FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 31st, 2023
PEACOCK EXCLUSIVELY LIVE STREAMS 27 MATCHES OF THE SOCCER TOURNAMENT THIS WEEKEND, BEGINNING TOMORROW, THURS., JUNE 1
Tournament Culminates with $1 Million Winner-Take-All Championship Live on Peacock and CNBC at 3 p.m. ET this Sunday, June 4
Star-Studded Competition Features Cesc Fabregas, Heather O’Reilly, Chris Wondolowski, Jermaine Jones, Chad Ochocinco, Steve Nash, and Ryan Reynolds’ and Rob McElhenney’s Wrexham Red Dragons
Competing Clubs in 7-a-Side Teams Include Borussia Dortmund, West Ham, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Wrexham, Team Dempsey, Former USWNT Players Featured on US Women’s Team, and More
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 31, 2023 – Peacock will exclusively live stream 27 matches of The Soccer Tournament, the $1 million, winner-take-all, 7v7 world championship, beginning tomorrow, Thurs., June 1, through this Sunday, June 4.
The inaugural tournament from Cary, NC, culminates with TST’s $1 million, winner-take-all championship match live on Peacock and CNBC on Sun., June 4, at 3 pm ET. NBC will present an encore of the championship on Sat., June 10, at 2 p.m. ET following the conclusion of the Roland-Garros Women’s Final.
TST kicks off tomorrow with Borussia Dortmund facing Hoosier Army (Indiana Alumni) live at 9 a.m. ET, followed by seven matches throughout the day including Wrexham vs. US Women (8 p.m. ET) and Team Dempsey vs. Sneaky Fox (9:30 p.m. ET).
Peacock will stream 12 featured group stage matches live tomorrow and Friday, which will include all of Wrexham’s games, in addition to matchups including Borussia Dortmund, West Ham, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Como 1907, Team Dempsey, US Women, and more. Once the tournament reaches the knockout stage, Peacock will stream the remaining 15 matches live until the conclusion of the event, including the quarterfinals and semifinals on Saturday and the $1 million championship on Sunday.
A first-of-its-kind soccer event, TST will feature 32 teams from eight countries competing in a World Cup-like group stage. Sixteen teams will advance to the knockout stage, where they will compete in single elimination games for a $1 million grand prize. Teams competing in the event include 7-a-side teams from notable European clubs such as Borussia Dortmund, West Ham, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Wrexham, Como 1907, Israeli club Hapoel Tel Aviv, MLS club Charlotte FC, Liga MX’s Club Necaxa, Clint Dempsey’s Team Dempsey, and US Women, a team of former U.S. Women’s National Team players organized by Heather O’Reilly and coached by Mia Hamm.
Notable players include legendary Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas and Basketball Hall of Famer Steve Nash (Como 1907), former NFL wide receiver Chad Ochocinco (Nati SC), social media influencer and former MLS Academy product Noah Beck (Borussia Dortmund), among others. TST’s field will also include 26 former U.S. senior national team players on both the men’s and women’s side with nearly 1,400 matches of experience combined including Chris Wondolowski and Jermaine Jones on Team Dempsey.
|Thurs., June 1||Group||Borussia Dortmund vs. Hoosier Army||9 a.m.||Peacock|
|Thurs., June 1||Group||West Ham vs. Far East United||10:30 a.m.||Peacock|
|Thurs., June 1||Group||US Women vs. Say Word FC||Noon||Peacock|
|Thurs., June 1||Group||Wrexham Red Dragons vs. Como 1907||1:30 p.m.||Peacock|
|Thurs., June 1||Group||Wolverhampton vs. Blade & Grass||5 p.m.||Peacock|
|Thurs., June 1||Group||Club Necaxa vs. Hapoel Tel Aviv||6:30 p.m.||Peacock|
|Thurs., June 1||Group||Wrexham Red Dragons vs. US Women||8 p.m.||Peacock|
|Thurs., June 1||Group||Team Dempsey vs. Sneaky Fox||9:30 p.m.||Peacock|
|Fri., June 2||Group||Borussia Dortmund vs. Kingdom FC||9 a.m.||Peacock|
|Fri., June 2||Group||West Ham vs. Culture by Mo Ali FC||10:30 a.m.||Peacock|
|Fri., June 2||Group||Wrexham Red Dragons vs. Say Word FC||Noon||Peacock|
|Fri., June 2||Group||Team Dempsey vs. Zala FFF||1:30 p.m.||Peacock|
|Fri., June 2||Knockout||Eight matches – TBD||6-11 p.m.||Peacock|
|Sat., June 3||Quarterfinals||Four matches – TBD||Noon-4:45 p.m.||Peacock|
|Sat., June 3||Semifinals||TBD||7 p.m.||Peacock|
|Sat., June 3||Semifinals||TBD||8:30 p.m.||Peacock|
|Sun., June 4||Championship||TBD||3 p.m.||Peacock, CNBC|
|Say., June 10||Championship||TBD||2 p.m.||NBC*|
Peacock’s expansive programming offers the most live sports of any direct-to-consumer streaming service in the United States, including live coverage of Premier League, the 2023 FIFA Women’s World CupTM (in Spanish), Sunday Night Football, Olympic Games, Notre Dame Football, NASCAR, NTT IndyCar Series, Big Ten football (beginning in September), and much more. Peacock also offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel.
The full game schedule for TST can be viewed at thetournament.com, and tickets for all TST games are on sale now at thetournament.com/tst-tickets. For more information, please contact email@example.com.