ESPN to broadcast more than 40 soccer friendlies this summer

It’s a busy time of the year for clubs this summer as they prepare for the new soccer season. And it’s also a hectic time for ESPN too who will be broadcasting the vast majority of friendlies across ESPN’s television and streaming networks.

In addition to coverage of the International Champions Cup from across North America and Asia, ESPN will broadcast important warmup matches for clubs in the Premier League, Championship, Eredivisie, Liga MX, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, Serie A and other leagues.

Some of the teams featured include Manchester United, Real Madrid, Ajax, Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Chivas, Inter Milan, Spurs, Juventus and others.

Here’s the complete schedule as of press time (all kickoff times listed are according to the Eastern United States timezone):

 

Wednesday, July 3

Sion vs. PSV Eindhoven (friendly), 1pm, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Saturday, July 6

Boreham Wood vs. Arsenal (friendly), 10am, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

Cruz Azul vs. Morelia (friendly), 6pm, ESPN Deportes and Sling TV (free trial)

 

Sunday, July 7

PSV Eindhoven vs. Nice (friendly), 11am, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Thursday, July 11

West Ham United vs. SC Rheindorf Altach (friendly), 11:30am, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Friday, July 12

Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Schweinberg (friendly), 11:30am, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

Real Betis vs. Sheffield United (friendly), 3pm, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Saturday, July 13

FC Lausanne-Sport vs. AS Monaco (friendly), Noon, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

Villarreal vs. West Bromwich Albion (friendly), 1pm, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Sunday, July 14

Internazionale vs. FC Lugano (friendly), 11:30am, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Tuesday, July 16

Real Betis vs. Reading (friendly), 2:30pm, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

Fiorentina vs. Chivas (International Champions Cup), 9pm, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

 

Wednesday, July 17

PSV Eindhoven vs. VfL Wolfsburg (friendly), Noon, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich (International Champions Cup), 11pm, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

 

Thursday, July 18

Ajax vs. Watford (friendly), Noon, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Friday, July 19

Everton vs. AS Monaco (friendly), Noon, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Saturday, July 20

Manchester United vs. Inter Milan (International Champions Cup), 7:30am, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

Bayer Leverkusen vs. Watford (friendly), 9am, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

AS Monaco vs. Valencia (friendly), Noon, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

Benfica vs. Chivas (International Champions Cup), 4pm, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

Arsenal vs. Fiorentina (International Champions Cup), 4pm, ESPN+

Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid (International Champions Cup), 8pm, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

 

Sunday, July 21

Juventus vs. Tottenham Hotspur (International Champions Cup), 7:30am, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

 

Monday, July 22

Ajax vs. Panathinaikos (friendly), Noon, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Tuesday, July 23

Barcelona vs. Chelsea (friendly), 6:30am, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

Sion vs. Valencia (friendly), 12:45pm, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

Arsenal vs. Real Madrid (International Champions Cup), 7pm, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

Chivas vs. Atletico Madrid (International Champions Cup), 9pm, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan (International Champions Cup), 9pm, ESPN+

 

Wednesday, July 24

Juventus vs. Inter Milan (International Champions Cup), 7:30am, ESPN+

Fiorentina vs. Benfica (International Champions Cup), 8pm, ESPN+

 

Thursday, July 25

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United (International Champions Cup), 7:30am, ESPN+

 

Friday, July 26

Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid (International Champions Cup), 7:30pm, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

 

Saturday, July 27

Vissel Kobe vs. Barcelona (friendly), 5am, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

Fulham vs. West Ham United (friendly), 10am, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

Borussia Dortmund vs. Udinese (friendly), 11am, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

 

Sunday, July 28

Arsenal vs. Lyon (Emirates Cup), 10:15am, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

AC Milan vs. Benfica (International Champions Cup), 3pm, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

 

Wednesday, July 31

West Ham vs. Hertha Berlin (friendly), Noon, ESPN3 and Sling Orange (free trial)

Red Bull Salzburg vs. Chelsea (friendly), 2pm, ESPN+

 

Saturday, August 3

Manchester United vs. AC Milan (International Champions Cup), 12:30pm, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, Sling Orange, Hulu Live and PlayStation Vue (free trial)

 

Sunday, August 4

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Inter Milan (International Champions Cup), 10am, ESPN TV/streaming details to be finalized soon

Manchester City vs. Liverpool (FA Community Shield), 10am, ESPN+ (free trial)

 

Saturday, August 10

Atletico Madrid vs. Juventus (International Champions Cup), Noon, ESPN TV/streaming details to be finalized soon

 

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