Fox agree deal to show SPL games in United States

Friday 16th March 2012
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FOX Soccer Plus, America’s premium television network dedicated to delivering the world’s best soccer and international sports, is the new home of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League in the United States and Caribbean. 

This exclusive agreement with the SPL secures television rights for the remainder of the 2011-12 season through the 2013-2014 campaign. 

The first SPL match on FOX Soccer Plus takes place on Saturday, March 17, when Dundee United host Rangers at Tannadice Park (8:40am ET). The Old Firm derby between Celtic and Rangers, is being carried by FOX Soccer on Sunday, March 25 (8:00am ET). 

“We are proud to welcome the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League into our family of networks,” said Dermot McQuarrie, Senior Vice President of Production and Assistant General Manager of FOX Soccer. “The SPL is a top competition, featuring some of the most historic clubs in European football, including both Celtic and Rangers.”

FOX Soccer Plus plans to carry up to two SPL matches per week throughout the season, along with weekly half-hour highlight shows to recap each round of play. Schedule permitting, all Old Firm clashes are airing on FOX Soccer. 

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