect payment, the European football chief’s lawyer declared on Tuesday. Platini is serving a 90-day suspension on corruption charges over a $2 million payment he received from FIFA president Sepp Blatter who is also suspended. Platini’s lawyer […]

Francis Maxwell interview; World Soccer Talk Radio (11.23.15)

Listen to the latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio featuring an interview with Francis Maxwell of TYT Sports. In the interview with Francis, he discusses Cristiano Ronaldo’s disappearing act in Real Madrid’s game against Barcelona, the aftermath of El Clasico, his hosting role on TYT Sports, what it’d be […]

Juventus confirms Hernanes will miss three weeks with a tear in his right thigh

Juventus have confirmed attacking midfielder Hernanes will be sidelined for three weeks after scans revealed a tear in his right thigh. The Brazilian international, already out of Wednesday’s Champions League clash at home to Manchester City due to suspension, suffered the injury in Saturday’s 1-0 home win over AC Milan […]

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez gives Rafa Benitez his vote of confidence

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez on Monday gave under-fire coach Rafael Benitez his full backing, just two days after a smarting 4-0 home defeat to arch rivals Barcelona. “The coach Rafael Benitez has our full support and confidence. He was picked for his professionalism, his achievements, his experience and his […]

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fuboTV plans price-increase to soccer streaming service on Monday; Last chance to lock in lower rate

fuboTV, one of the most popular legal soccer streaming services, is planning on increasing its pricing on Monday, October 26 from $6.99/month to $9.99/month. Soccer fans who sign up for the service before October 26 will be able to lock in the $6.99/month rate for the next 12 months. No […]

Serie A’s best starting XI of all time

Despite it’s recent decline, the Serie A has gifted us with some of the greatest sides in soccer history, from the post-war Torino side to the “Grande Inter” of the 1960’s to Sacchi’s AC Milan, Maradona’s Napoli and Lippi’s Juventus. This XI encompasses players from different soccer eras, but they […]

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Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 7 TV times and open thread

Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: Spurs vs Manchester City, 7:45am, NBCSN and NBC Universo Manchester United vs Sunderland, 10am, NBCSN Leicester vs Arsenal, 10am, USA Liverpool vs Aston Villa, 10am, Premier League Extra Time and NBC Sports Live Extra Southampton vs Swansea, 10am, Premier League […]