Watching a soccer game with your buddies at a bar is the plan. You are all in agreement. A friend suggests you catch a D.C. United game on TV. You all look at your friend and say “What?!” As a unit, you all decisively and firmly educate your friend on where the real soccer games are. D.C. United and the other MLS games are fine and dandy, but nothing compares to Premier League Soccer. The Premier League is the English professional league for men’s football clubs. The Premier League comprises 20 football clubs and operates on a system of promotion and relegation. Want to catch a Premier League Soccer at a local Irish pub in Baltimore and show your friend what’s really best? Check out one of these Baltimore bars!
The Abbey Burger Bistro
1041 Marshall St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(443) 453-9698
www.abbeyburgerbistro.com

Arsenal fan? The most die-hard of the Arsenal Gooners? Dying to see Arsenal games, but not sure where to watch? Look no further than The Abbey Burger Bistro. Known as “Charm City Gooners,” the Abbey Burger Bistro is located in the heart of Baltimore’s Federal Hill neighborhood. Off Cross St. and across from the market, The Abbey Burger Bistro is ready for you with early opening on Premier League game days. Offering an “enticing selection of flavors for any burger plate,” The Abbey Burger Bistro wants you to be “creative” by building your burger. Or choose a burger from the extensive menu, including Black and Bleu Burger, Hawaiian Burger, Santa Fe Burger and the Baltimore Burger.

Irish Channel Restaurant & Pub
500 H St., NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 216-0046
www.irishchannelpub.com

Open seven days a week, the Irish Channel Restaurant & Pub opens early for all Tottenham Hotspurs gmes. In fact, the Irish Channel Restaurant & Pub is the local home of the Tottenham Hotspurs. A short drive from Baltimore, this bar is ready to quench your thirst with a wide selection of beer on draft, including Guinness, Smithwicks, Harp, Carlsberg, Paulaner, Stella Artois and DC Brau. Bottled beer aficionados will savor Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, Amstel Light, Corona and Sierra Nevada.

Slainte Irish Pub & Restaurant
1700 Thames St..
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 563-6600
www.slaintepub.com

Known as the pub where “soccer is “religion,” Slainte Irish Pub & Restaurant is located on Thames Street by the waterfront in historic Fells Point. Slainte Irish Pub & Restaurant is a “traditional Irish Pub offering am eclectic gourmet menu.” Open from 7 a.m. every day, Slainte serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Spend the morning at Slainte Irish Pub & Restaurant watching your favorite soccer team on the 18 HD TVs. This place has ALL the soccer channels, including NBC Network, Fox Sports, Fox Soccer Plus, BeinSport USA, Premium Sports, Univision, UEFA Channels and MLS Direct Kick, plus all the games on ESPN3.com and FoxSoccer2Go.com.

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Union Jack’s Of Columbia
10400 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 740-5225
www.unionjackscolumbia.com

There’s nothing more British than a British pub. Union Jack’s of Columbia is “not your Dad’s Old-Style English Pub!” Union Jack’s of Columbia doubles in bar and restaurant services. With locations in Annapolis, Bethesda and Gaithersburg, Union Jack’s of Columbia is perfect for watching your team on any of the 25 HD plasma TVs. Open seven days a week, Union Jack’s of Columbia is open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. This British-style restaurant/pub serves 30 beers on tap from the United Kingdom including Guinness, Boddington’s and Newcastle Brown Ale, as well as Strongbow Cider

Fado Irish Pub
808 7th St., NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 789-0066
www.fadoirishpub.com/washington

Known as the place for “food-drink-banter,” Fado Irish Pub doors open at early Saturday and Sunday mornings for lots of soccer action. A full brunch menu is served until 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Menu items include traditional Irish favorites with an American twist … Guinness BBQ wings, Smithwick’s mini burgers, topped chips and corned beef and swiss. For the hearty eaters, don’t forget to tuck into fish and chips, the all-day Irish Breakfast and Shepherd’s Pie.

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Jill Berry @MusingsfromMe is a writer who stays at home or a SAHM who writesit depends on the day and her mood. While playing a writer on the internet, Jill has the gray hair AND blogposts from raising a kid, a preteen, and a teen. When not blogging at Musings from Me, Jill seizes family time whenever she candinner as a family, movie night, marathon family game sessions, travelingyou name it she wants to do it.

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