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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FOX SOCCER PLUS NETWORK ALLOWS FANS TO “TRY BEFORE YOU BUY” WITH 7-DAY FREE PREVIEW
Preview Has Live Coverage of the UEFA Champions League, Barclays Premier League, Italy’s Serie A and French Ligue 1
Los Angeles, CA (August 19, 2011) – FOX Soccer Plus offers viewers a week-long preview August 22 – 28 to allow viewers to try the popular subscription soccer network at no cost. The week is packed with live matches from the UEFA Champions League and Carling Cup and culminating on Sunday, August 28 with two live Barclays Premier League matches as well as a live Serie A and French Ligue 1 match (see match schedule below).
FOX Soccer Plus is a premium network geared for the true global sports fan, providing the highest-quality international sports experience on cable. With the kickoff of the European soccer season, viewers can now see live exclusive soccer matches from the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, FA Cup, npower Championship, Carling Cup and Italy’s Serie A every weekend throughout the season. FOX Soccer Plus also offers top flight rugby from the Heineken Cup, the Aviva Premiership and the Magners League, among other competitions.
The FOX Soccer Plus free preview is available on select FOX Soccer Plus affiliates: AT&T, Bend Broadband, Blue Ridge, Cox, DIRECTV, Frontier, Full Channel, RCN, SureWest and Verizon.
FOX SOCCER PLUS FREE PREVIEW HIGHLIGHTS
|Aug. 23||UEFA Champions League: Playoff Round – 2nd Leg||2:45pm|
|Aug. 24||UEFA Champions League: Playoff Round – 2nd Leg||2:45pm|
|Aug. 25||Carling Cup – Scunthorpe Utd. vs. Newcastle||2:30pm|
|Aug. 26||UEFA Super Cup: Barcelona vs. FC Porto||5:00pm|
|Aug. 27||BPL: Wigan vs. Queens Park Rangers||7:23 am|
|Aug. 27||BPL: Swansea City vs. Sunderland||9:53 am|
|Aug. 27||Serie A: Siena vs. Fiorentina||11:55am|
|Aug. 28||BPL: Newcastle vs. Fulham||7:53 am|
|Aug. 28||BPL: West Brom vs. Stoke City||9:53am|
|Aug. 28||Serie A: Napoli vs. Genoa||11:55am|
|Aug. 28||French Ligue 1: Lille vs. Olympique de Marseille||3:00pm|
For more programming information go to FOXSoccerplus.com.
About FOX Soccer
FOX Soccer, part of the FOX Sports Media Group, offers the most comprehensive multi-media coverage of world-class soccer available in the United States. Encompassing FOX Soccer, FOX Soccer Plus, FOXSoccer.com and FOXSoccer.tv, the network serves as the primary television, online, and mobile smart phone destination in the U.S. for elite competitions including England’s Barclays Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, Italy’s Serie A, Major League Soccer, Women’s Professional Soccer and the Australian Hyundai A-League in addition to such prestigious tournaments as England’s FA Cup, the CONCACAF Champions League™ and CONCACAF Gold Cup. Flagship FOX Soccer is Nielsen-rated and available to service providers in High-Definition, reaching nearly 40 million cable and satellite households nationwide. FOX Soccer Plus is a premium network providing the core fan with even more international and domestic high-level sports competitions in HD. In addition to live, exclusive soccer matches from the best leagues in the world, FOX Soccer Plus delivers premium rugby from the RaboDirect PRO 12 League, Aviva Premiership and Heineken Cup, among other competitions. Live match coverage is also available online via premium broadband service FOXSoccer.tv, and for fans on-the-go, via the new FOX Soccer iPhone and iPad apps. For more information – as well as news, features, analysis stats and more – visit one of America’s most-trafficked online soccer destinations at FOXSoccer.com, and the network’s Facebook page and Twitter feed (@FOXSoccer).
About FOX Sports Media Group
FOX Sports Media Group (FSMG) is the umbrella entity representing News Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets under Chairman & CEO David Hill. Built with brands that are capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FSMG includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FSMG now includes FOX Sports, the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; Fox’s 19 regional sports networks, their affiliated regional web sites and FSN national programming; SPEED and SPEED2; FOX Soccer Channel and FOX Soccer Plus; FUEL TV; and Fox College Sports. In addition, FSMG also includes FOX Sports Interactive Media, which comprises FOXSports.com on MSN, whatifsports.com, scout.com and yardbarker.com, reaching over 27 million unique visitors monthly. Also included are Fox’s interests in joint-venture businesses FOX Deportes, Big Ten Network and STATS, LLC, as well as licensing agreements that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network, FOX Sports Skybox restaurants and FOX Sports Grills.