For the past few years, I have put together this fun article to compare America’s favorite sports league, the National Football League (NFL), and the world’s favorite league, the UEFA Champions League (UCL). The original idea for this exercise was to help get my friends who aren’t soccer fans into the sport by giving them an easier way to understand the biggest club competition on the planet. So with each league featuring 32 teams broken up into eight groups of four teams apiece, the following are the comparisons between each NFL Division and Champions League Group.
Manchester United plans to go public. In the United States, to boot. The record 19-time English champions filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday to hold an initial public offering of stock and become a listed company on the New York Stock Exchange.
This time on the Upper 90 Soccer Show, Robert Bode and fill-in hosts Brendan Darr and Scott Graham take a look back at the wild final matchday of the Barclay’s Premier League, with Manchester City dramatically hoisting their first BPL trophy and their first top-flight title since 1968.
In the first full episode of the Upper 90 Soccer Show on 1067thefandc.com, the hosts Robert Bode, Austin Sanders and Justin McMahan interviewed Dave Johnson, the TV play-by-play voice of DC United, and Jason Davis, the co-host of “The Best Soccer Show.”