It was announced via Facebook and Twitter on Thursday afternoon ET that FOX Soccer Plus will be offering a week-long preview of the station. The preview will kick off this Saturday, September 15, and it will run through September 23. English Premier League matches, rugby contests and Australian Rules Football will all be featured on the station throughout the week.
FOX Soccer Plus is usually good for two such previews during the European football calendar. The last came in February 2012. Below is a list of live sporting events that will be featured on the station during the upcoming free preview.
All times listed below are ET
Live sports on FOX Soccer Plus on September 15, 2012
Collingwood take on West Coast Eagles in an Aussie Rules semifinal at 5:30 am. Coverage of Manchester United vs. Wigan is slated to start at 9:53 am.
Live sports on FOX Soccer Plus on September 16, 2012
Hull FC vs. Huddersfield, a Super Rugby League game, begins at 12:30 pm.
Live sports on FOX Soccer Plus on September 17, 2012
No live events will air on FSP on Monday, September 17. Replays of EPL, SPL, Aussie Rules and rugby contests will be featured throughout the afternoon.
Live sports on FOX Soccer Plus on September 18, 2012
Champions League football returns to FSP on Tuesday. Montpellier will host Arsenal at 2:30 pm. Real Madrid vs. Manchester City will air on the station via tape delay at 5:00 pm.
Live sports on FOX Soccer Plus on September 19, 2012
Another live Champions League game will be featured on FSP on Wednesday. Manchester United will host Galatasaray A.S at 2:30 pm. Chelsea vs. Juventus, a Champions League match that will be shown via tape delay, will begin at 5:00 pm.
Live sports on FOX Soccer Plus on September 20, 2012
FSP will have two live Europa League games on Thursday. Maritimo host Newcastle at 12:50 pm. Inter vs. Rubin Kazan follows at 3:00 pm.
Live sports on FOX Soccer Plus on September 21, 2012
An Aussie Rules Preliminary Final will begin at 5:30 am. Then, a Super Rugby League match will be featured on the station at 3:00 pm. The teams participating in both of those contests were not known as of the posting of this piece.
Live sports on FOX Soccer Plus on September 22, 2012
Another Aussie Rules Preliminary Final will air on FSP on Saturday morning at 5:30 am. An EPL contest, West Brom vs. Reading, will show on the station at 9:53 am.
Live sports on FOX Soccer Plus on September 23, 2012
Aberdeen host Motherwell in an SPL match at 7:40 am. Tottenham Hotspur will take on Queens Park Rangers at 10:53 am.
For more: Check the FSP schedule to learn about match replays and other programming that will air on the station during the free preview