England FA renews deal through 2018
England’s Football Association has renewed its contract with FOX Soccer, giving the network U.S. rights to national team home games, the FA Cup and the Community Shield through the 2017-18 season.
The deal includes rights in all languages and also covers the Caribbean. FOX’s agreement had been set to expire after the 2011-12 season.
As part of the agreement announced Tuesday, FOX has rights to England’s Under-21 team games and FA tournament draws.
FOX Soccer already holds exclusive US broadcast rights to UEFA Champions League, and also acquired exclusive rights to air Europa League in the United States starting in 2012.
FOXSoccer.com is a division of FOX Soccer, a News Corporation company.