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GolTV Acquires TV Rights To 2009 European Under-21 Championship

goltv logo1 GolTV Acquires TV Rights To 2009 European Under 21 ChampionshipGolTV has acquired the U.S. TV rights to the 2009 European under-21 Championship, scheduled for June 15-29 in Sweden.

The eight countries competing in the tournament will be England, Italy, Serbia, Germany, Finland, Belarus, Spain and Sweden. The draw for the tournament takes place on December 3rd.

For connoiseurs of the beautiful game, the European Under-21 Championship will be an excellent opportunity to watch some of the up-and-coming players in action.

Coached by Stuart Pearce, England will favor its chances of doing well in the tournament especially with a talent pool that includes Aston Villa’s Gabriel Agbonlahor and James Milnar, Chelsea’s Michael Mancienne (who has been called up for today’s game against Germany), Tottenham’s Jamie O’Hara, Manchester City’s Joe Hart, West Ham United’s Mark Noble and many more.

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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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2 Responses to GolTV Acquires TV Rights To 2009 European Under-21 Championship

  1. NJ says:

    Any word, on if there is a chance, even a miniscule one, that Gol TV will come back to Dish? I guess the worse case scenario is if you package your Dish through AT&T, come February of next year, I believe AT&T will start offering DirecTV, instead of DISH, and maybe give a nice intro package. DARE TO DREAM!!!

  2. The Gaffer says:

    Not a word unfortunately. Right now, the chances of GolTV and DISH Network signing a deal are very, very slim. You'd be better signing up for Verizon FIOS or DirecTV.

    Cheers,
    The Gaffer

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