Cute idea, but why wasn’t Eric Wynalda offering back seat (ahem) wisdom?
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Kickoff is at 7 a.m. Saturday on NBCSN.
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Kickoff is at 5:30 a.m. Sunday on NBCSN, followed at 8 a.m. by Swansea City-Manchester United.
I’m guessing there’s an awful lot of Barcelona and Real Madrid fans looking forward to this weekend since this La Liga preview was one of the most-read stories on the Daily Breeze website today.
Barcelona’s season opener kicks off at 9:25 a.m. Sunday, with Real Madrid’s first game following at 11:25 a.m.
Manchester United beat Aston Villa 1-0 today, BTW.
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The Bundesliga starts this weekend, Fox has the modern incarnation of “Soccer Made in Germany” and is pulling out the stop to make sure Anmerican soccer fans know it beginning with today’s 11:30 a.m. Bayern Munich-Hamburg game you cabn watch live here.
Here’s more from the Fox press release:
To celebrate the launch, FOX Sports is generating a multi-platform roadblock, airing the match on FOX Sports 2, 17 FOX Sports Regional Networks and affiliates (available in over 78 million homes), multiple local broadcast affiliates, FOXSports.com, FOX Sports’ YouTube channel and FOX Sports GO. Pregame coverage begins at 2:00 PM ET.
The FOX Sports Regional Networks and affiliates carrying the match are: FOX Sports Arizona, FOX Sports Detroit, FOX Sports Florida, FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports North, FOX Sports Ohio, FOX Sports Oklahoma, FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Southwest, FOX Sports West, FOX Sports Wisconsin, MASN 2, NESN, Root Sports (Northwest Region), Root Sports (Pittsburgh Region), Root Sports (Rocky Mountain Region) and YES. Local over-the-air coverage is also available in Chicago (WPRW), San Francisco (KICU) and Philadelphia (WTXF – D2), covering nine million homes.
FOX Sports 1’s regular season Bundesliga coverage kicks off Sunday, Aug. 16 with last season’s league runner-up Wolfsburg taking on Eintracht Frankfurt with pregame coverage beginning at 9:00 AM ET.
The Bundesliga season consists of 306 matches played from August to May. In addition to the 58 games telecast on FOX Sports 1, 60 are earmarked for FOX Sports 2, and the remainder offered via FOX Soccer Plus. On the Spanish-language side, FOX Deportes is set to televise 105 matches. Additionally, every game televised on FOX Sports 1 or FOX Sports 2 is being streamed live on desktop computers via FOXSoccer.com as well as the FOX Sports GO mobile app. All FOX Soccer Plus matches are being streamed on the FOX Soccer 2 GO app.
— NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) August 7, 2015
— Joe Prince-Wright (@JPW_NBCSports) August 5, 2015
— Basti Schweinsteiger (@BSchweinsteiger) August 7, 2015
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— Int Champions Cup (@IntChampionsCup) July 24, 2015
World Cup Prelimiary draw coverage begins Saturday 10:55am ET on @FOXSports1
— Rob Stone (@RobStoneONFOX) July 24, 2015
— U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) July 24, 2015
— Angel City Brigade (@ACBrigade) July 24, 2015
Kickoff is at 6 p.m. live on Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes.