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Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

The English Football League (EFL) has secured a broadcast distribution deal in the United States. The deal with Relevent Sports, the New York-based agency best known for running LaLiga North America and the International Champion Cup, will bring in at least $56 million for the English Football League. However, that potential could grow further. In […]

News

/ 49 days ago

Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

The English Football League (EFL) has secured a broadcast distribution deal in the United States. The deal with Relevent Sports, the New York-based agency best known for running LaLiga North America and the International Champion Cup, will bring in at least $56 million for the English Football League. However, that potential could grow further. In […]

ESPN

/ 69 days ago

Relevent Sports to buy EFL media rights for North America

Relevent Sports, a media agency based in New York City, is lining up the EFL media rights in North America. The current rights deal for the EFL expires at the end of the 2023/24 season. Pitch International brokered the previous deal that sent the rights in the United States to ESPN. That includes the rights […]

Arsenal

/ 85 days ago

Wrexham claims it sells more shirts than Arsenal in USA

Wrexham has made a bold claim about its profitability with shirts in the USA compared to Premier League giants Arsenal. One of its players this season spoke about his time in Wales and the massive popularity Wrexham has across the globe. Arthur Okonkwo joined the Red Dragons on loan from Arsenal in the summer, and […]

Wrexham open to making its games free in USA in new EFL deal

In what would be the first of its kind for a major professional soccer team, the Welsh team owned by Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney is open to making live broadcasts of Wrexham games free in the USA. Speaking to World Soccer Talk, Wrexham's Director of Football Shaun Harvey explained the reasoning behind the unconventional […]
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Football League

/ 92 days ago

Shaun Harvey interview: Wrexham Director of Football

In a fascinating interview with Wrexham Director of Football Shaun Harvey, the executive discusses the crossroads the EFL finds itself in ahead of a new international rights deal. iFollow is ending, so what does the future of streaming EFL games look like for international viewers? Harvey shares his insight regarding the available options and the […]

English Football

/ 94 days ago

FA Cup fever grips Newport: Temporary stand added for Man Utd

League Two club Newport County has erected a new temporary stand ahead of two massive fixtures. The stand was built earlier this week ahead of the team's league matchup with Wrexham. The fellow Welsh side journeyed across the country to Newport's home arena of Rodney Parade on Saturday. Rodney Parade opened in 1877 and typically […]

Leagues: League Two

/ 111 days ago

Rob and Ryan effect: How Wrexham is thrust onto world stage

The Welsh team's recent rise to international prominence is largely down to Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, who have had an impact at Wrexham. The 2021 acquisition of Wrexham by actor duo McElhenney and Reynolds generated a great deal of interest and media attention. But since assuming ownership, the two Hollywood superstars have made revolutionary […]

FA Cup

/ 111 days ago

FA Cup preview: Top games to watch in 3rd Round

In the third round proper of the FA Cup, teams from the Premier League and Championship enter the fray. They join the 20 teams still alive from the preliminary rounds and the first and second rounds. This season, just three teams are still alive hailing from outside the top four divisions. The lowest of those […]

English Football

/ 125 days ago

Troy Deeney earns first managerial job at Forest Green Rovers

Former Watford star Troy Deeney has officially been named head coach of Forest Green Rovers. The decision was made after club brass fired their previous manager, David Horseman. The striker previously joined the League Two side back in August as a player/coach. Although he has featured on the pitch for most of the team's matches […]

Inter Miami CF

/ 140 days ago

Wrexham to build temporary stand similar to Inter Miami

Wrexham has announced that they are constructing a temporary stand at the Kop end of Racecourse Ground stadium. The stand will have a capacity of 2,289 and is set to properly accommodate 20 wheelchairs as well. Construction will begin this week. The club is planning on the new stand being completed before Christmas. Wrexham is […]

Leagues: League Two

/ 180 days ago

Wrexham owners' close call of buying team in Ireland or Scotland

Wrexham owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney initially considered investing in a League of Ireland club or a side in Scotland. Ultimately, the team and atmosphere at Wrexham persuaded them to Wales. The Hollywood star duo has co-owned the Welsh club since 2020, overseeing the club's long-awaited promotion to League Two. Known for their hands-on […]