WATCH: Full 2014 TV schedule for Major League Soccer on NBC Sports

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Okay folks, we are just a few days away from the 2014 Major League Soccer season getting underway, as North America’s top domestic league is ready to roll.

NBC Sports Group, in its third season of its partnership with Major League Soccer, will air 41 regular-season games across NBC and NBCSN in the 2014 season. NBC will present three regular-season games, and NBCSN will air 38.

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The 2014 MLS season kicks off this Saturday, March 8, on NBCSN with a monster matchup between the Seattle Sounders and the 2013 MLS Sporting Kansas City at CenturyLink Field, Seattle.

Below is the full list for every single live MLS game we will be showing across NBC’s platforms, so make sure you bookmark this link to keep up to date with which games are live each weekend.

MLS on NBC is almost here. Get Excited.

FULL TV SCHEDULE – MLS 2014 SEASON

Sat., March 8, Seattle Sounders FC vs. Sporting Kansas City, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Sat., March 15, New York  Red Bulls vs. Colorado Rapids, NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET*

Sat., March 22, Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy, NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET*

Sat., March 29, D.C. United vs. Chicago Fire, NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET*

Sat., April 5, Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders FC, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Sat., April 12, D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls, NBCSN, 2 p.m. ET*

Sat., April 19, Chicago Fire vs. New England Revolution, NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET*

Sun., May 4, Sporting Kansas City vs. Columbus Crew, NBCSN, 4 p.m.

Sun., May 11, Portland Timbers vs. LA Galaxy, NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Fri., June 27, Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Sat., June 28, San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy, NBCSN, TBD

Fri., July 4, Houston Dynamo vs. New York Red Bulls, NBCSN, 8:30 p.m. ET

Fri., July 4, LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Fri., July 11, San Jose Earthquakes vs. D.C. United, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Fri., July 18, Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Wed., July 23, San Jose Earthquakes vs. Chicago Fire, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Fri., Aug. 1, Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia Union, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sat., Aug. 2, Portland Timbers vs. LA Galaxy, NBC, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Sat., Aug. 2, MLS Breakaway, NBCSN, TBD

Sat., Aug. 2, San Jose Earthquakes vs. Seattle Sounders FC, NBCSN, 10:30 p.m. ET

Fri., Aug. 8, LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes, NBCSN, 10:30 p.m. ET

Fri., Aug. 15, Houston Dynamo vs. Philadelphia Union, NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET

Sat., Aug. 16, Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle Sounders FC, NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Fri., Aug. 22, FC Dallas vs. Real Salt Lake, NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET

Fri., Aug. 29, Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sun., Aug. 31, D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls, NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Fri., Sept. 5, LA Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids, NBCSN, 10:30 p.m. ET

Fri., Sept. 12, Seattle Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake, NBCSN, 10:30 p.m. ET

Sat., Sept. 13, Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Fri., Sept. 19, Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids, NBCSN, 10 p.m. ET

Sat., Sept. 20, New York Red Bulls vs. Seattle Sounders FC, NBC, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Sat., Sept. 20, MLS Breakaway, NBCSN, TBD

Sat., Sept. 20, Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, NBCSN, 5 p.m. ET

Fri., Sept. 26, Sporting Kansas City vs. New England Revolution, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sat., Sept. 27, D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Fri., Oct. 3, D.C. United vs. Sporting Kansas City, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sat., Oct. 4, New York Red Bulls vs. Houston Dynamo, NBCSN, 6 p.m. ET

Fri., Oct. 10, Seattle Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, NBCSN, 10 p.m. ET

Fri., Oct. 17, Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake, NBCSN, 10 p.m. ET

Sat., Oct. 18, Colorado Rapids vs. FC Dallas, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Fri., Oct. 24, Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sat., Oct. 25, Seattle Sounders FC vs. LA Galaxy, NBC, 2:30 p.m. ET*

*Indicates tentative

Wigan player races off for son’s birth after scoring 2 goals

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WIGAN, England (AP) It was better than a hat trick.

A player for English soccer team Wigan had a night to remember when he scored his second goal before dashing off the field and to the local hospital, where his girlfriend was in labor.

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A picture of Ryan Colclough holding his new-born baby, Harley, while still in his soccer uniform was shared on social media by Wigan chairman David Sharpe.

Colclough said his father, sitting in the stands on Tuesday for Wigan’s 3-0 win over Doncaster in the second division, “gave me the action that the waters had broken,” but he didn’t want to come off until the ball was out of play.

“My head was a little bit battered, but I went and scored, looked at the manager and he said we’ll bring you off now,” Colclough said Wednesday of his 58th-minute goal, which he celebrated by pretending to rock a baby. “I came off and was straight down the tunnel, grabbed my keys and my phone, and went to hospital.”

Colclough had visited the midwife that day, and was told the baby was unlikely to arrive for “another couple of days.”

Lille suspends coach Marcelo Bielsa

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LILLE, France (AP) French club Lille has provisionally suspended coach Marcelo Bielsa following a string of poor results in the top tier.

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The northern side said in a statement that Bielsa has been suspended “as part of a procedure started by the club.” Lille did not elaborate.

Bielsa joined Lille this season but has failed to make the club competitive again, with the team second to last after 13 matches.

The 2 Robbies podcast: PL sides in the UCL, Pulis sacking and more

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In today’s Euro Pod Edition, the Robbies breakdown the latest Champions League action. Man United lose at Basel, Chelsea cruise at Qarabag, Spurs impress against Dortmund, Man City continue to win, Liverpool surrender a 3-goal lead against Sevilla. Plus, the guys weigh in on the Oumar Niasse ban for diving and the Tony Pulis sacking.

Join Earle & Mustoe on The 2 Robbies Football Show, Saturdays at 5pm ET. Listen on the NBCSports Radio App and call 855-323-4622 in the U.S. for lively passionate debate.

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Europa League preview: Arsenal looks to wrap up Group H and more

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While several teams have already booked their place in the knockout phase, the Europa League reaches its penultimate round on Thursday with many big matches in hand.

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Of the two Premier League sides in the competition, only one will advance to the Round of 32, as Arsenal have all but assured themselves of the top spot in Group H. The Gunners can do so tomorrow with a win over Koln or a Red Star Belgrade defeat.

The other end of the spectrum features Everton, who has already been eliminated from reaching the next round after acquiring just one point in its first four matches.

European giants AC Milan can lock up a spot in the knockout phase on Thursday despite the club’s ongoing struggles in Serie A, while fellow Italian side Atalanta can move a step closer to the Round of 32 in Group E along with Lyon.

Here’s the full rundown of Thursday’s UEL matches.

Astana vs. Villareal — 11 a.m. ET
Konyaspor vs. Marseille — 1 p.m. ET
Rosenborg vs. Real Sociedad¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Lazio vs. Vitesse¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Viktoria Plzen vs. Steaua Bucuresti¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Lokomotiv vs. Copenhagen¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Zenit vs. Vardar¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Red Bull Salzburg vs. Vitoria¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Athletic Bilbao vs. Hertha Berlin¬†— 1 p.m. ET
BATE vs. Red Star Belgrade¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Ostersund vs. Zorya¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Koln vs. Arsenal¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Nice vs. Zulte Waregem — 1 p.m. ET
Lugano vs. Beer-Sheva¬†— 1 p.m. ET
Ludogorets vs. Istanbul¬†— 3:05 p.m. ET
Braga vs. Hoffenheim¬†— 3:05 p.m. ET
AEK vs. Rijeka¬†— 3:05 p.m. ET
AC Milan vs. Austria Wien¬†— 3:05 p.m. ET
Lyon vs. Apollon¬†— 3:05 p.m. ET
Maccabi Tel Aviv vs. Slavia Praha¬†— 3:05 p.m. ET
Sheriff vs. Zlin¬†— 3:05 p.m. ET
Partizan vs. Young Boys¬†— 3:05 p.m. ET
Skenderbeu vs. Dynamo Kyiv¬†— 3:05 p.m. ET
Everton vs. Atalanta — 3:05 p.m. ET