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US tour and Benfica live on ESPN

Posted on 15 July 2010  - 12:00

ESPN will be showing all our overseas pre-season friendlies live on their UK and Ireland channel.

ESPN will be showing all our overseas pre-season friendlies live on their UK and Ireland channel.

Fans will be able to track the side's progress during our pre-season tour of the United States where we take in games against club partners San Jose Earthquakes on July 17 as well as New York Red Bulls and Sporting Lisbon in the Barclays New York Challenge on July 22 and 25, respectively.

Our fixture against San Jose is also available to ESPN viewers in the US.

In addition, ESPN will broadcast our pre-season encounter with Benfica in Lisbon on August 3. This fixture is again only available to viewers in UK and Ireland.

As part of ESPN's early season line up of Barclay's Premier League fixtures you can also catch our game against Man United live and exclusive from Old Trafford on Saturday, September 30 at 5.30pm.

This summer ESPN will be bringing a number of pre-season games to UK fans in the build-up to next season's football coverage, which will feature live matches each week from the Barclays Premier League, The FA Cup, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, Europa League, Serie A, Bundesliga, Dutch Eredivisie and International qualifiers.

For more information visit espn.co.uk/tv

ESPN is available on Sky, Virgin Media, BT Vision, Top Up TV, TalkTalk TV and UPC (in Ireland) on the following channel numbers:

Sky: Channel 417 & 442 (HD)
Top Up TV: Channel 34
Virgin Media: Channel 529 & 530 (HD)
TalkTalk TV: Channel 555
BT Vision: Channel 34
UPC (in Ireland):Channel 407