US radio deal for Man Utd
Manchester United FC have signed a deal with satellite broadcaster SiriusXM in America which will see live commentary of Premier League matches aired in the States.
Sirius and XM customers will hear the official club broadcasts, which will also be streamed online to subscribers.
"Manchester United is delighted to announce this arrangement with SiriusXM," said Manchester United Chief Executive David Gill. "This agreement demonstrates the enduring strength of the club internationally. We are very proud to have SiriusXM as our first satellite radio broadcaster in the US. This is an exciting arrangement as we know how passionate our fans are in the United States and now they can catch all the match action live on Sirius and XM."
Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer said: "Manchester United is one of the most famous and widely followed sports franchises in all of the world and we're thrilled to offer our listeners access to every one of their Premier League matches. Fans across the U.S. will be able to tune in to live play-by-play through their radios, through their computers and through the SiriusXM App. No matter where you are in the U.S., you won't have to miss a minute of Manchester United football throughout the EPL season."