FOX Sports, NWSL Agree to Six-Game Deal for 2016


CHICAGO: The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and FOX Sports have agreed to a one-year pact to air six NWSL games for the second consecutive season in 2016.

FS1 will air three regular-season matches and all three games of the NWSL Playoffs, which includes the semifinals and final, as part of the arrangement. All six games stream live on FOX Soccer 2Go, FOX Sports GO and

“We are very pleased to once again partner with FOX Sports, who continue to demonstrate their outstanding support of our league and women’s soccer,” said NWSL’s commissioner, Jeff Plush. “It is extremely important for the development of the league for our fans to have access to games on national television, especially our playoffs and championship match.”

“We are thrilled to embark on our second year of NWSL coverage, following an incredible FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015,” said David Nathanson, FOX Sports’s head of business operations. “This partnership showcases our continuing support of women’s soccer and the sport’s top players.”