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A major blow to the TV moguls was the absence of big box-office draw Stanley Matthews through injury, and the game ended to Bolton in front of a half-empty stadium.
However, ITV withdrew from the deal after first Arsenal and then Tottenham Hotspur refused them permission to shoot at their matches against Newcastle United and Aston Villa respectively, and the Football League demanded a dramatic increase in player appearance payments.
However, ITV moved again into football, albeit tentatively, in when Anglia Television launched Match of the Week , which showed highlights of matches from around East Anglia.
League football was soon to gain a nationwide audience once more. There was live coverage of World Cup football on UK screens in and - however only selected matches were available.
In , Kenneth Wolstenholme provided commentary on the few televised matches for BBC from Switzerland - including the quarter-final between Hungary and Brazil.
A thunderstorm over the Alps cut off the picture and many irate viewers wrote in to complain that the BBC had pulled the plug.
Matches were generally seen three days after they were played, though every match was covered by the BBC with commentary. With intercontinental communications satellites in their infancy and videotape a new advance, the first tournament to gain widespread international live coverage was the tournament , which was held in England.
The tournament, which England won, increased the popularity of the sport. The demand for football grew through the s and early s, and the decision to start screening live league matches was almost inevitable; a deal was struck for the start of the season and the first live league match since was screened on ITV, between Tottenham Hotspur and Nottingham Forest , on 2 October With top-flight football proving particularly lucrative, in the clubs of the Football League First Division voted to quit the league en masse and set up their own league, the Premier League.
They eventually opted to agree a deal with Sky Sports rather than ITV or the BBC, meaning leading live top-flight football was no longer available on terrestrial television.
ITV continued to show second tier matches on a regional basis for the next four seasons until they also transferred to Sky Sports, apart from one season —02 when they were shown on its unsuccessful ITV Digital platform.
Sky were also able to show more live games than previously, with several games live on many matchdays originally Sundays and Mondays.
However, the European Union objected to what it saw as a monopoly on television rights and demanded the contract be split into separate packages of 23 games; eventually Sky won four of the six available packages, with the other two were taken by Setanta Sports.
Setanta went bankrupt in with its packages taken over by ESPN. The top tier still has a presence on terrestrial television in highlights form on Match of the Day.
Sky also showed live lower league football while Setanta also showed large numbers of Conference National games before the channels demise.
There is also extensive coverage of numerous Cup competitions. Some public houses install foreign satellite television decoders hardware to enable customers to watch live Premier League games in their establishment.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that EU law on the free movement of goods should be applied to the decoder cards.
On 10 August NBC Sports announced it had reached a six-year extension with the Premier League to broadcast the football league through the season.
The Premier League is particularly popular in Asia, where it is the most widely distributed sports programme. Premier League broadcasts began in India in August In Canada, Sportsnet owned the Premier League rights for three years from the —11 season.
Sportsnet holds rights to the FA Cup, although all but the finals are televised on its subscription service Sportsnet World.
Visitors from Norway are most likely to come to watch Premier League football, with one in 13 Norwegian tourists travelling specifically to attend matches.
Second on the list is the United Arab Emirates. For those visiting family and friends, the most likely to watch a football match are from Japan, China and Australia.
The main kick-off times for TV matches are For up to 10 matches each season, there is also a Friday night 8: This can sometimes result in Sky will almost always show a Saturday Two matches per midweek round will also be picked for live broadcast by BT on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at either 7: Each broadcaster is subjected to restrictions on the number of times they can show each team live per season to ensure fair distribution of TV revenue.
Similarly, each team must appear at least once in each TV slot. All televised Football League games are broadcast on SkySports, with 2 games usually Championship per weekend broadcast at 7: Other games may be additionally scheduled at different times.
In the s, Burnley F. Foreign matches shown in the United Kingdom are also affected by the blackout; Eleven Sports do not broadcast the first 15 minutes of Italian Serie A matches which kick off at 5pm UK time.
In February , Advocate General Kokott of the European Court of Justice opined that the "closed periods" did not encourage match attendance at other league games.
To avoid this blackout, the last day of the Premier League, when all ten games must kick off simultaneously, is always played on a Sunday.
The final round of fixtures each of the Football Leagues are also scheduled away from 3pm on a Saturday in order to broadcast one or more game live.
Live radio broadcasts are permitted, both nationally and locally; these may be simulcast on the internet, depending on the broadcaster.
Viewers outside the UK can still watch these games live on foreign broadcasters, thus creating somewhat of a grey market within the UK with viewers able to subscribe to or watch streams of foreign channels.
The Premier League and Sky maintain that, while grey market viewing of games is not illegal on the part of the viewer, it is illegal for anyone such as a public house to make such services openly available.
This has in the past lead to heavy fines for public houses in the United Kingdom which have shown 3pm games in their establishments.
In recent years, Sky Sports have shown a 3pm game in full, on tape delay via their Game of the Day show, with extended highlights of the other 3pm games shown after, on Match Choice.
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It is, in fact, doubtful whether closed periods are capable of encouraging attendance at matches and participation in matches. Premier League clubs will have one weekend off in February from the season.
The break will be split over two weeks, with 10 teams sitting out the first weekend and 10 the following weekend. The FA Cup fifth round will be moved to midweek dates outside the period set aside for the break, with replays being scrapped at that stage.
The Football Association described it as "a significant moment" that "will greatly benefit club and country". Premier League chief Richard Scudamore welcomed the move and, in a wide-ranging interview with BBC Sport, said clubs would not be allowed to exploit the break by playing lucrative friendlies.
All three divisions of the English Football League EFL will remain unchanged, with a full programme of fixtures taking place on each of the weekends where there is a break.
Nearly half of national team footballers who play in 50 or more matches a season said they felt they played "too many" games. Winter breaks are already factored into schedules of the top leagues in Germany, France, Italy and Spain, though they all take place between December and January, which is the busiest period for Premier League teams.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said in January that the festive schedule was "killing" his players. However, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger once said he would "cry" if a winter break was introduced.
The announcement means further change in the season, which will be the first during which Amazon will show Premier League matches.