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Archives: FOX Soccer Plus

Why FOX’s Plans for Premier League Survival Sunday Make Me Nervous

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I should be giddy with delight about FOX’s plans for Premier League Survival Sunday, but I’m nervous. And here’s why. After Thursday’s wonderful news that FOX Sports Media Group and ESPN will team together to show all ten Premier League … Continue reading

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

If You Don’t Have FOX Soccer Plus, Are You Really Missing the Full BPL Season?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you’ve been watching a lot of the TV commercials on FOX Soccer recently, you will have noticed what seems to be an increase in the amount of adverts promoting its sister network, FOX Soccer Plus. During the promo ads … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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: FOX Soccer Plus Versus FOX Soccer 2Go

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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

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

DirecTV Offers Soccer Fans Free Preview of FOX Soccer Plus February 20-26

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Mark your calendars! FOX Soccer Plus will be available as a free preview to DirecTV customers from February 20-26, 2012. The free preview coincides with the 7-day free trial of FOX Soccer 2Go that’s available to US residents. On DirecTV, … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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

Why You Can’t Always Trust The Opinions Of Soccer Experts In England

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Early in the 1990′s, when we were deprived of being able to watch a lot of live Premier League matches on television in the United States, many of us (myself included) would look up to the journalists, football supporters and … Continue reading

How Much Is Your Cable Or Satellite Bill?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the past few weeks, I’ve been reading several comments from readers who are complaining how expensive it is to watch soccer on television. Of course, it’s all relative. Based on the quantity of games shown, it’s probably the best … Continue reading

Apple Interested In Bidding For Premier League UK TV Rights, Says Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Apple is interested in bidding for the UK TV rights to the Premier League, says a report in The Daily Mail. The Premier League’s live UK rights for 2010-13 raised £1.782bn when they were sold to Sky Sports and ESPN … Continue reading

What a Typical Saturday Looks Like For a European Soccer Fan in the U.S.

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you want an idea of what a somewhat typical Saturday looks like for a soccer fan who lives in the United States and who follows European soccer, take a peek at the above image and click on it for … Continue reading

DirecTV Reaches Agreement To Continue Carrying FOX Soccer and FOX Soccer Plus

Posted on by Christopher Harris

DirecTV has reached an agreement with FOX to continue carrying all FOX Networks including FOX Soccer, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. “We both know the past ten days have been challenging, but we’re pleased that both sides could eventually … Continue reading

DirecTV Threatens to Remove FOX Soccer From Its Programming

Posted on by Christopher Harris

DirecTV has threatened to remove FOX Soccer and FOX Soccer Plus from its programming by November 1st if the satellite provider is unable to make a deal with FOX. According to DirecTV, NewsCorp (the parent company of FOX) is demanding … Continue reading

Comcast Soccer Fail: Caught In The Wild (Photo)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Thanks to the eagle eyes of EPL Talk reader Dave Griffiths and his son, they snapped a photograph this week of a Comcast van on the streets of Atlanta, Georgia. The wraparound on the Comcast van, with a goalkeeper diving … Continue reading