Fox Soccer Plus, a new network intended to complement Fox Soccer Channel and complete the ultimate soccer fan experience, is scheduled to launch in fan-friendly high definition on Monday, March 1, 2010, it was announced today by David Nathanson, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Fox Soccer Channel.
The channel will draw its exclusive match content from prominent soccer competitions, such as England�s Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, England�s FA Cup, and Italy�s Serie A. Fox Soccer Plus will be offered to video providers across the country and be available to viewers as a premium service.
“We are committed to bringing the best world-class soccer experience to fans.” said Nathanson.
“As America’s interest in the world’s game is increasing, the launch of Fox Soccer Plus will complement and enhance our current programming on Fox Soccer Channel.”
“Fox Soccer Plus builds on our position as the preferred television destination for American soccer fans as well as expatriates who want to keep in touch with their home teams.”
Fox Soccer Plus is scheduled to kick off with an impressive lineup of live soccer matches during the network’s first week. Barclays Premier League games are set to air March
6-7, the FA Cup quarterfinals are taking place, and Italy’s Serie A is in full swing. Specific teams and match times will be determined in the coming weeks.