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This weekend’s Soccer on TV


You know what time it is.

The first of the Big Four clashes takes place this weekend as Manchester United travels the short distance to Anfield to take on Liverpool in this weekend’s juiciest match-up.

As you know, the Big Four is turning into a Big Five with Manchester City drowning in cash. Well, City gets its first test in the Big Five by taking on Chelsea in what will be Robinho’s debut. Fans at City of Manchester Stadium are sure to go crazy for their new signing and Chelsea will be eager to make him regret his decision.

Fans of Americans Abroad are in for some special treats as well, with several quality matches featuring Americans. Michael Bradley will make his debut for Borussia Moenchengladbach against Hannover and fellow American Steve Cherundolo. Teenage American striker Jozy Altidore and Villarreal will be on television as well, giving U.S. national team fans a chance to possibly see his La Liga debut. Potential U.S. national teamer Neven Subotic will lead Borussia Dortmund against Schalke 04 in a top Bundesliga clash.

Here are this weekend’s Top Five Matches:

1. Manchester United at Liverpool. Dimitar Berbatov makes his debut while Liverpool welcomes Riera

2. Chelsea at Manchester City. Talk about a can’t-miss affair. Robinho makes his debut against the team he spurned.

3. Schalke 04 at Borussia Dortmund. Battle of top German clubs will be the first chance for many Americans to see Neven Subotic in action.

4. Udinese at Juventus. Best match of the Serie A schedule should be a wide-open affair.

5. Independiente at Boca Juniors. Want a match with some passion, fire and crazed fans? This one is it.

Here are the rest of this weekend’s matches on TV:


  • 8pm- FSC- Puerto Rico Islanders at Rochester Rhinos
  • 11pm– FSC- Washington University at Portland


  • 7:40am– Setanta USA- Manchester United at Liverpool
  • 9:45am– Setanta USA- Arsenal at Blackburn
  • 10am– FSC- Hull City at Newcastle United
  • 11:30am– GolTV- Schalke 04 at Borussia Dortmund
  • Noon– FSC- Chelsea at Manchester City
  • 12:15pm– Setanta USA- Sheffield United at Derby County
  • 2pm– GolTV- Racing de Santander at Barcelona
  • 2:30pm– FSC- Catania at Inter Milan
  • 4pm– Setanta USA- West Ham United at West Bromwich Albion
  • 4pm– GolTV- Atletico Madrid at Valladolid
  • 4:30pm– FSC- AS Roma at Palermo
  • 5pm– HDNet- Los Angeles Galaxy at Kansas City Wizards
  • 5:45pm– Setanta USA- Bolton at Fulham
  • 6pm– GolTV- Bayern Munich at Cologne
  • 7:30pm– FSC- FC Dallas at D.C. United
  • 7:30pm– MSG- Real Salt Lake at New York Red Bull
  • 8pm– GolTV- Millonarios at Juniors
  • 11pm– FSC- Middlesbrough at Portsmouth
  • 3am– FSC- Queensland Roar at Perth Glory


  • 9am– FSC- AC Milan at Genoa
  • 10:30am– Setanta USA- Southampton at Queens Park Rangers
  • 11am– FSC- Everton at Stoke City
  • 11am– GolTV- Deportivo La Coruna at Villarreal
  • 1pm– GolTV- Numancia at Real Madrid
  • 2:30pm– FSC- Udinese at Juventus
  • 3pm– Telefutura- Chicago Fire at Colorado Rapids
  • 5pm– FSC- Independiente at Boca Juniors
  • 5pm– GolTV- Borussia Monchengladbach at Hannover 96
  • 7pm– GolTV- Chico at Medellin


  • 2pm- Setanta USA- Aston Villa at Tottenham

Share your thoughts on this weekend’s matches in the comments section below.


  1. I love this regular feature Ives, it’s a massive time-saver having a one stop reference. Especially with GolTV’s shady listings.

    Big thanks!

  2. Sunday at 8:00AM EDT you’ve got 1 v 2 in Russia, Rubin Kazan v Dinamo Moscow, as the RPL enters the final third of the season.

    It’s not on TV in the US, as far as I know, but you should find it on that ESPN360 thing.

  3. How can this Manu U vs Liverpool game be on Sentana – I think I am going to be sick. I guess I will be stuck rooting for Chelsea to dismantle Man City of FSC.

  4. Is it just me, or does Torres look like he is combing his hair back in this shot? Was this a secret audition for a remake of The Outsiders?


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