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USL Championship on ESPN

On June 19, the USL Championship and the USLPA announced that a formal agreement has been reached on a return to play for the 2020 season, with preparations underway for a July 11 restart.

Throughout the season, all the action from the USL Championship will air on ESPN+, the industry-leading direct-to-consumer sports streaming platform.

Stay tuned for more information on the marquee matchups that will be featured nationally across the ESPN family of networks.

Week 3
July 11 | 4:00 PM ET
Watch on ESPN Deportes
Real Monarchs SLC
San Diego Loyal SC
Stadium IconZions Bank Stadium
Week 3
July 11 | 10:00 PM ET
Watch on ESPN Deportes
Phoenix Rising FC
LA Galaxy II
Stadium IconCasino Arizona Field
Week 3
July 12 | 5:00 PM ET
Watch on ESPN Deportes
Louisville City FC
Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
Stadium IconLynn Family Stadium
Week 4
July 13 | 8:00 PM ET
OKC Energy FC
FC Tulsa
Stadium IconTaft Stadium
Week 4
July 13 | 10:00 PM ET
Watch on ESPN Deportes
Sacramento Republic FC
Tacoma Defiance
Stadium IconPapa Murphy's Park
Week 4
July 15 | 8:00 PM ET
Birmingham Legion FC
Memphis 901 FC
Stadium IconBBVA Compass Field
Week 4
July 16 | 9:00 PM ET
Orange County SC
Phoenix Rising FC
Stadium IconChampionship Stadium at OC Great Park
Week 4
July 17 | 6:00 PM ET
Tampa Bay Rowdies
North Carolina FC
Stadium IconAl Lang Stadium
Week 4
July 19 | 9:00 PM ET
Sacramento Republic FC
Reno 1868 FC
Stadium IconPapa Murphy's Park
Week 5
July 20 | 7:00 PM ET
Hartford Athletic
Loudoun United FC
Stadium IconDillon Stadium
Week 5
July 22 | 6:00 PM ET
Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
Indy Eleven
Stadium IconHighmark Stadium

NEWS

USL Championship Announces Opening ESPN2 Broadcast Lineup

By USLChampionship.com Staff 07/02/2020, 1:30pm EDT

Eight games to be aired on network in month of July as league resumes action

LouCity’s Lynn Family Stadium to Officially Open on ESPN2, Deportes

By USLChampionship.com Staff 06/30/2020, 4:00pm EDT

Two-time Championship title-winner will face Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC as USL becomes the first American sports league to return to play in its local markets

ESPN+ and USL

MY CLUB HAS A LOCAL BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP, CAN I STILL WATCH GAMES ON TELEVISION?

Fans will still be able to follow their home team through local broadcast partnerships as part of the USL Television Network. Any match on ESPN3 will still be aired through your local TV deal, but games on ESPN networks will be exclusive to those channels.

WHERE CAN I WATCH USL Championship GAMES OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES?

USL Championship games will be available internationally through the league YouTube Channel, or on ESPN+ in applicable locations.

WHAT HAPPENS TO USL Championship GAMES BROADCAST IN SPANISH?

Spanish-language broadcasts will not be streamed on ESPN+ at this time; Games will be broadcast on local linear channels only.

WILL MATCH REPLAYS BE AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE AFTER GAMES ARE COMPLETED?

Full replays of USL Championship matches will be available on the league's YouTube channel and in the Match Center seven days after the completion of the game.

ESPN+ ACCESS

What are the ESPN+ supported devices?

A subscriber can watch ESPN+ in the Watch tab of the latest version of the ESPN App, available on the web, iPhone, iPad, AppleTV (Generation 3 & 4), Android Handset, Roku, Chromecast, FireTV, XBOX One, Playstation 4, Oculus Go and Tizen devices

How do I allow another one of my devices to access ESPN+?

To allow another of your devices to access ESPN+, sign in on that device with your ESPN.com account username and password.  If you have purchased ESPN+ via in-app purchasing on Apple, Google or Amazon devices, you will need to first link your ESPN+ purchase to your ESPN.com account in the ESPN App before you can access ESPN+ on other devices platforms.  You can create an ESPN.com account for free by clicking on the login link on ESPN.com. 

Can I watch multiple ESPN+ streams?

Yes, you can access three streams from ESPN+ at any one time.

ESPN+ PROGRAMMING

WHAT CAN I WATCH ON ESPN+ IN ADDITION TO USL Championship and USL League One?

Subscribers to ESPN+ will be able to enjoy live broadcasts from UFC, Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer, Grand Slam tennis, Top Rank boxing, PGA Tour golf, college sports, international rugby, cricket, the full library of ESPN Films (including 30 for 30) and more.