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BT Sport poll to determine if Manchester is red or blue

BT Sport will give fans the opportunity to paint the city of Manchester either United red or City blue, ahead of the highly anticipated Manchester derby on January 14th, exclusively live on BT Sport, with a new interactive campaign. On January 10th, a social poll on @BTSportFootball will ask fans the question ‘Is Manchester red […]

January 10, 2023

Haaland Conquers England premieres on Viaplay

An exclusive feature interview with Manchester City and Norway’s superstar striker Erling Haaland will premiere on Viaplay on today [December 20th]. Having taken the Premier League by storm in his debut season, the 22-year-old Haaland meets Liverpool and Denmark legend Jan Mølby for an open conversation about life at the top of global sport and […]

December 20, 2022

All Premier League, EFL games postponed

All of this weekend’s Premier League, English Football League (EFL) and Women’s Super League fixtures have been postponed as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. A number of matches were set to be televised across the weekend, including Fulham vs Chelsea on BT Sport, and Manchester City vs Spurs on […]

September 9, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Research: EPL TV revenue beats Bundesliga, La Liga combined

The English Premier League (EPL) is by far the most lucrative league globally. According to a Safebettingsites data presentation, the EPL generated €3.5 billion in broadcasting revenue in the 2021/22 season. This is more than Germany’s Bundesliga (€1.46 billion) and Spain’s La Liga (€2.04 billion) combined. Safebettingsite’s Edith Reads commented: “The English Premier League is […]

August 24, 2022

Prime Video UK scores Champions League package

Prime Video has secured the rights to exclusively broadcast the Tuesday night top-pick matches of the UEFA Champions League for three seasons from 2024/25, taking. These fixtures will always feature an English team during the group stages and, where they have qualified, through to the semi-finals. The deal ends BT Sport’s current exclusive coverage of […]

July 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Champions League highlights on BBC

UEFA Champions League highlights will be available for the first time on BBC platforms from 2024-25 for three years. The BBC will become home to Wednesday night highlights from 2024 onwards, showcasing all of the action from the European club football across its linear, digital and social channels, delivering all of the goals and key […]

July 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Premier League finale sees record data peak on Virgin Media O2

The frenetic final showdown of the Premier League on May 22nd resulted in the highest ever data traffic peak on the Virgin Media O2 mobile network. With fans transfixed by unfolding drama, they took to their phones to stream, socialise, check scores and share their feelings as it unfolded. The rare occasion – when all […]

May 24, 2022

Forecast: EPL international rights fees to overtake domestic

Manchester City became the highest earning football club for the 2020/2021 season, according to Deloitte’s Football Money League study. The English club generated €644.9 million of revenue, thus ranking higher than Spain’s Real Madrid and Germany’ Bayern Munich. Manchester City also overtook Spain’s Barcelona, who topped last season’s edition, and now places fourth. The 2020/2021 […]

May 11, 2022

Recast unveils Recast Publish tech

Subscription-free live and on-demand video streaming platform Recast has unveiled new technology that it says will make it easier for rights holders across the global sports and entertainment landscape to control and monetise their content. Recast Publish aims to put more control over Channels in the hands of rights holders – allowing them additional freedom […]

April 28, 2022

Star India extends Premier League deal

The Premier League has extended its coverage in the India with a renewal of its media rights arrangement with Star India. As a result of the contract extension between the English top-flight football league and the India-facing subsidiary of the The Walt Disney Corporation, Star India will continue to broadcast Premier League matches until 2025.  […]

March 16, 2022