European qualifying

Montenegro-England in risk of TV blackout

March 21, 2013
By ESPN staff
Uncertainty surrounds the broadcast rights for Tuesday night's key World Cup qualifier between Montenegro and England - and there is an outside chance that the match will not be shown in Britain.

ITV bought the rights to show the game from Kentaro, but the Montengro FA has since ended its agreement with that media company and signed a deal with SportFive to distribute the game internationally. That means the fee ITV has paid to Kentaro, which according to the Guardian is £500,000-£750,000, ...

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