FOX Sports holds English-language rights to all 64 matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in USA. The network is set to produce extensive pre- and post-match programming from its set in Doha, Qatar. Every match is to be streamed live in 4K on the FOX Sports app, which is available on mobile devices, smart TVs and games consoles. The Tubi streaming service, however, is offering full match replays. Flagship channel FOX has over half of the tournament’s matches slotted as live broadcasts in its schedule, including the opening game, as well as USA’s group stage fixtures against Wales, England and Iran. The remainder of the matches are taken up by FS1. FOX Sports’ World Cup 2022 broadcast team for play-by-play announcements, analysis and reports includes U.S. Soccer icons such as Alexi Lalas, Clint Dempsey, Landon Donovan, Aly Wagner, Carli Lloyd, Cobi Jones, Maurice Edu and Stu Holden.
FOX has secured MLS broadcast rights as the league’s exclusive linear TV partner in USA. FOX Sports’ deal covers English- and Spanish-language telecasts from 2023 to 2026. For the 2023 MLS season, the network is set to show 15 matches on TV with English-language commentary, whereas a total of 34 matches have been slated on FOX Deportes. The deal is reported to be worth $7 million per season. This signifies a major change in live MLS coverage, with the exclusion of long-time TV partner ESPN, and the advent of Apple’s MLS Season Pass as the exclusive MLS streaming source through 2032.
FOX Sports has acquired exclusive digital and TV English-language rights for the 2021 and the 2024 Copa América tournaments in the United States after securing a multi-year deal. All matches will be covered on FOX’s family of channels, including FOX, Fox Sports 1, and Fox Sports 2, along with pre and post-match analysis. Live-streaming will also be available on the FOX Sports App.
FOX Sports has retained exclusive digital and TV English-language rights for the 2021 and 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournaments in the United States. All matches will be covered on FOX’s family of channels, including FOX, Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2, along with pre and post-match analysis. Live-streaming will also be available on FOX Sport’s app, and bonus features will include match highlights, exclusive interviews, and more.
FOX will show one match from the 2020 MLS Is Back Tournament, while FS1 will show 15 matches in total, including 4 matches from the Round of 16, two from the Quarterfinal, and one from the Semifinal. Viewers will have the option to follow FOX’s English-language coverage of the tournament with enhanced audio. All MLS Is Back Tournament matches on FOX in USA will be streamed live on FOXSports.com and FOX Sports apps for iOS, Android and smart TVs with casting support.
FOX Sports has secured English-language rights for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League in USA, following a three-year deal with the region’s soccer governing body. Matches from the Scotiabank Champions League will air live on FS1, FS2 and Fox Soccer Plus on TV, whereas FOX Sports’ apps and web platform will provide high-quality live streams to subscribers.
Fox Sports and Mediapro Canada have reached an agreement for the broadcast rights of the Canadian Premier League in USA. Fox Sports will show every match for the remainder of the 2020 CPL season on its linear channels, including FS2 and Fox Soccer Plus.
FOX has acquired multi-platform rights to the Bundesliga in USA. The network earned the rights to the league following a massive 5-year global media rights deal it signed in 2015. FOX will telecast Bundesliga matches every week in both English and Spanish languages on its family of U.S. channels, including Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2 and Fox Soccer Plus. Comprehensive Bundesliga streaming will be available online and on a wide variety of devices via cross-platform service Fox Soccer Match Pass. Fox Sports’ website and official apps mirroring linear Fox Sports TV channels will make the games available to subscribers in USA as well.