Livescore secures Champions League rights for the Republic of Ireland
It’s been confirmed that Livescore has secured the broadcast rights for the Champions League in the Republic of Ireland.
The sports media company has announced this morning that all 137 games will be streamed live for free on their service for three years, starting with the 2021/22 season.
104 of those games will be exclusive, with 33 games streamed on a non exclusive basis.
The deal also includes the live broadcast of the UEFA Super Cup.
In a statement on the Livescore website, Ric Leask, Marketing Director at LiveScore, said: “We are extremely excited to announce this significant new rights deal, which will provide fully free-to-air live coverage of every single UEFA Champions League match to football fans in Ireland.
“We look forward to being there for every step of the season, as we bring our users closer to the action with our full offering of live-streamed matches and supporting content.”
Guy-Laurent Epstein, Marketing Director at UEFA, said: “UEFA is delighted to welcome LiveScore as the new broadcaster of UEFA Champions League rights in the Republic of Ireland.
“We are excited to see the innovative coverage it will deliver and to bring comprehensive coverage of the best of European club football to Irish fans for free.”