World Football Update

Jon Forget
Dec 4th 2013

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Feature Matches
English Premier League Football headlines mid week, with eighteen teams in action this afternoon!  Our feature match of the day has David Moyes' Manchester United hosting his former club Everton at Old Trafford.  Moyes managed the Toffees for eleven seasons before moving on to United, but now he finds himself trailing his former club in the table.  Everton's new Manager Roberto Martinez has his side flying high, and playing a very attractive style of football.  The storyline here, and the contrasting styles, should make for a very interesting matchup.
Thursday night at the Lions you can support a great cause, as we host the annual "Guys Night Out" benefit that raises money for the Denver Rescue Mission.  For more details please see below.
Friday morning we open early to cover the World Cup Draw for Brazil 2014.  There will be plenty of pomp and circumstance, and we will all find out who our beloved National Teams will face in the tournament.  Doors will open at 9am, with coverage starting at 9:30am.  Breakfast and cocktails will be served.
We will have all the EPL action, and a bit of FA Cup early on both Saturday and Sunday.  The big story of the weekend though, is the 2013 MLS Cup Final!  The final match of the season has Sporting K.C. taking on our Rocky Mountain rivals Salt Lake.  Needless to say you know who we will be pulling for in this one!  The Pub is hosting an MLS Cup Final Party, with the match kicking off at 2pm.  We will have some early specials, before Happy Hour kicks in at 3pm!
On the Horizon
Next week the final day of the Champions League Group stages takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Manchester City take on Arsenal Saturday morning, and Tottenham face Liverpool Sunday.
This Week's Football
Tuesday December 3rd
Lille v Olympic Marseille 11am (Ligue 1)
Nice v Monaco 1pm (Ligue 1)
Crystal Palace v West Ham 1pm (EPL)
Wednesday December 4th
Arsenal v Hull City 12:45pm (EPL)
Manchester United v Everton 12:45pm (EPL)
Southampton v Aston Villa 12:45pm (EPL)
Stoke City v Cardiff 12:45pm (EPL)
Sunderland v Chelsea 12:45pm (EPL)
Swansea v Newcastle 12:45pm (EPL)
Liverpool v Norwich 12:45pm (EPL)
West Bromwich v Manchester City 1pm (EPL)
Fulham v Tottenham 1pm (EPL)
Evian v Paris St. Germain 1pm (Ligue 1)
Thursday December 5th
Gateshead v Oxford United 12:45pm (FA Cup)
Lyon v Toulouse 1pm (Ligue 1)
Friday December 6th
World Cup Draw 9:30am (FIFA World Cup)
Racing Santander v Sevilla 12pm (Copa Del Rey)
Bologna v Juventus (Serie A)
Cartegena v Barcelona 2pm (Copa Del Rey)
Saturday December 7th
Manchester United v Newcastle 5:45am (EPL)
Liverpool v West Ham 8am (EPL)
Crystal Palace v Cardiff 8am (EPL)
Southampton v Manchester City 8am (EPL)
Stoke City v Chelsea 8am (EPL)
West Brom v Norwich 8am (EPL)
Leyton Orient v Walsall 8am (FA Cup)
Hartlepool v Coventry City 10am (FA Cup Delay)
Sunderland v Tottenham 10:30am (EPL)
Kidderminster v Newport County 12pm (FA Cup Delay)
Sporting K.C. v Salt Lake 2pm (MLS Cup Final 2013)
Olimpic de Xativa v Real Madrid 2pm (Copa Del Rey)
Sunday December 8th
Fulham v Aston Villa 6:30am (EPL)
Tamworth v Bristol City 7am (FA Cup)
Arsenal v Everton 9am (EPL)
Broncos v Titans 2pm (NFL)
Monday December 9th
Swansea v Hull City 1pm (EPL)
FC Denver v Skyline Eagles: The supporters shuttle will be running for one more time this year to FC Denver's 2013-14 PASL-Premier Semi-Pro Indoor Soccer season opener at the Westminster Indoor Sports Center on Friday 13th December. Welcome to the excitement of top regional 6v6 indoor soccer w/walls. Expect 60 minutes (4x15) of intense and action packed wall-to-wall soccer.  The bus leaves the Three Lions at 7.30pm & picks up at the Bulldog at 8pm.  Cost is $15 which includes a ticket to the match, free beer / soft drinks in both directions & a similar on board experience to Rapids games.  To reserve, please click here.
A Season Tickets Pass can be purchased at or prior to Game #1 for more than 25% off gameday prices. Contact for details! Event is free for children 5 and under.  Game starts at 8.45pm. Doors open at 8pm.
Denver Rescue Mission Benefit “Guys Night Out”:  Thursday December 5th the Three Lions is hosting a benefit for the Denver Rescue Mission.  Last year we helped to raise over $5000.00 through a silent auction, and donations at the door.  This year’s event starts at 5pm, with the silent auction running till 8pm, and then one of Denver’s premier Blues acts, Roots & Rhythm, performs from 8:30pm till 11:30pm!  A donation of any size at the door gets you a free pint, and helps support a great cause!
MLS Cup Party:  The field is set for MLS Cup 2013, with Sporting K.C. hosting Salt Lake at 2pm on Saturday December 7th!  We are hosting an MLS Cup Final Party, with specials on Carlsberg & Great Divide Draughts.  The Colorado Rapids supporters group C38 will be in the house as well, for what will surely be an exciting conclusion to a terrific 2013 MLS season!  It’s safe to say we will be supporting K.C. to take the title over Salt Lake.
World Cup Draw Breakfast: Football fans will be gathering at the Three Lions & the British Bulldog Friday morning Dec 6th for FIFA’s World Cup Draw!  Doors will open at 9:00am, with the draw starting at 9:30am MST.  The Lions will be serving a full breakfast, and the bar will be open, as we find out who our favorite teams will face in the 2014 World Cup!
American Outlaws: The British Bulldog & the Three Lions are proud to be the home of the USMNT's biggest supporters group, the American Outlaws! If you are loud and proud in support of USA soccer, join us at the Bulldog or Three lions for every match, and sing with the Outlaws. Don't miss the fun, as we ramp things up in anticipation of Brazil 2014.
You can see all the games at Denver's best two football bars:
Three Lions
2239 East Colfax Ave

GM: Jon Forget
British Bulldog Pub
2052 Stout St

GM: Ian Forget