Here's today's TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States:
Everton vs Burnley, 10am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Weaver & Barry Horne Crystal Palace vs West Brom, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Taphouse & Tony Gale Leicester vs Swansea, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Joe Speight & Dean Sturridge Stoke vs Southampton, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Phil Blacker & Trevor Francis Arsenal vs Reading, 12:20pm, FOX network and FOX Sports GO, commentators not announced Chelsea vs Man United, 12:30pm, NBC network and NBC Sports Live Extra; Arlo White & Graeme Le Saux
• Where to find Premier League Extra Timeand how to use NBC Sports Live Extra
• How to follow the Premier League on US TV, Internet and radio
Before, during or after today's matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world.
Today'sa big day for British soccer, as five Barclays Premier League matches and an FA Cup semi-final match between Arsenal and Reading are scheduled to take place. With the Premier League season winding down, most teams will only have five more league matches after this weekend, so every single match is important for a majority of teams.
Tonight's World Soccer Talk Radio features an interview with Kristan Heneage. The ITV and CNN International correspondent will be on the show to discuss this weekend's FA Cup semi-finals, Chelsea against Manchester United, Newcastle's protest on Sunday and more.
Listen to the show live between 9-10pm ET (6-7pm PT) via Sports Byline on the radio, the Sports Byline website, the Tune-In app or via the embedded player below.
Here's the line-up of commentatorsfor this weekend's Premier League matches:
Saturday, April 18:
Everton vs Burnley, 10am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Weaver & Barry Horne Crystal Palace vs West Brom, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Taphouse & Tony Gale Leicester vs Swansea, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Joe Speight & Dean Sturridge Stoke vs Southampton, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Phil Blacker & Trevor Francis Chelsea vs Man United, 12:30pm, NBC and NBC Sports Live Extra<; Arlo White & Graeme Le Saux/p>
Read more:Comprehensive guide to English soccer TV commentators (and co-commentators)
Sunday, April 19:
Manchester City vs West Ham, 8:30am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Arlo White & Tim Howard Newcastle vs Spurs, 11am, CNBC and NBC Sports Live Extra; Peter Drury & Danny Mills
Read more: Top 5 soccer games to watch on TV this weekend.
Premier League leaders Chelsea host high-flying Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (at 12:30pm ET on NBC for readers in the USA) with both sides comfortably clear of their nearest rivals.
The Blues' are seven points above second-placed Arsenal who are not in Premier League action this weekend due to their FA Cup semi-final against Reading, and they could go 10 points clear if they manage a win against the Red Devils.
Professional soccerin the United States is still relatively young when compared to that of other countries across the globe, but a few major traditional rivalries have developed through the years. Perhaps the biggest cross-sectional rivalry in the USA is the matchup between the New York Cosmos and the Tampa Bay Rowdies.