Category: GOL TV

Ray Hudson on the Major League Soccer Talk Podcast

I’ll be interviewing GOL TV’s Ray Hudson, who of course is the former manager of the Miami Fusion and DC United on Monday. Anybody with any questions please submit them in the comments on this post. Thanks!

FSC Telecast features GOL TV Ad

Before you get all excited about a potential merger let me clarify what the title is referring to. Last night Miami FC played Minnesota Thunder live on FSC in front of friends and family at the Orange Bowl. (paid attendance was listed as under 1,000, far worse than the numbers Miami FC were drawing at Tropical Park Stadium.) But what was noteworthy about the match was that Miami FC’s shirt sponsor GOL TV was featured prominently during an FSC telecast of the match. The two channels are rivals for the American soccer specific cable TV market. What is even more ... Read more

GOL TV on FOX SOCCER CHANNEL?

Before you get all excited about a potential merger let me clarify what the title is referring to. Last night Miami FC played Minnesota Thunder live on FSC in front of friends and family at the Orange Bowl. (paid attendance was listed as under 1,000, far worse than the numbers Miami FC were drawing at Tropical Park Stadium.) But what was noteworthy about the match was that Miami FC’s shirt sponsor GOL TV was featured prominently during an FSC telecast of the match. The two channels are rivals for the American soccer specific cable TV market. What is even more ... Read more

Dave Checketts to Buy GOL TV

Dave Checketts the former President of the Utah Jazz and New York Knicks and the current owner of Real Salt Lake has bought the all soccer network GOL TV for $200 million. The deal has not been finalized yet and according to the EPL Talk website, several MLS executives may have an issue with an MLS owner running an all Soccer network that does not broadcast MLS games. GOL TV has the American rights to the Spanish LaLiga considered by many the world’s top league as well as rights to Italy’s SerieA, several South American leagues and the American lower ... Read more

Argentina v Brazil on GolTV

This Sunday at 11am ET, GolTV will be showing the Argentina versus Brazil friendly scheduled to be played at Arsenal’s new Emirates Stadium. More info about GolTV is at http://www.goltv.tv

Who’s Paying The Bills?

Ten years ago, following the Premiership was a chore. For most people in the States and around the world, it meant buying a shortwave radio and listening in to the BBC World Service. But the Internet and satellite television changed everything. We’re now spoilt by an overwhelming amount of soccer web sites, soccer radio shows on Sirius and on the Internet, and — in the States — two major 24/7 soccer channels (Fox Soccer Channel and GolTV; Setanta is not available via cable in most homes). The question is, where does it go from here? The soccer fan’s appetite for ... Read more