XMAS WATCH: Christmas Specials on Sky Sports

December 18, 2012

Sky Sports presents a bumper line-up of programming this festive season with a host of Christmas specials and review shows looking back at the some the memorable moments that have enlightened viewers throughout 2012.

The Gillette Soccer Saturday team return to the pitch for their Christmas special as the show’s pundits pair off to battle it out again for the Soccer Saturday Cup, and stars from the worlds of sport and entertainment are welcomed onto the Soccer AM sofa for a special Christmas Day edition.

There’s also a chance to relive the drama of some of the biggest sporting moments of the year, including Chelsea’s sensational UEFA Champions League triumph in Munich and Europe’s remarkable comeback at the Ryder Cup in Medinah.

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL: BBC to air Monday night NFL matches on Red Button/Online

September 5, 2012

UPDATE: Live Monday night NFL matches on BBC Red Button will have a new look from week 10 of the regular season.

Beginning with the clash between the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers, the BBC’s coverage will now feature a new studio-based show, produced by NFL International in conjunction with USP Content.

The shows will be presented by BBC Radio 5 live’s Darren Fletcher, with former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Rocky Boiman joining him in the studio to provide expert analysis.

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SPORTS VIEW: Television will always reign supreme over the needs of fans

October 3, 2011

Does television possess an unhealthy and detrimental dominance over English football?

Following Sir Alex Ferguson’s recent views on how TV companies manipulate the fixture list for the benefit of their schedules, James Morris assesses the impact on clubs and fans.

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