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The Blues hope to keep up their good pre-season form with another friendly clash versus Eredivisie side Vitesse.
All in all, one can argue that it's been pretty smooth sailing for Chelsea so far.
The Blues have been able to make it through their pre-season fixtures without suffering a single defeat, although at times they have looked largely unconvincing, especially when they were held to a draw against RZ Pellets.
Still, somewhat encouraging for Jose Mourinho will be his team's performance against... Read the rest of the article »
Tottenham will continue their preseason preparations as they face Chicago Fire at the Toyota Park on Saturday, the 26th of July.
Tottenham’s opening fixture began on a disappointing note as they drew 3-3 against Seattle Sounders. Mauricio Pochettino taking charge of his first match as Tottenham boss saw his team fall behind twice, but Spurs were able to level scores after being awarded two second half penalties.
In their second pre-season game Tottenham showed more promise as they picked up a 3-2 win over FC Toronto... Read the rest of the article »
The Red Devils will face LA Galaxy for the first time in a preseason friendly on Wednesday, the 23rd of July at the Rose Bowl.
The former Bayern Munich and Barcelona manager hugely impressed as his rather mediocre Netherlands side made it to the semi-final of the World Cup. The Dutch international will now be hoping he can match the lofty standards at his new club as he prepares to take charge of his first match as manager of Manchester United.
The Red Devils endured a disappointing campaign last time out and will be... Read the rest of the article »
The Citizens kick off their US tour with a match against MLS cup champions Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday, the 23rd of July.
Man City will be without a host of star players as they kick start their US tour with a match against Sporting Kansas City. The players from Argentina including the likes of Sergio Aguero, Pablo Zabaleta and Martin Demichelis will be absent and will be joined by new signing Bacary Sagna, captain Vincent Kompany and Brazilian international Fernandinho.
However American fans will be delighted... Read the rest of the article »
American fans have the chance to see Premier League giants Liverpool take on a recently resurgent Roma side in a friendly clash in Boston.
Last time Liverpool faced off against Roma in the United States, the match ended 2-1 in favor of the Giallorossi, with goals from Michael Bradley and Alessandro Florenzi giving the captial club a two goal advantage before Charlie Adam's late strike. Interestingly, two out of the three goalscorers on that night--Bradley and Adam--now are no longer with their respective clubs and now ply their trades... Read the rest of the article »
Mauricio Pochettino will look to make changes in this friendly as he adjusts to life as Spurs manager.
Pochettino has already seen that Spurs like to entertain; they did so in their previous friendly as they scored three goals but also conceded three against Seattle Sounders in a wonderful football exhibition. He was surely satisfied to see Roberto Soldado and Lewis Holtby get on the score sheet. Soldado of course was the bargain who did not work out. He always produced his best in a Valencia... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea will be looking to win many titles in the upcoming season; Jose Mourinho is set to experiment in preseason friendlies to find the perfect formula.
Jose Mourinho has had plenty to say to the media recently. He has also been involved in many transfers already. Diego Costa and Filipe Luis have joined from Atletico Madrid while the services of Cesc Fabregas have been acquired from Barcelona. Thibaut Courtois will be returning from Atletico as well. Meanwhile, in what can be considered shrewd business, Mourinho also... Read the rest of the article »
After a lengthy battle, Liverpool have lost Luis Suarez to Barcelona. Can they reach the heights of last season without him?
Liverpool will adjust to life without Luis Suarez as they take on Preston North End. Liverpool stood by their star player, the PFA Player of the Year of the previous season, until the very end. He bit an opponent in his Liverpool days (Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea) but Liverpool somehow managed to divert the attention away from him.
The Merseyside club faced the media, supported... Read the rest of the article »
Les Parisiens take on freshly promoted RB Leipzig, who will be playing in the 2nd Bundesliga for the first time in their history this season.
Ligue 1 champions PSG kick start their summer preparations with a trip to Germany as they will face off against newly created side RB Leipzig. In their opponents they will have a team that is very, very new to the footballing arena, having only been founded just five years ago in 2009. Les Parisiens themselves are not exactly the oldest club around either, as they will reach their 44th anniversary... Read the rest of the article »
Can Mauricio Pochettino find the right balance for his team in preseason? Can Seattle beat Tottenham in front of their loyal fans?
Tottenham has hired and fired managers in recent seasons at an alarming rate. They feel they have found the right man this time in ex-Southampton coach Mauricio Pochettino. Pochettino of course knows the game having been a very accomplished player himself in his playing days. Spurs failed to break the top four again last season under Tim Sherwood. Sherwood came in late in help the team to... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City will go against Heart of Midlothian in their second pre-season friendly game on Friday, the 18th of July.
The Citizens suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Dundee United in their first pre-season friendly while fielding a team which comprised of many regular starters at the club. It was a game which featured new signings Willy Caballero and Fernando whereas the likes of Kolarov, Jesus Navas and Stevan Jovetic were also given starting berths.
Other regular players including Samir Nasri, Alvaro Negredo... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea kick start their preparations for the 2014-15 season with a trip to Buckinghamshire where they face Wycombe Wanderers in their first pre-season friendly match.
Mourinho’s men will be looking for a more productive season after failing to land any trophy last time around. The club has signed two very potent players in Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas however the Spanish duo might not be able to play any part during Wednesday’s fixture.
There however will be chance for young talents to prove their worth including young Kurt Zouma who spent the... Read the rest of the article »
The Reds kick off their pre-season preparations with a friendly clash versus Danish side Brondby.
Liverpool will start off their 2014-2015 campaign with a summer pre-season friendly against Danish side Brondby. This will represent the first visit for the Reds to the Scandinavian nation since the late 1990's and represent a good chance for some of the younger and new players to have the opportunity to prove themselves to Brendan Rodgers ahead of their much-anticipated US summer tour.
Still... Read the rest of the article »
Stay glued to your TV as Manchester United vs Barcelona airs live from the Nya Ullevi stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden.
It is arguably the biggest international club friendly of the week. Two-time UEFA Champions League winning coach Alex Ferguson takes on Tito Vilanova’s Barcelona. Winning is important for both clubs although there is nothing competitive at sake.
Football fans are likely to see a blend of fringe players and well-known stars in action. Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic and Wayne Rooney are three... Read the rest of the article »
A few club friendly matches come up your way this Sunday. One of them features Sir Alex Fergusonâ€™s Manchester United.
No need to travel all the way to Oslo, Norway. Catch Valerenga vs Manchester United on various TV channels across the globe.
The Score has promised to broadcast this game live from the Ullevaal Stadio at exactly 10:00am EST in Canada.
In USA, tune in to FOX Deportes or FOX Soccer Channel to enjoy yet another pre-season encounter involving the Red Devils.
There is also good news... Read the rest of the article »
While the FA Community Shield is scheduled for August 12, brighten your Saturday with the live broadcast of Brighton vs Chelsea and Wolfsburg vs Manchester City!
FA Cup and UEFA Champions League titleholders Chelsea are back from their tour in America. This weekend, they play Brighton in East Sussex. The new club football season without the likes of Didier Drogba is just around the corner so Di Matteo is looking to boost his side’s morale.
“Every day in training is an opportunity, the friendlies are opportunities,” Roberto Di Matteo... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona football fans may finally see playmaker Lionel Messi in action under the club's colours on Saturday, July 28.
The three-time Ballon dâ€™Or winner has been included in Vilanovaâ€™s roster for the friendly against Raja Casablanca.
This fixture comes four days after the Catalans defeated German club Hamburg 2-1 without the help of the absent Lionel Messi. Goals from Dani Alves and Euro U19 titleholder Deulofeu were enough to give Tito Vilanova victory in his first match as Barcelona coach.
Against... Read the rest of the article »
Fridayâ€™s match between Arsenal and Manchester City highlights yet another day filled with football action this summer.
Arsenal vs Manchester City is the fixture that virtually ended the Citizensâ€™ English Premier League hopes last season. Artetaâ€™s sublime long range strike and Mario Balotelli's avoidable sending off inflicted agony on Roberto Mancini and his men. At the top of the table, the Red Devils of Manchester United looked set to run away with the 2011/12 EPL title.
However, destiny saw... Read the rest of the article »
Football fans will have the possibility to watch AS Roma vs Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur vs Liverpool live on ESPN this July.
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... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United continue their pre-season tour with a club friendly against Shangai Shenhua on Wednesday, July 25, 2012.
Alex Ferguson is determined to build a high level of momentum within his squad ahead of the 2012/13 football season. The Manchester United coach, who endured a rare period without silverware, is looking to dethrone Manchester City in the English Premier League.
Meanwhile, the Red Devils are expected to fight to the limit in other competitions such as the Carling Cup, the FA Cup and the UEFA... Read the rest of the article »