Radio stations in Africa, New Zealand and Canada are amongst the first to broadcast live Barclays Premier League commentary from talkSPORT.
They’ll take Barclays Premier League and FA Cup coverage during the 2012/13 season which starts on 18 August.
Bell Media’s TSN and Team stations in Canada, Radio Sport in New Zealand and Citi FM in Ghana will all carry both talkSPORT’s live Barclays Premier League and FA Cup commentary on an exclusive basis within their broadcast area and Brila FM in Nigeria will carry the station’s live Barclays Premier League commentary, with more broadcast partners announced shortly.
Scott Taunton, Chief Executive, talkSPORT said: “I’m delighted to be working with these partners to bring our exclusive live coverage of the greatest league in the world to listeners around the globe. After one of the most exciting seasons in the history of the Premier League, we’ll be bringing all of the drama, goals and news live to fans throughout the upcoming season.”
“There are many loyal and passionate Barclays Premier League fans in Canada, and we are thrilled to bring them live coverage of marque games across TSN and TEAM radio stations,” said Robert Gray, Program Director, TSN Radio.
Dr Larry Izamoje, Chairman/CEO, Brila FM said: “The English league has given many Nigerian players the platform for global recognition and we are extremely delighted to partner talkSPORT in bringing our listeners mankind’s most followed matches -the games of the Barclays Premier League now on radio.”