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List of US Sports Events That Would Clash With FOX’s Coverage of a 2022 Winter World Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The comments of Jérôme Valcke, FIFA’s General Secretary, about the potential timing of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar came as a shock to much of the world soccer community. But how specifically will a shift from summer to … Continue reading

FOX’s FA Cup Soccer Coverage Still Pales In Comparison To Competition

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

FOX had a mixed weekend covering the FA Cup, the first full-fledged weekend of soccer on the network’s channels since the shutdown of FOX Soccer in September. The wall-to-wall FA Cup coverage, that included FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 … Continue reading

UPDATE: Several FOX Affiliates Decide Not To Show Arsenal-Spurs FA Cup Match Live On TV

Posted on by Christopher Harris

UPDATED: Despite regularly having some of the best TV ratings in the country for soccer programming, as well as all the hype from David Beckham romancing investors and politicians in hopes of finding a stadium for his Miami MLS team, … Continue reading

US TV/Internet Schedule Revealed For This Weekend’s FA Cup Third Round Games

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The third round of the FA Cup, the oldest soccer competition in the world, kicks off this weekend featuring several Premier League and Football League teams, with several of the key matches scheduled to be aired live on US television … Continue reading

FOX Soccer Daily Temporarily Off The Air As Execs Evaluate Show, Says Source

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FOX Soccer Daily, FOX’s daily soccer news show that launched August 19, has temporarily been taken off the air for 4-6 weeks so FOX executives can evaluate the format and talent in order to determine what changes are needed to … Continue reading

FOX Confirms Renewal Of UEFA Champions League Rights In US For 2015-18

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FOX Sports today confirmed that it won the bid to renew the US media rights to the UEFA Champions League for seasons 2015-18. The news regarding the renewal of the rights deal broke on December 6, but today’s official announcement … Continue reading

FOX to Broadcast FA Cup Final and Arsenal-Spurs FA Cup Match On Over-the-Air Network

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FOX has scheduled two major FA Cup games to be shown live on the free-to-air FOX Network in 2014, according to a World Soccer Talk source. FOX will televise the FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur … Continue reading

FOX Emerges As Likely Winner of UEFA Champions League US Media Rights for 2015-18, Says Source

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FOX Sports has emerged as the likely winner of the US media rights to the 2015-18 UEFA Champions League, according to a report Sports Business Daily. Sources have revealed to SBJ that FOX will be revealed as the winner as … Continue reading

Who Will Win the US Media Rights to UEFA Champions League For 2015-2018?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The deadline to submit bids and final presentations is tomorrow for US media rights to the next round of UEFA Champions League coverage, which will span the 2015-16 to 2017-18 seasons. Current rights holder FOX Sports is expected to try … Continue reading

Better Late Than Never, FOX Sports Steps Up Its European Soccer Coverage

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

This week’s European action was the best yet from a television standpoint in the United States since FOX took the rights for the Champions League away from ESPN in 2009. FOX’s studio shows were well done, with commentary talent in … Continue reading

FOX Sports Opposed to Switching 2022 World Cup to Winter, Says Report

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FOX Sports opposes FIFA’s plan to move the 2022 World Cup from the summer to winter, according to a report in Bloomberg. In 2011, FOX agreed to pay FIFA $425 million for the US media rights to the 2018 and … Continue reading

FOX Soccer Daily Averages 31,750 Viewers On FOX Sports 1; ESPN FC Light Years Ahead

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In the battle of the daily soccer TV shows that launched in August between ESPN2′s ESPN FC and FOX Sports 1′s FOX Soccer Daily, there’s one clear winner — ESPN FC. For the episodes that were broadcast in August, FOX … Continue reading

Watch the Final Seconds of FOX Soccer’s Last TV Broadcast [VIDEO]

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FOX Soccer is no more. The 24/7 soccer TV network aired its last show on Monday before morphing into FXX, which is ironically a comedy channel. But before FOX pulled the plug on FOX Soccer, the network aired these final … Continue reading

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Farewell to FOX Soccer; FOX Pulls The Plug After 16 Years Of A Love-Hate Relationship

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FOX today pulled the plug on FOX Soccer, the 24/7 soccer network, that was replaced by FXX — a new comedy channel — at 6am ET. After debuting in November 1997 as FOX Sports World, the channel was later renamed … Continue reading

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FOX Sports Engages In Revisionism To Paint Itself As First Home For Soccer In America

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FOX Sports launched their new daily TV show earlier this week on FOX Sports 1. While the reviews for FOX Soccer Daily have been disappointing, one aspect of their show that has been overlooked so far has been something they … Continue reading

The Battle of the Daily Soccer US TV Shows: ESPN FC vs FOX Soccer Daily

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

In the last two weeks, we’ve seen two new daily soccer news programs launch on American television — FOX Soccer Daily and ESPN FC. The addition of these two new shows meant that we bid adieu to their predecessors. FOX Soccer … Continue reading

FOX Sports Announces UEFA Champions League Playoff TV Schedule

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During half-time of Wednesday’s game between England and Scotland on FOX Soccer, FOX Sports announced some of the UEFA Champions League games its networks will televise next week, which gives us the first indication of how the post-FOX Soccer demise … Continue reading

This Week In Soccer: Player Power, Bill Shankly and Changing US/UK Media Rights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

We’re excited to announce the launch of a brand-new video show on World Soccer Talk entitled This Week In Soccer. The first episode is now available below and on YouTube. The concept behind This Week In Soccer is simple. Each week, we’ll take … Continue reading