Foxsoccer.com launches Ultimate 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Resource
Expert analysis, in-depth previews, live scoreboards and interactive games comprise the best online source for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™
Los Angeles - In anticipation of the world’s most popular sporting event, Foxsoccer.com launches an expansive online resource to educate, entertain and engage soccer enthusiasts at foxsoccer.com/worldcup.
As the online complement to Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Soccer Plus, Foxsoccer.com offers around the clock coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, with real-time Match Trax, live scoreboards with complete statistical data, video commentary from Fox Soccer Channel’s expert analysts including Andy Gray and Richard Keys, live tweets from Fox Soccer Channel commentators and columnists, an interactive map of nations, photo galleries, a venue guide and a comprehensive look at each team vying for the title.
In addition, Fox Soccer Channel’s “Ticket to South Africa” iPhone application provides on-the-go access to Foxsoccer.com’s coverage of the World Cup™. The highly interactive application, sponsored by Audi, provides comprehensive and personalized coverage enabling users to create a “My Teams” list for quick access to their favorite nations’ headlines, news, match schedules, and scores. The app is available in the iTunes App store or at foxsoccer.com/iphone.
“Foxsoccer.com is the ultimate one-stop resource for all things World Cup™, offering unprecedented interactive coverage, expert analysis and in-depth profiles on every country, player and venue associated with this monumental event,” said Bhavesh Patel, Vice President of Interactive Media for Fox Sports International. “Fox Soccer Channel is a year-round online soccer authority, and with expanded interest in the game this summer we are proud to offer enhanced multiplatform access to both die-hards and casual enthusiasts alike.”
From May 10 through June 11, an in-depth preview section “32 Teams in 32 Days” chronicles each of the nations competing in South Africa. Expert analysis from Jamie Trecker, along with team photos and detailed historical information, provide all the background fans need to know about the final 32.
Soccer enthusiasts also have the opportunity to play the Fox Soccer Bracket Challenge, where anyone can prognosticate which nations will advance in the tournament and share their bracket with friends on Facebook. The Fox Soccer Predictor launches June 11, allowing fans to predict winners match-by-match through the entire World Cup™.
During the competition, Foxsoccer.com features running analysis and insight from Ives Galarcep and Nick Webster in near-real time from the venues in South Africa. Galarcep is a critically-acclaimed veteran of the American soccer scene and the lead reporter following every move of the United States Men’s National Team, while Webster tracks the progress of England’s National Team throughout the tournament. Additionally, a comprehensive and interactive World Map feature allows fans to easily identify the nations competing, players and group standings. Users will be able to view photos and facts about all 10 South African stadiums to familiarize themselves with the sites of the soccer’s biggest spectacle.
Foxsoccer.com is America’s most visited online soccer destination, serving as the most comprehensive source for year-round soccer with match highlights, headlines, stats, photo galleries and commentary from leading soccer experts and analysts. A complement to Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Soccer Plus, the web site educates and entertains soccer enthusiasts throughout the United States with coverage encompassing England’s Barclays Premier League, the UEFA Champions League, Italy’s Serie A, Major League Soccer, Women’s Professional Soccer, the Argentine First Division and the Australian Hyundai A-League, in addition to such global tournaments as the English FA Cup, FIFA Club World Cup™ and CONCACAF Champions League™. In addition, live and on-demand match streaming is available via Foxsoccer.tv.
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