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Clemson Men’s Soccer to Appear Twice on Fox Soccer Channel This Fall

Clemson Men’s Soccer to Appear Twice on Fox Soccer Channel This Fall

Aug. 21, 2007

CLEMSON, SC— The Clemson men’s soccer team will appear twice on the Fox Soccer Channel this fall as part of the National Soccer Coaches Association of American (NSCAA) Match of the Week.

Clemson will play host to Duke on Friday, September 28, in the first television match for the Tigers. The Clemson-Maryland match in College Park, MD on Friday, October 5 will also be televised. Clemson is the only school to appear twice in this series of matches.

Last year, Clemson’s match with North Carolina was featured on the Fox Soccer Channel and the Tigers had 7,012 people at the match, the second largest crowd in school history. Clemson defeated the Tar Heels in this match 1-0 on September 15.

Under an on-going agreement with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), Fox Soccer Channel’s live and exclusive NSCAA College Match of the Week coverage will include nine men’s matches on Fridays. There will also be bonus coverage of three men’s matches played on Wednesday evenings throughout the season.

Fox Soccer Channel offers the most comprehensive coverage of world-class soccer available in the United States, including Major League Soccer, the Barclays English Premier League, Argentine First Division and Italian Serie A; as well as global tournaments such as the UEFA Cup, UEFA Women’s Championship, English FA Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, CONCACAF Champions’ Cup, and FA Community Shield. The Official Broadcast Partner of the United States Youth Soccer Association, Fox Soccer Channel also televises United Soccer Leagues and NCAA Division I college soccer matches. The channel reaches more than 31 million cable and satellite households in the U.S. and Caribbean.

Fox Soccer Channel is one of 28 national and regional programming networks within Fox Networks Group, an operating unit of the News Corporation. These broadcast, cable, satellite and telephony delivered networks reach more than half a billion U.S. television homes, and represent one of the media industry’s most diverse collections of programming operations. Fox Networks Group consists of FOX Sports, Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Cable Networks and Fox Networks Engineering & Operations. For more information, visit America’s most visited online soccer destination at foxsoccer.com.

Clemson will open the 2007 season with a match against South Carolina on Friday, August 31, at 7:30 pm at Historic Riggs Field.

Following is the complete schedule for Fox Soccer Channel’s 2007 NSCAA College Match of the Week telecasts:

Friday, Sept. 14 Tulsa v. Virginia Tech8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PTFriday, Sept. 21Rutgers v. Notre Dame (10)8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PTFriday, Sept. 28Clemson (12) v. Duke (4)8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Wed.,Oct. 3UC Santa Barbara (1) v. UC Irvine 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PTFriday, Oct. 5 Maryland (9) v. Clemson (12) 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PTWed., Oct. 10 Creighton v. Bradley 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Friday, Oct.12 Santa Clara (6) v. San Francisco 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Friday, Oct19 West Virginia (13) v. Conn. (25) 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Wed., Oct.24 South Carolina v. SMU(8) 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Fri., Oct. 26 UNC-G(23) v. Ga. Southern 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Friday, Nov. 2 Bucknell v.Lehigh (19) 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Friday, Nov. 9 Wake Forest (3) v.Virginia (5) 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

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