NASL Match Of The Week To be carried Live On ESPN3
NEW YORK, NY. – ESPN3 will deliver a North American Soccer League ‘Match of the Week’ throughout the 2014 season, which kicks off this weekend on Saturday, April 12.
ESPN3 will carry the NASL debut of Indy Eleven when the expansion club takes on the Carolina RailHawks at 7.30pm ET this Saturday, April 12.
The long-awaited first Indy Eleven game will be played before a packed Carroll Stadium and fans who are unable to get a ticket to the match will be able to watch all the action live through ESPN3.
The collaboration between ESPN3 and the NASL will feature a key matchup every week during the 2014 Spring and Fall Seasons, delivering a total of 27 games on ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network available in more than 92 million households nationwide.
“We are delighted to create a national footprint for our live coverage and to again work with ESPN3,” said NASL Commissioner Bill Peterson. “NASL Soccer Bowl 2013 was carried on ESPN3 in November and has built on the success of that relationship to evolve and expand our coverage for 2014.”
The agreement will provide a flexible schedule of games to air on ESPN3, allowing a compelling NASL matchup to be delivered each week to fans across the United States.
ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network is accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and streamed on televisions through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members and Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV.
ESPN3 is ESPN's live multi-screen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually. It is accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and streamed on televisions through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members and Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV. The network is currently available to more than 92 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider. It is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.