Thursday, 13 November 2008

The line up

The lineup

Sky Sports
Premier League 92 live matches, 242 delayed games on Football First

Other football 14 live matches a week from Uefa Champions League; 70 live matches; Coca-Cola Football League play-offs; Spanish La Liga; FA Cup; Carling Cup; international football

Presenters Richard Keys, Jeff Stelling

Pundits Andy Gray, Jamie Redknapp, Ruud Gullit

How much? £28 a month for one sports channel, £34 for two

Setanta Sports
Premier League 46 live matches on Saturday teatime and Monday evening

Other football 60 live Scottish Premier League matches; 79 live Blue Square Premier matches; games in Holland, Germany, France, Portugal

Presenters Angus Scott, James Richardson

Pundits Steve McManaman, Emmanuel Petit, Tim Sherwood, Les Ferdinand, Neil Warnock

How much? £9.95 a month for eight channels on Sky; £9.95 for "best of" channel on Freeview; £8 for Virgin Media cable customers

Premier League Match of the Day

Other football FA Cup; England home competitive internationals

Presenters Gary Lineker, Ray Stubbs

Alan Hansen, Mark Lawrenson, Alan Shearer

How much? Licence fee £131.50 a year

Other football Live Champions League, Football League highlights

Presenters Steve Rider, Matt Smith

Pundits Andy Townsend, Terry Venables, Robbie Earle

BT Vision
Premier League £4 a month for 242 delayed matches in full; £1.99 to watch full delayed matches on pay per view basis; £12 for 242 delayed matches, plus Setanta's "best of channel" including 46 live games.

Virgin Media

New free website offering five-minute highlight packages of Premier League matches. Weekend games available from midnight on Sunday and midweek matches from midnight on day they are played.

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