FOX Sports has signed a new three year agreement to broadcast the Barclays Premier League.
FOX Sports will broadcast 380 games in HD with no ad breaks through to the end of the 2015/16 season, as well as every Live game via iPhone and iPad.
The new agreement will take FOX Sports to 20 years as the Australian television broadcaster of the Barclays Premier League, having first screened matches in 1997.
FOX Sports CEO, Patrick Delany, said: “It’s been a huge week for football on FOX Sports, with the announcement of two major broadcast deals which are sure to have fans around the country buzzing with excitement at what the next four years holds for them.
“The Barclays Premier League is one of the most popular sporting competitions in the world and FOX Sports subscribers don’t miss a single game. Better still, they can take the games with them and watch any game Live anywhere on their iPhone or iPad via the FOX Sports Barclays Premier League Live App and Foxtel Go.”
“A Foxtel subscription opens up the world to football fans, headlined by every game of the Hyundai A-League, Barclays Premier League and Socceroos on FOX Sports, plus the EUFA Champions League, FA Cup and Major League Soccer on ESPN, and The Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport. The world’s best competitions are all in one place.”
FOX Sports currently delivers on average 30 hours per week of Live and first-run football coverage including every match of the Hyundai A-League, every match of the Barclays Premier League, every Qantas Socceroos international and World Cup Qualifier, plus the AFC Champions League and weekly magazine programming.
The FOX Sports Barclays Premier League Live App not only offers Livestreaming of all matches but in-game highlights, extended match highlights footage and weekly themed video packages including ‘Goals of the Week’.
FOX Sports football coverage is available in High Definition, with no ad breaks during play for Foxtel sports subscribers.