Preview: Rudi Garcia ambitious ahead of the 2013/14 Italian Serie A campaign
The game would be the 18th MLS All-Stars game and this time around, the best in MLS will take on Giallorossi. Sporting Park in Kansas City, home of Kansas City Wizards is the location for a match that promises a lot of goals.Rudi Garcia’s men would be the first Serie A side to take on All-Stars with the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United and Everton playing the All-Star games in recent years. So far, Roma have played just one preseason game which was a 2-1 win over Greek side Aris last Friday.
Miami Beach, Florida (May 9, 2013) – FIFA Confederations Cup football comes to you live from Brazil in June as ESPN networks promise to live stream all matches between June 15 and June 30, 2013. As listed on the Confederations Cup page, LiveSoccerTV.com (@LiveSoccerTV) has all the information you need to keep up with the live schedule of ESPN, ESPN Mobile TV, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNEWS and WatchESPN.
The world will witness a preview of what to anticipate at the World Cup next year with the likes of Neymar, Mario Balotelli, Juan Mata, Javier Hernandez and company poised to star in the competition. This summer, eight teams from six different zones will contest for the coveted trophy. The participants are: hosts Brazil and 2011 Copa America champions Uruguay (CONMEBOL), Euro 2012 runners-up Italy and champions Spain (UEFA), 2011 Asian Cup winners Japan (AFC), 2011 Gold Cup winners Mexico (CONCACAF), 2013 AFCON champions Nigeria (CAF) and 2012 OFC Nations Cup surprise winners Tahiti (OFC).
Miami Beach, Florida (April 4, 2013) – Chicago Fire and New York Red Bulls will find a home on ESPN on Sunday, April 7, 2013. This Major League Soccer match comes last on the list and is scheduled to kick off at 17:00 EST. LiveSoccerTV.com (@LiveSoccerTV) reminds you to add this match to your ‘what-to-watch-live’ list.
Last Saturday, Thierry Henry’s side took all three points at the expense of Philadelphia Union. The Arsenal legend netted the winner nine minutes from normal time after McCarty and Casey had both inscribed their names on the score sheet. How will Chicago Fire vs New York Red Bulls turn out?
Miami Beach, Florida (March 8, 2013) – In Portugal, the Eagles are flying above the Dragons. The latter dropped two points last weekend with a goalless draw away to Sporting Lisbon while Benfica capitalized on their rivals’ mistake with a narrow victory away to Beira-Mar. ESPN3 will air Porto vs Estoril at 15:00 EST on Friday, March 8. The channel will round up its Portuguese Primeira Liga coverage for the weekend with the live broadcat of Benfica vs Gil Vicente at 16:15 on Sunday, March 10.
Within the next three days, four Liga MX matches will be seen on ESPN3 – Morelia vs America at 20:30 EST on Friday, Cruz Azul vs Jaguares at 18:00 EST on Saturday and finally Puebla vs Pumas UNAM at 18:00 EST on Sunday. This hat-trick of Liga MX football will also be available live on ESPNEWS and ESPN Deportes+.
Miami Beach, Florida (March 1, 2013) – LiveSoccerTV.com reminds you where and when to watch the six matches available across ESPN networks between Saturday, March 2 and Monday, March 4, 2013.
Evergreen Ryan Giggs scored against Queens Park Rangers to celebrate his 999th professional football appearance. After signing a one-year contract extension with Manchester United on Friday, the Welsh will step at the Theatre of Dreams to fulfil a milestone: play his 1,000th match.
Watch Ryan Giggs make history during Manchester United vs Norwich City at 10:00 a.m. EST on Saturday, March 2. This English Premier League game will be live on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes.
Miami Beach, Florida (February 28, 2013) – Major League Soccer is back! No Beckham, but no problem. The Manchester United icon made a permanent move to French giants PSG after playing his last MLS match last December. The two-time MLS Cup winner has left a gap that Landon Donovan and company might not be able to cover. Either way, the build-up to the 2013 MLS season has benefited from a lot of hype. Thankfully, the interest of soccer fans appears to be a top priority.
Miami-based website LiveSoccerTV.com offers you live stream and television schedules for all nine MLS matches this weekend. Why suffer to search around when Live Soccer TV lets you know where and when to watch the match(es) of your choice on channels available to you in the United States and in Canada? Avoid a headache with our detailed Major League Soccer live listings for the following channels: MLS Live, MLS Direct, NBC Sports, Fox Sports Ohio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN 3D USA.
Miami Beach, Florida (February 8, 2013) - ESPN2 has two matches for its viewers within the next three days. Like ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes, the channel will show Tottenham Hotspur’s 7:45 a.m. EST fixture against Newcastle United at White Hart Lane on Saturday as well as Liverpool’s crucial encounter against West Bromwich Albion on Monday, February 11, 2013.
Live football broadcast on ESPN3 will be eclectic with the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Third-place final match, Mali vs Ghana, among the biggest games in the line-up. Kick-off time for this African battle staged far away in South Africa is at 13:00 EST. Vitesse vs PSV, set to start at 14:45 EST, will close ESPN3’s Saturday schedule.
Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama and the United States are the six teams in contention for the three automatic World Cup spots.
The atmosphere is tense ahead of Honduras vs USA. Both teams are determined to commence this phase of the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers on a high.
Mexico vs Jamaica is another big fixture on the night. El Tri, reigning Gold Cup champions, will be backed by the home crowd at the Estadio Azteca.
Panama and Costa Rica are seen as the underdogs of the CONCACAF Fourth Round six-team table. Both teams will clash at the Rommel Fernandez stadium at 21:00 local time.
Miami, Florida – 29 January 2013 -- The North American soccer audience anxiously anticipates Tuesday night’s international friendly match between North American rivals Canada and USA. This fixture, which opens the U.S. MNT’s Centennial Year celebration, is set to take place at the BBVA Compass Stadium at 21:00 EST.
Thanks to multiple channels available across the globe, fans who cannot make their way to the venue will be able to follow the action live from their television or computer screens. Live streaming and TV schedule information from various sections of the world has been made available on LiveSoccerTV.com’s USA vs Canada match page.
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Club football action pauses for some time to give way to some enthralling international friendly action this Wednesday. USA are still in the running to reach the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals. They will be warming up for tougher challenges with a match against Russia. The Russians suffered the surprise of the tournament at Euro 2012. They started off brightly but could not maintain the tempo as Greece knocked them out in the group stage.
This miserable adventure seems to be well buried, though. Now, Russia are in poll position to clinch automatic World Cup qualification in the UEFA zone. USA and Russia will both gain good experience from this fixture, which is set to kick off at 10:00am EST.
Lionel Messi’s Argentina are expected to maul Saudi Arabia while Luis Suarez’s Uruguay will try to get back their winning form against Poland. The Copa America champions moved four places down to the 11th position in the latest FIFA World Ranking.
ESPN will present 43 live matches, 42 of which are 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying contests, on Friday, Oct. 12, and Tuesday, Oct. 16. The matches will begin Friday with Russia, No. 12 in FIFA World Ranking, vs. No. 3 Portugal with striker Cristiano Ronaldo at 11 a.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN, and conclude on Tuesday with the pivotal USA vs. Guatemala game at 7:15 p.m. on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes Radio and WatchESPN.
The U.S., currently in a three-way tie with Guatemala and Jamaica in their group, needs a tie or win to advance to the Hexagonal – the CONCACAF’s fourth and final round matches for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification. ESPN’s lead play-by-play commentator Ian Darke, analyst Taylor Twellman and sideline reporter Mónica González will call the U.S.-Guatemala match. Host Bob Ley and analysts Alexi Lalasand Kasey Keller will provide studio commentary from Kansas City. Match coverage will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a 45-minute pre-game program.
USA is currently tied with Guatemala in second place with four points, behind Jamaica, atop the group with seven points.
The top two teams from the three groups will advance to the final FIFA World Cup qualifying round for the CONCACAF region, known as the Hexagonal. ESPN’s lead play-by-play commentator Ian Darke, analyst Taylor Twellman and sideline reporter Mónica González will call the U.S. vs. Jamaica match.
Host Bob Ley and analysts Alexi Lalas and Kasey Keller will provide studio commentary from ESPN’s Bristol studio.
ESPN’s presentation of this month’s FIFA International match dates will feature a schedule of 43 matches beginning Friday, Sept. 7, through Tuesday, Sept. 11, highlighted by the second leg of a home and away USA vs. Jamaica 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying series on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 8 p.m. ET, live on ESPN2 and WatchESPN from the Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.
ESPN’s lead play-by-play commentator Ian Darke, analyst Taylor Twellman and sideline reporter Mónica González will call the U.S.--Jamaica match. Host Bob Ley and analysts Alexi Lalas and Kasey Keller will provide studio commentary from ESPN Bristol studio.
The hosts have the chance to finish Matchday 1 above bitter local rivals Liverpool. The latter suffered a stunning 3-0 demolition away to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. Also last weekend, Arsenal drew blank at home to Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur went down to Newcastle United.
Giants Chelsea and Manchester City engaged in Sunday action. The Blues and the Citizens both clinched victory putting early pressure on Manchester United to get a result on Monday. Can the Red Devils avoid a slow start at Goodison Park where they last played a disappointing 4-4 draw?
TalkSport Radio offers live coverage of this match in Australia, Canada, USA, UK and in Ghana via Citi 97.3 FM. Everton vs Manchester United kicks off at 20:00 BST on Sky Sports 3D and Sky Sports 1/HD in the United Kingdom. Tune in to ESPN3, ESPN Deportes or ESPN2 in the United States from 15:00 EST.
USA’s national soccer team is yet to take shape under Jurgen Klinsmann. The former Germany coach has excluded several key players from his squad for tonight’s international friendly against Mexico. The United States are unbeaten in their last three matches.
Next month, USA will face Jamaica home and away in the Third Round of their World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign. Beating Mexico will greatly boost the Americans’ spirit as Klinsmann declared:
“This is a unique opportunity for us, because we never know when we’ll get the opportunity again to play in El Azteca.
Watch iconic football star David Beckham lead the way as Major League Soccer aims to show its true colours to the world. Other MLS stars under the spotlight on Wednesday night are Landon Donovan and former English Premier League superstar Thierry Henry.
Thanks to ESPN Atlantic, ESPN Middle East and ESPN HD Latin, football fans around the world will have the opportunity to follow MLS All Stars vs Chelsea live. In Canada, catch the action live on TSN. ESPN UK / HD stays continues to bring the best of football to its followers by airing tonight’s huge club friendly.
The Merseyside Reds are in the United States for their 2012 North America tour. On July 25, Liverpool will face Italian giants AS Roma at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. This fixture is scheduled to kick off at 6:30pm EST. ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes will broadcast this club friendly live.
On July 28, Liverpool will be in Maryland for an all-English clash at the UMBC stadium. Tottenham Hotspur vs Liverpool will air live on ESPN2 at 1:00pm EST. The club friendly will see ex-Swansea City boss Brendan Rodgers come up against former Chelsea coach Andre Villas-Boas. ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes will also broadcast this fixture live in the United States.
ESPN2 and ESPN3.com will present live the 2012 AT&T MLS All-Star Game Presented by adidas on Wednesday, July 25, beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET from PPL Park in Chester, Pa. The MLS All-Star telecast will follow the 2012 ESPN Summer Soccer Series match between Liverpool FC and AS Roma live from Fenway Park at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes. Both ESPN2 telecasts will be available in high definition.
In the soccer doubleheader, many of Major League Soccer’s most accomplished professional players will play in the All-Star match, such as former England National Team captain David Beckham (Los Angeles Galaxy), 1998 FIFA World Cup champion Thierry Henry (New York Red Bull), and US Men’s National Team goal-scoring leader Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), competing against the UEFA Champions League title-holders Chelsea FC.
Lucky ticket holders will have the prestige to see one of the world’s best football teams in action at the stadium. Meanwhile, people without tickets will be served with live television broadcast of the match.
Watch the reigning UEFA Champions League winners, Chelsea, begin their pre-season summer tour in the United States with a match against Seattle Sounders in Washington.
ESPN subscribers have nothing to worry about as the opening fixture of World Football Challenge 2012 will air live on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes in the United States.
The series will conclude Saturday, Aug. 11, at 1:55 p.m. with Spain’s La Liga champions Real Madrid FC vs. Scottish Premier League title holders Celtic FC. Eight of the nine matches will be aired live across ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes, with one on ESPN3.
The ESPN Summer Soccer Series includes three teams each from the English Premier League, Major League Soccer, two from Italy’s Serie A, and one from Spain’s La Liga and the Scottish Premier League. Highlights:
• AC Milan: With seven European cup titles and 18 Italian Serie A championships, AC Milan is one of the legendary football clubs in Europe. Its roster consists of some of the top international players, such as Alexandre Pato, Robinho (Brazil), Kevin-Prince Boateng, Sulley Muntari (Ghana), and Ignazio Abate, a key defender in Italy’s UEFA EURO 2012 team.