Connect with us

General

Premiership Countdown: 36 Days to Go

premier-league-ball

One of the joys of summertime in England is basking in the sun and watching the pre-season friendlies. It’s a ritual that many soccer fans relish. Smelling the freshly cut grass, getting your hopes up that “this could be the season,” and watching new transfer signings and youth players playing for your team for the first time in tiny and antiquated stadiums.

It’s also an opportunity for smaller teams to play against Premiership sides. While the English Premier League teams get much-needed match practice, the smaller clubs get a nice injection of cash from ticket sales. It’s a perfect agreement, except that many Premiership sides these days now revert to flying overseas for tournaments thereby taking the ticket revenue out of the country.

Keeping up with all of the friendly fixtures is a full-time job, but here’s a selection of some of the more interesting matches during the next few days:

Saturday, July 15:
Wrexham v Liverpool
Barnet v Arsenal

Tuesday, July 18:
Celta Vigo v Spurs

Wednesday, July 19:
Accrington Stanley v Blackburn

With these matches, though, you can’t take the results seriously. The matches usually feature unlimited substitutions and key players may be rested while they recover from World Cup duty, or make way for fringe players who have a lot more to prove.

Interestingly, Sheffield Wednesday from the Championship will play the USL Soccer League All-Star Team on Wednesday, July 19 at 8pm ET in Cary, North Carolina. The match will be shown live on Fox Soccer Channel.

200+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, World Cup, Euro 2024 & more
  • Includes NBC, USA, FOX, ESPN, CBSSN & more
Live & On Demand TV Streaming
  • Price: $69.99/mo. for Entertainment package
  • Watch World Cup, Euro 2024 & MLS
  • Includes ESPN, ESPN2, FS1 + local channels
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features Bundesliga, LaLiga, Championship, & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
2,000+ soccer games per year
  • Price: $4.99/mo
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & NWSL
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

More in General

Translate »