British Eurosport to broadcast NFL MNF in new two-year deal

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British Eurosport to broadcast NFL MNF in new two-year deal

British Eurosport will broadcast a total of 17 matches from NFL this season as part of a two-year agreement with the National Football League.

The network has been awarded the Monday Night Football games and will broadcast a double bill in week one with the Philadelphia Eagles visiting the Washington Redskins, followed by the Houston Texans at the San Diego Chargers.

David Kerr, Managing Director of British Eurosport said: “NFL Monday Night Football is iconic sport television and represents an exciting new addition to our channel line-up.

“After a strong summer on the channel with events like the Tour de France and French and US Open tennis, NFL Monday Night football is another premium property to take us into autumn.

“We will show all our Monday Night Football Live and in HD and support that with extended highlights played out in UK prime time the following night.

“We now cannot wait to start our live broadcasts in just a few days’ time with the Philadelphia Eagles at the Washington Redskins and the Houston Texans at the San Diego Chargers.”

Monday Night Football has been a highlight of the NFL week since its launch in 1970 and has featured some of the most famous games in NFL history.

This year’s full MNF schedule:
Week 1 – Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins
               – Houston Texans at San Diego Chargers
Week 2 – Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals
Week 3 – Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos
Week 4 – Miami Dolphins at New Orleans Saints
Week 5 – New York Jets at Atlanta Falcons
Week 6 – Indianapolis Colts at San Diego Chargers
Week 7 – Minnesota Vikings at New York Giants
Week 8 – Seattle Seahawks at St Louis Rams
Week 9 – Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
Week 10 – Miami Dolphins at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Week 11 – New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers
Week 12 – San Francisco 49ers at Washington Redskins
Week 13 – New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks
Week 14 – Dallas Cowboys at Chicago Bears
Week 15 – Baltimore Ravens at Detroit Lions
Week 16 – Atlanta Falcons at San Francisco 49ers

British Eurosport is available on BT TV, Sky, Virgin Media and UPC in Ireland. Viewers can also subscribe directly to the Eurosport player from £3.99 to £5.99 per month.

Updated: Saturday 7 September 2013
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