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EPL Talk Podcast: Setanta Sports Update

Setanta Sports Shane O’Rourke joins host Kartik Krishnaiyer to discuss the status of the network in North America on the day Setanta UK went into administration and stopped broadcasting. O’Rourke also answers questions about Setanta-i, their new broadband product, as well as answering questions about the status of GAA and […]

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Can Manchester City qualify for the Champions League?

After another summer of big money spending – and who believes they are anywhere near finished! – the pressure is on Manchester City boss Mark Hughes to achieve an absolute minimum of qualification for the UEFA Champions League during the 2009-10 campaign. Although many will feel that City should be […]

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MLS – SuperLiga, In SUM We Trust

Well, the start of the 2009 SuperLiga has jumpstarted the familiar conversations about it’s quality, purpose, players’ shares if an MLS club wins, among others. One major issue has been partially addressed, i.e.; schedule congestion with short rosters by way of the new qualification criteria that prevents the overload in […]

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FA Releases Statement About Setanta

The English Football Association (FA) has released a statement regarding Setanta UK going into administration. “The FA will now consider options to find the best platform to broadcast those fixtures contracted to Setanta,” said FA Chief Executive Ian Watmore. “These include England home friendly matches, FA Cup ties, England U21 […]

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Setanta UK Goes Into Administration

Setanta UK has gone into administration this morning after failing to make payments to the Premier League and losing the Premier League TV rights in the UK for the 2009-2013 seasons. The administrator Deloitte said that it would shortly cease broadcasting to customers in Great Britain but would continue to […]

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Football or Soccer?

After the 2006 World Cup I launched a one-man campaign to change the name of American Football to All-American Pig-Pile. It was time this country embraced the sport’s true name, I thought. I received many chuckles but few converts. One who went along with it was my friend George from […]

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The ESPN Empire Strikes Back

On English language websites yesterday the big news surrounding ESPN is about the network acquiring Setanta’s package to air Premier League matches in the UK. But perhaps bigger news was made stateside as ESPN returned to showing regular European league football for the first time since losing La Liga rights […]

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What Will Happen To Setanta US?

With Setanta UK on the verge of going into administration after losing the TV rights to the Premier League through 2013 in the UK as well as losing the TV rights to the Scottish Premier League, the demise of Setanta UK looks certain. It may be days or hours before […]

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Man United Home Football Kit For 09/10 Season Revealed

A new photograph of Manchester United’s home football kit for the 2009-2010 season has been revealed. The picture is so dark, on purpose, that it’s difficult to ascertain its features, but the shirt does appear to have the black V sign on the chest. The new Manchester United home kit […]

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The Damned United Coming To U.S. Movie Theaters

Well, I didn’t think it would happen, but thankfully it has. Sony Pictures has decided to bring The Damned United to U.S. movie screens. The adaptation of the controversial novel by author David Peace about the 44 day period that Brian Clough spent as manager of Leeds United will be […]

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ESPN Gets La Liga TV Rights In U.S.

ESPN has made a significant move today by announcing that GolTV has sublicensed some of its U.S. TV rights of La Liga coverage to ESPN. In March of this year, GolTV announced that it had renewed its rights to La Liga TV coverage in the United States for another three […]

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Ray Wilkins takes swipe at La Liga?

Ray Wilkins seems a nice sort of bloke. He had a hugely successful career for club and country, and had spells playing abroad in France and Italy, away from the hustle and bustle of the English Leagues. He has since chiselled out a successful career as a coach at Chelsea. […]

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6 Famous Premier League Footballers On Twitter

We’ve searched Twitter to find some of the top players in the Premier League who we recommend you follow on Twitter. After reviewing these, you may think that some of them are fake accounts but we’re pretty certain they’re all real, or at least the vast majority are. Here are […]

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