MLS DIRECT KICK

ORDER MLS DIRECT KICK TODAY FOR ONLY $79*. 

CALL 888-SPORTS-IN OR YOUR LOCAL VIDEO PROVIDER.

The MLS Direct Kick package on digital cable delivers up to 236 out-of-market regular season MLS games from all teams in the league. The season kicks off with a free preview, running a full week from March 7 through 15.

This is Major League Soccer’s twentieth season, and the league now has 20 teams including the newly launching Orlando City Soccer Club and New York City FC. Soccer fans will be able to enjoy five or six games each weekend. The package includes pre- and post-shows for select games, delivered from regional sports networks.

*Suggested Retail Price. Blackout restrictions apply. May not be available in all areas. Programming subject to change. Availability of HD games varies by market. The MLS logo and team identifications are the exclusive intellectual property of the MLS and the respective member teams. © MLS 2015. All Rights Reserved.

Free preview March 7 – March 15.

 

Select games in HD.

Over 200 live games.

Follow your favorite teams from wherever you live.

MLS DIRECT KICK Frequently Asked Questions

MLS Direct Kick questions

Q: WHAT IS MLS DIRECT KICK?
A: MLS DIRECT KICK is a digital subscription soccer programming package of MLS regular season games that are played outside your local viewing area. The soccer games included in MLS DIRECT KICK are in addition to those available on ABC, ESPN, ESPN 2 and Fox Soccer Channel and your in-market networks (such as a regional sports network and/or over-the-air station).

Q: HOW MANY GAMES CAN I EXPECT TO SEE ON MLS DIRECT KICK?
A: As an MLS DIRECT KICK subscriber, you will see up to 236 regular season matches from outside your local viewing area throughout the regular season.

Q: WHAT CHANNELS IS MLS DIRECT KICK PROGRAMMING ON?
A: Channels vary by cable system. Please check your programming guide or use the zip code locator above to find your schedule.

Q: ARE PLAYOFF GAMES INCLUDED IN NBA LEAGUE PASS?
A: No, but playoff games may be available on ABC, ESPN, ESPN 2 and Fox Soccer Channel or your local stations.

Q: IF I ONLY WANT TO WATCH MY HOME TEAM, SHOULD I PURCHASE MLS DIRECT KICK?
A: No, MLS DIRECT KICK is designed for you to be able to watch games other then just your home team. Local games are generally available on your Regional Sports Network or over-the-air network.

 

General

Q: DO I HAVE TO HAVE DIGITAL CABLE TO ACCESS THIS PACKAGE?
A: Yes. MLS DIRECT KICK is available only with digital cable.

Q: WHAT NATIONAL NETWORKS CARRY MLS GAMES?
A: ABC, ESPN, ESPN 2 and Fox Soccer Channel

Blackout

Q: WHAT ARE BLACKOUTS?
A: Blackouts are when a televised game cannot be shown in certain areas.

Q: WHY ARE THERE BLACKOUTS?
A: Blackout restrictions exist to protect the local television telecasters of each MLS game in the local markets of the teams. Blackouts are not based on arena sell-outs. Keep in mind that blackout policies and restrictions are different for every sports package that your system may carry.

How to order

Q: DO I HAVE TO ORDER THE FREE PREVIEW?
A: No. Just tune to the MLS DIRECT KICK channels and enjoy the games!

Q: HOW DO I ORDER THE MLS DIRECT KICK PACKAGE ON DIGITAL CABLE?
A: Call 888-SPORTS-iN or your local cable company. Ordering methods vary by cable system.

Q: DO I NEED ANY SPECIAL EQUIPMENT TO VIEW MLS DIRECT KICK? DO I NEED A CABLE BOX, FOR EXAMPLE?
A: Yes. You will need a digital cable box to get the package.

Troubleshooting

Q. I ORDERED THE MLS DIRECT KICK PACKAGE BUT IT’S NOT SHOWING UP ON MY TELEVISION.
A. Contact your cable provider to have the problem corrected.