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Fox Soccer Channel Acquires Champions League TV Rights in US

Breaking News: Fox Soccer Channel has beaten ESPN to the US TV rights to the UEFA Champions League.

This is a massive coup for Fox Soccer Channel and a huge blow for ESPN. Plus this is the second time in 2 weeks that ESPN has lost Champions League rights to Fox. Just two weeks Fox Sports Latin America won the Latin America Champions League rights.

More details to come. But in the meantime, what’s your reaction to the news and do you think Fox can do a better job of covering future Champions League seasons?


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