Next Thursday, April 27th, is the deadline for the first-round of bidding on UK TV rights to the English Premier League for 2007-2013.

Interestingly, The Guardian newspaper revealed this morning that Setanta Sports plans on submitting bids for two of the six packages available. Read the entire article here.

Canadian readers should read the Maple Lions blog by Paul Caniff for some interesting insights into what impact the TV right deal (or ‘Footie TV Revelation’ as Paul puts it) will have on Canada. Read the post and his excellent blog at http:\/\/