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Veetle Broadcast of Tottenham Friendly Deemed a Success

Weeks from now, the opening game of the 2010 Barclays New York Challenge will have faded from most people’s memories when the regular season kicks off. It wasn’t a particularly exciting game, and Spurs looked lethargic and out of ideas for large portions of the game. However, the match between […]

Fox Soccer Channel Renew Serie A rights

Fox Sports have extended their exclusive rights to the Serie A through 2012. Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Soccer Plus and Fox Sports en Español today announced the joint renewal of exclusive U.S. broadcast rights to Italy’s Serie A for the 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 seasons. This is a great announcement for Italian […]

EPL Talk Product Review: Fox Soccer iPhone App

As we approach the last few weeks until we enter one full blissful month of more matches, news and analysis than we can possibly handle, here’s yet another great (free) app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch that’s worth checking out. The folks at Fox have released Fox Soccer […]

Reading The Tea Leaves Of Premier League TV Schedules

Seeing which Premier League games are scheduled on television is often like reading tea leaves. The TV networks guess which matches will generate the most number of viewers and will pick those if they have first dibs. In the case of this Sunday’s Premier League season finale, you can read […]

Fox Gets Chelsea and Man Utd Season Finales

Fox has just revealed the Premier League season finale matches it’ll be showing on its soccer networks Sunday. They’ll be showing the two most important games. Chelsea against Wigan Athletic (11am ET) will air on Fox Soccer Channel, while Fox Soccer Plus will televise Manchester United versus Stoke City (also […]

Fox Soccer Channel v ESPN – Which is Better?

To say Americans rely on quality television stations and reliable broadcasts for our fix of the Premier League and other avenues of the beautiful game is a vast understatement. No, “rely” is simply too small a word to describe the lifeline, the oxygen, the blood and the water that is […]

Warren Barton, Bobby McMahon Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Fox Soccer Channel broadcasts Champions League in the United States. Their presentation’s main studio analysts, Warren Barton and Bobby McMahon, joined me on Tuesday to discuss their show; specifically, their preparation, the show’s level of analysis, the choices made in presenting new players and teams to an audience, and the […]

FoxSoccer.tv Subscribers Miss First Half Of Barca v Arsenal

Since it’s relaunch on March 1, the track record for FoxSoccer.tv — Fox’s broadband product that features live and recorded games — has been frustratingly poor. First there were the problems that plagued the Manchester United against Liverpool match shown live on Sunday, March 20. And Tuesday, the FoxSoccer.tv website […]

Man United v Chelsea TV Audience Breaks EPL Record In US

Last weekend’s Manchester United against Chelsea match televised live on ESPN2 scored the largest viewing audience number ever for a Premier League game on US television. By U.S. standards, an incredible 526,000 viewers in 420,000 households watched the broadcast which kicked off at 7:30am ET on Saturday, April 3, 2010. […]

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MLS Talk # 59: January News

  Bruce McGuire joins host Kartik Krishnaiyer to discuss the January Transfer window as it affects American footballers as well as MLS. We also discuss the US National Team camp which is open at the Home Depot Center which will culminate in a friendly versus Sweden.

Interview With Gary James, Football Historian and Author

While the Premier League continues to become more commercial with each passing year, there is I believe a resurgence in football supporters wanting to learn more about the history of this beautiful game (when it truly was beautiful and when corporations and television networks didn’t own it). In the past […]

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What happened to the FIFA members who voted for Russia and Qatar

Five years ago on Wednesday, FIFA’s executive committee chose Russia to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar for 2022 in one of the most controversial votes in sporting history. Sixteen of the 24 executive members have been suspended, arrested for bribery, or banned. Others have faced questions about their […]