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Sky Sports: Record audience for Rangers vs Celtic

More than 1.4 million viewers tuned into the gripping 3-3 draw on April 7th between Rangers and Celtic on Sky Sports in a new record for the SPFL era. The figures for the top-of-the-table clash at Ibrox are the highest for a Scottish league match since the SPFL formed in 2013. The audience numbers include […]

April 9, 2024

Sky Sports extends Scottish football rights

Sky Sports will broadcast more Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) matches than ever before under a new agreement with the League. The four-year extension to the current deal means Sky Sports customers can continue to watch SPFL live every week of the season until 2029. In addition, football fans will be able to watch exclusively […]

September 27, 2022

Rangers FC partners with Grabyo

Rangers Football club, the 55-time Scottish champions, has partnered with Grabyo to move social and digital video production to the cloud, bolstering video programming and real time content output . Rangers will use Grabyo’s live clipping and editing tools to create more videos around matchdays. “Partnering with Grabyo gives us the flexibility to scale our […]

March 3, 2022

Premier Sports on Amazon Prime Channels

Premier Sports and Amazon have agreed a distribution deal that will see all five channels under the Premier Sports umbrella made available to residential customers on Prime Video Channels in the UK – Premier Sports 1, Premier Sports 2, LaLigaTV, FreeSports and BoxNation. Amazon Prime members can access all five channels as an add-on subscription […]

December 13, 2021, RCS transform SPFL matchday graphics for QTV, a provider of cloud-based technology for live graphic overlays, and Reality Check Systems (RCS), the graphics, control solutions and data integrations company, have announced their collaboration with QTV to enrich the Scottish Professional Football League’s (SPFL) matchday graphics with enhanced live Stats Perform match data. Independent Scottish production house QTV, the SPFL’s outside broadcast […]

November 30, 2021

CBS Sports scores Scottish football

CBS Sports and Infront have announced a multi-year agreement for CBS Sports and Paramount+ to become the exclusive US home of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL). CBS Sports will present at least 85 matches annually through 2024-2025 from the cinch Premiership – the top division of the SPFL – as well as the second-division […]

July 29, 2021

Premier Sports rebrands

Premier Sports has unveiled a rebrand to its visual identity including a new logo for its overall brand and a new logo for the Premier Sports Cup (Scottish League Cup) which begins on July 9th as Kelty Hearts host Dundee United from 7.15pm. It was announced in April that Premier Sports would become title sponsors […]

July 9, 2021

BBC Scotland scores SPFL play-offs

The SPFL has agreed a five-season deal with BBC Scotland for the rights to screen the Premiership quarter-final and semi-final play-off ties. The SPFL acquired these rights back last summer from Sky Sports – who will retain the rights to both legs of the play-off final, which will take place on May 2oth and 24th. […]

May 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Premier Sports sponsors Scottish League Cup

The Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) and broadcaster Premier Sports have announced that the Scottish League Cup will henceforth be known as the Premier Sports Cup for at least the next two seasons. The title sponsorship of the League Cup comes through additional investment from Premier Sports. The announcement also confirms Premier Sports have extended […]

April 27, 2021

All 2021/22 Scottish Premiership games to be broadcast live

The Scottish Premiership will be able to broadcast all 228 matches to season ticket holders after a new deal was agreed between the league and Sky Sports for next season. As was the case this season, all SPFL clubs will be able to make available ‘season passes’ of their home matches, to season ticket holders, […]

April 19, 2021