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Archives: FOX Soccer

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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 … Continue reading

Gus Johnson and Ian Wright’s Commentary Has Turned FOX Soccer Into a Joke

Posted on by Guy Robert

If Gus Johnson and FOX Sports have paid any attention at all to the commentary on Gus’s play-by-play match calling on Twitter and EPL Talk, they should be deeply concerned. From initial outbursts of outrage, much of the commentary has … Continue reading

After Final Nail In Coffin From Gus Johnson, FOX Soccer Will Not Be Missed

Posted on by Evan Wofford

With NBC Sports Network announcing their Premier League coverage plans for next season, the end is near for FOX Soccer. Next season will see the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, CONCACAF Champion’s League and the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World … Continue reading

69% Of Tweets About Gus Johnson’s Barca-Bayern Commentary Were Negative

Posted on by Christopher Harris

How well did Gus Johnson commentate on the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg between Barcelona and Bayern Munich that was shown live on FX today? According to Tweetfeel, a sentiment analysis tool that measures positive and negative messages on … Continue reading

Gus Johnson to Make His Return To Commentating On Soccer With Barca-Bayern Match

Posted on by Christopher Harris

UPDATED: Gus Johnson has returned from the wilderness. Controversial soccer announcer Gus Johnson will make his return to soccer commentating on Wednesday, May 1 for the return leg between Barcelona and Bayern Munich. The game will be shown live on … Continue reading

FOX Soccer Adds Marquee EPL Sunday Matches to FOX Soccer 2Go

Posted on by Christopher Harris

FOX Soccer has decided to add two marquee Premier League matches to its FOX Soccer 2Go platform. Historically, the Sunday 11am ET Premier League matches are reserved for FOX Soccer and are not available for viewing on FOX’s FOX Soccer 2Go product … Continue reading

FOX Soccer Near Deal to Show New Soccer Tournament in US Beginning This Summer: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris

  FOX Soccer is reportedly working on a deal to televise a brand-new soccer tournament that will launch this summer featuring eight prominent teams playing exhibition matches around the United States, with the final to be played at Miami’s Sun … Continue reading

What FOX Soccer 2Go Could Have Been: Looking at MLB.TV

Posted on by Matt Weyer

A topic that seems to crop up a few times every season is the technical issues that FOX Soccer 2Go subscribers experience. I am a former subscriber, and one of the many problems I have had with the site is their … Continue reading

FOX Soccer Interrupts Arsenal-Norwich Match With beIN Sport Broadcast [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

During today’s match between Arsenal and Norwich City that is being televised live on FOX Soccer, FOX accidentally interrupted the broadcast in the 28th minute to show 30 seconds of beIN Sport’s live coverage of Nottingham Forest against Cardiff City. … Continue reading

What Will FOX Soccer’s Legacy Be?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Depending on your allegiances, the last day for FOX Soccer as a network is either (a) May 19, when the 2012-13 Premier League season (and FOX Soccer’s rights to show the EPL) come to an end, (b) August 17, when … Continue reading

FOX Soccer’s Days Are Numbered With Upcoming Launch of FXX On Sept. 2

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It looks inevitable that FOX Soccer will shut down later this year. At a presentation this morning, FX executives announced the launch of their new sister channel dubbed FXX, which will premiere on September 2. Despite contrary reports in some … Continue reading

Pilot Episode of My Beautiful Game Soccer Documentary [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

You can probably count the number of hours before FOX Soccer or the Premier League asks for this video to be removed due to copyright infringements, so watch it while you can. It’s the pilot episode of what eventually became … Continue reading

460,000 Fans Watch Manchester United-Chelsea FA Cup Match on FOX Soccer in US

Posted on by Christopher Harris

FOX Soccer recorded its most-watched FA Cup match ever when 460,000 viewers watched the FA Cup sixth round match between Manchester United and Chelsea on Sunday, March 10. The 2-2 result, which was commentated by Gus Johnson and Ian Wright, … Continue reading

Top 10 Mistakes That Gus Johnson Has Made Announcing Soccer

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Gus “Rise and fire” Johnson has made his name announcing American sports like college basketball, hockey and NFL, but now the king of the catchphrase has entered a new phase in his career announcing soccer games. Johnson has five games … Continue reading

FOX Sports Still Deciding What To Do With FOX Soccer and FOX Soccer Plus, Says Spokesman

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After FOX’s announcement of the forthcoming launch of FOX Sports 1, the future of FOX Soccer, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go has yet to be decided according to a FOX Sports spokesperson. “We’re still assessing how to best … Continue reading

FOX Soccer Nets 520,000 Viewers for Live Broadcast of Man United-Real Madrid

Posted on by Christopher Harris

FOX Soccer’s telecast of Manchester United against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League was viewed by 520,000 people in the United States on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. The broadcast was the third most-watched game in FOX Soccer’s history behind … Continue reading

FOX Lowers The Bar On Televised Soccer Games With ‘American Voice’ Gus Johnson

Posted on by Christopher Harris

While soccer fans in the United States were glued to their TV sets and Internet on Tuesday afternoon to watch Manchester United against Real Madrid on FOX Soccer, a major announcement was happening at the same time in New York … Continue reading

End Is Near for FOX Soccer With FOX Sports 1 to Begin Broadcasting Soccer In August

Posted on by Christopher Harris

UPDATED: FOX’s announcement today that its Speed Channel will be rebranded as FOX Sports 1 this August means that FOX Soccer’s days as a 24/7 soccer network are numbered. FOX Sports 1 will launch as a 24/7 sports network on … Continue reading