El Clásico Saturday, College Cup and Nike Friendlies

The weather turns wintery and the TV schedule favors an indoor effort this weekend. The big game is El Clásico Saturday morning but there are plenty of other choices to keep us entertained. I’ve highlighted some of the more interesting International games in the table below. For those interested in the domestic game, the highlight […]

RIP – Johan Cruyff

Johan Cruyff, who has died aged 68 of cancer, once said his qualities as a footballer were undetectable by a computer. It was surely true that a computer might have recorded his playing stats – the goals, the assists, the distances covered – but would have been incapable of assessing the wonderment generated by his […]

UEFA Champions League, Match Day Five

Only Two games remain in Group Play as Match Day Five prepares to kick off on Tuesday and Wednesday. Three of the 16 places in the UEFA Champions League knockout phase have been clinched and still 27 of the other 29 clubs are in contention for the remaining 13 with two games to go. All […]

Champions League Group Stage Match Day One

The Champions League has now reached the Group Stages, with six Match Days to be played between September 15-16 and December 8-9. All are on the TV Calendar but here is a specific look at the games for Match Day One that will be played Tuesday and Wednesday. Real Madrid vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk – […]

Soccer on TV – Champions League, Women’s World Cup plus

Just in case you may have missed this – today at 1:45 pm Messi, Neymar and Suarez, with their FC Barcelona teammates will kick off against Juventus (Pirlo! Tevez!) in the Champions League Final. Pretty much must see material today. Unless you are spending the day at the Missouri State Cup with me… The game […]

Will it be Barca vs Juve in the Champions League Final?

The 2nd leg of the UEFA Champions League semifinals will be played Tuesday and Wednesday this week, leading up the the Final on Saturday June 6th (Amsterdam Tavern will be packed!) Find some time to catch these matches as they often exceed the Final. If the post-match mood was any kind of guide, then FC […]

International Champions Cup Schedule Announced

Vacation planning can now commence… Relevent Sports, today announced the matchups, venues and dates of the 2015 International Champions Cup North America Presented by Guinness Beer. This year’s tournament will be broadcast live on FOX, FOX Sports 1 or FOX Sports 2 and run from July 11 – August 5. The 2015 International Champions Cup […]

Champions League Round of 16 Draw

There will be a number of reunions in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 following the draw in Nyon, with three of the ties having been played in last season’s competition. FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF saw off Manchester City FC and FC Schalke 04 respectively at this stage in 2013/14 and will […]

El Clasico Saturday! And Other Games to Watch

The world’s most expensive player will not be there when Real Madrid and Barcelona emerge from the tunnel at the Santiago Bernabéu just before five o’clock on Saturday evening, but the world’s best will. So will the world’s second best, whichever way round you prefer to place them. The winner of the Ballon d’Or will […]

International Friendlies Include Real Madrid and Barca

The Herbalife World Football Challenge continues this week with a pair of Real Madrid matches. The Champions League winners will face the LA Galaxy tonight on ESPN2 and then on Sunday face off against the Mexican champions. US International Herculez Gomez is a member of Santos. Thursday, August 2 at 9:30 pm – LA vs. […]