Monday 18 December 2017

RTE ends 15-year affair with Premier League coverage

The Irish Independent can reveal that RTE has shelved its coverage of the English Premier League in a move that will save €1.3m a year.

The broadcaster has scrapped its 'Premier Soccer Saturday' show with immediate effect and will not bid for a new contract, writes Ian Mallon. RTE has screened highlights of the Premier League since 1998 and was the main Irish rival to BBC's Match of the Day.

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Irish Independent

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