Kyle Fansler

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United States

/ 268 days ago

USMNT announces roster for September friendlies

On Wednesday morning, USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter announced the roster for a pair of friendlies in late September. The United States has two fixtures set later this month, both coming against World Cup sides. On Sep. 23, the USMNT battles Japan in Düsseldorf, Germany. Then, four days later, the United States travels to Murcia, Spain, […]

World Cup 2022

/ 268 days ago

Where can I watch World Cup 2022?

In the United States, fans can watch the World Cup 2022 in a variety of locations. These differ in ease of access, price and quality. At the base of it all, language determines where you can watch the World Cup 2022. The rights to broadcast the World Cup differ for English- and Spanish-language broadcasts. English […]

tv coverage

/ 269 days ago

What channel is the World Cup on?

In the United States, what channel the World Cup airs on differs each game. That being said, there are select channels that you can rely on to carry games. Plus, audiences in the United States have the opportunity to watch games in either English or Spanish. In both scenarios, there are just two channels that […]

tv coverage

/ 270 days ago

Who has the TV rights for the 2022 World Cup?

In the United States, the hunt for TV rights extends right into the 2022 World Cup. In years prior, ESPN held on to the rights. ESPN was at the core of some of the most memorable moments in recent World Cup history. In 2014, Mario Gotze's goal against Argentina in extra time won Germany the […]


/ 270 days ago

Ecuador's World Cup place in question after new evidence revealed

Earlier in 2022, Chile submitted a claim that Ecuador clinched a World Cup spot using an ineligible player. Chile claimed that Ecuador picked up a total of six points against Chile in games where the player, Byron Castillo, appeared. However, over the summer, FIFA rejected Chile's claims. Consequently, Ecuador retained its World Cup spot, while […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 270 days ago

Trio of Premier League games postponed for second week

In the continued wake of The Queen's passing, the Premier League postponed more games for the upcoming weekend. Others look set to roll on as scheduled. This past weekend, all games in the English Football League did not happen. A period of national mourning has begun in the United Kingdom, and the Premier League, Football […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 270 days ago

Diego Costa returns to the Premier League with Wolves

On Monday, Wolves made the acquisition of striker Diego Costa official. The Spaniard arrives on a free transfer after last playing for Atlético Mineiro in the Brazilian top flight. Fans of the Premier League have a notable memory of what Diego Costa did during his three seasons at Chelsea. Costa made 120 appearances at Stamford […]


/ 270 days ago

Arsenal's Europa League fixture with PSV postponed

Insufficient police support caused Arsenal and PSV's Europa League fixture to be postponed. Originally, UEFA scheduled the match for Thursday. This shaped up to be the Gunners' first match in a week, after The Queen's passing suspended Premier League play at the weekend. All clubs in the United Kingdom rescheduled their fixtures starting on Tuesday. […]

tv coverage

/ 271 days ago

How do soccer highlights impact your viewing experience?

Soccer highlights are, for better or for worse, part of the fan's viewing experience. This is particularly true in the United States for two reasons. For one, soccer highlights allow fans to catch up on games they missed due to other commitments. Whether that be work, sleep or anything in between, the European kickoff times […]

What The Queen's death means for English soccer

On Thursday afternoon, Queen Elizabeth II passed. She was 96. The longest serving Royal Monarch is a staple of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and all the domains in the Commonwealth. She took over as The Queen in February 1952, holding that position for 70 years. Her impact reached the sports world, too. In fact, […]

World Cup 2022

/ 274 days ago

Winning World Cup more important than getting married

American psychologist Abraham Maslow has his theory on a human's hierarchy of needs, but when it comes to soccer fans in the United States, our needs are quite different. In fact, according to a new scientific study of soccer fans, we rate winning a World Cup more important than marriage. In the study commissioned by […]


/ 275 days ago

Which streaming service has the best features for soccer fans?

Part of the draw of streaming services are the features available for soccer fans in their viewing experience. On cable TV, audiences must follow a singular game. From there, they are subjugated to the individual game in chronological order. Of course, DVR opens up the doors for rewind, but other bells and whistles are not […]

Top European clubs face challenge of depth in condensed season

Depth is always a focus of the top European clubs. A club like Manchester City, Bayern Munich or Real Madrid have legitimate aspirations to win at least three trophies every year. For most clubs, that is a lofty dream. With the presence and commonality of injuries and the simply unpredictable nature of cup competitions, that […]
/ 282 days ago

Morocco National Team TV schedule

The Morocco National Team TV schedule may not have the consistency of finals and major games like other African nations. However, with a number of world-class talents representing the Atlas Lions, fixtures are always entertaining. Morocco reached the knockout stages of AFCON in each of the last three tournaments, and were a highlight of Qatar […]
/ 282 days ago

Japan National Team TV Schedule

One of the most successful Asian soccer nations, the Japan National Team TV schedule lays out all of the games for the island nation. The Samurai Blue has a history of success in terms of Asian soccer nations. The four-time Asian Cup winners are generally seen as being a top team from the continent. While other countries in […]