HomeNewsFootballGlobal

SPFL issues RFP for international media rights

The Scottish Professional Football League has issued a request for proposals for its international media rights (outside the UK and Ireland) in the period from 2020-21 onward.

The tender is open to broadcasters, agencies and other platforms. Competitions included are the Scottish Premiership, Scottish Championship, Scottish Challenge Cup, Scottish League Cup and playoffs for promotion and relegation between the Premiership and Championship.

Neil Doncaster, SPFL chief executive, said: “There is an increasing interest in, and appetite for, Scottish football across the globe and this RFP represents an exciting opportunity for prospective media partners to work with us from summer 2020.”

Interested parties should contact the SPFL at RFP2019@spfl.co.uk for further information.

Most recent

Amazon secured Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour rights in the UK for the 2020-23 cycle with a bid nearly 60 per cent higher than incumbent pay-television broadcaster BT Sport's current fee, SportBusiness Media understands, as the tech and ecommerce giant moves to establish a dominant position in UK tennis broadcasting.

The Italian competition authority’s investigation into the sale of rights for Serie A is ostensibly a disaster for MP & Silva and B4 and a let-off for IMG. But MP & Silva and B4 are no longer active and IMG could yet face a major problem. The agency could be hit with a substantial damages claim by the league for lost earnings.

Pay-television broadcaster All Media Baltics used its pan-regional competitive advantage to retain  English Premier League’s rights in the Baltics without a hefty increase in cost.

DAZN picks up Copa América at bargain price as rivals focus elsewhere DAZN, Sky, Mediaset bid for International Champions Cup Rai to share Women’s World Cup with Sky, show Uefa U21s exclusively Pr