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ESPN acquires one-year broadcast deal for Scottish League

ESPN has acquired media rights for Scottish Premiership in the United States of America. The broadcast organization will telecast games in Spanish and English.

As part of the agreement, the direct-to-consumer sports streaming service will broadcast at least one Scottish Premiership match per week and will also have coverage of select matches from the Scottish Championship, Betfred Cup and Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer Cup.

Russell Wolff, executive vice president and general manager at ESPN+, said, “The Scottish Premiership on ESPN+ will offer fans tradition, intensity, rivalries and some of the most passionately supported clubs in the world – and will add further to the most comprehensive lineup of soccer available in the USA.”

The Scottish Premiership is one of the oldest leagues in Europe. The Old Firm derby between Celtic FC and Rangers FC is the fiercest rivalries in football. ESPN+ will be using Old Firm derby will be the hallmark event of the Scottish Premier League.

ESPN+ is home to the most comprehensive collection of live soccer available on one platform in the United States, offering over 2000 matches per year from top leagues across the globe.

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