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Fox Reportedly Will Air Network TV's First Live EPL Game On Super Bowl Sunday
Published August 26, 2011
KICKING IT UP A NOTCH: MULTICHANNEL NEWS' Mike Reynolds noted Fox Soccer reached a multiyear deal with UEFA to broadcast its Europa League tournament. The deal, financial terms of which were not disclosed, kicks in with the '12-13 season and extends through the '14-15 tournament. The exclusive contract makes Fox Soccer the "only network in the U.S. and the Caribbean to air both the top-flight UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League." DirecTV and Gol TV "currently hold Europa League rights, concluding with the end of this campaign" (MULTICHANNEL.com, 8/24).