ESPN is making it real easy for soccer fans to stream and keep updated on the 2014 FIFA World Cup. FIFA fans with a cable subscription will be able to watch and stream all 64 World Cup matches from Brazil. This includes all matches aired on ABC and any ESPN channels. There will also be no pesky blackouts since ESPN has full rights to the event in the U.S..
iOS users can live stream matches to their iPad or iPhone using the free WatchESPN app, and stay updated on all the latest news by downloading ESPN's new World Cup app. The ESPN FC Soccer & World Cup app features full-time and exclusive in-game highlights, breaking news and coverage of all the major club leagues. Fans will also be able to stream matches from the free Watch ABC app.
The WatchESPN app is compatible with all devices running iOS 6.0 or later, and it has recently been updated to support Google Fiber. ESPN FC Soccer & World Cup requires iOS 7.0 or later and Watch ABC is compatible with both the iPad and iPhone running iOS 5.0 or later. Both Watch ESPN and ABC apps require a TV provider subscription to access the live stream and on-demand services.
The FIFA World Cup begins on Thursday, June 12th in Brazil.
ESPN FC Soccer & World Cup Features
Comprehensive 2014 FIFA World Cup Coverage:
· As the exclusive FIFA Official U.S. Broadcaster, the ESPN FC app will have live match video highlights. Watch goals and key plays from the app moments after the action
· Reaction and analysis on the ground in Brazil from authorities such as Gabriele Marcotti, Sid Lowe, Jeff Carlisle, Roger Bennett, Raphael Honigstein, Tim Vickery Fernando Duarte and Men in Blazers.
· In-depth reports on the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, England, Germany, Spain and other national teams.
Your favorite clubs and competitions:
· Premier League, La Liga, MLS, Liga MX, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and much more
· FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League, Europa League, European Championships, FA Cup, Capital One Cup, MLS playoffs, Copa del Rey, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, Copa MX, Copa Argentina and more
Transfer news, rumors and more
· Transfer Centre and Transfer Talk blog will keep you up-to-date on all the game’s key transfer news
· Personalized scores and live game details -- goals, stats, lineups, tables, injuries, fixtures, video highlights** and more
· Access to ESPN FC TV clips with commentary from our reporters and soccer analysts
· Alerts for game starts, goals, final scores and more
· Easily add, edit and remove favorite teams for a custom experience