Particular – Viewers of One World Sports activities relaunched the channel as Eleven Sports activities on Saturday morning.

By all accounts, this isn’t only a identify change, however appears to be like like an entire takeover of the beleaguered community. Reminder, in November final 12 months, One World Sports activities fired most of its staff. And the way forward for Chanel was in nice doubt. Programming continued however was stuffed with replays of older occasions and the information was not up to date.

Eleven Sports activities is a totally separate entity with sports activities channels working within the UK, in Poland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Singapore and Taiwan. As a matter of reality, Polish and Singapore channels are well-known to IPTV customers who take pleasure in XI Sport’s protection of Serie A, La Liga, FA Cup, NBA and extra. It is unclear what adjustments we’d see in properties and protection sooner or later, however for now we will count on the identical protection we noticed on One World Sports activities. For soccer followers, this implies Arsenal TV, Chelsea TV and Bayern TV.

A giant query that is still unanswered is the way forward for NASL soccer protection—particularly New York Cosmos dwelling matches, which have been a everlasting fixture at One World Sports activities. The matter is additional sophisticated by the truth that One World Sports activities is (was?) owned by Texas-based One Media, which is headed by Seamus O’Brien, the earlier proprietor of the Cosmos Group. Once more, with none official information launch by any of the events concerned within the matter, it’s troublesome to find out what path the channel may take sooner or later. We all know that Eleven Sports activities is a world participant and positively brings extra pockets than One Media. Now hopefully this brings some soccer protection that will get missed by the “massive boys” within the US TV panorama. The return of the Asian Champions League will surely be welcomed in addition to the potential for some smaller European leagues.

See extra: Eleven Sports activities acquires distribution belongings of One World Sports activities

Eleven Sports activities is obtainable by way of DirecTV (#623), Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse (#1665), Cablevision, Mediacom, RCN, Atlantic Broadband and fuboTV.

One World Sports activities was contacted on Saturday relating to the information, however didn’t reply to our e-mail request.

Ed Perovic is the writer of soccerTVblog.com – a supply for schedules and US TV data for main European leagues and worldwide competitions.



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