ALL POSTS TAGGED "commentators"

Why are there so few great American soccer commentators?

Out of the five lead commentators FOX Sports selected to announce World Cup games in Qatar, only two of them are American soccer commentators born in the US. FOX's selection of John Strong and JP Dellacamera make sense. The duo are logical hires for FOX Sports given their name recognition among viewers. However, why didn't […]

FOX Sports

/ 20 days ago

World Cup 2022 commentator schedule on FOX and FS1

The World Cup commentator schedule on FOX and FS1 brings an air of excitement in the tournament nearer. This year, FOX brings an array of talent and experience to Qatar, with a number of exciting games on the docket. The familiar pairing of John Strong and Stu Holden are in store for many games at […]

Ian Darke

/ 21 days ago

Landon Donovan on Ian Darke's call of his 2010 World Cup goal

Sometimes in life, serendipity happens when you least expect it. Before the FIFA 2010 World Cup, Landon Donovan was recognized as the best soccer player the US had ever generated. Likewise, Ian Darke already had a very successful career as a commentator. He was one of the most recognizable voices of Premier League coverage, especially […]

EPL commentators on NBC: Nov. 12 and 13

This is the final matchday before the entire league takes a monthlong hiatus for the World Cup. On one hand, clubs welcome this. Those that are not sending players to the World Cup have six weeks to get healthy and train. Also, it is a chance for clubs on poor runs of form to try […]


/ 35 days ago

World Cup commentators for world feed broadcasts revealed

The World Cup commentators vary, with some having responsibility for the World Feed, and others serving specific channels and stations. Regardless, commentators can make a big difference with viewer experience on television. We all prefer certain personalities inside the booth. Some soccer fans may even mute the TV when watching our favorite teams play because […]


/ 35 days ago

World Cup 2022 commentator schedule on Telemundo

Telemundo has an array of commentators and personalities for its World Cup 2022 coverage. The Spanish-language home of the World Cup in the United States is primarily available through the OTA Telemundo channel. However, certain games in the group stage are only accessible via Universo. Fortunately, Spanish-language coverage is straightforward for those in the United […]

EPL commentator schedule: Oct. 29 and 30

Including this weekend, there are just three matchdays left before the month-and-a-half hiatus for the World Cup in November and December. Despite the rising importance of each fixture, this is a fairly calm weekend in the Premier League. That being said, this Saturday represents the busiest single day of the Premier League in this campaign. […]

EPL commentator schedule: Oct. 22 to 24

After all but one team featured in midweek games, there is a full plate of 10 games available from Saturday through Monday. If you were curious, the one team that did not play this past week was Manchester City. The Sky Blues' game against Arsenal was postponed so the Gunners could makeup their Europa League […]

EPL commentator schedule: Oct. 18 to 20

As Eric Dier pointed out, the schedule for top English clubs "does not make sense." The World Cup brings more games more often. Tottenham, for example, has an unbroken chain of midweek games building up to the World Cup. That includes this week. While oftentimes it is European play that happens in midweek, the Premier […]

World Cup 2022

/ 51 days ago

FOX World Cup commentators for Qatar 2022

The FOX World Cup commentators are preparing for the second World Cup on the channel. However, many of the names featuring for FOX are veterans when it comes to broadcasting. Some of the FOX World Cup commentators have experience dating back over 30 years. Other co-commentators are making their debuts at the tournament or on […]

EPL commentator schedule: Oct. 8 to 10

Arsenal and Manchester City both picked up massive wins in their previous games. Not only do these two clubs now have bragging rights over their rivals, but there is something of a cushion already. However, it is just eight games into the season. There is still much at hand. That includes the fixtures lined up […]