Posts Tagged ‘Setanta’

Football Punditry - Irish banter beats bland British 2

Football Punditry – Irish banter beats bland British

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It was during the second half of the recent Ireland/Cyprus nightmare (yes we won but tell me you didn’t despair for 90 minutes) that I realised something. I was longing for something more than the eventual winning goal. I was braced with excitement for more than just the prospect of being one step closer to […]

Farewell Setanta, hello ESPN. 5

Farewell Setanta, hello ESPN.

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In 2006 when Setanta successfully broke into Sky’s Premier League monopoly by earning rights to air 46 Premiership games, we finally had an alternative to Sky’s coverage. It finally had a worthy competitor, at least in theory. Soon Setanta developed into a sporting kingdom of it’s own by providing a dedicated golfing channel, coverage of […]