Weekend TV Highlighted by USMNT, FA Cup & Bundesliga Return

The USMNT’s first match of the year is on Sunday against Iceland, which last year qualified for the 2016 European Championship in France and will be a good early test as players shake off the long break and finish of the National Team edition of a preseason. “Lars Lagerbäck is a good coach who has […]

Tim Ream’s Fulham Face Hull City on beIN Sports

Finally a Fulham match for 2016 to watch. The Whites host Hull City today at Craven Cottage in a game that kicks off at 9:00 am CT. It will be shown on a delayed basis at 11:55 am on beIN Sports. Tim Ream returns to the starting line up today after having gone to the […]

Weekend TV including USWNT vs Ireland

The Bundesliga has returned and I count on the Bundesliga Fanatic to keep me up-to-date. Like news on the US U17 star in the making Christian Pulisic who scored his first goal for the first team in a friendly last week. Saturday opens with Köln vs Stuttgart and there’s a nice story on THE REFORMATION […]

Weekend TV and Reading List

The English Premier League offers 10 games this weekend, including one Monday afternoon for those with a holiday. The match getting the most attention are Premier League giants Liverpool and Manchester United Sunday. 10 Things to Watch For this Weekend Saturday opens with fourth-place Tottenham v. Sunderland. Spurs are unbeaten in their last four matches, […]

Carli Lloyd Receives Ballon d’Or as Best Female Player in the World

Lionel Messi has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the best player in the world for the fifth time, while US midfielder Carli Lloyd has claimed her first-ever FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award. FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique Martínez and US national team coach Jill Ellis have also been named for the […]

Soccer on TV and International Reading List

The weekend TV will be led by the English Football Association and the FA Cup as the EPL takes a break for this traditional competition. I’m also starting a new effort to point to stories of interest in the International game that you may not have seen. TV SCHEDULE The FA Cup 3rd Round opens […]

La Liga Promises U12 International Tourney

LaLiga and El Larguero Foundation join forces to promote youth football in a new edition of #LaLigaPromises, the world’s best U12 competition, to assert all the positive values that sport represents. What: U12 International Tourney When: December 27-29 Watch: beIN Sports Espanol (Soccer on TV Calendar) Between 27 and 29 December 2015, Miami will host […]

Boxing Day and More Soccer on TV

Live action returns on Saturday with a full slate of English Premier League matches in a tradition that Jürgen Klopp will participate in for the first time. While the Bundesliga shuts down for a month (returning January 22nd), the English will take primary responsibility for entertaining us the next two weeks. Premier League coverage is […]

See USMNT and Argentina in Chicago during Copa America

Group seeds and game dates for the historic 2016 Copa America Centenario have been announced, per tournament organizers. The once-in-a-lifetime soccer summer event, which honors 100 years of the Copa America tournament, will feature some of the world’s best teams and players competing from June 3-26, 2016, in the United States. As the host nation, […]

Euro 2016 Final Draw

Twenty-four teams will contest the Henri Delaunay Cup for the first time in the FIFA Euro 2016 Championship. As hosts, France qualify automatically for a tournament that takes place between 10 June and 10 July 2016. GROUP A France Romania Albania Switzerland GROUP B England Russia Wales Slovakia GROUP C Germany Ukraine Poland Northern Ireland […]