Tag Archives: Sky Sports

Time To Stop Underestimating Hull City

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So, how many people thought Hull City would be Premiership cannon fodder, this seasons Derby County, bravely battling against the odds in a futile struggle that would ultimately lead to relegation. If so, how many had actually seen Hull City … Continue reading

I'm On Setanta Sports Pokes Fun at Soccer Saturday

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the latest episode of I’m On Setanta Sports, the trio of Jose, It and The Boy have fun pretending to be on the set of Sky’s Soccer Saturday complete with It and The Boy calling games from their TV … Continue reading

Gotcha: Evidence That Sky Sports Hates Setanta

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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 … Continue reading

FIFA 09 TV Advert Starring Wayne Rooney: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

To promote the upcoming release of FIFA 09, EA Sports came up with a remarkable way of advertising the new version of the game. During halftime of the Chelsea against Man United match last weekend that was televised on Sky … Continue reading

Swansea vs Cardiff: The Return Of The Welsh Derby

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s been almost ten years since the two teams that are one of the most hated rivalries in British soccer last played a league match against each other. On that cold Spring morning in 1999, the Welsh derby between Cardiff … Continue reading

ESPN To Acquire Premier League TV Rights? Roundtable Discussion

Posted on by Christopher Harris

According to a recent article in The Times newspaper, the Walt Disney Company has expressed an interest in bidding for the TV rights to the Premier League in the United Kingdom and United States. The next auction of broadcast rights … Continue reading

Warren Barton Joins Fox Soccer Channel

Posted on by Christopher Harris

U.S. TV network Fox Soccer Channel will feature a new co-host and analyst for its Fox Soccer Match Day beginning Saturday, August 16, when former Wimbledon, Newcastle United and England defender Warren Barton joins the network. At Wimbledon, Barton made … Continue reading

Premier League Teams Appearing Most Often On Setanta Sports

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In our continuing analysis of Premier League matches on TV, here are the teams that will be shown most frequently on Setanta Sports for the first few months of the 2008/2009 season, as of press time Liverpool, 7 times Everton, … Continue reading

Premier League Teams Appearing Most Often On Fox Soccer Channel

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In our continuing analysis of Premier League matches on TV, here are the teams that will be shown most frequently on Fox Soccer Channel for the first few months of the 2008/2009 season, as of press time: Arsenal, 6 times … Continue reading

Why Fox Soccer Channel Viewers Need To Subscribe To Setanta Sports

Posted on by Christopher Harris

For soccer fans in the United States, it’s the $179.88 question. That’s the cost* for the next 12 months for hundreds of live football matches on Setanta Sports. But in these tough economic times, should you splash the cash? And, … Continue reading

How Often Your Favorite Premier League Club Will Be Shown On US TV

Posted on by Christopher Harris

While your Premier League brethren in the United Kingdom have to wait more than two months before they’ll be able to see all 20 clubs playing entire matches on television, viewers in the United States will only have to wait … Continue reading

Which Premier League Clubs You're Most Likely To See On UK TV

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Sky Sports and Setanta Sports recently unveiled their TV schedule for the 2008/2009 season. But out of the 53 Premier League matches currently scheduled through 1st December, which clubs will be shown most often on television? And what clubs will … Continue reading

Pride Park Lives Up To Its Name

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Despite having the worst year that a football fan could have if you supported Derby County like I do, the loyalty showed by the clubs fans were  recognized in a Sky Sports survey. Even as Derby only claimed one win … Continue reading

Poll: Landon Donovan Heading To The EPL?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Sky Sports is reporting that U.S. star player Landon Donovan has expressed an interest in playing in the Premier League. Take the following poll and let us know how you think he would fair. <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/807948/” >Could Landon Donovan succeed … Continue reading

Sky Sports Promotes Upcoming Football Season With Video Trailer

Posted on by Christopher Harris

When it comes to the Premier League, no one can hype it up as much as Sky Sports. A perfect example of this is their trailer to promote their coverage of the upcoming season. The girls in the video are … Continue reading

BT Vision To Bundle Setanta Sports With New Packages In UK

Posted on by Jeff Hash

UK broadband television service BT Vision announced today it will offer Setanta Sports 1 for free to subscribers who sign up for one of the service’s new value packages beginning next month or subscribe to the current value pack.  Those … Continue reading

2008/2009 Premier League TV Schedule For UK Residents

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Sky Sports and Setanta Sports today announced their schedule of live games on TV for the first few months of the season: Saturday, August 16 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion, 12:45pm GMT, Sky Sports Sunderland v Liverpool, 5:30pm GMT, Setanta … Continue reading

Could ESPN Steal Andy Gray From Sky Sports?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Modern day football coverage is such that the commentators don’t even need to be in the stadiums anymore. ESPN’s Euro 2008 commentators are all huddled in Bristol, Connecticut. Most TWI commentators, meanwhile, broadcast Premier League games out of their studios … Continue reading