Watch football news and highlights on Sky Sports News in the UK. Sky Sports News is a 24 hour sports news channel available in the UK. The broadcast is considered an authority in the world of football and has been picked up by FSC in the USA and FSWC in Canada. The primary focus of SSN is football although it does cover other sports. The channel can be viewed in the UK on Terrestrial TV through Freeview on channel 83. Watch Sky Sports News on Satellite on Sky Digital on Channel 405 and on Cable in the UK on the following: Virgin Media - 517, UPC Ireland - 408. On IPTV through Tiscali TV on channel 550.