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2008/2009 Premier League TV Schedule For UK Residents

Sky Sports and Setanta Sports today announced their schedule of live games on TV for the first few months of the season: Saturday, August 16 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion, 12:45pm GMT, Sky Sports Sunderland v Liverpool, 5:30pm GMT, Setanta Sports Sunday, August 17 Chelsea v Portsmouth, 1:30pm GMT, Sky […]

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 […]

Euro 2008 Coverage By Sky Sports Is Pathetic

Right now, football fans throughout Europe and around the world are riveted to Euro 2008. But if you’ve watched “Through The Night” the past few days, you’ll have noticed that Sky Sports has led with different stories and relegated Euro 2008 news to the second or third stories of 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 […]

BBC Sport Pays Homage To Mozart With Euro '08 Trailer

If BBC Sport could be as creative and slick with their live football coverage as they are with their promotional trailers, the Beeb would rule the TV roost once again and kick Sky Sports to the gutter. Such is the artistry and fine detail that’s included in BBC Sport’s trailer […]

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“We Were Better Off With Lavolpe” – Márquez

The Barcelona player mentioned that the team was playing better with “El Bigotón” as compared to the “Pentapichichi”. “Maybe when (Lavolpe) was here, we had ‘something’ better.” He also mentioned that the national team is still trying to understand what identity he is trying to impose on the national side. […]

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Muscle strain will keep Giovani dos Santos out of Saturday’s CONCACAF Cup

Giovani dos Santos will not be with Mexico when El Tri takes on the United States in Saturday’s CONCACAF Cup playoff, LA Galaxy confirmed on Monday. The Mexican international was pulled from head coach Ricardo Ferretti’s team with a muscle strain, a status Ferretti revealed shortly before the Galaxy announced the withdrawal. “Gio Dos […]

10 things we learned from gameweek 31 of MLS

Here are the 10 things we learned from Week 31 of the 2015 Major League Soccer season. 1. Nick Sakiewicz Out In Philadelphia The nightmare Philadelphia Union fans never thought they’d escape is finally over. In the immediate aftermath of another heart-breaking home defeat in the US Open Cup final, […]