The agreement calls for full category exclusivity, with rotating advertising spots in half of the soccer matches on FOX Sports World and FOX Sports World Espanol and the English Premier League telecasts on 22 FOX Sports Net regional sports networks.

The programming schedule includes FA Cup and UEFA Cup matches, and league matches from Italy’s Serie A, the English Premier League, the German Bundesliga, the Colombian league, and the Brazilian league. FOX Sports World Espanol programming includes matches from the leagues of Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Brazil and El Salvador and coverage of such international tournaments as the Copa de Oro.

In the coming months, goalnetwork.com will also feature the world’s largest online store for soccer merchandise, online auctions of soccer memorabilia and community services, including message boards, chat, free home pages and free e-mail accounts.