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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

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The European club season isn't quite here yet, but that doesn't mean there aren't some intriguing match-ups involving European clubs this weekend.

Arsenal, AC Milan, Lyon and Celtic are taking part in the Emirates Cup, while Inter Milan takes on Manchester City in another high-profile friendly American soccer fans can watch on TV. The weekend's action is kicked off tonight with Chivas Guadalajara's opening of a new stadium with the arrival of favorite son Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and Manchester United.

Major League Soccer is in full swing this week, with eight matches on the schedule. Thierry Henry's MLS debut for the New York Red Bulls will come on Saturday night against the Houston Dynamo, while the suddenly struggling Los Angeles Galaxy look to rebound against the Chicago Fire.

Here is the schedule for This Weekend's Soccer on TV:

This Weekend's Soccer on TV


10pm- Deportes- Chivas de Guadalajara vs. Manchester United


6am- Fox Soccer Plus- Australia vs. New Zealand

8:55am- GolTV- Celtic vs. Lyon (Emirates Cup)

11am- GolTV- Arsenal vs. AC Milan (Emirates Cup)

3:30pm- Direct Kick- Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution

4pm- Direct Kick- Colorado Rapids vs. FC Dallas

5:30pm- GolTV- Sao Paulo vs. Ceara

6pm- Galavision- Queretaro vs. vs. Atlas

6pm- Azteca America/ESPN Deportes- Cruz Azul vs. Atlante

6pm- Telemundo- Monterrey vs. Tecos

7:30pm- GolTV- Cali vs. Nacional

8pm- Deportes- Inter Milan vs. Manchester City

8pm- Telefutura- Santos Laguna vs. UNAM Pumas

8pm- FSE- Veracruz vs. Correcaminos

8:30pm- MSG- New York Red Bulls vs. Houston Dynamo

8:30pm- Direct Kick- Kansas City Wizards vs. Toronto FC

9pm- Direct Kick- Real Salt Lake vs. D.C. United

9:30pm- GolTV- Santa Fe vs. Cortulua

10pm- Direct Kick- San Jose Earthquakes vs. Seattle Sounders

10:30pm- Direct Kick- Chivas USA vs. Columbus Crew


8:55am- GolTV- AC Milan vs. Lyon (Emirates Cup)

9am- Galavision- Germany vs. Nigeria (Under-20 Women's World Cup)

11:20am- GolTV- Arsenal vs. Celtic (Emirates Cup)

1pm- Azteca America- Puebla vs. San Luis

1pm- Telemundo- Toluca vs. Pachuca

3pm- GolTV- Palmeiras vs. Corinthians

5pm- FSC- Atlanta Beat vs. FC Gold Pride

5:30pm- Univision- America vs. Jaguares

7:30pm- FSC/FSE- Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire


Which matches are you most looking forward to? Excited for Thierry Henry's MLS Debut? Think the Galaxy can regroup and show its early-season form? Which European club friendly will you make plans to see?

Share your thoughts below.



  1. definitely not a soccer game. its a rugby match

    lol i signed up for fox soccer plus so i could watch them two rivals go at it before knowing what it actually was

  2. Chicago is definitely going to look like a different team with Ljungberg and Castillo. I hope it pays off…I think they will make a pretty good tandem along with McBride as a target man.

    I wonder if either of them play on Sunday vs. the Galaxy?

  3. thanks, pretty interesting move. I had thought about an intra-mls trade, but the fire never came to mind. Dont know how its going to work, but good for chicago trying to keep up in the MLS arms war, so to speak

  4. Damn! I really wanted to watch the Manchester-Chivas game. You got my hopes up, Ives, by saying it was on FSC.

    (SBI-That’s my fault. Mis-read a schedule.)

  5. The FSC website doesn’t list it nor does DirecTV. I’ve been looking all week for coverage of this match and have only seen it listed on ESPN Deportes, which I don’t have.

  6. The MUFC v Chivas game isn’t listed on my guide for FSC tonight, anyone sure if that’s a mistake or not? Was really hoping to watch how Chicharito plays each half. Help?


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