BT Sport to Broadcast Germany’s Friendlies after World Cup Win

July 30, 2014

BT Sport is looking to increase its coverage of international football by revealing they will broadast FIFA World Cup champions Germany’s home friendly matches.

In addition, canada pills the broadcaster has secured the rights to the DFB Cup, prescription Germany’s prime domestic football cup competition, the equivalent of England’s FA Cup.

The deals build on BT Sport’s extensive European football line-up which includes Italy’s Serie A, France’s Ligue 1, and, Germany’s Bundesliga.

Yesterday, BT Sport announced it had signed a deal for up to four exclusively live matches a week from the Portuguese Primeira Liga. The Portuguese rights include exclusively live home and away matches played by the league’s ‘Big Three’ teams, current league champions Benfica, Porto FC and Sporting Lisbon.

BT Sport’s coverage of Germany’s home friendlies, which excludes matches involving teams from the British Isles, will commence with the re-run of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final, pitting Joachim Low’s side against Argentina on Wednesday 3 September. 

Simon Green, head of BT Sport, said: “BT Sport now offers a feast of European football action for fans. Added to Italy’s Serie A, France’s Ligue 1, and, Germany’s Bundesliga, today’s announcement gives our viewers a fantastic window into football on the continent. Our exclusively live TV coverage of Germany v Argentina will provide an early test of the World Champions’ credentials.”