2. FA CUP: Royals ready for Old Trafford
Surprise Reading faces one of the biggest tests of the season when it
travels to Old Trafford to face Manchester United in the round of 16 of
the English FA Cup on Saturday (TV: PPV-Setanta, delay, noon ET).
The Royals are sixth in their first season in the Premier League and
gave United a stuff test when they met earlier in the season, going
down, 3-2. American Marcus Hahnemann will
start in goal for the Royals,
Bobby Convey should benefit
from Manager Steve Coppell's policy of rotating players. Convey didn't play last weekend after returning from
the USA-Mexico game in Glendale, Ariz.
Coppell knows all about Old Trafford and the FA Cup. He played more
than 300 games for United, including three appearances in the FA Cup
Other FA Cup TV games ...
Arsenal-Blackburn (Fox Soccer
Channel, live 7:30 am ET)
Chelsea-Norwich (Fox Soccer Channel, live, 10 am ET)
Preston-Man. City (Fox Soccer
Channel, delay, 11 am ET)
live, 11 am ET)
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily ICYMI MLS: Sapong rebounds, Houston friendly cancelled May 29, 2:56 a.m. |
All-Star voting is underway and fans have myriad voting options. Forward C.J. Sapong celebrated his return ... Twenty for Canada 2015: USA's Christen Press May 28, 11:56 p.m.
Three years ago, Christen Press thought she was giving up on her lifelong dream of playing ... TV Report: EPL's U.S. viewership is up 9 percent May 28, 8:33 p.m.
English Premier League viewership on NBC and NBCSN averaged 479,000 viewers, up 9 percent from last ... What They're Saying: Vladimir Putin May 28, 7:46 p.m.
"It's another clear attempt by the USA to spread its jurisdiction to other states. And I ... What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati May 28, 6:44 p.m.
"Being on the wrong side of an election result -- if that's what happens -- is ... Concacaf in emergency mode -- again May 28, 3:32 p.m.
With Concacaf president Jeffrey Webb provisionally suspended by FIFA and Concacaf from all soccer activities for ... What They're Saying: Jack Warner May 28, 1:32 p.m.
"I want to tell you, that whatever is planned for me, negatively, shall not succeed." -- ... What They're Saying: Diego Maradona May 28, 1:30 p.m.
"I was treated like a crazy person. Now the FBI has told the truth. There is ... NSCAA names Lynn Berling-Manuel as new CEO May 28, 1:14 p.m.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has named Lynn Berling-Manuel as its new chief executive ... Defiant Blatter: 'I cannot monitor everyone' May 28, 1:02 p.m.
Sepp Blatter spoke on Thursday for the first time since the raids of Wednesday morning by ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives