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ESPN Announces Early English Premier League Schedule

ESPN today took the wraps off its early season schedule of English Premier League Soccer matches.

Ian Darke and analyst Steve McManaman return for their third season calling ESPN’s Premier League matches from site,  joined on the sidelines by reporter Alicia Ferguson. Fernando Palomo and Tato Noriega will provide Spanish-language commentary on ESPN Deportes.

ESPN’s first match is this Saturday.  Here is the schedule through early November:

Date Time (ET) Fixture (home vs. away) Networks
Sat, Aug 18 9:50 a.m. Arsenal vs. Sunderland ESPN/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Mon, Aug 20 2:55 p.m. Everton vs. Manchester United ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Wed, Aug 22 2:30 p.m. Chelsea vs. Reading ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Sat, Aug 25 7:30 a.m. Swansea City vs. West Ham United ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Sat, Sept 1 7:30 a.m. West Ham United vs. Fulham ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Sat, Sept 15 7:40 a.m. Norwich City vs. West Ham United ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Mon, Sept 17 2:55 p.m. Everton vs. Newcastle ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Sat, Sept 22 7:30 a.m. Swansea City vs. Everton ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Sat, Sept 29 7:30 a.m. Arsenal vs. Chelsea ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Mon, Oct 1 2:55 p.m. Queens Park Rangers vs. West Ham United ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Sat, Oct 6 7:30 a.m. Manchester City vs. Sunderland ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Sat, Oct 20 7:30 a.m. Tottenham Hotspur vs. Chelsea ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Sat, Oct 27 7:30 a.m. Everton vs. Liverpool ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Sat, Nov 3 8:30 a.m. Manchester United vs. Arsenal ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes
Mon, Nov 5 2:55 p.m. West Bromwich Albion vs. Southampton ESPN2/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes

Sports Media Digest- July 23, 2012

ESPN has Soccer Twin Bill Wednesday-  As part of its Summer Soccer Series, ESPN will have a double header this Wednesday on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes.  The first match will be the friendly between Liverpool FC and AS Roma from Fenway Park. Derek Rae and Robbie Mustoe will call the match on ESPN2 while Richard Mendez and Tato Noriega will call the play on ESPN Deportes beginning at 6:30p.m. ET. The nightcap will feature the MLS All-Stars against Chelsea FC with Adrian Healey, Taylor Twellman and Mónica González at the mic.

Senior Open Championship This Week on ESPN-  The ESPN golf crew will stay in Great Britain as the Senior Open Championship takes place this weekend.  ESPN2 and ESPN3 will air action from the first two rounds Thursday and Friday from noon until 2 p.m.  ESPN will take over for the third round Saturday, and then returns to ESPN2 for the final round on Sunday from noon until 2 p.m. both days. ESPN3 also will air the Saturday and Sunday coverage. Peter Alliss will host joined by two-time U.S. Open champions Andy Northand Curtis Strange.

Dodgers/Cardinals on Wednesday Night Baseball– ESPN’s Wednesday Night Baseball this week will feature the Los Angeles Dodgers at the St. Louis Cardinals. Dave O’Brien will call the game with analyst Nomar Garciaparra.  Pedro Gomez will serve as the on-site reporter.  First pitch is 8:00p.m. ET.

ESPN Summer Soccer Series

ESPN is planning to air a series of nine soccer matches over three weeks featuring MLS clubs and legendary clubs from Europe.

The ESPN Summer Soccer Series begins tonight.  Here is the schedule of matches with announcer assignments:

Date Time (ET) Match Networks
Wed, July 18 9:30 p.m. Seattle Sounders vs. Chelsea FC

Adrian Healey, Taylor Twellman and Alexi Lalas
Ricardo Ortiz and Andres Agulla (ESPN Deportes)
ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Tue, July 24 10:30 p.m. Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Tottenham Hotspur ESPN3
Wed, July 25 6:30 p.m. Liverpool FC vs. AS Roma

Derek Rae and Robbie Mustoe
Richard Mendez and Tato Noriega
ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Sat, July 28 1 p.m. Liverpool FC vs. Tottenham Hotspur

Rae and Mustoe
Ciro Procuna and Mario Kempes
ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
  6:30 p.m. Chelsea FC vs. AC Milan

Healey and Twellman
Jorges Ramos and Hernan Pereyra
ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Tue, July 31 7 p.m. New York Red Bulls vs. Tottenham Hotspur

Healey, Twellman and Lalas
Mendez and Giovanni Savarese
ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Thu, August 2 10:30 p.m. Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Real Madrid

Healey, Twellman, Lalas and reporter Monica Gonzalez
Ortiz and Kempes
ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Wed, August 8 8 p.m. Real Madrid vs. AC Milan

Healey and Twellman
Procuna and Kempes
ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Sat, August 11 1:55 p.m. Real Madrid vs. Celtic FC

Healey and Mustoe
Procuna and Kempes
ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes