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Barclay’s Premier League returns this weekend on @FoxSportsAUS @Foxtel @United_JournalSport
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SBS stays in the game with new deal to retain UEFA Champions League @SBSSport
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Nine to broadcast all 25 games of International Champions Cup Football on TV and OnlineSport
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2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers on SBSSport
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Seven secures broadcast rights for Chelsea FC Australian contestSport
The Seven Network has confirmed it has secured broadcast rights the hugely anticipated match between Chelsea FC and Sydney FC at ANZ Stadium on 2 June.
The clash between the English Premier League Champions elect Chelsea and two-time Hyundai A-League Champions Sydney FC will be broadcast LIVE nationally at 8pm on 7Mate with coverage starting at 7pm (AEST).
The broadcast completes a four day showcase of the Hyundai A-League following the Sydney FC v Tottenham match at ANZ Stadium, also broadcast LIVE on the Seven Network on 30 May.
The Chelsea squad, led by mastercoach Jose Mourinho and containing global football stars Cesc Fabregas, Eden Hazard, John Terry, Oscar and Diego Costa, will take on a Sydney FC squad, which is about to embark on the 2015 Hyundai A-League Finals Series.
“Football fans all over Australia will be excited by the news that the Chelsea v Sydney FC match will be broadcast live nationally on the Seven Network in what is another boost for football in Australia,” said FFA CEO David Gallop.
“Chelsea is one of the biggest clubs in world football and they will take on a Sydney FC team that is right in the hunt to be crowned 2015 Champions. It is a great opportunity to showcase the Hyundai A-League on national free-to-air television. The Seven Network has shown its appetite for football with broadcasts of the Melbourne Victory v Liverpool clash and the last two All-Stars matches against Manchester United and Juventus and this is a further step towards the mainstream for Australian football.”
Saul Shtein, Seven’s Head of Sport, said: “We are proud of our partnership with the FFA and are delighted to be the network entrusted with coverage of the Chelsea v Sydney match. It’s a remarkable time for football over the coming weeks, with Seven also covering Tottenham – Sydney. Both matches are big events and we’re looking forward to bringing football to all Australians.”
Sydney FC v Chelsea FC
Tuesday 2 June 2015
ANZ Stadium, Sydney
8pm kick off (broadcast on 7Mate starts at 7pm)