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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

Sky Sports Releases Promo for New Season: Park Game

Sky Sports often make a fool of themselves by hyping their own programming to such an extent that they can hardly ever live up to their promises. But, they recently released a new promo in the United Kingdom which caught my eye because it’s extremely well done, irreverent, creative and […]

Andy Gray Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

Sky Sports’ Andy Gray broadcast the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday and will work with Fox Soccer Channel this summer as a World Cup analyst. Earlier this week Andy joined me to talk about both events, giving us an overview of which nations he sees as strongest ahead of […]

Poll: Who Is The World's Number One Authority On Soccer?

American football has its John Madden, but among the media soccer doesn’t have a recognized authority figure on soccer? Or do we? Vote now who you believe is the number one authority on soccer worldwide. <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1022314/” >Who’s the number one authority in the world on soccer?</a> <br /> <span […]

FIFA 09 Preview

FIFA 09 Preview? We’ve got it here including the official preview, a trailer from EA featuring Maurice Edu and a couple of fan videos showing actual gameplay. [display_podcast] Electronic Arts must hate the August transfer window. With their FIFA series being released in early September, EA has no time to […]

Jack Bell Is A Wanker, Part II

It’s pretty sad when two soccer columnists who represent what is supposedly one of the nation’s top newspapers are so incompetent and out-of-touch with reality. Last November, I called New York Times soccer columnist Jack Bell a wanker for writing an idiotic article criticizing Fox Soccer Channel for broadcasting the […]

ESPN's Euro 2008 Dream Goes According To Plan

ESPN and ABC’s dreams have come true. Sunday’s Euro 2008 final between Germany and Spain is a far better proposition for the Disney owned TV networks than Turkey against Russia would have been. With plenty of German Americans living in the United States as well as a massive hispanic population, […]

Could ESPN Steal Andy Gray From Sky Sports?

Modern day football coverage is such that the commentators don’t even need to be in the stadiums anymore. ESPN’s Euro 2008 commentators are all huddled in Bristol, Connecticut. Most TWI commentators, meanwhile, broadcast Premier League games out of their studios in west London. With the world being a much smaller […]

ESPN Find Magic Formula With Andy Gray & Derek Rae

Soccer fans in the United States watching the Turkey against Czech Republic game were in for a double treat on Sunday. There was the incredible comeback from Turkey who found themselves two nil down but came back to win the match 3-2, which knocked the Czechs out of the tournament. […]

Day One: First Impressions of ESPN's Euro '08 Coverage

Euro 2008 is finally here after the standard mega sports event buildup.  And for ESPN, today is the beginning of their broadcast of the entire tournmanet for the first time.  The network has been rolling the ads for weeks and made a big addition to its on-air talent with Andy Gray.  Now, at last, the […]

ESPN Makes Smart Move With Andy Gray Hiring

Andy Gray, one of the top football co-commentators and pundits in the world, made his appearance this afternoon not on Sky Sports but instead on ESPN. What Gray gives ESPN is instant credibility, which the network desperately needs if it’s to establish itself as an authority on soccer coverage both […]

Who’s Your Fantasy Team Of Football Commentators?

If you could pick your favorite football commentators from around the world, who would they be and why? Consider both radio and television. My fantasy lineup is as follows: Lead commentator: Martin Tyler (Sky Sports) Co-commentator: Mike Ingham (BBC Five Live) Pitchside commentator: Stuart Hall (BBC) Studio analyst: Andy Gray […]

What's Rising

Liverpool’s New Era: The Beginning

So it’s come to this, a once-great European side reduced to selling their best players and bringing in a crocked creative midfielder? This isn’t going to be Inter Milan’s best year. Wait, that was last year, it’s Liverpool this time.

Highest Average Attendances In The Premier League

Which clubs have the highest average attendances in the Premier League? Here are the results for the 2008/2009 season thus far up until October 21, 2008: Manchester United, 75,482 Arsenal, 60,059 Newcastle United, 47,199 Liverpool, 43,789 Manchester City, 42,871 Chelsea, 41,652 Sunderland, 40,367 Aston Villa, 39,492 Everton, 36,618 Tottenham Hotspur, […]

The Rebuilding Job That Faces Roy Hodgson at Liverpool

With the departure of longtime club favourite Rafael Benitez, a lack of Champions League football and a hard rebuilding job with minimum cash influx in front of Roy Hodgson, it’s indeed a tough time to be a Liverpool fan as the decisions taken by Hodgson, Purslow and Broughton might go […]

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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 […]