Sporting Kansas City signs local rights deal

The Fox Sports division of US network Fox has agreed a local rights partnership with Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City.

The Fox Sports Kansas City regional network will become the exclusive home of the team and will broadcast live coverage of all Sporting KC matches that are not shown on national television.

Fox Sports Kansas City will also broadcast 30-minute pre-game and post-game programmes around all Sporting KC games.

Selected matches will also be shown on Fox Sports Midwest. The club will produce all regional Fox Sports broadcasts, with additional support from Fox Sports’ on-air production elements.

In addition, fans that receive Fox Sports Kansas City and Fox Sports Midwest as part of their television subscription can stream all Sporting KC matches via the Fox Sports Go mobile application.