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 […]

ManU at LA Starts Summer of Friendlies Wednesday

And… the International Friendlies have returned! The International Champions Cup returns, although not to St Louis. I’m guessing that named sponsor Guinness isn’t too hot on visiting the home of Budweiser. So while we won’t be able to spend hundreds of dollars to see the boys live, we will see plenty of action via the […]

International Champions Cup Opens Saturday

The International Champions Cup is an 8-team tournament pitting some of the world’s best and most prestigious football clubs against each other in a series of elimination matches to be played July 27 – August 7. The tournament, which will be played in six U.S. cities and one European city, will culminate with a championship […]

Barca Face PSG Tuesday in Champions League

The Quarterfinals kick off today with PSG vs Barcelona live at 1:30 pm on Fox Soccer. The schedule for today and tomorrow is below. The return legs are next week. Apr 2 1:30 pm PSG vs Barcelona Apr 2 4:00 pm Bay. München vs Juventus (delayed) Apr 3 1:30 pm Real Madrid vs Galatasaray Apr […]

ManU vs Real Madrid Highlight Champions League Round of 16

Via The Guardian – Manchester United have been drawn against Real Madrid in the stand-out tie of the Champions League last 16. Cristiano Ronaldo will return to Old Trafford for the first time since his 2009 move to Madrid in a meeting that also pits Sir Alex Ferguson against José Mourinho. Britain’s two other representatives, […]

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. […]

MLS Announces TV Schedule for World Football Challenge 2012

UPDATED – the games open tonight! The news we’ve been waiting for – MLS and CAA Sports, organizers of the WFC, have revealed the broadcast partners for each event in the latest edition of the international soccer series. The World Football Challenge is a series of matches between MLS squads and visiting international teams along […]

My Trip Across The Pond – Estadio Santiago Bernabèu

JP Thompson returns with his final report on traveling to Europe to see live matches. On Tuesday we traveled to Madrid for the UEFA Champions League game between Real Madrid and CSKA Moskva. Madrid’s ticket service is very unique. There is no Will Call but there is a machine that you swipe the credit card […]

My Trip Across The Pond

My name is J.P. Thompson and I have a unique experience ahead of me. My goal is to share it with you and offer a how-to-do-it-yourself guide to seeing the beautiful game live overseas. I’m in London, United Kingdom enjoying Stoke City at Chelsea as this goes live. My only previous experience has been from […]