June 21, 2009

Setanta Sports fails to get rights 46 games of Premier League

English Premier League has terminated the deal along with Irish broadcaster Setanta Sports because it has failed to pay a £30million payment deal for 46 matches. Although it has a tie for with the Premier League to show 23 matches live from 2010 to 2013. In the bid it has won the right to show another 46 matches. Now, those matches broadcast will go to Sky and ESPN by dividing in to two sections. Access Industries, New York, is trying to take the whole contort of Setanta Sports.


As for Setanta, the disaster which has been looming for several weeks finally struck after efforts to woo US tycoon Len Blavatnik's Access Industries ended in failure - due mainly to concerns over a £50million tax bill due to be paid by the broadcaster.

Setanta Sports is now passing financial problem that is why they has to terminate the tie with Premier League. It has round 1.2m subscribers who will be deprived to watch the premier league games. Setanta still has TV rights for the FA Cup, World Cup qualifiers, Premier League, Scottish Premier League, and the Blue Square Conference.