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Soccer seminar(final) Soccer seminar(final) Document Transcript

  • “ Football’s a difficult business and aren’t they prima donnas. But it’s a wonderful game.” --Queen Elizabeth II
  • Soccer on ESPN English Premier League (EPL) –English Language only. -Contract was for only 1 season (2009-2010). -Matches aired only on ESPN2 -2009-2010 season ratings on ESPN2 Finished at 0.22 avg.
  • Soccer on ESPN SS s Spanish Primera (La Liga) – English & Spanish Rights. -Currently in a deal until end of 2011-12 season. -Matches air on ESPN Deportes, and ESPN2. -13 matches on ESPN2 had a 0.13 average rating. -109 matches on ESPN Deportes had a 1.86 average rating. Soccer on ESPN
  • Soccer on ESPN SS s Major League Soccer (MLS) – English/Spanish Rights. -Currently in a deal until the end of the 2014 season. -Matches air on ESPN2,, ABC and ESPN Deportes. -Ratings on ESPN2 after 7 matches – 0.15 average rating. -Ratings on ESPN Deportes after 7 matches – 0.68 average rating. Soccer on ESPN
  • Soccer on ESPN SS s U.S. Men’s & Women’s National Team Soccer. -English only rights. -Rights to air friendlies and WC Qualifiers until the end of 2014. -Ratings for men’s matches in 2010 – 0.27 average rating. -Ratings for women’s matches in 2010 – 0.28 average rating. Soccer on ESPN
  • Soccer on ESPN SS s FIFA Rights. -Current deal is until end of 2014. -We hold the rights to every language except Spanish rights. -Matches air on ESPN, ESPN2, ABC and -We have the Portuguese rights for ESPN Deportes for 2010 WC. Soccer on ESPN
  • Soccer on ESPN SS s FIFA Rights. -ESPN/ABC have the rights to the 2010 & 2014 World Cup. -The FIFA Futsal World Cups. -All FIFA Beach Soccer World Cups. -All FIFA U-20, U-17 World Cups and women’s U-20 World Cups. Soccer on ESPN
  • Soccer on ESPN SS s Other Rights. -Serie A (Italian League) exclusively on -Bundesliga (German League) airs on and Deportes. -We also have the rights to various International Friendlies and World Cup Qualifiers not featuring the U.S. teams. -The domestic UEFA Champions League rights are held by Fox till 2011-2012 season. ESPN aired the UEFA Champions League since the 1994-1995 season. Soccer on ESPN
  • World Cup History SS s -7 different countries have one the 18 World Cups. -Champions: Brazil (5), Italy (4), Germany (3), Argentina (2), Uruguay (2), France and England (1). -2 countries have repeated: 1958 & 1962 Brazil, 1934 & 1938 Italy. -Italy is the defending champion. World Cup History
  • World Cup History SS s United States in the World Cup. -2010 is USA’s 9 th World Cup appearance, 6 th in a row. -Best USA finish was 3 rd place in 1930. -USA also reached knockout stage in 1994 and 2002. -USA’s upset of England in 1950 is one of the biggest in World Cup history. -In 2010, USA is in group A with England, Algeria & Slovenia. World Cup History
  • World Cup Facts SS s -Played every 4 years since 1930, except for 1942 & ’46 (WWII). -Over 200 countries complete for the 32 World Cup spots. -32 teams are spilt into 8 groups of 4; after round-robin play, 2 teams in each group advance to the knockout stage. -2010 FIFA World Cup marks 1 st time tournament is held in Africa. World Cup Facts
  • World Cup on ESPN SS s -1982 World Cup was 1 st one broadcast on ESPN. -2010 FIFA World Cup is 7 th World Cup broadcast on ESPN. -ABC/ESPN has broadcast every World Cup game since 1994. -In 2010, all 64 matches in 2010 will be live and in HD. 25 games will be broadcast in 3D by FIFA and aired on ESPNHD. World Cup on ESPN
  • World Cup on ESPN SS s -Over 200 hours of coverage, live from South Africa. -Pregame/halftime/postgame show for every game, live from Johannesburg. -World Cup Live every night from Johannesburg, featuring long-form highlights, analysis, stories and commentary. -Segments for SportsCenter, ESPNEWS, and other programs. World Cup on ESPN
  • ESPN Research SS s World Cup Research is internal World Cup website, complete with news, player biographical and statistical information, historical results and stats, research database. -To sign up, go to and register for an account. -Site will be updated constantly during the World Cup, with game notes, daily updates, recaps and news. -All updates will be coming from South Africa during to tournament. ESPN Research
  • ESPN Research SS s Other World Cup Web Sites official site of World Cup, featuring news, stats, historical information and more. cup: ESPN’s official site, with plenty of news and commentary throughout the tournament. official site of U.S. Soccer, the sport’s national governing body. ESPN Research