via press release:
Fox Sports en Espanol to Air Exclusive Live Barclays Premier League and Italian Serie A Soccer on Saturdays and Sundays
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Barclays Premier League - Fox Sports en Espanol will feature live Spanish-language coverage of the most watched sporting league in the world on Saturdays and Sundays from August to May. The Barclays Premier League was formed in 1992 with clubs at the top of the English football league system and currently consists of twenty clubs. In a total of sixteen seasons, the title has been won by only four teams: Manchester United with eleven wins, Arsenal with three,with two and Blackburn Rovers with one. Manchester United won its 3rd consecutive Premier League title in the 2008-2009 season and will be looking to repeat in 2009-2010. Italian Serie A - Fox Sports en Espanol will feature Spanish- language live coverage of 144 Serie A matches from August to May on Saturdays and Sundays. Established in its current form in 1929, Serie A is the top division in Italian soccer and consists of 20 clubs. Each year, the bottom three clubs in table are relegated to Serie B. The top two clubs from Serie B are then promoted automatically to the Serie A, while the third through sixth place clubs enter a promotion playoff for a final spot in the Serie A. Juventus is the most successful team in the history of Italian football with twenty seven Serie A titles, eleven international titles and is sixth in the world with the most international titles recognized by UEFA and FIFA. In 2009, Inter Milan won their 4th consecutive championship title by defeating Parma in the last round of the season. WHEN: British Premiere League Italian Serie A Saturdays and Sundays Saturdays and Sundays 10AM (live) 9AM (live) Matches: 122 Matches: 144 Season: August - May Season: August - May WHERE: Fox Sports en Espanol ABOUT FOX SPORTS EN ESPANOL
Reaching more than 14 million cable and satellite households in the country, of which over 5 million are U.S. Hispanic Households, Fox Sports en Espanol is the leader in Spanish-language sports media. We feature premier soccer programming with exclusive coverage of the top leagues and tournaments in Latin America and Europe; coverage of the Major League Baseball regular season, All-Star Game, American League Championship Series and; championship boxing and UFC(R) and mixed-martial arts across four compelling media platforms. With more than 1,600 hours of live and exclusive programming, a robust web site brimming with streaming video and portable content from FSE Movil, we are and will continue to be the first name in the U.S. Hispanic sports space.