FOOTBALL: Capital One Cup Final 2013 – Bradford City v Swansea City – Live on Sky Sports

February 18, 2013

It’s been the most exciting and unpredictable League Cup competition in recent memory and two clubs unaccustomed to reaching major finals go head-to-head at Wembley in this Sunday’s Capital One Cup Final.

Bradford City are only the second club from the fourth tier of English football to make the final and the Bantams are on the brink of completing one of the most sensational stories in British footballing history.

They meet Premier League outfit Swansea City who are also looking to make history by lifting their first ever major trophy.

Sky Sports and Sky 3D will show the first major cup final of the season exclusively live from Wembley Stadium, with extended free-to-air highlights on BBC One in the evening.

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FOOTBALL: Africa Cup of Nations 2013 – Live on ITV4 & British Eurosport

January 13, 2013

South Africa plays host to the 29th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations and you can see all the key games live on ITV4 and British Eurosport.

Africa’s three-week carnival of international football begins with hosts South Africa playing Cape Verde in the opening game at Soccer City in Johannesburg on January 19, with the final also set to be played there on February 10.

ITV4 will have live free-to-air coverage of 20 games, featuring every match from knock-out stages, while British Eurosport will screen all 32 games live during the competition.

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FOOTBALL: ITV4 to screen 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

December 22, 2012

ITV4 will broadcast an unprecedented 20 live matches free-to-air from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

In all, 12 group matches and every game from the knockout stages – four quarter finals, both semi finals, the third-place play-off and the final -will be shown on the channel, adding up to more free-to-air terrestrial coverage of the tournament than ever before.

The 29th edition of Africa’s premier international competition kicks off with the game between hosts South Africa and Cape Verde on January 19th at Soccer City, Johannesburg, with the final also due to be played at there on February 10.

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FOOTBALL: FA Cup 2012/13 – Third Round Draw – Live on ITV1

November 29, 2012

The draw for the Third Round proper of the 2012/13 FA Cup with Budweiser will take place on Sunday, December 2, as the big guns from the Premier League and the Championship enter the competition.

Lower league and non-League sides that remain in this season’s competition dream of being paired with a Premier League giant, while the bigger clubs will all be looking to avoid a potential Cup upset.

Former Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba and ex-Tottenham and England defender Ledley King will make the draw at Wembley Stadium, with live coverage on ITV1 at approximately 2.40pm.

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TV: Sports Life Stories – New series on ITV4

October 18, 2012

ITV4 is to screen a brand new eight-part documentary series in which sporting legends speak honestly and candidly about their careers.

Presented by ITV’s chief sports reporter Gabriel Clarke, Sports Life Stories chronicles the lives of many of Britain’s and the world’s best-loved sporting stars and high-achievers.

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