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ESPN Win Premier League Broadcasting Rights

ESPN, the US sports broadcaster owned by Disney, has won the rights to screen 46 live Premier League matches next season which were formerly held by Setanta.

Setanta lost the rights last Friday when they failed to pay the Premier League the remaining 30million owed from last season. The situation is still unclear however who will bid for the FA Cup, England internationals and of course the Scottish Premier League TV deals after the Irish TV pay TV channel failed to cough up monies owed.

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 22 2009

Time: 10:04PM

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aha I did say that ESPN would get them when you announced Setanta's troubles.
jackblue
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22/06/2009 23:02:00

cant see how this gonna that good for our sport, the US having rights to screen our football,, is this gonna incur more charges to watch our beautiful club? anyone know of anything on this as yet?
dopeeze
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23/06/2009 13:50:00

So, errmmm Mickey Mouse wears a Richard Scudamore watch?
Sindbad
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23/06/2009 15:00:00

 

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