Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 10: Starting Lineups, TV Times & Open Thread

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Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States:

Saturday, November 1:

Newcastle vs Liverpool, 8:45am, NBCSN and mun2 and NBC Sports Live Extra; Jim Proudfoot and Chris Waddle
Chelsea vs QPR, 11am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Tony Jones and Tony Gale
Arsenal vs Burnley, 11am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Ian Crocker and Dean Sturridge
Everton vs Swansea, 11am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Phil Blacker and Davie …

Why Giroud, Not Welbeck, Should Be Arsenal’s Starting Center-Forward Once Healthy

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger announced during his customary Friday news conference that striker Olivier Giroud is actually ahead of schedule in his recovery from an ankle fracture.  Wenger told reporters, “(He is doing) very well.  He’s three weeks ahead of schedule and I think he will join in normal training after the international break.”  The international break the manager mentioned ends on November 18th.

Giroud last featured for the north …

Serie A Preview, Gameweek 10: Small Margins Separate Italian Clubs

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After Gameweek 9, the top of the Serie A table is split into two groups of teams. Roma and Juventus are dominating the championship, having both achievee 22 points thus far, scoring and conceding the same amount of goals (16 and 4). Behind them, there are seven clubs within one point, batting it out for the third place.

As it usually happens in the last few rounds, gameweek 1o will …

NBC to Broadcast USA vs New Zealand All Blacks Rugby Match on Saturday

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If you’re a rugby fan or you’re curious about the sport, NBC will televise the international rugby match between USA Eagles and New Zealand All Blacks on Saturday live on free-to-air NBC at 3:30pm ET.

The game will be played at Soldier Field in Chicago in front of a sold-out crowd of 62,000.

The All Blacks are the reigning Rugby World Cup champions, following their second title in 2011. Universal …