Major League Soccer

Eurosport agrees Major League Soccer deal

Eurosport has signed a deal with Major League Soccer (MLS) to broadcast MLS matches in all of its European territories except the UK. The agreement runs from 2015 to 2018 and starts later this month, with the US soccer league’s season running from March to December. The four-year deal includes TV and digital rights for […]

Sky takes rights for Major League Soccer

UK pay TV operator Sky has won the rights to exclusively broadcast live Major League Soccer (MLS) from the US for the first time.  The four-year MLS deal begins in March, with Sky Sports managing director Barney Francis commenting that “football in the US and Canada has enormous potential for growth.” The news comes in the […]

ESPN mulls OTT service for Major League Soccer

US sports network ESPN is mulling a plan to provide access to US Major League Soccer coverage over the web without the usual requirement for viewers to prove they have an existing pay TV subscription with an established distributor. In comments reported by Reuters, ESPN president and Disney Media Networks co-chairman John Skipper told an […]