FA Cup

/ 15 days ago

Wrexham’s FA Cup game back on ESPN airwaves

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney's Wrexham team is returning to ESPN airwaves. The Red Dragons are in the FA Cup Second Round, which begins this weekend. It's not exactly the World Cup, but for Wrexham supporters and fans of the Welcome to Wrexham TV series, it's a treat to see Wrexham on US TV. US […]

FA Cup

/ 46 days ago

Wrexham's next FA Cup game to air in United States

FA Cup's fairytale story Wrexham AFC are bringing their magic back to viewers in the United States. An ESPN spokeswoman confirmed to World Soccer Talk that Wrexham's next FA Cup game is going to be streamed on ESPN+. Scheduled for Sunday, November 6 at 7:30AM ET, Wrexham's FA Cup First Round game is against Oldham […]


/ 51 days ago

Wrexham's ESPN2 debut averages more than MLS Decision Day on FS1

Hit TV series Welcome to Wrexham is having an impact on the popularity of Welsh soccer club Wrexham AFC. So much so that the viewing number for last Saturday's FA Cup Qualifying Round game that aired live on ESPN2 was comparable to other recent soccer games on US television. In fact, Wrexham's ESPN2 debut averaged […]

FA Cup

/ 54 days ago

Wrexham's FA Cup replay to air in United States

Wrexham's FA Cup replay on Tuesday is airing live to viewers in the United States of America. After Saturday's exciting draw at Blyth Spartans, Wrexham's FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round replay streams live Tuesday on ESPN+ at a 2:45PM ET kickoff. Hence, viewers across the United States can see Wrexham AFC play in front of […]

tv coverage

/ 55 days ago

Blyth Spartans vs Wrexham AFC: TV coverage plans

Blyth Spartans and Wrexham have an FA Cup tie that has TV coverage plans for American audiences. Yes, a pair of non-league teams are on US TV. It stems from the Welcome to Wrexham program airing on FX (available on Sling Blue). As ESPN carries the FA Cup, this is an opportunity to broadcast their […]


/ 59 days ago

ESPN2 to broadcast Wrexham FA Cup game

Wrexham's FA Cup game this Saturday will be shown live on ESPN2, a source revealed to World Soccer Talk. ESPN2's Wrexham FA Cup game will also stream on ESPN+. Impressively, the kickoff time for Blyth against Wrexham was moved specifically to accommodate viewers in the United States. Originally, the FA Cup match was set for […]

Community Shield

/ 133 days ago

2022 Community Shield adds chapter to Liverpool-Manchester City rivalry

On Saturday, the 2022 Community Shield is the stage for Liverpool and Manchester City to pick up where they left off a season ago. Yet again, the two sides face off in direct competition with silverware on the line. The aspirations of both sides for the season far surpass a successful result on Sunday. But, […]

FA Cup

/ 210 days ago

Liverpool's balancing act ahead of FA Cup Final & Champions League

Liverpool's balancing act is more challenging than most clubs. Injuries, runs of form and matchups are things that each manager deals with. Jurgen Klopp is no different. Only his Liverpool side are well in the running for a quadruple. The true test comes from how Jurgen Klopp balances his side with three trophies to play […]
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US Open Cup

/ 295 days ago

How US Open Cup plays into US Soccer's upcoming media deal

Starting in 2023, the US Soccer media broadcast rights are back in-house. As part of the Federation's offer to broadcasters, US Soccer included the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. This strategic decision features one of the oldest domestic cup competitions in the world. However, it is also among the most obscure. This inclusion represents a […]


/ 330 days ago

ESPN+ dominates soccer; the numbers behind its success

ESPN+ dominates the soccer media landscape in the United States. And, frankly, it is not really up for discussion. Since launching as a paid-streaming service in April 2018, ESPN+ features more coverage, more competitions and more simplicity than its competitors. In a time when streaming is the most common way to access a number of […]

Non-League Day

/ 342 days ago

The joy of watching non-league soccer and cup upsets

An epic goalkeeping performance quiets the crowd. Smooth finishes for both teams ignite the scoring at one-all. A thrilling match leaves spectators on the edge of their seats. Fans of the game see performances like these and their mind runs to El Clásico, a North London Derby, the Derby della Madonnina or any fixture between […]