BBC Criticized for Negative England Coverage
- Here are more details about Liverpool’s new TV channel, LFC.tv, which is scheduled to go live on September 20. It’s frustrating for Liverpool fans in the United States because no one will be carrying the channel over here. GolTV dropped its coverage of Liverpool TV at the end of last season. LFC.tv is produced by Setanta Sports but will not be available via Setanta Sports USA.
- New rules in the United Kingdom will force people moving to the country to take written and oral tests in English to prove they can communicate in the language. Conveniently, foreign players coming into the Premier League will be exempted from the new regulations.
- Columnist Brian Mcnally from The Sunday Mirror newspaper in England wasn’t too pleased with BBC’s opening to yesterday’s England against Israel match. That said, he believes Setanta and ITV (when they have the rights to England matches beginning in 2008) will have a tough time surpassing the quality of BBC’s Match of the Day team.