Football League

/ 3 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 […]

NBC Sports

/ 11 days ago

Peacock's Rugby World Cup has crossover appeal to soccer fans

Rugby is the fastest-growing sport in the United States, according to Nielsen, with more than 2,600 clubs stateside. With the Rugby World Cup currently being played in France, of which Peacock has every single game, we caught up with NBC Sports to find out more details about the competition, as well as the 2031 Rugby […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 12 days ago

Premier League may shift more games to Sundays starting 2024

The Premier League is considering a major shake-up to its match scheduling that could see the introduction of a new Sunday kickoff time. According to reports, Premier League executives are proposing four matches on Sundays instead of the three that we get now. Kickoffs would range between noon and 6:30 p.m. local time. For American […]

NBC Sports

/ 13 days ago

Stream the 2023 Rugby World Cup on Peacock

The Rugby World Cup is one of the most popular sporting events in the world, and it has coverage in the United States on Peacock. Much like the FIFA World Cup, rugby's edition of the major tournament lasts even longer. The tournament started on Sep. 8. However, it will not play out its final until […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 14 days ago

NBC wants Premier League Summer Series to return in 2025

This past July's inaugural Premier League Summer Series in the United States was a success for everyone involved. So much so that NBC Sports is hopeful that the competition will return in 2025, one year before the World Cup 2026 begins in North America. Speaking exclusively to World Soccer Talk, Jon Miller, President, Acquisitions & […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 22 days ago

NBC releases Referees Mic’d Up show to viewers in USA

This week, the special episode Match Officials Mic'd Up premiered on NBC Sports' YouTube channel. Howard Webb, a former Premier League referee, and Michael Owen, an ex-soccer player, may not be the most attention-grabbing TV duo. The new program from the pair, though, has the potential to be entertaining. The english refereeing association the PGMOL […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 65 days ago

Peacock won't stop expanding sports coverage despite losses

NBCUniversal/Comcast has claimed that they will continue to expand their sports coverage through Peacock into the near future. Peacock is the massive media conglomerate's streaming service. The decision comes as the streaming service recorded an increase in deficit during quarter two of this year. For Premier League fans, it's good news that Peacock won't stop […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 84 days ago

Can you watch Premier League without Peacock Premium?

Peacock Premium plays a major part in American coverage of the Premier League. There are exclusive games every matchday. In some cases, there are major games only on Peacock. For example, the title-deciding games between Arsenal and Manchester City from last season were both only available via Peacock. In that case, Peacock is necessary. Each […]


/ 97 days ago

Jon Champion joins NBC's Premier League coverage

Legendary commentator Jon Champion has joined NBC Sports ahead of the 2023/24 Premier League season, sources have confirmed to World Soccer Talk. Beginning August, Champion commentates the highest profile Premier League match every week in the Sunday 11:30am to 1:30pm ET timeslot. That key timeslot became available for Champion at a time of change for […]


/ 100 days ago

Peter Drury to continue as NBC Sports lead commentator

It was revealed last week that Martin Tyler would not be returning to Sky Sports ahead of the 2023/24 Premier League season. The legendary commentator departed the network after 33 years with the company. Sky Sports then quickly followed up this news to announce that Peter Drury would be replacing Tyler. The move led to […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 102 days ago

Premier League Summer Series commentator schedule

The Premier League Summer Series is bringing EPL clubs to US cities this summer. And now we know who will be calling the games for NBC Sports. Rebecca Lowe will host the pre- and post-match coverage for each game, with pitch-side coverage that will also feature Robbie Earle, Tim Howard and Stephen Warnock. Joe Speight […]