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ESPN+ adds Canadian Football League and Scottish FA Cup to portfolio

ESPN+, Disney’s OTT sports subscription service, has added two new offerings for US customers.

Following a multi-year agreement with the Canadian Football League, more than 65 regular-season games will be made available exclusively on ESPN+. In addition, a minimum of 20 games – including the Grey Cup – will be televised live on ESPN networks.

“It’s exciting for the CFL to continue its relationship with ESPN and expand onto ESPN+,” said CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie. “We have seen increases in interest in the US market for Canadian football and we look forward to building on the momentum and captivating American audiences for seasons to come.”

Elsewhere, ESPN+ has added the Scottish FA Cup to its line-up, beginning with the fourth round on January 18, according to World Soccer TalkThe rights were previously held in the US by GolTV.