FOOTBALL: UEFA Champions/Europa League – Semi Final Draws – Live on Sky Sports News & Eurosport

April 9, 2013

Following two dramatic weeks knockout football the all-important draws for the semi-finals stages of Europe’s two major club tournaments take place on Friday, April 12.

Four of European football’s biggest names representing Spain and Germany – Barcelona, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich – will be in contention for a place in the Champions League final at Wembley, and they will find out who they face in the semi-finals as the draw is made in Nyon.

There will also be the draw for semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League where four sides, including Chelsea, will discover their opponents in the last four of the competition.

Live coverage of both draws from Nyon, Switzerland, will feature on Sky Sports News and British Eurosport.

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ONLINE: Sky Sports channels made available on pay-as-you-go basis via NOW TV

March 19, 2013

BSkyB has made its sports channels available on a pay-as-you go basis to non-Sky TV subscribers for the first time, providing access to all six Sky Sports channels for £9.99 a day.

Millions of people can enjoy a great selection of live sport on a simple pay-as-you-go basis after the launch of Sky Sports on NOW TV, Sky’s new internet TV service.

With no contract, set-up costs or installation, NOW TV offers a new and flexible way to access great live sport, as for just £9.99, customers can get unlimited 24-hour access to all six Sky Sports channels – Sky Sports 1-4, Sky Sports News and Sky Sports F1.

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FOOTBALL: UEFA Champions League & Europa League – Quarter Final Draws

March 14, 2013

Following four weeks of dramatic knockout football the all-important draws for both the quarter-finals stages of Europe’s two major club tournaments take place on Friday (March 15).

For the first time since 1995/96 season there will be no representatives from the Premier League in the last eight of the UEFA Champions League, but nonetheless there will be teams from five different nations represented, including Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

This will be followed by the draw for quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League where Tottenham, Chelsea and Newcastle will discover their opponents in the next stage of the competition.

Live coverage of both draws from Nyon, Switzerland, will feature on Sky Sports News and British Eurosport.

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FORMULA 1: 2013 season on Sky Sports F1 HD – Everything you need to know

March 6, 2013

Sky Sports F1 will provide unrivalled coverage of the 2013 Formula 1 season, starting with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 15-17.

Now in its second full season, Sky’s dedicated Formula 1 channel will include live coverage of every practice session, qualifying session and race from each grand prix weekend.

Simon Lazenby will lead the Sky Sports’ comprehensive coverage of the entire season alongside some of the biggest names in F1 broadcasting, including Martin Brundle, Damon Hill, Johnny Herbert, David Croft and Ted Kravitz.

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FOOTBALL: Capital One Cup 2012/13 – Semi Finals – Live on Sky Sports

January 5, 2013

The first major silverware of the season is still in the sights of four teams as the Capital One Cup semi-finals take place in January, with all the action live only on Sky Sports plus extensive terrestrial highlights on BBC One. 

Two teams will book their place at Wembley Stadium for the Capital One Cup final on February 24, with the first legs being played on January 8-9, followed by the second legs on January 22-23.

Sky Sports will show both legs from each semi-final tie exclusively live as League Two giant-killers Bradford City meet Aston Villa, while FA Cup and Champions League holders Chelsea clash with Swansea City.

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FOOTBALL: UEFA Champions League & Europa League – Knockout Stage Draws – Live this Thursday

December 19, 2012

The all-important draws for the knockout stages of both premier European club tournaments will take place this Thursday.

Manchester United and Arsenal will find out who they will face in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League when the draw is made at the headquarters of European football in Nyon, Switzerland.

This will be closely followed by the draw for both the last 32 and last 16 stages of the UEFA Europa League, where Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, and tournament newcomers Chelsea will learn their fate.

Coverage of both draws will feature on Sky Sports News and British Eurosport.

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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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