Posted on March 1, 2010
DISH Network, the nation's fastest growing pay-TV provider, today announced the launch of Fox Soccer Plus, a new premium network designed to complement Fox Soccer Channel and complete the ultimate soccer fan experience. Fox Soccer Plus, available beginning March 1 on DISH Network Ch. 406, will feature new exclusive matches from England's Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, England's FA Cup, Italy's Serie A, the prestigious Carling Cup, and action from the Coca-Cola Championship. The network also will showcase an annual selection of live and exclusive England Men's National Team matches. In addition to comprehensive international soccer coverage, Fox Soccer Plus also offers an extensive lineup of rugby matches from England's Guinness Premiership, the European Heineken Cup and Magners League. The network's total annual programming package will include nearly 600 exclusive events. "Fox Soccer Plus gives die-hard soccer fans access to some of the most sought-after soccer content in the world and augments DISH Network's already substantial lineup of top-rated sports programming," said Dave Shull, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network. "In addition, rugby fans now have a premier destination to catch all of their favorite matches from around the globe." Fox Soccer Plus will be available to DISH Network customers for $14.99 as an a la carte option. To learn more about DISH Network's sports programming call 866.989.3474 or visit Dish Systems online.