The Birmingham Derby highlights another day of soccer around the world, as Brad Friedel and Aston Villa look to shut down Birmingham in a battle of teams looking to vault into the top half of the Premier League table.
Elsewhere in Europe, Italy's surprise table-leader, Lazio, looks to continue its winning ways at Palermo. In Germany, the top two teams in the Bundesliga, Mainz 05 and Borussia Dortmund, will do battle for league supremacy, with first place on the line in their crucial early-season matchup.
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Enjoy the action (TV schedule is after the jump):
SUNDAY'S SOCCER ON TV
3:00am– Fox Soccer Channel- North Queensland Fury vs. Gold Coast United
7:30am– ESPN3.com/Fox Soccer Plus/FoxSoccer.tv- Palermo vs. Lazio
8:00am– FoxSoccer.tv- Aston Villa vs. Birmingham City
9:30am– Fox Soccer Plus/FoxSoccer.tv- Newcastle United vs. Sunderland
10:00am– ESPN3.com- Brescia vs. Napoli
10:30am– ESPN3.com- Mainz 05 vs. Borussia Dortmund
12:00pm– Fox Soccer Channel- Bolton vs. Liverpool
12:00pm– GolTV- Sporting Gijon vs. Villareal
12:00pm– DirecTV- Malaga vs. Real Sociedad
12:00pm– ESPN3.com- Deportivo La Coruna vs. Espanyol
12:00pm– FoxSoccer.tv- Monaco vs. Bordeaux
2:00pm– Telemundo- Toluca vs. San Luis
2:00pm– Fox Deportes- Morelia vs. Monterrey
2:00pm– GolTV- Atletico Madrid vs. Almeria
3:45pm– ESPN3.com- Catania vs. Fiorentina
4:00pm– DirecTV- Athletic Bilbao vs. Getafe
4:00pm– GolTV- Hannover vs. Hoffenheim (Delayed)
4:00pm– Fox Soccer Plus- Montpellier vs. PSG
8:00pm– ESPN2/ESPN3.com- Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC