Expert doubtful that English clubs should copy the streaming service just launched by La Liga
9 April 2019
Premier League also keen on streaming - decision yet to be made.
LaLigaSportsTV will include a mixture of live and on-demand content, but no live broadcasts from Spain’s top division.
The big English teams might be able to drive a successful direct-to-consumer business.
Spain’s La Liga has become the first European football league to launch its own Over-The-Top (OTT) streaming service, as reported by several media including Forbes and SportsPro Media. It will give viewers access to games from La Liga, La Liga 2 and Liga Femenina Iberdrola as well as well as a plethora of minority sports, such as badminton, basketball, boxing, gymnastics, handball, hockey, motor racing, snooker, superbike, table tennis, triathlon, esports and water polo.
The men’s top-flight matches will however not be available live.