NEW YORK – For the fourth consecutive season, North American Soccer League will stream games live on ESPN3 on a weekly basis, the league announced Wednesday.

ESPN3 will carry a significant portion of the league’s games this season. Any NASL game not appearing on another national network or platform will stream live on ESPN3.

“Our relationship with ESPN3 started back in 2014, and they have been a great platform for NASL ever since,” NASL interim commissioner Rishi Sehgal said in a statement. “Through feedback from our fans, we know how much they love using the network to watch games, whether at home or on the go.”

ESPN3 is accessible in the U.S. on computers, smartphones, tablets, and streaming devices through WatchESPN. For the games streaming live on ESPN3, Canadian viewers will be able to watch them live on

“We’re thrilled that ESPN3 will continue to offer our fans a great streaming option that can be accessed on a wide variety of devices,” Sehgal said.
North Carolina FC and Miami FC will kick off the league’s ESPN3 slate this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

The fall season lineup will be announced soon, the NASL said.

The schedule:

DATE                                       TIME (ET)         MATCHUP

Saturday, March 25                  7:30                  North Carolina vs. Miami
Saturday, April 1                       3:00                  Indy vs. Puerto Rico
Sunday, April 2                         4:00                  Jacksonville vs. Edmonton
Saturday, April 8                       7:30                  Miami vs. New York
Saturday, April 8                       9:00                  Edmonton vs. Jacksonville
Saturday, April 15                     7:30                  North Carolina vs. Edmonton
Saturday, April 22                     3:00                  Indy vs. San Francisco
Saturday, April 22                     7:30                  Miami vs. North Carolina
Saturday, April 22                     9:00                  Edmonton vs. Puerto Rico
Saturday, April 29                     7:30                  Puerto Rico vs. North Carolina
Saturday, April 29                     7:30                  Miami vs. Edmonton
Saturday, May 6                       7:00                  Jacksonville vs. New York
Saturday, May 6                       7:30                  Puerto Rico vs. Miami
Saturday, May 6                       7:30                  Indy vs. Edmonton
Saturday, May 13                     7:00                  New York vs. Puerto Rico
Saturday, May 13                     7:30                  Miami vs. Indy
Sunday, May 14                       4:00                  Edmonton vs. San Francisco
Saturday, May 20                     7:30                  Puerto Rico vs. North Carolina
Sunday, May 21                       5:00                  New York vs. Edmonton
Saturday, May 27                     7:30                  Miami vs. Puerto Rico
Saturday, May 27                     9:00                  Edmonton vs. Indy
Sunday, May 28                       4:00                  Jacksonville vs. North Carolina
Saturday, June 3                      7:00                  Jacksonville vs. Miami
Sunday, June 4                        4:00                  North Carolina vs. New York
Friday, June 9                          7:30                  New York vs. North Carolina
Saturday, June 10                    7:30                  Indy vs. Jacksonville
Saturday, June 10                    9:00                  Edmonton vs. Miami
Friday, June 16                        7:30                  New York vs. Puerto Rico
Saturday, June 17                    7:30                  Miami vs. Jacksonville
Saturday, June 24                    7:30                  North Carolina vs. Indy
Saturday, June 24                    9:00                  Edmonton vs. San Francisco
Sunday, June 25                      6:00                  Jacksonville vs. Puerto Rico
Tuesday, July 4                        7:30                  North Carolina vs. Miami
Friday, July 7                            9:00                  Edmonton vs. North Carolina
Saturday, July 8                        7:30                  Puerto Rico vs. Jacksonville
Saturday, July 8                        7:30                  Indy vs. New York
Saturday, July 15                      7:30                  Indy vs. Jacksonville
Saturday, July 15                      9:00                  Edmonton vs. New York

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