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Friday 01 February 2013

CANAL+ seals broadcast rights for France

Three-year deal for audio visual broadcast rights for all 380 matches sealed in France

CANAL+ will show the Premier League in France from next season

The Premier League is pleased to announce that CANAL+ has been awarded exclusive audio-visual broadcast rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League matches a season for seasons 2013/14-2015/16 in France.

"We are extremely pleased CANAL+ has chosen to invest yet again in our broadcast rights," Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore, said. "They are a long-term partner of the Premier League and have a track record of delivering fantastic coverage of the competition.

"It is the world's most admired football competition"
Rodolphe Belmer

"I am sure they will continue to provide our French fans with all the best Barclays Premier League action across a number of media platforms.”

Director General of CANAL+ Group, Rodolphe Belmer, said: “We are extremely proud and satisfied, in a very competitive environment, to have renewed our long-term partnership with the Premier League. It is the world's most admired football competition and much appreciated by our subscribers."

For an overview of the rights deals struck for the 2013/14 season onwards, click here.

For more information please contact the Premier League Press Office on +44 20 7864 9190 or

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Key Points

  • CANAL+ has been awarded new live audio visual broadcast rights deal in France
  • Rights cover all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season
  • The deal runs for three years starting next season
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