* MUTV now broadcasts in 56 territories worldwide * 22 international broadcast partners (NYSE:MANU) In the wake of its 20th English League title, Manchester United has today announced the extension of its dedicated TV channel, MUTV. The three deals will see the channel team up with TV stations, SkyNet and TV2 Norway, which for the
June 13 – Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi is worth 217-252 million euros ($289-336m), according to the CIES Football Observatory’s annual review released today… Report values Barcelona’s squad at 658m euros. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 6 – Premier League clubs’ revenue reached a record £2.36 billion ($3.6bn) in 2011-12 and is set to top £3 billion ($4.6bn) in 2013/14 thanks to the league’s new broadcast deal. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 9 – Javier Tebas says La Liga has a fight on its hands off the pitch with both Italy’s Serie A and Germany’s Bundesliga to be second behind the Premier League in the coming years.
Jan. 22 – Manchester United today announced the acquisition of the one-third minority equity stake in MUTV from BskyB as part of its long-term digital media strategy.
Oct. 30 – NBC to air every Premier League Match under new U.S. rights deal… International Media Content Ltd. extends Caribbean coverage. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Aug. 20 – Manchester United have teamed up with Fuji TV to launch MUTV, the club’s dedicated TV channel, in Japan. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
July 4 – Manchester United are planning a New York flotation in a bid to raise $100 million to help slash debts of $660 million… Sir Alex Ferguson says there’s a “possibility” to make one or two more summer signings. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
FOX Soccer, America’s premier soccer destination, has announced the renewal of exclusive media rights for Australasia’s topflight soccer league, the Hyundai A-League in an agreement brokered by World Sport Group. The rights include coverage of 31 exclusive regular season and Finals Series matches on FOX Soccer and FOX Soccer Plus, the brand’s 24/7 premium subscription
April 4 – Polish police are yet to update a proposed database of hooligans barred from attending Euro 2012, now just two months away… UEFA announces TV rights deals in China, Vietnam, Philippines, Australia and more. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.