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Jorge Mendes believes clubs would pay £300 million for Cristiano Ronaldo [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn

During an interview with BBC News, super agent Jorge Mendes said he believes if Real Madrid were to decide to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, today, for £300 million, there would be clubs willing to pay the fee. Mendes also reiterated that although Ronaldo … Continue reading

Barry Davies to Return to Match Of The Day As Part of 50 Year Anniversary

Posted on by Julian Delicata

August 22nd, 1964. Anfield. Liverpool, lining up with the legendary Roger Hunt up front, defeated Arsenal in a thrilling 3-2 match where both sides were separated by a last minute Don Howe own-goal. It was another strong showing from the … Continue reading

James Alexander Gordon, the Voice of English Football Results, Dies, Aged 78

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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James Alexander Gordon, the voice synonymous with the reading of classified football results on BBC Radio, has died, aged 78. Forty years after getting the job he was at first “terrified of” on BBC Radio to read out soccer results, … Continue reading

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Watch BBC’s Match of the Day Opening Titles For 2014/15 Season [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

BBC’s Match of the Day program celebrates 50 years of broadcasting this month. The weekly English top flight highlights show is an institution in Britain. One of the endearing aspects of the program is that they update the opening title … Continue reading

How to Use a VPN to Watch BBC’s Match of the Day

Posted on by Chris Moore
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If you want to watch BBC’s popular television show Match of the Day to see the highlights of the Barclays Premier League games every Saturday during the season, you can securely (and legally) gain access to the British TV show … Continue reading

BBC Announces New Pundits For Match of the Day

Posted on by Julian Delicata

A new Premier League season is upon us and that can only mean one thing…BBC’s Match of the Day is back and this time round we are being treated to a fresh new line-up of pundits. Liverpool legend and MOTD … Continue reading

WATCH World Cup 2014 Closing Montages From ESPN, BBC, ITV, CBC and RTE [VIDEO]

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell

After the final whistle was blown and Germany was declared World Cup Champions, the major sports networks started to wrap up their coverage of the 2014 World Cup, and many of them closed their broadcasts with a montage of some … Continue reading

WATCH BBC World Cup 2014 Title Sequence [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

Earlier during the World Cup 2014 tournament, we shared with you the World Cup 2014 title sequence from ITV. So, we wanted to be sure to share with you the one from BBC to make the World Cup 2014 complete. … Continue reading

Review of UK World Cup TV Coverage: BBC’s Effortless And Insightful Coverage Is Leaving ITV In The Dust

Posted on by Matt Jones

In the UK, the World Cup matches are shared between two television stations: BBC and ITV. So as you might expect, comparisons between the duo are rife, as each channel strives to provide the best World Cup package for terrestrial viewers. Both broadcasters have … Continue reading

WATCH ‘Brazil – In the Shadow of the Stadiums’; BBC Panorama Exposes Poverty Of World Cup Host

Posted on by Christopher Harris

This week, BBC’s Panorama news program debuted a new episode entitled Brazil – In The Shadow Of Stadiums, which examines the rampant prostitution and poverty that exists within view of the World Cup stadiums. It’s no wonder there’s a growing … Continue reading

WATCH BBC’s Promos For World Cup 2014 [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

One of the traditions of every World Cup is when the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) releases its new advert, commercial or video for soccer’s biggest tournament. This time around, BBC Sport has done not one but two World Cup promos … Continue reading

BBC and ITV Will Win UK Broadcast Rights to World Cup 2018 and 2022, Says Report

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The BBC and ITV will split broadcast rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in the UK per a report in the Telegraph.  The other contenders, including Sky Sports and BT Sport, have dropped out of the running. For ITV, … Continue reading

UK World Cup TV Schedule For BBC and ITV Subscribers

Posted on by Matt Jones

Got your wall chart pinned up? Sticker book nearly finished? Sweepstake sorted? The start of the 2014 World Cup is creeping ever closer. So if you’ve yet to sort out any of the aforementioned pre-World Cup rituals, here at World … Continue reading

BBC Presenter David Coleman Has Died At Age 87

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Legendary BBC presenter David Coleman has died at the age of 87 after a short illness, according to a member of his family. Coleman, who covered six World Cup tournaments for BBC as a commentator — including the finals of 1974 … Continue reading

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BBC’s Match Of The Day Dictates England’s Soccer Dialogue, For Better Or Worse

Posted on by Matthew Walsh

Here’s a fun game. Next time you go watch a soccer match in a bar, pub or somewhere else in public, just spend a moment and try and catch some of the conversation flying around. Not the endless droves of … Continue reading

BBC’s Match Of The Day Opening for the 2013-14 Season [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

One of the highlights of every new season is waiting to find out what the BBC have done with the new opening to their famous Match Of The Day program that airs every Saturday night on British television. Almost every season they … Continue reading

Bizarre ‘Match Of The Day’ Opening From 1990-91 That Was Only Used Once [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

BBC’s Match of The Day is one of the most famous soccer TV shows on the globe. The weekly highlights show on British television is renowned for its iconic opening with a familiar opening tune. But bizarrely, during the height … Continue reading

Posted in BBC, Leagues: EPL | 3 Comments

BBC Lost Its Sense of Perspective When They Ambushed Gus Poyet

Posted on by Robert O'Connor

Poor old Gus Poyet. The former Brighton boss must feel like somebody’s been sneaking into his world and pulling threads with the way his career has been unravelling lately. Since his side blew their favorites tag to go crashing out … Continue reading