Setanta Sports Australia will provide pay-television coverage of the 2012 European Championship for Australians, showing a total of 27 live matches and 4 matches delayed. The channel will offer live Euro 2012 streaming to subscribers of the Setanta Online service.
SBS Australia has obtained the free-to-air TV rights of 8 matches of the Euro 2012 which will include 4 live matches including the Final, a semi-final and 2 quarter-finals and 4 delayed broadcasts of group games to be shown on SBS Two. (SBS Two matches still to be confirmed)
Setanta Sports’ August 12 to September 13 free preview continues as Manchester United vs Arsenal will be aired on Sunday, August 28.
Arsenal’s undecided tie against Udinese will also be the highlight of the UEFA Champions League playoffs on August 24. A day later, LA Galaxy vs LD Alajuelense will keep American soccer fans on the edge of their seats.
English Premier League:
Sunderland v Newcastle United: Saturday, August 20 @7am EST
Everton v Queens Park Rangers: Saturday, August 20 @10am EST
August 16 and August 17 will present a host of European games. It’s the UEFA Champions League play-off first leg day.
English side Arsenal will affront Italy’s ambitious Udinese at the Emirates on Tuesday whereas Portuguese giants Benfica will play away to Holland’s FC Twente.
Meanwhile, Bayern Munich’s clash against Switzerland’s FC Zurich will be the highlight of Wednesday’s action. Thanks to Rogers Sportsnet and Setanta Sports, football fans will be able to watch exclusive coverage of the UEFA Champions League playoffs.
It all begins tonight and ends in May 2012, when the winner of the competition will be crowned. August 16 and August 17’s schedule info:
The League One playoff final is part of the live playoff action that closes out the domestic competition for the 2010-11 season.
The League Two final between Dagenham & Redbridge and Rotherham United will also be played at Wembley Stadium Sunday, May 30 at 10 a.m. ET/ 7 a.m. PT.
In League One both Norwich City and Leeds United have booked their spot in the Championship due to their respective first and second place finishes.
TORONTO (May 6, 2010) – Blackpool host Nottingham Forest in the opening leg of the two clubs’ Coca Cola Championship semi final playoff Saturday, May 8 at 7:45 a.m. ET/ 4:45 a.m. PT live on Setanta Sports.
The opening leg of the other Championship playoff semi final between host Leicester City and Cardiff City can also be seen live on Setanta Sunday, May 9 at 8:15 a.m. ET/ 5:15 a.m. PT.
The second leg of both semi finals are also live on Setanta:
Nottingham Forest v Blackpool Tuesday, May 11 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Cardiff City v Leicester City Wednesday, May 12 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
TORONTO (May 3, 2010) – Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City square off at Eastlands Wednesday, May 5 at 3 p.m. ET/ 12 noon PT live on Setanta Sports in a match almost sure to determine the final 2010-11 UEFA Champions League spot available to clubs in the Barclays Premier League.
The live coverage Wednesday on Setanta kicks off at 1 p.m. ET/ 10 a.m. PT with a key match from Ligue 1 of the French Football League as fourth place Olympique Lyonnais host AJ Auxerre.
TORONTO (April 29, 2010) – Burnley travel to St. Andrew’s to face Birmingham City Saturday, May 1 at 7:45 a.m. ET/ 4:45 a.m. PT to kick of the second to last weekend of the 2009-10 Barclays Premier League season live on Setanta Sports.
Following this match, later on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. ET/ 6:45 a.m. PT, is a match-up with possible implications for the 2010-11 UEFA Champions League season as Manchester City host Aston Villa.
TORONTO (April 15, 2010) – A crucial Manchester Derby is the feature match of the weekend as Manchester City host Manchester United Saturday, April 17 at 7:45 a.m. ET/ 4:45 a.m. PT live on Setanta Sports.
A match with implications at the other end of the table follows Saturday’s Manchester Derby as Fulham host relegation-threatened Wolverhampton at 9:30 a.m. ET/ 6:30 a.m. PT.
The attention switches back to the top of the table for the final live match on Setanta Saturday as Tottenham host table-leading Chelsea at 12:30 p.m. ET/ 9:30 a.m. PT.
The live action on Setanta continues Sunday, April 18 at 8:30 a.m. ET/ 5:30 a.m. PT when another club on the relegation bubble Wigan host Arsenal.
TORONTO (April 8, 2010) – Aston Villa and Chelsea meet in the first of two FA Cup semi finals Saturday, April 10 at 12 noon ET/ 9 a.m. PT live and exclusive on Setanta Sports.
The second semi final features Portsmouth versus Premier League rival Tottenham Hotspur Sunday, April 11 at 10:30 a.m. ET/ 7:30 a.m. PT.
Chelsea cruised into the semi finals with a 2-0 sixth round win over Stoke City. The Blues have scored 13 goals in their four FA Cup matches this season while allowing just a single goal. The club is looking for their second consecutive appearance in the final after they captured their fifth FA Cup last season by downing Everton 2-1.
TORONTO (April 5, 2010) – Manchester United host Bayern Munich in a do-or-die match for the Red Devils in UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg action Wednesday, April 7 at 2:45 p.m. ET/ 11:45 a.m. PT live on Setanta Sports.
Setanta also has live and exclusive coverage of the second leg between home side CSKA Moscow and visiting Inter Milan Tuesday, April 6 at 12:15 p.m. ET/ 9:15 a.m. PT.
Manchester United is trying to avoid their earliest Champions League exit since they failed to advance past the Group Stage of the 2005-06 competition. The following season the Red Devils made it to the semi final before losing to eventual champions AC Milan. The club has been a finalist in each of the last two seasons, winning it all in 2008 and losing the 2009 final to Barcelona.
TORONTO (February 18, 2010) – Always dangerous Everton hosts second place Manchester United Saturday, February 20 at 7:45 a.m. ET/ 4:45 a.m. PT in the first of five live Barclays Premier League matches this weekend on Setanta Sports.
Another top team is featured in match 2 Saturday, February 20 at 9:45 a.m. ET/ 6:45 a.m. PT when third place Arsenal takes on Sunderland at Emirates Stadium in London.
The third and final live match Saturday on Setanta features relegation threatened Portsmouth at their home ground Fratton Park taking on Stoke City at 12:30 p.m. ET/ 9:30 a.m. PT.
Live Premier League action on Setanta resumes Sunday, February 21 at 7 a.m. ET/ 4 a.m. PT when Bolton, another club in the race to avoid relegation, visits Ewood Park to take on Blackburn Rovers.
The live English weekend football feast on Setanta concludes Sunday, February 21 at 10 a.m. ET/ 7 a.m. PT with a compelling clash between Manchester City and Liverpool at The City of Manchester Stadium.
NEW SEASON OF SUPER 14 RUGBY ACTION KICKS OFF FRIDAY LIVE ON SETANTA SPORTS CANADA
Super 14 live action continues on Setanta Saturday, February 13 at 1:30 a.m. ET when record-holding seven-time Super 14 champion Crusaders host Highlanders at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Super 14 is comprised of 14 club sides – five each from New Zealand and South Africa and four from Australia. Setanta Sports has exclusive live coverage of the Super 14 which opens this weekend and concludes with the final on May 29.
DAVID BECKHAM AND AC MILAN HOST MANCHESTER UNITED WHEN THE UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE RESUMES TUESDAY ON SETANTA SPORTS CANADA
Live UEFA Champions League round of 16 action continues on Setanta Wednesday, February 17 at 2:15 p.m. ET/ 11:15 a.m. PT when German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich host Italian Serie A side Fiorentina.
The big story-line in the AC Milan versus Manchester United two-match knockout series is David Beckham taking on his old club. The 34-year-old English national began his pro career at Old Trafford with Manchester United in 1992-93 as a teenager. Beckham scored 85 goals for United in 394 appearances. The skilled mid-fielder is currently on loan to AC Milan from MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy.
LIVERPOOL TRY TO CONTINUE CLIMB UP PREMIER LEAGUE TABLE WHEN THEY HOST BOLTON SATURDAY LIVE ON SETANTA SPORTS
Chelsea regained top spot in the Premiership today with a win over Birmingham City and hope to retain their position when they visit Burnley in the second live Premier League match on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET/ 9:30 a.m. PT.
The live Premier League action on Setanta continues Sunday, January 31 at 8:30 a.m. ET/ 5:30 a.m. PT when Manchester City host relegation-threatened Portsmouth.
Preston North End try to accomplish the improbable and knock of Premier League leader Chelsea when they host the Blues Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 a.m. ET/ 4:30 a.m. PT live on Setanta Sports.
The David versus Goliath match-up is the first of three live FA Cup 4th round matches Saturday on Setanta. The live FA Cup coverage on Setanta this weekend also includes a pair of matches on Sunday. The rest of the weekend live FA Cup schedule on Setanta is as follows:
Everton v Birmingham City
Saturday, January 23 @ 10 a.m. ET
Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United
Saturday, January 23 @ 12 noon ET
Stoke City v Arsenal
Sunday, January 24 @ 8 a.m. ET
Scunthorpe United v Manchester City
Sunday, January 24 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
(All times subject to change - All times Eastern)
BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE
TORONTO (November 28, 2009) – Manchester United travel to Fratton Park to face bottom-dwelling Portsmouth Saturday, November 28 at 9:30 a.m. ET/ 6:30 a.m. PT live on Setanta Sports.
All the action this weekend on Setanta Sports is free to all digital cable and satellite customers through participating distributors.
The live Barclays Premier League action continues Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET/ 9:30 a.m. PT when fifth place Aston Villa host fourth place Tottenham Hotspur.
Live Premier League action continues Sunday, November 29 at 8:30 a.m. ET/ 5:30 a.m. PT when Liverpool try and turn a disappointing season around when they travel to Goodison Park to face Everton.
CHELSEA HOSTS FC PORTO LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE ON SETANTA SPORTS AS GROUP STAGE OF UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE BEGINS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
TORONTO (September 10, 2009) – Chelsea welcomes FC Porto to Stamford Bridge on the opening day of Group Stage play in the UEFA Champions League Tuesday, September 15 at 2:15 p.m. ET/ 11:15 a.m. PT live and exclusive on Setanta Sports.
Live coverage of Match Day 1 for all 32 teams in the Group Stage continues on Setanta Wednesday, September 16 at 2:15 p.m. ET/ 11:15 a.m. PT when two-time defending Belgian League champions Standard Liège host Arsenal from England’s Barclays Premier League.