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BBC’s Slater retiring

In the week of her 40th anniversary working at the BBC, the first female Director of BBC Sport, Barbara Slater, has announced that she will be retiring from the BBC in spring 2024. Slater has transformed BBC Sport during her 14 years in the role. She has changed attitudes and increased the profile and interest […]

September 6, 2023

ITV to air 2023 Community Shield

The 2023 FA Community Shield will air live on ITV1 and ITVX, STV and STV Player, on August 6th. Manchester City, who took home both the Premier League and FA Cup in 2022/23 as part of their famous treble with the Champions League title, will take on Premier League runners-up Arsenal at Wembley Stadium. The […]

June 19, 2023By Nik Roseveare

FA Disability Cup 2023 on BT Sport

For the third year running the FA Disability Cup in partnership with EE will return to BT Sport with six cup finals scheduled, delivered by The FA in partnership with a range of impairment-specific organisations. The cup is the largest competition of its kind in this country, ensuring players within impairment-specific football have a national […]

June 6, 2023

FA Cup Final exclusively on ESPN+ in US

ESPN+, the Disney-owned OTT platform, will bring football fans in the US exclusive English and Spanish coverage of the 142nd FA Cup Final live from Wembley Stadium in London on June 3rd at 10am ET. This year’s Manchester Derby FA Cup Final will feature two of the world’s most famous football clubs in Manchester City […]

June 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

99 exclusive on Prime Video

Prime Video will premiere 99, the definitive documentary series of Manchester United’s historic treble-winning season, within which the iconic team won the Premier League, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League across 10 pivotal days in 1999. The UK Original documentary will launch in over 240 countries and territories worldwide exclusively on Prime Video in 2024. […]

May 26, 2023

ITV back to back coverage of the Derby followed by FA Cup Final

ITV will show live, free to air coverage of the Derby, one of the crown jewels in the racing calendar, followed by the first ever Manchester City vs Manchester United FA Cup Final on June 3rd. Both events will be shown on ITV1 and simulcast on ITVX with the Derby starting at 1.30pm and the […]

April 26, 2023

ITVX hits 1bn streams

On April 9th, ITVX officially hit the one billion streams mark. The milestone came just over four months after the service’s launch on December 8th 2022. 2022 was ITV’s previous most successful year for streaming, when it took nearly seven months to hit the one billion streams mark. This follows on from ITVX achieving its […]

April 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Africa: NWTV scores FA Cup rights

The New World TV Group (NWTV) has secured the exclusive pay-TV rights to broadcast the Emirates FA Cup exclusively in 17 countries across Western and Central Africa, and non-exclusively in Chad, in a deal brokered by IMG. Under the agreement, NWTV will broadcast live French language coverage for all fixtures from the next two seasons […]

January 6, 2023

ITV to air 4 FA Cup third round ties

ITV kicks off the New Year with four Emirates FA Cup ties across the first full weekend of 2023 as Premier League clubs join the competition in the Third Round Proper. Four days of live, free to air FA Cup action across ITV begins on January 6th with the evening clash between Manchester United and […]

December 5, 2022By Nik Roseveare

DAZN scores English women’s football rights

DAZN has acquired the rights to broadcast the English Football Association (FA) Women’s Super League and Women’s FA Cup for two seasons across multiple territories. The deal will see DAZN offer live and on demand access to minimum two FA Women’s Super League matches per round and multiple Women’s FA Cup games for free on […]

September 21, 2022