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Brian Reece

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Everton

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Mixed emotions abound at Everton as Benitez era begins

Editor: Ahead of a new season and a disappointing transfer window thus far as well as a new manager at the helm, Everton season ticket holder Matt Jones returns to share his Everton preview. We all have them. Those sleeps when we fade in and out of consciousness. We wake up groggy, unsure of what […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend; May 21, 2021

Titles, promotion, relegation and European football. It's all on the line this weekend, as the European calendar nudges towards its curtain call. In France and Spain, outsiders have the chance to secure the championship on the final days of their respective seasons and can each do so with a victory. Meanwhile, in Serie A and […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend; May 14, 2021

There's silverware to win and Champions League spots to be seized across European football this weekend. In Italy the title is already decided, but the top-four fight remains in flux and is likely to be colored further by two huge derbies this week. In England there's the FA Cup final, while in France and Italy […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend; May 7, 2021

There's that end-of-season feel to soccer at the moment, with night matches starting in a late-spring hue and every kick of ball feeling so vital to so many teams. Across Europe there is still much to play for too. In Spain, four teams remain in contention for the title and they will each play one […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend; April 30, 2021

After omitting some of the biggest names in European football last weekend, it's time to check in on the progress of a few this week as things start to get serious across the continent. The title race in France is gripping, so it's no surprise that two games from Ligue 1 make this weekend's cut. […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend; April 23, 2021

After the events of the previous few days in football, it only seems appropriate to take the focus away from the dirty dozen who sought to destroy the ethos and values of the game for a weekend. They've had enough attention, haven't they? We have a cosmopolitan lineup nonetheless, with a vital game in English […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend; April 16, 2021

There's a mixture of league and cup matches to take in this weekend, as the season begins to reach a nail-biting point for a number of outfits. All kick offs are in Eastern time. Enjoy your weekend and enjoy the games! Everton vs. Tottenham Hotspur Friday, April 16, 3 p.m. ET, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend; April 9, 2021

There are enormous games across the board in Europe this weekend, most pertinently in Spain and France where the title races look poised to go down to the wire. In LaLiga, there are a couple of fixtures to savor featuring three teams involved in the fight for top spot, while in France the defending champions […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend; April 2, 2021

It's full steam ahead to the end of the domestic season in European football and there's a fantastic slate of fixtures to get stuck into following its glorious return from the international break. All kick offs are in Eastern time. Enjoy your weekend and enjoy the games! Paris Saint-German vs. Lille Saturday, April 3, […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV; March 19, 2021

There are five games from five separate competitions to savour this weekend, with local scores to settle, league places to gain and opportunities to be seized in cup tournaments. All kick offs are in Eastern time. Enjoy your weekend and enjoy the games! Brighton vs. Newcastle United Saturday, March 20, 4 p.m. ET, Peacock […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games: March 12, 2021

Five matches. Four derby games. Across three continents. All on one day. Doesn't get much better than that does it? All kick offs are in Eastern time. Enjoy your weekend and enjoy the games! Arsenal vs. Tottenham Hotspur Sunday, March 14, 12:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, Telemundo, fuboTV, Sling Blue and Hulu + Live TV […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games: March 5, 2021

In European football's major leagues, we're at or beyond the two-thirds-point. It means ambitions are being zeroed in on and each match, especially between positional rivals, takes on that extra little bit of significance. This weekend there are a lot of them. Manchester and Madrid will be focused on derby matches, while in Germany the […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games: Feb. 26, 2021

We're on the brink of a big weekend across European football, with more clarity to come on the destination of silverware and Champions League spots. Coming up are two cracking games from the Premier League, another two from La Liga and a vital showdown in Serie A. All kick offs are Eastern time. Enjoy your […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend; February 19, 2021

There are big games and derby games wherever you look in Europe this weekend, as we gear up for one of the most fascinating set of fixtures of the season. There are two games from Serie A, a league with what is now comfortably the most exciting title race on the continent. Elsewhere, there are […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games: Feb. 12, 2021

As we rattle past the halfway stage in a number of European football's elite leagues, results are starting to take on added significance in the fight for titles and Champions League qualification. It makes this set of encounters all the more intriguing, with so many teams' campaigns seeming to sit on a knife edge. We've […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games: Jan. 29, 2021

It's coming thick and fast at the moment isn't it? The majority of Europe's top leagues are catering for midweek and weekend matches at the moment, meaning legs are tired and games are stretched. It's made for a lot of turgid encounters, but some encapsulating ones too. This weekend there are showdowns from Germany, Spain […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games: Jan. 22, 2021

There's been a lot of football over the last few days. Still, I bet you want a bit more, don't you? On Friday, Saturday and Sunday there are contests to savor. The FA Cup draw has churned out some eye-catching affairs, while there are big games at the top of the table in both Germany […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games: Jan. 15, 2021

Derby matches, top-of-the-table encounters and cup finals. There's not much more we could really ask for from this weekend if we're being honest! All kick offs are in Eastern time. Enjoy your weekend and enjoy the games! Lazio vs. Roma Friday, January 15, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN+ There's a showdown in the Eternal City […]

Top 5 must-see soccer games: Jan. 8, 2021

With the festive period getting smaller in the wing mirror, football across Europe will settle back into a much more familiar pattern in the coming weeks. In England, it's the FA Cup and the standout tie of the round features in our selection. Elsewhere, there are huge games at the top of the Bundesliga and […]