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Setanta Now Available On AT&T U-Verse

Setanta Sports is now available on AT&T U-Verse, as of this week. U-Verse is AT&T’s Internet protocol television (IPTV) solution that starts at $44 per month and is available nationwide. Setanta Sports is available for $15 per month. U-Verse also offers Fox Soccer Channel and GolTV, so if you’re unable […]

How the ESPN360 & Setanta Broadband Deal Will Work

ESPN and Setanta announced last week that both networks will immediately begin sharing the broadband rights in the United States for the Carling Cup, Coca-Cola Championship and Football League. But how exactly will games be split between Setanta Broadband and ESPN360? Here’s how: ESPN360 will have the first pick of […]

ESPN Moves a Step Closer To Premier League TV Rights

Setanta Sports’s decision Thursday to sub-license the U.S. Internet rights to the Carling Cup, Coca-Cola Championship League and Football League to ESPN sends a message loud and clear that the Disney-owned corporation has the Premier League in its sights. In the agreement between ESPN and Setanta, ESPN will broadcast many […]

Arsenal 4-4 Spurs: The Devil Made Me Do It

Tottenham’s unbelievable 4-4 draw against Arsenal may end up being a modern day classic, one of the best Premier League games in several years. Problem is, if you’re like me and live in the United States, you probably missed it. Living in the U.S, the only way to catch the […]

Latest Premier League TV Schedule For U.S. Residents

Here’s the Premier League TV schedule for U.S. residents through December 30, 2008 on Fox Soccer Channel, Setanta Sports and Setanta Xtra. All times eastern. TV schedules are subject to change. Wednesday, October 29 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur, 4pm, Setanta Xtra (also shown delayed on Setanta Sports at 6pm) Liverpool […]

Where To Find Belarus vs England On TV

With a convincing win today for England against Belarus, Fabio Capello’s side will be in pole position with maximum points to qualify for the 2010 World Cup. Here’s how you can watch the game on live television today when the match kicks off at 2:30pm ET/11:30am PT/7:30pm BST: USA: Pay-per-view […]

Gotcha: Evidence That Sky Sports Hates Setanta

Near the end of the Sky Sports news programme Through The Night, the hosts always flip through the back pages of the British daily newspapers to point out the headlines of what the morning papers are saying. It’s a standard news segment on their show. Except for what happened last […]

How To Get Setanta Sports On Comcast Cable

If you’re a Comcast Cable customer and you want Setanta Sports, the time to act is now. I just spoke with a source inside Comcast Cable who confirmed that their head office in Philadelphia has signed a contract with Setanta Sports so that local Comcast Cable companies have the green […]

How Sports TV Networks Can Shake Up Their Football Coverage

Thanks to Saturday Night Live‘s Tina Fey, there will be millions of people around the watch watching the vice-presidential debate tonight between Sarah Palin and Joseph Biden. Most people will secretly be looking forward to seeing Palin make another embarrassing gaffe. While debates can be unpredictable, nearly all football related […]

Why Isn't Setanta Sports Available In Widescreen Format?

Ever wonder why Setanta Sports doesn’t offer a 16×9 widescreen format of its channel for viewers in the United States? EPL Talk Reader Martin Day had that question. Here’s what he wrote: Setanta Sports has gone to a 16:9 widescreen format thereby making the highlights near impossible to watch as […]

RTE Mocks Setanta Sports With Sellotanta Sports Video

RTE, the Irish broadcaster, has mocked Setanta Sports with a cheeky video featuring two comedians impersonating Setanta presenters Paul Dempsey and Pat Dolan. Dempsey is a former Sky Sports reporter who was interviewed by EPL Talk in 2007. Dolan is a former Arsenal reserves footballer who currently manages a team […]

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FOX and NBC to broadcast English soccer games on Saturday on free-to-air networks

If ever you wanted an indication at how English soccer is becoming more popular in the United States, this Saturday will be a perfect example as both free-to-air networks FOX and NBC will broadcast live matches at the same time. NBC will feature the Premier League game between Chelsea against […]

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