International Champions Cup
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About International Champions Cup
Who is covering the 2016 ICC tournament?
In Canada: Pay-TV broadcaster The Sports Network (TSN) holds the rights to broadcast the International Champions Cup live. Matches will be spread on all five TSN television channels, while streaming will be available on TSN GO for subscribers with Android and iOS mobile devices.
In USA: Tune into ESPN networks. Multi-platform coverage will be offered by the exclusive bilingual rights holders. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS and ESPN3 will combine to carry all matches live in English, whereas ESPN Deportes will air the entire competition with Spanish-language commentary. Streaming and on-demand access will be available on WatchESPN.
In UK and Ireland: Sky Sports will provide extensive coverage of the competition on Sky Sports 1 and 3, enabling subscribers to access the streams on its app Sky Go. Matches from Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United will however be available on the official club channels Chelsea TV, LFC TV and MUTV respectively in HD.
In Australia, China and Asia: In Australia, Optus Sport is airing most of the games. Free-to-air broadcaster Nine Network also joins in with exclusive broadcasts of the matches played in Melbourne. In China, Guangdong Sports Channel and LeTV are combining to widen the viewers’ TV and streaming options. Other networks in Asia covering the pre-season tournament include: Cable TV Hong Kong, HyppTV (Malaysia), Sony ESPN (India) and PPTV (Thailand).
In Sweden and Europe: In Sweden, Kanal 5 and EuroSport will telecast the matches and carry them online on their streaming platforms. The broadcast schedule will be heavy as well on other networks in different European countries. In France for instance, beIN will be busy with live games on beIN Sports 1 and 2. Private channel Sport 1 will take centre stage in Germany; Premium Sports 2 will be the source of excitement in Italy; and in Spain, Mega TV, Antena 3 and Esport3 will be the ones to follow the action. Other ICC broadcasters in Europe this year include Sport TV (Portugal), Fox Sports (Netherlands), Sportbox.ru and Match TV (Russia), and CNN Türk and Kanal D (Turkey).
At what times are the games?
Kick-off times for the International Champions Cup vary a lot. With matches spread across the globe in different timezones, viewers in the United States and Canada must diligently mark their calendar and set their alarms appropriately to miss nothing on Matchdays. There will be a total of 21 ICC fixtures scheduled at 14 different kick-off times. Here’s an overview of the matches, listed by PT and ET timezone:
2am PT / 5am ET kick-off: Melbourne Victory vs Juventus (July 23)
3am PT / 6am ET kick-off: Juventus vs Spurs (July 26), Spurs vs Atletico (July 29)
5am PT / 8am ET kick-off: Man United vs BVB (July 22), Man City vs Man United (July 25), BVB vs Man City (July 28)
9am PT / 12pm ET kick-off: Liverpool vs Barcelona (August 6)
9:30am PT / 12:30pm ET kick-off: Celtic vs Leicester City (July 23)
10am PT / 1pm ET kick-off: Barcelona vs Celtic (July 30)
11am PT / 2pm ET kick-off: Barcelona vs Leicester City (August 3), Inter Milan vs Celtic (August 13)
2pm PT / 5pm ET kick-off: Inter Milan vs PSG (July 24), Inter Milan vs Bayern (July 30)
3pm PT / 7pm ET kick-off: Real Madrid vs Chelsea (July 30)
4:30pm PT / 7:30pm ET kick-off: Real Madrid vs PSG (July 27), Bayern vs Real Madrid (August 3)
6pm PT / 9pm ET kick-off: Bayern vs Milan (July 27), Milan vs Chelsea (August 3)
7pm PT / 10pm ET kick-off: Liverpool vs Milan (July 30)
8pm PT / 11pm ET kick-off: Chelsea vs Liverpool (July 27)
8:30pm PT / 11:30pm ET kick-off: PSG vs Leicester City (July 30)
*If you are not on the PT or ET timezone, view the geo-localized listings above.
About the International Champions Cup
USA / Europe edition
What are the teams participating?England dominate with three teams: UEFA Europa League runners-up Liverpool, English Premier League champions Leicester City, and London heavyweights Chelsea FC. They will face stiff competition in the name of Spain’s gargantuan duo, double title winners Barcelona and UEFA Champions League kings Real Madrid. Internazionale and AC Milan represent Italy whereas France, Germany and Scotland have one contender each with Unai Emery’s PSG, Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich and Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic respectively.
What are the venues?
From the East to the West, everybody can have a piece of the action as 10 cities in USA and five in Europe have been chosen to host the 2016 International Champions Cup.
ICC 2016 stadiums in USA listed by alphabetical order of their respective city:
- Ann Arbor, Michigan Stadium – 107,601 seats: Real Madrid vs Chelsea on July 30, 2016.
- Carson, StubHub Center – 27,000 seats: PSG vs Leicester City, July 30, 2016.
- Charlotte, Bank of America Stadium – 74,455 seats: Inter vs Bayern on July 30, 2016.
- Chicago, Soldier Field – 61,500 seats: Bayern vs Milan on July 27, 2016.
- Colombus, Ohio Stadium – 104,944 seats: Real Madrid vs PSG on July 27, 2016.
- East Rutherford, MetLife Stadium – 82,566 seats: Bayern vs Real Madrid on August 3, 2016.
- Eugene, Autzen Stadium – 59,000 seats: Inter vs PSG on July 24, 2016.
- Minneapolis, U.S. Bank Stadium – 66,792 seats: Milan vs Chelsea, August 3, 2016.
- Pasadena, Rose Bowl – 92,542 seats: it will host Chelsea vs Liverpool.
- Santa Clara, Levi’s Stadium – 68,500 seats: Liverpool vs Milan, July 30, 2016.
ICC 2016 stadiums in Europe listed by alphabetical order of their respective city:
The games are happening in four countries across Europe. Catch the biggest stars in world football in England, Ireland, Scotland and Sweden.
- Dublin, Aviva Stadium – 51,700 seats: Celtic vs Barcelon on July 30, 2016.
- Glasgow, Celtic Park – 60,411 seats: Celtic vs Leicester on July 23, 2016.
- Limerick, Thomond Park – 25,630 seats: Inter vs Celtic on August 13, 2016.
- London, Wembley Stadium – 90,000 seats: Liverpool vs Barcelona on August 6, 2016.
- Stockholm, Friends Arena – 50,653 seats: Barcelona vs Leicester on August 3, 2016.
What are the teams participating?
There are four teams in the Australian edition of the 2016 International Champions Cup. Local side Melbourne Victory welcome English Premier League title challengers Tottenham Hotspur, Scudetto champions Juventus and last season’s beaten UCL finalists Atletico Madrid.
What are the venues?
All matches of the ICC’s Australia edition are taking place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. At full capacity, it can house over 100,000 spectators.
What are the teams participating?
Football fans in China are in for a treat as silverware expert Pep Guardiola and eternal rival Jose Mourinho are in town! Yes, billionaire club Manchester City and local rivals Manchester United are in China along with Marco Reus’ Borussia Dortmund.
What are the venues?
The smallest stadiums of the three venues in China is the one in Shanghai with 56,842 seats. All eyes will be set on that venue as Manchester United and BVB open the 2016 International Champions Cup on July 22nd.
The 80,000-capacity National Stadium in Beijing will be the home of the much anticipated version of the International Champions Cup’s Manchester Derby on July 25th.
The Longgang Stadium in Shenzhen can host about 20,000 people less than the National Stadium. This is where Borussia Dortmund will affront the Citizens three days after the latter clash against the Red Devils.
Stay tuned to the International Champions Cup on Live Soccer TV with updated live broadcast listings of all the 21 fixtures featuring 16 of the best teams in World Football.