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FOX Soccer and ESPN to Televise Chelsea vs Manchester City Post-Season Friendlies On US TV

espn fox soccer logos1 FOX Soccer and ESPN to Televise Chelsea vs Manchester City Post Season Friendlies On US TV

The two highly-anticipated friendlies between Chelsea and Manchester City, to be played on US soil after the 2012-13 season ends, will be televised live on US television by FOX Soccer and ESPN.

Both Premier League sides are heading to the United States immediately after their season ends to prepare for two friendlies. The first match, on Thursday May 23, will be played in St Louis’s Busch Stadium and will be televised live on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com beginning at 8:30pm ET.

The second match of the tour between Chelsea and Manchester City is scheduled for Saturday May 25 at Yankee Stadium in New York City. That match will be televised live on FOX Soccer beginning at 5:30pm ET.

Tickets are still available for the friendly between Manchester City and Chelsea at Yankee Stadium in New York City. Visit the Yankees website for all your ticket options.

Other Premier League clubs heading to the United States on their pre-season tour this summer include Stoke City and Norwich City. No TV coverage is expected.

Stay updated on all of the matches involving Premier League teams on US television and Internet on our TV/Internet guide.

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7 Responses to FOX Soccer and ESPN to Televise Chelsea vs Manchester City Post-Season Friendlies On US TV

  1. christian says:

    Pretty cool. I’ll be at the NYC match but I’ll definitely watch the St. Louis match as well.

  2. Eddy says:

    Pre-season? These games are more like post-season. Dam its gonna be nothing but backups playing.

  3. Matt says:

    Yankee Stadium match is the same day as the CL final, though the 5:30 kickoff will mean the game will start about an hour after the end of that match unless there is ET and PKs

    • The Gaffer says:

      They’ll be showing the Champions League Final on a big screen before the City vs Chelsea game at Yankee Stadium. More details to come.

      Cheers,
      The Gaffer

      • San Franciscan says:

        So technically Fox’s ad I saw somewhere about this match stating “European champions and English champions” is not correct.

        • Dave says:

          It is technically correct as Chelsea have won the Champions League and Manchester City have won the EPL title. They just won’t be the current champions.

          Manchester City won’t be current champions when the teams play but Chelsea will be current champions in the CL for the first game in St Louis but by the time they kickoff in New York they won’t be.

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