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IMG to produce England matches for Channel 4

IMG, a player in sports, events and media, will produce Channel 4’s coverage of England men’s UEFA Nations League matches, European Qualifiers and International Friendlies for the next two years. Under the agreement, IMG will produce the live match feed and highlights show for Channel 4’s remaining 14 games throughout 2023 and 2024, starting with […]

January 26, 2023

BT Sport in High Performance Podcast production deal

The High Performance Podcast, hosted by BT Sport football presenter Jake Humphrey plus renowned psychologist Damian Hughes, is teaming up with BT Sport to bring fans in depth insight into the mindset of some of the biggest sporting names around. The content will sit on all major podcast platforms, BT Sport’s TV channels, as well […]

November 18, 2022By Colin Mann

BT Sport to premiere After the Roar

BT Sport will premiere After The Roar, the latest in the award-winning BT Sport Films series, on September 9th at 10pm on BT Sport 1. The documentary is authored by former Leinster, Ireland and Lions rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll, who goes on a personal journey of discovery to better understand the mental health struggles he […]

August 23, 2022

Channel 4 acquires England football matches

England’s matches in the UEFA Nations League, European Qualifiers to UEFA Euro 2024 and International Friendlies will be shown live on Channel 4 following the announcement of a new two year deal. Six England games will be shown live on Channel 4 this year starting with their away match against Hungary at Puskas Arena Park […]

April 29, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Summer of sport boosts EE streaming

After a bumper summer of sport, EE has revealed how customers used its mobile network to watch all the action, from Great Britain bringing home 65 medals from the Tokyo Olympics and Gareth Southgate’s England side reaching the Euro 2020 final, to the 2021 Grand Prix and Super Cup. Olympics – Some 90 per cent […]

August 19, 2021

31m watch England Euro final loss

A TV audience of 30.95 million watched the closing minutes of the Euro 2020 final, according to figures from the BBC. Ratings peaked during the penalty shootout between England and Italy at Wembley Stadium on July 11th, which was broadcast on both the BBC and ITV. An average of 29.85 million watched the whole match, […]

July 12, 2021

Data: Southgate sees 79% rise in positive social media

Data published before England’s semi-final win over Denmark on July 7th reveals Gareth Southgate has won over England fans after being the target of a lot of pre-tournament criticism. The England manager has been a resounding success in charge of the national team, following up a World Cup semi-final in 2018 with another at Euro […]

July 8, 2021

ITV draws audience of 20m for Eng v Scot

ITV’s coverage of England and Scotland’s draw at Wembley on June 18th peaked with 20 million viewers – a 79 per cent share across ITV and STV – becoming the most-watched match of Euro 2020 so far. The match set a new broadcaster streaming record with 4.8 million streams across ITV Hub and STV Player, […]

June 21, 2021

Zig Zag creates Southgate doc for YouTube Originals

Zig Zag productions will deliver the Raise Your Game with Gareth Southgate documentary in June as part of YouTube’s Originals series, ahead of the rescheduled Euro 2020 tournament. This feature documentary will provide an insight into the life of the current England manager. A line-up of YouTube creators – including ChrisMD, SV2, Yung Filly, and […]

April 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare