Fox Launching Own Premium Soccer Channel; Ending Relationship With Setanta

Michael Owen, Manchester United football club

So much for any hopes Setanta had of raising money from a sale to Fox Cable Networks in the U.S. Instead, Fox is launching its own HD premium soccer channel, Fox Soccer Plus. Sub-licensing of Barclays Premier League and UEFA Champions League to Setanta for its Setanta Sports USA is ending, according to a Fox Sports spokesman. Those games will be on Fox Soccer Plus starting March 1. The new network also will offer England


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