GolTV to split Eredivisie rights with ESPN

Pay-television channel GolTV is to share the US media rights for the 2013-14 season of Dutch football’s top division, the Eredivisie, with sports broadcaster ESPN, according to the World Soccer Talk website.

GolTV will begin its coverage on August 2 with the first game of the Eredivisie season between league champion Ajax and Roda JC.

ESPN will start its broadcasting of the competition on August 11.