All about FOX Soccer, FOX Sports 1

BY foxsports • August 1, 2013

You have questions, we have answers! Some of the most commonly asked questions about FOX Sports 1 and FOX Soccer are below:

What is FOX Sports 1?

FOX Sports 1 is America’s newest sports network, a national 24-hour cable channel being launched by FOX on August 17, 2013.

What is FOX Sports 2?

FOX Sports 2 is an extension of FOX Sports 1 that features live coverage of sporting events and connects with fans through entertaining studio shows and original programming.

Will I get FOX Sports 1?

FOX Sports 1 will debut on Saturday, August 17th, with every major distributor on board, making this the biggest sports cable network launch in history. To find the channel listing for FOX Sports 1 on your system, please visit:

What will happen to FOX Soccer Plus?

FOX Soccer Plus will remain dedicated to delivering the world’s best soccer and international sports to hardcore fans. The network will carry exclusive match content from the most prominent and highest profile soccer competitions in the world, such as the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, England’s FA Cup, and Scottish Premier League. Rugby Union supporters will be well-served by an impressive lineup of matches from the Heineken Cup, England’s Aviva Premiership, the RaboDirect PRO 12 League, Amlin Challenge Cup and more. Rugby League fans will find coverage from the National Rugby League, Stobart Super League and the State of Origin Series.

What will happen to FOX Soccer 2Go?

With coverage of over 1,000 matches, FOX Soccer2Go will continue to provide fans with live, exclusive match access on-the-go, available online and via mobile and tablet applications. FOX Soccer2Go remains the home of UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, England’s FA Cup, and the Scottish Premier League, plus such prestigious tournaments as the CONCACAF Champions League and CONCACAF Gold Cup. In addition to live, and archived, soccer matches from the best leagues in the world, FOX Soccer2Go will continue to deliver premium rugby from the Heineken Cup, Aviva Premiership, RaboDirect Pro 12, Australian Football League and National Rugby League, among other competitions.

How will I know what channel FOX Sports 1 is on?

In most markets, FOX Sports 1 will be located in the same channel position now occupied by SPEED. As we get closer to launch, updated FOX Sports 1 channel information will be available via the Channel Finder (Click here).

Will UEFA Champions League be on FOX Sports 1?

Absolutely. Along with a top notch pregame show, FOX Sports will bring you matches from the play-off stages all the way through to the 2014 UEFA Champions League final in Lisbon, Portugal. Matches will be shown on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, and FOX Soccer Plus, with the final being broadcast on FOX.

What soccer programming will be on FOX Sports 1?

Along with the UEFA Champions League, FOX Sports 1 will broadcast the UEFA Europa League, FA Cup, CONCACAF Gold Cup, CONCACAF Champions League, International Champions Cup, National Women’s Soccer League, as well as the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015.

What’s happening to FOX Soccer News?

Our daily soccer show will be heading to FOX Sports 1 in a new format. Continuing its long tradition of offering the best in world soccer to US fans, FOX Sports 1 introduces FOX Soccer Daily. The season-long program covers the major soccer leagues and competitions across the globe with an emphasis on Europe and North America. FOX Soccer Daily will air Monday to Friday from 4 – 4:30pm ET, except when preempted by UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League pregame and postgame shows.

What will happen to

Not a thing. Your online resource for all things soccer will continue to cover the beautiful game through articles, videos, and analysis. The FOX Soccer Blog will also continue to deliver great additional content as well, including behind-the-scenes photos and stories from around the world of soccer.

Will FOX Sports 1 cover the Premier League?

While we do not currently hold the broadcast rights, FOX Sports is committed to covering all of the top players, clubs, and leagues in the world. There will be full coverage every week on our brand new studio show FOX Soccer Daily.

What will happen to FOX Soccer’s social media platforms?

FOX Soccer’s Facebook and Twitter accounts (; @FOXSoccer) will continue to provide the latest soccer news from around the globe. @FOXSoccerTrax provides live, real-time score updates from the biggest games and leagues around the world. And follow @FOXSoccerDaily on Twitter for an inside look into FOX Sports 1’s new daily soccer show.