ITV and Sky secure England TV rights from 2018 to 2022

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January 26 – Media rights to broadcast England’s national team matches from 2018 until 2022 have been split between subscription and free-to-air channels. No figure has been released for the deal which was done under the new rights selling regime that consolidates all national federation rights into a single UEFA-backed sales agency.

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Watershed moment. Lineker misses Olympics to present MoD in his pants?

August 12 – Will he stick to his promise? Halfway through last season, as Leicester City, 5000 to 1 outsiders at the start of the campaign, looked like they might win the English Premier League title, former England striker and BBC television presenter Gary Lineker boldly proclaimed that he would appear  in his underpants at the start of this season’s campaign if his beloved Foxes somehow went go all the way.

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