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England

/ 140 days ago

Sky, TNT win domestic Premier League rights for $8.45 billion

Sky Sports and TNT Sports have renewed packages to broadcast the Premier League rights in the United Kingdom on a four-year deal. In total, the duo will have live broadcasts of 270 games each season from 2025/26 through 2028/29. Reports indicate the total Sky Sports and TNT are paying is just shy of $8.5 billion. […]

England

/ 187 days ago

Premier League offers UK TV more games than before

The Premier League announced it will substantially increase the number of matches shown live on TV in the UK beginning with the 2025/26 season. The league will make all Sunday 2 p.m. matches available to broadcasters for the first time. Also, the Premier League is adding an extra round of midweek fixtures. This brings the […]

Euro 2028

/ 201 days ago

UK and Ireland set to host Euro 2028 after Turkey drops out

Euro 2028 is going to the UK and Ireland. Turkey had previously been a direct rival to the nations as hosts of the tournament. Nevertheless, UEFA revealed on Wednesday that Turkey has since backed out. This leaves the UK and Ireland bid as the only contender for Euro 2028. Turkey has withdrawn from the bidding […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 215 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 […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 239 days ago

Premier League comes down hard on illegal streaming

The Premier League is taking a harder stance on illegal streaming as bidding continues on its domestic broadcast rights. Illegal broadcasts of games in the English top flight continue to be a major problem. Moreover, official broadcasters are submitting offers over $6 billion for three years. According to the UK's Intellectual Property Office, a February […]

DAZN

/ 259 days ago

Saudi Pro League secures DAZN broadcasting deal in UK

The rapidly emerging Saudi Pro League made a major move by securing a broadcasting deal with streaming service DAZN in the UK. The landmark deal provides exposure and credibility to a league trying to build on its prominence ahead of a key season in the league. The agreement has DAZN show every game live from […]

England

/ 304 days ago

How to watch MLS and Messi from England

For a time, it looked like fans in England would have the opportunity to watch Lionel Messi, and MLS would remain on the horizon. Manchester City looked like a leader in landing the Argentine on a couple of occasions. After all, he has a history with the club's two-time treble-winning manager, Pep Guardiola. However, in […]

England

/ 354 days ago

Liverpool fans may boo 'God Save the King' prior to match

Liverpool has agreed to play the national anthem, "God Save the King," ahead of its matchup with Brentford on Saturday. The decision to play the anthem revolves around the coronation of King Charles III. Premier League officials contacted clubs this week to ask them to play the song prior to games this weekend. The Merseyside […]

England

/ 377 days ago

UK, Ireland reveal host stadiums for Euro 2028 bid

The United Kingdom and Ireland have officially announced their list of stadiums to potentially host Euro 2028 games. Arenas from England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland were all chosen in the list of 10 venues. Previously, the group shortlisted 14 stadiums. Later, it trimmed the final list to 10 stadiums. Old Trafford, the Stadium of Light, […]

BBC

/ 406 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 […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 417 days ago

Premier League to keep UK blackouts; EFL wants to scrap them

Premier League television blackouts look set to stay in the UK. The English top flight has blacked out 3 p.m. local time games on Saturday afternoons for decades. Despite the English Football League (EFL) looking to scrap the blackouts, Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has confirmed that they will remain. "We’ve been proponents of […]