Soccer on TV

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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Long-time rivals Manchester United and Liverpool square off on Sunday to headline this weekend's soccer action.

United will be looking to erase the bad taste of last week's 3-3 tie vs. Everton, while Liverpool will look to improve on last week's disappointing showing against Birmingham.

Manchester United-Liverpool is just one of the quality match-ups on tap this week. In Europe, you have Bordeaux-Lyon, Atletico Madrid-Barcelona and Sampdoria-Napoli among the top matches to watch. In the Americans, the Flamengo-Fluminense rivalry and Toluca-Club America tilts will be worth watching.

MLS has its own good games to catch, including Columbus vs. Seattle and Real Salt Lake vs. the Chicago Fire.

Here is a rundown of this weekend's soccer on TV:

This Weekend's Soccer on TV


6:30PM– Fox Soccer Channel- Duke vs. North Carolina

9:10pm– Galavision- Tecos vs. UNAM Pumas


7:45am– ESPN2/ESPN3.com- Stoke City vs. West Ham United

9:30am– GolTV- Bayern Munich vs. Cologne

9:30am– ESPN3.com- Werder Bremen vs. FSV Mainz 05

10am– Fox Soccer Channel- Tottenham vs. Wolverhampton

10am– Fox Soccer Plus- Everton vs. Newcastle

Noon– Fox Soccer Plus- Fiorentina vs. Lazio

12:30pm– Fox Soccer Channel- Sunderland vs. Arsenal

2pm– GolTV- Sporting Gijon vs. Athletic Bilbao

2:45pm– Fox Soccer Channel- AC Milan vs. Catania

4pm– Telefutura- Real Salt Lake vs. Chicago Fire

4pm– GolTV- Real Sociedad vs. Real Madrid

5pm- Fox Soccer Channel– Blackburn vs. Fulham (Delayed)

6pm- Fox Soccer Plus– Aston Villa vs. Bolton (Delayed)

6pm– GolTV- Botafogo vs. Cruzeiro

7:20pm– GolTV- Atletico Huila vs. Nacional de Medellin

7:30pm– DIrect Kick- Columbus Crew vs. Seattle Sounders

8pm– Telemundo- Chivas de Guadalajara vs. Jaguares

8pm– Fox Sports Espanol- Veracruz vs. Irapuato

8:30pm– Direct Kick- Houston Dynamo vs. Toronto FC

9pm– Direct Kick- Colorado Rapids vs. New England Revolution

9:45pm– Telefutura- San Luis vs. Pachuca

10pm– Telemundo- Atlante vs. Morelia

10:30pm– Fox Soccer Channel- Los Angeles Galaxy vs. D.C. United


6:30am– ESPN3.com/ESPN Deportes- Feyenoord vs. Ajax

6:30am– Fox Soccer Plus- AS Bari vs. Cagliari

8:30am– Fox Soccer Plus-Manchester United vs. Liverpool

9am– ESPN3.com- Chievo Verona vs. Brescia

9am– ESPN3.com- AS Roma vs. Bologna

9am– ESPN3.com- Udinese vs. Juventus

9am– Fox Soccer Channel- Palermo vs. Inter Milan

10:30am- GolTV- St. Pauli vs. Hamburg

11am– Fox Soccer Channel- Chelsea vs. Blackpool

11am– ESPN Deportes/ESPN3.com- Hercules vs. Valencia

11:30am– ESPN3.com- Schalke 04 vs. Borussia Dortmund

12:30pm– Fox Soccer Plus- West Brom vs. Birmingham

1pm– Telemundo- Toluca vs. America

1pm– ESPN2- Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona

2:45pm– Fox Soccer Channel- Sampdoria vs. Napoli

3pm– GolTV- Malaga vs. Sevilla

3pm– Fox Soccer Plus- Bordeaux vs. Lyon

5:30pm– GolTV- Flamengo vs. Fluminense

8pm– Direct Kick- Chivas USA vs. Kansas City Wizards


What matches will you be watching? Do you print this schedule out and keep it by your television? How many matches will you see this weekend?

Share your thoughts below.

  • Grubbsbl

    I hate those early fsp games on Sunday. Thats 530 am west coast time so bars won’t be open. I would get the stupid channel too but my cable company doesn’t offer it. No way I am getting up to steam the game either.


  • DaveW

    So another poster got bitten by the revise without telling anyone bug?

    I don’t really trust ESPN2 to actually broadcast Atlético-Barcelona either, meaning I’ll have once again DVRed log rolling or some such when I could have enjoyed Toluca beating América.

    ESPN does show it in their listing grid, though.


  • r.benjamin

    My Directv guide has the Fulham/Blackburn game on FSC HD at 2pm pst. And the Bolton / Villa game on FSC plus at 3pm pst.. but not on the HD channel..

    (SBI-Those are correct. I missed those when putting the schedule together because those weren’t listed as live matches, but as replays. They’re included on this schedule now.)


  • Beckster

    Spector didn’t make the bench last week and I don’t think that he played in the reserve game this week so he may be injured – not that he would make the bench based on his recent performance but he should have played in the reserve game.


  • yikes

    why has the last 2 Liverpool games been on a sunday? why cant Man U or asenal play on sundays? seems arsenal always play saturdays


  • Tim M.

    I don’t think were gonna see Spector feature for West Ham any time soon.

    Adam Grant’s brought in a lot of options in the back and and today Jacobsen doesn’t look bad at all on the right side.


  • Beckster

    I would agree with you on Spector but not on Jacobsen. 95% of the time he passes back. He doesn’t go forward at all. His passes in the 5% of the time he doesn’t go back seem to usually find Stoke players and he has been consistently beaten. However, he has made one good save.


  • Tim F.

    I wish the Man U – Liverpool match was on the Fox Soccer Channel or Fox Sports en Espanol.. I can’t get my provider to offer Fox Soccer Plus….


  • JudgeP

    avram grant won’t be there long at this rate. I don’t know how he is coaching in england at all, much less with his 3rd club. How did he end up at Chelsea but Bob Bradley or any American can’t get consideration for even Aston Villa or Fulham?


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