World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match To Be Web Only Broadcast

World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match To Be Web Only Broadcast
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TV networks were unwilling to pay the price offered so now fans can pay 4.99 UK Pounds in advance via PayPal to watch the match.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 6 october 2009

The England vs Ukraine qualifier match will be the first major international sporting event to only be broadcast via the web only. TV networks were unwilling to pay the price offered by the agency that took over the contract after the collapse of Setanta so now fans from the UK, Ukraine and several other countries can pay 4.99 UK Pounds in advance via PayPal to watch the match. The site does restrict IPs from countries like the US but we’re sure a few of you will get over that issue with a free proxy server.

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