Copa del Rey


Mediapro secures legal win against RFEF over Copa del Rey

Spanish producer and broadcaster Mediapro has secured a legal victory in its domestic market over its exclusion from bidding for rights to the final of the football Copa del Rey final by Spanish football’s governing body, the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF). The Audiencia Provincial de Madrid has rejected an appeal by the RFEF against […]

ESPN+ gets Copa del Rey rights in US

Disney has acquired the exclusive rights to Spanish football’s Copa del Rey in the US for its ESPN+ premium streamer. The multi-year agreement with the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) took place in time for the second round of the 2019/20 tournament which took place this past weekend. It had been reported by World Soccer Talk […]

DAZN takes Copa Del Rey rights

Sports streaming service DAZN has landed rights to Spain’s premier domestic cup competition, the Copa Del Rey, in a raft of markets including Spain and Germany. The Copa Del Rey will also stream on DAZN in Austria, Switzerland and Japan. The three-year deal covers the upcoming seasons from 2019/20 to 2021/22 and represents DAZN’s first […]

DAZN and Mediaset partner for Copa del Rey bid

Mediaset has reportedly partnered up with OTT sports disruptor DAZN to bid for domestic rights to Spain’s Copa del Rey football competition. According to local paper El Espanol, the organisations submitted a joint bid to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) during the third round of bidding in the tendering process for the 2019/20, 2020/21 […]

Spanish court: RFEF cannot exclude Mediapro from Copa del Rey

A Spanish judge has ordered the country’s football governing body, the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF), to cancel the award of rights to the final of the Copa del Rey and to readmit Mediapro to bidding for the match, according to the broadcaster. According to Mediapro, a Madrid commercial court has found in favour […]

Vodafone and Orange secure Mediapro deal for football in Spain

Vodafone Spain and Orange have struck a deal with Catalan broadcaster Mediapro that secures for them the rights to provide coverage of La Liga football and the Copa del Rey for the next three seasons. Vodafone and Mediapro have struck a deal whereby Vodafone will distribute Mediapro’s beIN Sports La Liga channel, including coverage of […]

Top Spanish football clubs lose right to negotiate individual TV deals

Spanish top-tier football clubs including Real Madrid and Barcelona will lose the right to negotiate their own TV deals with TV broadcasters from next year under a new law governing the sale of rights. The law, which will come into effect in 2016, will bring Spanish football into line with the collective rights deals negotiated […]