World Football Update

Jon Forget
Aug 19th 2014

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Feature Matches
Our game week starts with Champions League Qualifiers Tuesday and Wednesday, with Arsenal and Celtic attempting to qualify for the Group Stages.  The first leg of the Super Copa de Espana falls Tuesday as well, with Real Madrid taking on crosstown rivals Atletico Madrid.  The last time these sides met was the Champions League Final, and the first silverware in Spain will be on the line here.  Leg 2 falls Friday of this week.

 The Colorado Rapids are at home to the L.A. Galaxy on Wednesday evening, and we have a shuttle running from the Pub, and tickets available for this Western Conference clash ( go to to reserve your spot/tickets).   Other MLS highlights this week include Dallas v RSL on Friday night, and Portland v Seattle Sunday afternoon.

 The weekend brings us week two of the 2014/15 EPL campaign, and La Liga and the Bundesliga kick off their seasons.   Aston Villa and Newcastle kick off our Saturday, with the early start.  Chelsea battle Leicester City in the 8am slot, followed by Everton v Arsenal.  Our La Liga coverage kicks in at 11am, followed by a day of MLS matches and Broncos Football.

 Sunday morning we feature  Tottenham and Queens Park Rangers in a London Derby, before Manchester United face Sunderland.  Barcelona kick off their La Liga campaign at 1pm Sunday, andManchester City take on Liverpool on Monday the 25th!

On the Horizon

Next week  Man City and Liverpool clash Monday afternoon.  The second leg of Champions League Qualifiers fall Tuesday and Wednesday.  Everton battle Chelsea Saturday morning, followed by the Rapids taking on Seattle away.  Serie A kicks off in Italy, with matches Saturday and Sunday afternoon.  Sunday morning Tottenham take on Liverpool, and later in the day ArsenalBarcelona, and Real Madrid are all in action! 

This Week's Football
Monday August 18th
Barcelona v Leon 12:30pm (Club Friendly)
Burnley v Chelsea 1pm (EPL)
Tuesday August 19th
Besiktas v Arsenal 12:45pm (Champions League Qualifier)
Kopenhagen v Bayer Leverkusen 12:45pm (Champions League Qualifier)
Napoli v Athletic Bilbao 12:45pm (Champions League Qualifier)
Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid 3pm (Super Copa De Espana)
Alpha United v Portland 6pm (CCL)
America v Bayamon 6pm (CCL)
Real Esteli v Sporting K.C. 8pm (CCL)
Wednesday August 20th
Maribor v Celtic 12:45pm (Champions League Qualifier)
Lille v Porto 12:45pm (Champions League Qualifier)
D.C. United v Waterhouse 6pm (CCL)
Colorado v Los Angeles 7pm (MLS Home Game)
FAS v Montreal 8pm (CCL)
Seattle v San Jose 8pm (MLS)
Thursday August 21st
AEL v Tottenham 11am (Europa League)
Friday August 22nd
Bayern Munchen v Wolfsburg 12:30pm (Bundesliga)
Evian v PSG 12:30pm (Ligue 1)
Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid 2pm (Supercopa de Espana Leg 2)
Dallas v Salt Lake 7pm (MLS)
Saturday August 23rd
Aston Villa v Newcastle United 5:45am (EPL)
Chelsea v Leicester City 8am (EPL)
Crystal Palace v West Ham 8am (EPL)
Southampton v West Brom 8am (EPL)
Swansea v Burnley 8am (EPL)
Everton v Arsenal 10:30am (EPL)
Malaga v Athletic Bilbao 11am (La Liga)
Sevilla v Valencia 1pm (La Liga)
Almeria v Espanyol 3pm (La Liga)
New York v Montreal 5pm (MLS)
Toronto v Chicago 5pm (MLS)
New England v Chivas 5:30pm (MLS)
Columbus v Houston 5:30pm (MLS)
Sporting K.C. v D.C. United 6:30pm (MLS)
Los Angeles v Vancouver 8:30pm (MLS)
Sunday August 24th
Formula 1 Grand Prix of Belgium 6am
Tottenham v Queens Park Rangers 6:30am (EPL)
Hull v Stoke City 6:30am (EPL)
Sunderland v Manchester United 9am (EPL)
Barcelona v Elche 1pm (La Liga)
Levante v Villareal 3pm (La Liga)
Portland v Seattle 3pm (MLS)
Philadelphia v San Jose 6pm (MLS)
Monday August 25th
Real Madrid v Cordoba 12pm (La Liga)
Manchester City v Liverpool 1pm (EPL)
Rayo Vallecano v Atletico Madrid 2pm (La Liga)
Colorado Rapids v LA Galaxy: We have a 'Soccer Express' bus running from the pub for this game, which kicks off at 7pm on Wed Aug 21st. Departure is from the Three Lions at 6pm & the bus also picks up at the British Bulldog at 6.15pm. Cost is $10 online / $12 on the day for a roundtrip which includes beer / soft drinks for the journey. If you need a ticket for the game, why not join us in South Stands Section 117 for only $20? Details & reservations at
Fantasy Premier League: There is no better way to learn the players and teams of the English Premier League than playing Fantasy Premier League. If you have played before, simply log in and create your team, and you will be prompted to rejoin the British Bulldog League. If you are brand new to Fantasy Premier League go to: and type in this code when it asks you to join a private league 536396-137004. Cheers, and good luck!
Supporters Email Lists: To receive emails from American Outlaws (US National Team), Colorado Supporters & other local team supporters groups, please go to If you have registered before, the system should bring up your account details automatically.
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