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ESPN

/ 8 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 […]

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

/ 31 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 […]

Football League

/ 131 days ago

EFL opens bidding for expanded international rights package

The English Football League (EFL) has opened bidding for its international broadcast rights from 2024-25 through 2028-29. Following the record domestic deal signed with Sky Sports, this presents an opportunity for media companies in the United States. They have the chance to acquire a significant portion of the product's content. Domestic Deal Sets Foundation for […]

Bristol City

/ 133 days ago

Six EFL clubs form group to promote more environmental travel

Six EFL (English Football League) clubs have teamed up to help combat their environmental impact when they travel. Bristol City, Bristol Rovers, Forest Green Rovers, Mansfield Town and Swindon Town have joined Millwall in the effort. The clubs will now help form the Sustainable Travel Charter. The group will decide on ways to travel to […]

Football League

/ 146 days ago

Premier League and EFL to combine rights in future deal

The Premier League and English Football League (EFL) are nearing an agreement to collectively sell overseas broadcasting rights for the first time beginning in the 2028-29 season. This proposed deal would provide increased revenue to EFL clubs and have major implications for the Premier League's U.S. media rights once the current deal with NBC expires after […]

Blackburn Rovers

/ 294 days ago

Millwall-Blackburn crunch-match to air live on ESPN2

The final day of the 2022-23 EFL Championship season is set to be full of drama. Monday's full slate of games all kick off at 10:00 AM ET, with Millwall vs Blackburn televised live on ESPN2 in the US. Burnley, who've captured the title, and second-placed Sheffield United have already secured their place in the […]

EFL names Sky Sports as preferred bidder for UK rights

The EFL picked Sky Sports out of potential suitors as its preferred bidder for the UK rights in the near future. The primary competition came from DAZN, which wanted to stream every EFL match on the service. Now, Sky Sports and the EFL will go into final contract details for the rights that start with […]

Football League

/ 363 days ago

English Football League rights expected to double in value in UK

The English Football League looks set to soon cash in on a new media rights deal. Sportsmail is reporting that the league of professional soccer clubs in England and Wales will likely see a major boost in broadcasting rights. Sky Sports currently holds these rights in the United Kingdom from a contract worth about $142 […]