Historic broadcast deal for the British Women’s Championship
The BBC and Sky Sports have said they have reached a three-year, multi-million pound deal to broadcast women’s Super League matches for the 2021-2022 season.
|Historic broadcast deal for the British Women’s Championship|
The BBC and Sky Sports have said they have reached a three-year, multi-million pound deal to broadcast Premier League matches for the 2021-2022 season.
The (BBC) will broadcast 22Twenty Two matches live, with a minimum of 18 broadcast on either BBC One or BBC Two. Sky Sports will broadcast up to 44 matches, including a minimum of 35 on Sky Sports Football, Premier League and Main Event channels. The remaining matches not selected for broadcast will be streamed live on the FA Player.
An agreement until summer 2024
The deal with the two broadcasters would last until the summer of 2024, the BBC said. “This is a defining moment for women’s football and a massive breakthrough for women’s sport and women’s football,” said Kelly Simmons, Director of the English Federation (FA) Women’s Professional Pool.