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Granada CF manager Diego Martínez steps down

MIAMI (28 May 2021) — Granada CF announced in a club statement that coach Diego Martínez has decided to leave the club. The Nazarí side completed their best season in club history during the 2020-21 campaign, reaching the quarter-finals of the Europa League before falling to a much deeper Manchester United. Club officials wanted Diego to stay on at the […]

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ESPN to announce broadcast rights agreement with La Liga

ESPN is expected to announce that it has acquired the English-language and Spanish-language media rights to Spain’s LaLiga Santander. The multi-year rightsholder agreement will begin in August 2021, according to a report in World Soccer Talk. World Soccer Talk reached out to both LaLiga and ESPN for comment. Spokespeople for both organizations declined to comment. […]

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Streaming wars see new rightsholder deals

The latest shot in the football streaming wars was ESPN’s recent acquisition of the English-language and Spanish-language media rights to Spain’s LaLiga Santander. The multi-year rightsholder agreement will begin in August 2021, according to a report in World Soccer Talk. Already, ESPN+ has added bilingual (Spanish/English) LaLiga programming in an effort to promote its debut […]