LiveScore sign exclusive Champions League streaming deal for Ireland

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LiveScore has announced a three-year rights deal within Ireland to live-stream 137 matches each season in the UEFA Champions League fully free-to-air on the LiveScore app.

“From the 2021/22 UCL season LiveScore, the global sports media business and one of the world’s leading real-time sports updates and streaming service providers, will be the exclusive free-to-air broadcaster of 104 UCL fixtures per season in Ireland.

“The remaining 33 ties, including the UEFA Champions League Final, will also be live-streamed on a non-exclusive basis. The landmark deal ensures football fans in Ireland will be able to watch every single UCL fixture on a fully free-to-air platform, via the LiveScore app for iOS and Android.”

Ric Leask, Marketing Director at LiveScore, said: “We are extremely excited to announce this significant new rights deal, which will provide fully free-to-air live coverage of every single UEFA Champions League match to football fans in Ireland. We look forward to being there for every step of the season, as we bring our users closer to the action with our full offering of live-streamed matches and supporting content.” 

Guy-Laurent Epstein, Marketing Director at UEFA, added; “UEFA is delighted to welcome LiveScore as the new broadcaster of UEFA Champions League rights in the Republic of Ireland. We are excited to see the innovative coverage it will deliver and to bring comprehensive coverage of the best of European club football to Irish fans for free.”