MLS announces Direct Kick satellite and cable TV package for 2013 season

MLS supporters have no excuses to miss a single match in 2013.

The league announced on Wednesday that the MLS Direct Kick TV package will return in 2013, broadcasting matches that are not covered by the league's national TV partners.

Taking into consideration local blackout restrictions, that's up to 236 regular season matches as well as select playoff games at $79 for residential customers and $100 for commercial establishments.

The Direct Kick package will be offered as free preview for the first two weekends of the MLS season (March 2-3 and March 9-10) across each of its carriers: DirecTV (1-800-GET-SPORTS or www.directv.com/mls), Dish (1-877-DISH-PPV or www.mydish.com/soccer) and most major US cable systems via iN Demand (1-888-SPORTS-IN or www.indemand.com).

For the full schedule of matches, including national TV broadcasts, click here. Fans preferring to watch matches online can subscribe to MLSsoccer.com's MLS LIVE package here.


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