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Sky Sports Not Making Life Easy for Setanta in UK

sky sports Sky Sports Not Making Life Easy for Setanta in UK

EPL Talk reader Tokyo Toffeeman wrote in to say how “coincidental” it was that Sky Sports decided to broadcast its live Championship coverage for the 07/08 season at the same time that Setanta will be broadcasting its package of matches. Seems like Sky is already trying to make life difficult for Setanta.

For example, Setanta will be showing the 12:15pm ET match on Saturdays in addition to some of the Monday 3pm matches. When the Football League announced its schedule for the 07/08 Championship season, Sky followed up to say that it would be broadcasting the Championship matches at the aforementioned times. For example, on the opening weekend, Sky Sports will be showing Wolverhampton Wanderers against Watford at 12:20pm ET.

The TV schedule for the opening weeks of the 07/08 Premier League season hasn’t been released yet, but if you’re interested in being one of the first to read it, keep on checking back on this blog (or, better yet, subscribe to our RSS feed; scroll down and look for the RSS symbol in the left column).
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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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