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FOX to Show 9 Live Premier League Games Across Networks On Final Day Of Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris

FOX Sports Media Group announced today that it will show nine of the ten Premier League matches on the final day of the season across its family of networks. The unprecedented move by FOX means that for the first time … Continue reading

Help Keep Fox Soccer Report On The Air [PETITION]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you love Fox Soccer Report and you want the show to stay on the air, it’s time to take some action. The future of the show is on the line, and it’s time to voice your support for the … Continue reading

FOX Soccer Needs to Improve Its Graphical Effects And Tactical Analysis

Posted on by Christopher Harris

FOX Soccer’s TV coverage of the UEFA Champions League has continued to improve ever since it acquired the rights to show the competition in the 2009/10 season. The best example of their improvements is the pre-match, half-time and post-match shows. … Continue reading

UEFA Euro 2012 Video Game Trailer [VIDEO]

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We’re just weeks away from the launch of the UEFA Euro 2012 video game from EA Sports, which will be available to FIFA 12 customers at the end of April. And now a trailer has been released to promote the … Continue reading

beIN Sports: Al Jazeera’s New US Network For La Liga, Serie A, Ligue Un and Other Soccer

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Al Jazeera’s new sports network in the United States will be named beIN Sports, an industry source has revealed to EPL Talk. The name is consistent with Al Jazeera’s summer launch of two new channels in France named beIN Sport … Continue reading

News Corp. Considers Launching U.S. Sports Network to Rival ESPN, Says Report

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News Corp., the parent company of FOX Soccer, is considering an idea to launch a U.S. sports network to rival ESPN that could launch as early as 4Q 2012, according to reports in Bloomberg News. “News Corp. is assembling the required … Continue reading

Poll: Will You Be Watching the Old Firm Derby On Sunday On FOX Soccer?

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Last weekend, FOX Soccer Plus debuted the Scottish Premier League match between Dundee United and Glasgow Rangers. But that was a mere dress rehearsal for the biggest clash of the season this weekend, which will feature Celtic against Rangers this … Continue reading

Poll: FOX Soccer Plus Versus FOX Soccer 2Go

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FOX is currently offering FOX Soccer 2Go subscribers a chance to win an autographed Landon Donovan jersey. To enter, all subscribers have to do is answer a simple question. But it’s the nature of the question that has got me … Continue reading

Al Jazeera Sports Network ‘Ready to Spend and Spend Big’ For Soccer TV Rights In US, Says Source

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Serie A Talk is reporting that Al Jazeera Sports Network has won the US TV rights to Serie A, beginning with the 2012-13 season, according to a source. This means that Al Jazeera Sports Network US has picked up TV … Continue reading

Premier League and La Liga US TV Rights Up For Bidding In 2012

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the past few years, FOX Soccer has been accumulating an ever-growing number of TV rights deals to bring most of the best soccer leagues in the world to a US audience. FOX Sports winning the bids to broadcast the … Continue reading

FOX Soccer’s Kyle Martino Joins NBC Sports Network: No Great Loss

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The entry of NBC Sports Network into the coverage of soccer has resulted in a few changes in the landscape. Today, the Associated Press reported that Kyle Martino is joining NBC Sports as their lead analyst for Major League Soccer … Continue reading

How FOX Can Improve EPL TV Ratings: Get Rid of Piers Morgan & Show Games On Delay

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Now we know that the Manchester derby will be shown on ESPN2 in late April, there’s very little chance that FOX will decide to squeeze a live Premier League game into its free-to-air programming between now and the end of … Continue reading

Sign Up For A 7-Day Free Trial to FOX Soccer 2Go

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Beginning today, FOX Soccer 2Go — the live soccer streaming service from FOX, available in the United States via computers, iPhone and iPad — is now available as a 7-day free trial. FOX Soccer 2Go, previously named, offers live … Continue reading

1.377 Million Viewers Tuned In to FOX to Watch Chelsea vs Man Utd On Super Bowl Sunday

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FOX’s live airing of Chelsea against Manchester United on February 5, 2012 delivered an average 0.8 rating with 1.377 million viewers, which was approximately 119,000 viewers more than the viewing figures for the Arsenal versus Manchester United match shown live … Continue reading

Two Years After Launch of FOX Soccer HD, Many Comcast Customers Are Still Waiting

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Two years ago this week, DISH Network became the first TV provider in the United States to offer FOX Soccer HD. Six months later, DirecTV added it. And slowly, but surely since, several cable companies nationwide have made the channel … Continue reading

FOX’s Americanization of the English Premier League

Posted on by Aaron Gordon

Most fans of the Premier League in the United States want the game to grow, and broadcasting games on a major network is a tremendous step forward. Unfortunately, this means soccer is jeopardizing one of the major areas where it … Continue reading

What Is It That We Really Want From Our Soccer TV Coverage?

Posted on by Guy Robert

As a daily reader of EPL Talk and sometimes contributor, I generally pay close attention to the comments about articles. It is, after all, a form of entertainment all to itself. One of the things I really enjoy about the … Continue reading

FOX Delivers 1.0 Overnight Rating For Chelsea vs Manchester United on US TV

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FOX delivered a 1.0 overnight rating for its February 5, 2002 live broadcast of Chelsea against Manchester United. The rating is higher than the 0.9 that Arsenal against Manchester United generated, but lower than the 1.3 rating for the November … Continue reading