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Fox Soccer Channel Now Broadcasting In HD

Fox Soccer Channel is now broadcasting in HD, according to several reports from viewers nationwide. The 24/7 soccer network has added the HD symbol to its coverage and is now available to all carriers nationwide. However not all programming shown by Fox is HD content, and not all carriers have […]

Setanta Sports US Agrees Terms With Fox Soccer Channel

Setanta Sports confirmed today that its US and Caribbean sports channel will cease broadcasting on February 28, 2010 and that much of its TV programming rights, including premium soccer games and rugby events, will be transferred to Fox Soccer Channel, according to a press release on the Setanta US website. […]

Setanta Sports US Service to End February 28, Reports Say

When Setanta Sports US hands back the TV rights to the Premier League and Champions League on February 28, 2010 which it had sub-licensed from Fox Soccer Channel, that will be Setanta’s last day in business according to a Setanta affiliate mentioned in industry publication Multichannel News. The Setanta affiliate […]

Fox Soccer Plus Scheduled To Launch March 1, 2010

Fox Soccer Channel will announce Tuesday that it’ll launch it’s second all-soccer network named Fox Soccer Plus on March 1, 2010, according to the Associated Press. The news comes almost one week after EPL Talk broke the story that Fox had acquired the trademark and domain name to Fox Soccer […]

EPL Games Temporarily Return to Setanta Sports USA

Setanta Sports USA will televise two high-profile Premier League games this weekend, according to its website, which was updated late Friday. Both the Arsenal versus Everton (Saturday, 10am ET) and West Ham versus Wolves (Sunday, 8:25am ET) games will be shown on Setanta USA, as long as mother nature cooperates […]

Fox's New Channel to Be Baptized Fox Soccer Plus?

With the exclusive story earlier this week reporting that Fox Soccer Channel is in talks with Setanta Sports to acquire the US company, EPL Talk has found evidence that Fox has trademarked the name Fox Soccer Plus (and also the variation Fox Soccer +) as well as acquired the domain […]

Why ESPN's BottomLine Ticker Annoys Soccer Fans

If I had to count the number of times that ESPN has ruined Premier League games for me this season by running latest scores on their BottomLine Ticker while I’m recording games on Fox Soccer Channel or Setanta Sports, it would be definitely number more than a dozen. Yes, before […]

5 Bold Soccer Predictions For 2010

In the past four years, the world has made significant strides in better broadband access as well as the latest in high-definition TVs and better access and programming to carry the beautiful game around the world. It’s no wonder then that next year is going to be the biggest World […]

Looking Ahead to the FA Cup Third Round On US Television

Without a doubt, the third round of the FA Cup is one of the highlights of the calendar year for football supporters. It’s a golden opportunity to see the giants of football compete against amateur teams made up of people with ordinary professions such as postmen, labourers, accountants and policemen, […]

Are The Days Of Cable and Satellite Providers Numbered?

In the past decade, we’ve seen plenty of changes but one of the biggest ones has been that middle men have seen their power stripped away because of the Internet. Record companies are no longer as powerful as they used to be. Authors are self-publishing their books. Filmmakers are releasing […]

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Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 6

Emphatic Wins in their Infancy While two massively different matches played out to identical score-lines on Saturday, the meaningful implications associated with those 1-0 wins by Manchester City and West Ham United may go somewhere over the rainbow in defining the seasons of the victors. While Roberto Mancini got his […]

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Alleged global soccer match-fixer freed in Singapore

A Singaporean accused of leading the world’s largest football match-fixing syndicate was freed on Wednesday after a surprise court ruling seen as a blow to efforts to rid global sport of corruption. Businessman Dan Tan, who was arrested in September 2013 but never tried, was released after the Court of […]

Pellegrini: Juventus a gauge of Manchester City’s Champions League potential

Manchester City must put their “difficult situation” behind them and use Wednesday’s clash against Juventus as a test of their Champions League-winning potential, according to their coach Manuel Pellegrini. City, who have already qualified for the last 16 of the competition, face the Italian champions looking for revenge following their […]