World Football Update - Jul 25th 2012
European sides playing preseason games, MLS action & the Olympics this week!
Jon Forget
Jul 25th 2012
World Football Update - Jul 25th 2012
Feature Matches
     This weeks football starts with another huge Wednesday line up!  The Pub will be open early featuring Womens Olympic football, with the highlight match of the morning pitting USA vFrance (10am kick off).  In the early afternoon we have two terrific Club Friendlies, as Manchester United face Shanghai Senua, andLiverpool take on Roma.  This could be Michael Bradleys debut match with Roma, where he is likely to be a key player.  All this leads up to our match of the day, theMLS All Star game.  The MLS All Stars take on the Champions of Europe,Chelsea F.C., with a 6:30pm kickoff.  Trivia is cancelled so this match can be featured with full volume throughout the Pub, and it will be followed by a replay of the USA Womens team versus France from earlier in the day. 
     Thursday morning Mens Olympic football begins with two early matches, Mexico vKorea and Spain v Japan.  The doors will open at 7:30am for any early birds that want to catch some footy.  Later in the day the unifiedGreat Britain mens team has their first match versus Senegal.  Team GB has big hopes for this Olympics given they will be playing at home with plenty of support.
     Friday evening the Lions has two special events.  First we will be featuring theOpening Ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic games, starting at 7:30pm.  This will be followed by one of Denvers best Blues bands, theInformants, rocking the house for the rest of the night.  Come on down to support local Blues, and enjoy what is sure to be an awesome night at the Pub!  
     Saturday we will again open early (7:30am) featuring more Womens Olympic football.  The USA Womens side takes on Colombia with a 10am kick off, amongst other great Olympic matches.  Another highlight of the day is a Club Friendly between Liverpool and Tottenham, with an 11am start.  It is just less than a month till the 2012/13 Premiership Campaign kicks off, and this is a great chance to see two Clubs with high hopes battle it out.  Our other feature match of the day has our Colorado Rapids taking onSeattle at home, with a 7pm kickoff.  The Bulldog Supporters Group will be running buses to the match from the Pub (
    We finish the weekend with more Mens Olympic football, as team Great Britain faces the United Arab Emirates in their second match of the tourny.  This game kicks off at 12:45pm, and correlates perfectly with our Sunday Roast, which is available till we run out each and every Sunday from about 1pm on. 
On the Horizon
     Next week we have Mens and Womens Olympic soccer, the World Football Challenge (L.A. Galaxy v Real Madrid), CONCACAF Champions League,Colorado Rapids v Real Salt Lake, and our One Year Anniversary Party (see details below).
This Weeks Football
Wednesday July 25th
Great Britain v New Zealand 9am (Womens Olympics)
Japan v Canada 10am (Womens Olympics)
USA v France 10am (Womens Olympics)
Colombia v Korea DPR. 12:45pm (Womens Olympics)
Shanghai Senua v Manchester United 1pm (Club Friendly Tape Delay)
Sweden v S. Africa 2:15pm (Womens Olympics)
Liverpool v Roma 4:30pm (Club Friendly)
MLS All Stars v Chelsea F.C. 6:30pm (MLS All Star Game)
USA v France 8:30pm (Womens Olympics Tape Delay)
Thursday July 26th
Mexico v Korea R. 7:30am (Mens Olympics)
Spain v Japan 7:45am (Mens Olympics)
UAE v Uruguay 10am (Mens Olympics)
Gabon v Switzerland 10:15am (Mens Olympics)
Brazil v Egypt 12:45pm (Mens Olympics)
Great Britain v Senegal 1pm (Mens Olympics)
Friday July 27th
Salt Lake v Vancouver 7pm (MLS)
2012 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony 7:30pm
Saturday July 28th
New Zealand v Brazil 7:30am (Womens Olympics)
USA v Colombia 10am (Womens Olympics)
Liverpool v Tottenham 11am (Club Friendly)
Toronto v Houston 2:30pm (MLS)
Chelsea v AC Milan 4:30pm (World Football Challenge)
Montreal v New York 5:30pm (MLS)
Dallas v L.A. Galaxy 6pm (MLS)
Colorado v Seattle 7pm (MLS)
San jose v Chicago 8pm (MLS)
Portland v Chivas 9pm (MLS)
Sunday July 29th
Spain v Honduras 12:45pm (Mens Olympics)
Great Britain v UAE 12:45pm (Mens Olympics)
Philadelphia v New England 5pm (MLS)
One Year Anniversary: The Three Lions is coming up on its first Birthday, and we are throwing a huge party to celebrate. Saturday August 4th is our first anniversary, and we will be hosting live music (no cover) directly following the Rapids home fixture against Salt Lake. We are asking that all attendees make a donation to America Scores Denver, a non-profit charity that combines the beautiful game with learning for over 320 West Denver DPS students, more info on America scores can be found here ( ). Be sure to join us as we celebrate our first year in Denver, and help support a great cause while having a great time!
Three Lions Fantasy Football League:  Test your mettle against other football fanatics by playing the 2012/13 Barclays Premier League Fantasy Football Game.  To join the Three Lions league go to , sign up, create your squad, and click on join league.  The game will prompt you to enter a code to join our private league.  The code is 154057-45174.  Playing fantasy Prem is a great way to learn about different teams and players in the Premiership, and after the initial set up only takes five or ten minutes each week to adjust your squad.
2012 Olympic Games: The Summer Games will be featured live from London beginning July 27th, with full coverage at the Three Lions. Tetleys Ale will be on special throughout the games, and we will open early on the weekends serving a full breakfast and Happy Hour!
Formula 1: Sunday July 29th the F1 series returns with the Hungarian Grand Prix live from Budapest.
Scarf Wall: We are currently collecting soccer scarves from around the world for the Three Lions scarf wall. If you have any old football scarves that are just sitting in a drawer, and you would like to see them displayed in the Pub, please bring them down. (Thank you to all of the folks that have already contributed!)

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