FOOTBALL: ITV wins live rights to England qualifiers for Euro 2016 and World Cup 2018

May 14, 2013

ITV will exclusively show live coverage of all England’s international football matches both home and away for the Euro 2016 and 2018 World Cup qualifying competitions.

The new agreement with UEFA, who are selling broadcast rights to European-based international qualifiers for the first time, continues and expands the ITV’s commitment to showing live, free-to-air coverage of the England football team.

Also included in the deal, reported to be worth £100m, are the rights for ITV4 to broadcast 20 qualifying games featuring non-home nations teams.

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FOOTBALL: FA Cup 2012/13 – Semi Final Draw – Live on ITV

March 7, 2013

The last FA Cup draw of the 2012/13 season takes place at Wembley Stadium this Sunday, March 10, as the four remaining teams find out who they will face in the Semi Finals.

Graeme Le Saux and Edgar Davids will be on hand at the national stadium to make the FA Cup Semi-Final draw live on ITV and ITV HD at approximately 6.35pm.

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FOOTBALL: FA Cup 2012/13 – 6th Round Draw – Live on ITV

February 14, 2013

The draw for the Sixth Round proper of the 2012/13 FA Cup with Budweiser will be shown live on ITV this Sunday, February 17, as the world greatest domestic cup competition moves towards the quarter final stage.

Former England manager Graham Taylor, an FA Cup runner-up when boss of Watford in 1984, will make the draw alongside ex-Barnsley chief Simon Davey.

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FOOTBALL: FA Cup 2012/13 – 5th Round Draw – Live on ITV

January 25, 2013

The draw for the Fifth Round proper of the 2012/13 FA Cup with Budweiser will be shown live on ITV this Sunday, January 27.

One of competition’s most famous giant-killings will be remembered when Kevin Ratcliffe and Nigel Jemson make the all-important Fifth Round draw at Wembley Stadium.

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FOOTBALL: FA Cup 2012/13 – 4th Round Draw – Live on ITV1 & ESPN

January 2, 2013

The draw for the Fourth Round proper of the 2012/13 FA Cup with Budweiser will take place on Sunday, January 6, live on ITV1 and ESPN.

Two former FA Cup-winning goalkeepers will be present at Wembley Stadium to make the draw.

David Seaman, who won competition on four occasions during his lengthy spell with Arsenal, will be joined by Dave Beasant whose penalty-save in the 1988 Final helped Wimbledon to one of the biggest FA Cup Final upsets over Liverpool.

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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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