ESPN Gets Foot in La Liga Door After GolTV Deal

GolTV and ESPN will now share coverage of Spain’s La Liga following an agreement between the bilingual channel, which holds exclusive TV rights to the soccer league, and the cable network.

In addition to the 120 live games in English and Spanish that will air on GolTV, ESPN Deportes will provide exclusive live Spanish-language coverage of more than 95 La Liga regular-season matches, and ESPN Deportes Radio will broadcast select matches live. And broadband network will stream at least 114 matches, including simulcasts of all 95 ESPN Deportes matches live in English. ESPN2 will televise select matches, and ESPN Mobile TV (on FLO TV and MobiTV) will stream select games live to mobile devices.

ESPN Deportes and will also have rights to Copa del Rey, Spain’s domestic cup tournament, the companies said.

La Liga will debut on both networks in August.

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