Stream FAQ
Stream FAQ

Have questions about streaming FC Cincinnati for the 2022 season? Check out our FAQ below.

WHO CAN ACCESS THE FREE STREAMS?

Anybody in Cincinnati or the immediate surrounding area. NOTE FOR MOBILE USERS: You must have your phone’s location services turned on and allow the streaming software to verify your location information.

CAN I WATCH VIA A STREAMING SERVICE?

Streaming services that air Star64 will no longer blackout FC Cincinnati games. YouTube TV and other platforms that carry Star64 will begin airing FC Cincinnati games.

ARE THE MATCHES REALLY FREE?

The online stream at FCCincinnati.com is free for fans in the Cincinnati DMA all you have to do is log in. Fans that are outside the streaming area will be able to watch the matches with a paid subscription to ESPN+.

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO ACCESS THE STREAM?

For the best experience, please access the stream on your personal WiFi network. You may also access the stream using cellular data. However, if your phone pings a cellular tower outside of the Cincinnati streaming area, you may be blocked from viewing the stream.

WHAT TIME WILL THE STREAM BEGIN?

Streaming on FCCincinnati.com will begin when the broadcast begins on STAR64 or ESPN+. For example if a match is advertised for 7:30 p.m. ET, the stream will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET. You will be able to login to the stream 5 minutes prior to the start of the broadcast.

WILL THE STREAM BE SIMILAR TO TELEVISION BROADCASTS?

Yes, the stream online will be the exact same broadcast and production as you'll see on STAR64 and ESPN+. This free streaming option is way to let all fans in the Cincinnati area enjoy FC Cincinnati soccer.

ARE ALL FC CINCINNATI MATCHES BEING STREAMED THIS SEASON?

All non-national broadcast matches will be streamed on FCCincinnati.com and ESPN+. You can see the full list of matches here. You will be able to watch on the national broadcaster’s channel or app if you subscribe to their network.

WILL I BE ABLE TO WATCH MATCHES ON DEMAND?

Currently matches are not able to be watched on-demand after the final whistle.

CAN I CAST THE MATCH TO MY TV?

If you have a compatible TV you may stream the game via Google ChromeCast or Apple TV. There is not currently an option to stream via Roku.

IF I DON'T WANT TO STREAM THE MATCHES ONLINE, WHAT ARE MY OTHER VIEWING OPTIONS?

For home matches, the best way to truly experience FC Cincinnati is at TQL Stadium. For fans not able to attend, all FC Cincinnati matches will be broadcast on local television via STAR64.

IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE WAY TO GET MATCH UPDATES?

Fans seeking match updates can follow FC Cincinnati on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.