Canal+ to Broadcast Premier League in France

By iSportconnect | January 31, 2013

Canal+ will show 380 Premier League matches in France over the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons after striking a deal with the English league.

“We are extremely pleased CANAL+ has chosen to invest yet again in our broadcast rights,” Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore, said. “They are a long-term partner of the Premier League and have a track record of delivering fantastic coverage of the competition.

“I am sure they will continue to provide our French fans with all the best Barclays Premier League action across a number of media platforms.”

Director General of CANAL+ Group, Rodolphe Belmer, said: “We are extremely proud and satisfied, in a very competitive environment, to have renewed our long-term partnership with the Premier League. It is the world’s most admired football competition and much appreciated by our subscribers.”