Tim Howard will look to move a step closer to silverware today when he leads Everton into the FA Cup quarterfinals against Sunderland in one of the days top matches.
The Toffees come in off a disappointing derby day loss to Liverpool during the week, but a win today would ease that disappointment as it would cliinch a semifinal berth and trip to Wembley with a win against the Black Cats.
Clint Dempsey and Fulham have been riding high in the new year and can move a step closer to the top pack in the English Premier League with a win against Swansea City today. In London, Tottenham will look to halt their recent losing skid by beating a Bolton side riding high off a win last week that brought them out of the relegation zone.
In Mexico, red-hot Herculez Gomez and Santos Laguna will look to regain first place with a win against Cruz Azul, while Jose Torres and Pachuca take on Atlante, and Edgar Castillo and surprising Club Tijuana face off against Tigres.
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Enjoy the action (Commentary is after the jump):
TODAY'S SOCCER ON TV
8:30 a.m. - Fox Soccer Plus/FoxSoccer.tv - Dundee United vs. Rangers
8:45 a.m. - Fox Soccer Channel - Everton vs. Sunderland
10:30 a.m. - GOLTV – Borussia Dortmund vs. Werder Bremen
11 a.m. - Fox Soccer Channel - Wigan Athletic vs. West Brom
11 a.m. – ESPN3.com/ESPN Deportes - Fulham vs. Swansea City
11 a.m. - Fox Soccer Plus/FoxSoccer.tv - Leeds United vs. West Ham
1 p.m. - Fox Soccer Plus/FoxSoccer.tv/ESPN3.com – Parma vs. AC Milan
1 p.m. - DirecTV - Granada vs. Sporting Gijon
1 p.m. – GOLTV - Real Zaragoza vs. Osasuna
1 p.m. - ESPN3.com/ESPN Deportes - Getafe vs. Real Sociedad
1:30 p.m. - Fox Soccer Channel - Tottenham vs. Bolton
1:30 p.m. - ESPN3.com - Hertha Berlin vs. Bayern Munich
2 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick/TSN – Montreal Impact vs. Chicago Fire
2 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv - Auxerre vs. Evian Thonon Gaillard
2 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv – Bordeaux vs. Ajaccio
2 p.m. – FoxSoccer.tv - Caen vs. Paris-St. Germain
2 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv – Lorient vs. Brest
2 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv – Marseille vs. Dijon
2 p.m. – FoxSoccer.tv - Nancy vs. Montpellier
3 p.m. – ESPN3.com/ESPN Deportes - Sevilla vs. Barcelona
3:45 p.m. – Fox Soccer Channel - Fiorentina vs. Juventus
4 p.m. - Fox Soccer Plus/FoxSoccer.tv – St. Etienne vs. Lyon
5 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick - San Jose Earthquakes vs. Houston Dynamo
5 p.m. - DirecTV - Rayo Vallecano vs. Real Betis
5:15 p.m. - GOLTV - River Plate vs. Deportivo Merlo
7 p.m. - Telefutura - Queretaro vs. Chivas de Guadalajara
7 p.m. - Azteca America – Cruz Azul vs. Santos Laguna
8:30 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick - Sporting Kansas City vs. New England
8:30 p.m. – MLS Live/Direct Kick – FC Dallas vs. Portland Timbers
9 p.m. – Telefutura - Pachuca vs. Atlante
9 p.m. - Galavision – Tigres UANL vs. Tijuana
10 p.m. - MLS Live/Direct Kick – Real Salt Lake vs. New York Red Bulls
10 p.m. – MLS Live/Direct Kick - Seattle Sounders vs. Toronto FC
11 p.m. - Galavision - Atlas vs. Jaguares