Uefa Cup On Fsw

Discussion in 'TV, Satellite & Radio' started by tomvandamn, Oct 21, 2004.

  1. tomvandamn

    tomvandamn New Member

    Apr 9, 2003
    new york
    I thought FSW has the rights again this year.
    How come there are no games on today????
  2. MasterShake29

    MasterShake29 Member+

    Oct 28, 2001
    Jersey City, NJ
    New York Red Bulls
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    FSW has the rights to the final. For other games, they'd have to negotiate with the individual clubs or their marketing agencies.

    Now why they haven't done that, I don't know.
  3. nigerianman

    nigerianman Red Card

    Sep 29, 2004
    Lets ask Jeremy on his official thread.
  4. writered21

    writered21 Member+

    Jul 14, 2001
    Middle of the Road
    DC United
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Gol TV has UEFA Cup games today. They showed Zenit-AEK Athens at noon, and will show Schalke-Basel at 2:30 (eastern).
  5. DAGSports

    DAGSports New Member

    Sep 19, 2003
    Other than the final, FSI usually only acquires matchups that SportFive does not distribute. Setanta and Gol TV do primary business with SportFive (Old Firm, Serie A and Newcastle United), while FSI mostly deals with Media Pro (virtually all Spanish teams). Gol TV also deals with Media Pro for La Liga rights, so they undoubtedly acquired most of the early stage Spanish games.

    FSI really only needs 1-2 matches per round starting after the Winter break. The group stage matches don't fit FSI's schedule any better than the Champions League would and are basically money throw-aways since Celtic and Rangers will air through Setanta and it's only after the winter that some big-name teams will fall into the UEFA Cup.
  6. jstlouis

    jstlouis Member

    Jun 23, 2003
    Winnipeg, Canada
    DAGSports has it right - we have the final and matches here and there after the winter break. And really, the competition is too long as it is so we're comfy just showing hilites from what we get on the feeds. IMO we should only start covering it after the winter break anyways.

    We'll have hilites and scores on tonight's edition of the show - along with two champions league wrap-ups from Tuesday and Wednesday.

    See ya at 10pm EST

  7. SueB

    SueB New Member

    Mar 23, 1999
    Waterbury, VT
    Too bad. There are some compelling matchups in the Group Stage. Middlesbrough-Lazio comes to mind.
  8. SportBoy333

    SportBoy333 Member+

    Jun 27, 2003
    FSW would rather show Crystal Palace vs Portsmouth or Fulham vs Norwich rather than a UEFA Cup match. Sad but true.
  9. jstlouis

    jstlouis Member

    Jun 23, 2003
    Winnipeg, Canada
    'Would rather show' and 'could not afford the rights to' are two distinctly different things.

  10. kstuart

    kstuart Member

    Jul 13, 1999
    Northern California
    I've been told that you cannot show highlights of SportFive matches. Is this correct?
    This is a SportFive match and thus can be shown by GolTV. Please request that they show this match by e-mailling them at info@goltv.tv
  11. nyrmetros

    nyrmetros Member

    Feb 7, 2004
    I'd love to see NUFC and G'ers on FSW :)
  12. OttawaBear

    OttawaBear New Member

    Oct 6, 2004
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Don't think that'll happen anytime soon.

    Jeremy is a Man Utd and Celtic fan!!!!


  13. DAGSports

    DAGSports New Member

    Sep 19, 2003
    Man, Setanta would probably pay more for that match than virtually any other game out there! ;)
  14. nyrmetros

    nyrmetros Member

    Feb 7, 2004
    me too!! :)

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