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UEFA Euro 2024

/ 4 days ago

BBC scores major viewership for England win over Switzerland

The BBC viewership of England advancing past Euro 2024 quarterfinal rival Switzerland was massive on Saturday. The Three Lions required penalties to defeat the Swiss after falling behind in the second half. However, a perfect five-for-five performance from the spot ensured another trip to the semifinals for England. It is the first time England has […]

TV

/ 16 days ago

EFL renew radio rights with talkSPORT and BBC for coverage

The English Football League (EFL) has renewed its national radio rights contract with talkSPORT and BBC Radio. This marks a historic milestone for the oldest professional football league tournament in the world. Throughout the next four seasons, fans will have access to live commentary and updates for every English Football League match. TalkSPORT has secured […]

UEFA Euro 2024

/ 51 days ago

BBC and ITV reveal list of commentators for Euro 2024

The BBC and ITV have officially unveiled their commentating lineups for Euro 2024. The two television networks previously obtained the rights to broadcast the entire upcoming tournament on United Kingdom television. As a result, the talent of these British companies will not be seen on air here in the United States. Instead, American soccer fans […]

News

/ 126 days ago

Klopp targeted by UK broadcasters following Liverpool departure

Jurgen Klopp is set to become a wanted man the moment he departs Liverpool. The German coach previously shocked the soccer world by declaring that he is leaving the club at the conclusion of the current campaign. According to the manager, he is "running out of energy" and needs a break from the job. Klopp […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 258 days ago

How to watch British TV with a VPN

Sports and entertainment content from all over the world are more readily available in the US than ever before. But you're not necessarily stuck with only the options that are directly presented on this side of the Atlantic. In fact, with a VPN, you can watch British TV as if you were in the UK. […]

Commentators

/ 264 days ago

Jon Champion interview: Premier League commentator legend

Watch our interview with Jon Champion, the legendary soccer commentator who now works for NBC Sports as well as ESPN, ITV, and other broadcasters. For fans of Premier League clubs around the world, Jon Champion is one of the most well-known voices. In the interview, Jon Champion discusses: – What he misses most about the […]

Women's Soccer

/ 396 days ago

Women's Super League scores most successful season ever

The Women's Super League documented its most successful season ever. However, this was before the Euro 2022 win from the England Women's side. No, this relates to record revenue for the league in the 2021/22 campaign. BBC Sport reports club revenues grew 60% in the 2021/22 season compared to 2020/21. Combined, revenues grew to over […]

BBC

/ 436 days ago

Wrexham is now a global phenomenon: Rob Phillips interview

The latest episode of the World Soccer Talk Podcast is presented by Sling. Rob Phillips is a commentator and reporter for the BBC Radio Wales, and the preeminent radio voice for soccer in Wales. With a 40-year plus career in journalism and broadcasting, Phillips has called many of Wrexham’s games this season as the club secured […]

BBC

/ 487 days ago

Lineker returns to Match of the Day after suspension

Gary Lineker is set to soon return to host BBC's Match of the Day. The former Leicester City, Barcelona, and Tottenham Hotspur star was previously removed from the show for comments about the British government. The presenter essentially criticized UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s views on the asylum policy. Lineker has also been vocal about […]

BBC

/ 506 days ago

Legendary soccer commentator John Motson dies, aged 77

British soccer commentator John Motson has passed away at the age of 77. The legendary voice of the sport called more than 2,500 matches in his 50 years at BBC. Because of his extensive work, Motson became one of the most recognizable voices in English soccer. The Motson family released a short statement on the […]

BBC

/ 512 days ago

How to unblock BBC Radio 5 to hear the best of soccer

BBC Radio 5 is a national radio station from the United Kingdom that streams live audio of many of the best soccer matches worldwide. Those include select Premier League games as well as the World Cup, FA Cup and other soccer competitions. While BBC Radio 5 Live is free for listeners outside of the United […]

BBC

/ 564 days ago

See how BBC's Match of the Day looked in 1974

Match of the Day has been a staple of British television since it first aired in 1964. In fact, the soccer highlights show holds the Guinness World Record for the longest-running football television program in the world. The BBC have posted footage from their archives to YouTube, offering a fascinating look at how Match of […]

BBC

/ 571 days ago

BBC's World Cup closing montage captures greatest moments

One of the ways that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) stands apart from other broadcasters worldwide is their commitment to quality. For instance, BBC's World Cup closing montage is four minutes and forty-four seconds of beauty. It encapsulates many of the most memorable moments from Qatar 2022. But it's more than a highlight reel. It's […]

BBC

/ 577 days ago

BBC host Gary Lineker calls USA an extraordinarily racist country

Gary Lineker has ruffled feathers once again after branding the USA "an extraordinarily racist country." The BBC host previously upset 2022 World Cup organizers by pointing out human rights issues in Qatar. FIFA, and the Middle Eastern nation, obviously didn't much appreciate the strong words. “We pointed facts out at the beginning of the tournament; […]

BBC

/ 601 days ago

BBC Qatar World Cup opening in stark contrast to FOX

If you missed the BBC opening to the Qatar World Cup that aired in the United Kingdom, it's important to watch it. Whether you're a soccer fan or not, it shows what happens when you don't have a nation state sponsoring a TV network's coverage. As you may know, the backdrop of the 2022 World […]