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GolTV Removed From DISH Network

As of August 1, GolTV – the 24/7 soccer network – has been removed from DISH Network due to a contract dispute. According to GolTV, “this occurs despite efforts to continue GolTV’s availability to Dish customers.” DISH Network, in retort, inserted this message when you hit the INFO button where […]

Televisa Launches New Soccer Network, Planeta Futbol

Just when you thought there weren’t enough room for another soccer network, Televisa will soon be launching Planeta Futbol. The new network, for Spanish-speaking countries, will feature the Premier League, Mexican tournament matches and La Liga. Planeta Futbol will be available through foreign cable and satellite providers. According to Variety, […]

How Fox Soccer Channel Can Improve Its Summer Programming

Television companies that feature the Premier League throughout the season face the harsh reality of trying to keep their viewers returning during the three months in late Spring to early summer when the Premiership is on break. The issue is especially troubling for soccer networks such as Fox Soccer Channel, […]

ESPN Has The Power To Make Soccer Successful In America

ESPN has finally cracked the code of how to produce soccer for the American audience. Show it in high definition, feature a strong team of commentators, promote the tournament across your networks, don’t cut the national anthems, include advertising at appropriate moments, reduce the hype and include intelligent discussions during […]

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England, Spain, Russia and Bosnia Qualify For World Cup, While Playoff Spots Decided [VIDEO]

England, Spain, Russia and Bosnia-Herzegovina qualified for FIFA World Cup 2014 tonight, joining the teams who have already qualified — Brazil, United States of America, Australia, Japan, Iran, South Korea, Italy, Netherlands, Argentina, Costa Rica, Colombia, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany. In Europe, there’s still the playoffs remaining, where the following teams […]

Germany’s A-Team: TV Commercial for Euro 2012 [VIDEO]

If you support Portugal, Denmark or Netherlands, be very afraid of Germany — especially after watching the above video. The Mercedes TV commercial featuring the German national team for Euro 2012 is intense, incredible and — dare I say it — intimidating, especially if your nation is going to be playing […]

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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 […]