Premier Sports picks up Wolves’ Europa League qualifiers in UK, Ireland

Pay-television broadcaster Premier Sports has secured rights in the UK and Ireland to the second-round Uefa Europa League qualifying tie between English Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers and Northern Ireland’s Crusaders.

It will show the first leg of the tie, held at Wolves’ stadium, exclusively live on Thursday, while the second leg, at the Crusader’s home, will be shown as a delayed full broadcast.

Premier Sports is currently showing matches from the pre-season International Champions Cup, for which it has exclusive rights in the UK and Ireland.