Football Federation Australia (FFA)
Football Federation Australia earned a substantial increase in the value of its international media rights in a deal with the IMG agency last month.
Australian public-service broadcaster SBS has secured rights to English Premier League football club Arsenal’s pre-season exhibition matches in Australia.
Public-service broadcaster ABC missed out on free-to-air rights to the Australian A-League and Australia national team matches as it cannot sell advertising, TV Sports Markets understands.
Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop has said that it is unlikely that pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports will renew its domestic rights deal for the top-tier A-League before the start of the new season.
Football Federation Australia, the sport’s national governing body, has agreed a deal for commercial broadcaster Seven to show coverage of the country’s national women’s team on free-to-air television for the first time.
Football Federation Australia (FFA), the sport’s national governing body, is reportedly considering curtailing its rights deals with pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports and free-to-air broadcaster SBS ahead of schedule.