#sports Channel Ten hammers A-League with huge change for struggling comp as women's games are dropped

#sports Channel Ten hammers A-League with huge change for struggling comp as women’s games are dropped

#sports activities Channel Ten hammers A-League with huge change for struggling comp as women’s games are dropped

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Hammer blow for struggling A-League as Channel Ten makes a huge change to how games are lined and DROPS women’s soccer altogether

  • Channel 10 will display screen A-League males’s games for 2022/23 season on 10 Bold
  • Followers of A-League Women’s competitors will want 10 Play and Paramount+
  • Comes after Ten’s reported $200million funding within the code throughout 5 years
  • In distinction, AFL brokered a $4.5billion deal with Foxtel and Channel 7 this week 

The struggling A-League has been dealt a hammer blow after Channel 10 shifted fixtures for the upcoming season to their secondary channel 10 Bold.

And the community additionally confirmed the A-League Women’s competitors – previously recognized as the W-League – will not have any free-to-air protection.

Women’s matches will solely be proven reside and free on 10 Play and reside on Paramount+.

It comes after final season’s dismal rankings in each competitions and Channel 10’s reported $200million funding into the code throughout 5 years.

In higher information for soccer followers, Channel 10 will broadcast two reside A-League males’s matches every weekend on 10 Bold  – a rise of 26 games from final season – come spherical one from October 7.

The A-League has been dealt a hammer blow after Channel 10 shifted fixtures for the upcoming men's season to their secondary channel 10 Bold (pictured, Western United star Lachlan Wales in the grand final versus Melbourne City in May)

The A-League has been dealt a hammer blow after Channel 10 shifted fixtures for the upcoming males’s season to their secondary channel 10 Bold (pictured, Western United star Lachlan Wales within the grand closing versus Melbourne City in May)

The network also confirmed the A-League Women's competition - formerly known as the W-League - won't have any free-to-air coverage (pictured, Melbourne Victory keeper Casey Dumont)

The community additionally confirmed the A-League Women’s competitors – previously recognized as the W-League – will not have any free-to-air protection (pictured, Melbourne Victory keeper Casey Dumont)

Those fixtures might be each Saturday night time from 7.45pm (AEST) as effectively as a everlasting 3pm Sunday afternoon timeslot.

The growth is in stark distinction to the AFL, who this week bought its TV rights to Foxtel and Channel Seven for a report Australian broadcast deal of $4.5billion over seven years.

Australian Professional Leagues chief government Danny Townsend was seemingly completely happy with the announcement from Channel 10.

‘This season’s broadcast schedule is designed to ship extra soccer to extra Australian properties,’ he mentioned.

‘Football followers will know precisely the place and when they are going to have the ability to watch A-Leagues soccer week in and week out.’

The development is in stark contrast to the AFL, who this week sold its TV rights to Foxtel and Channel Seven for a record Australian broadcast deal of $4.5billion over seven years

The growth is in stark distinction to the AFL, who this week bought its TV rights to Foxtel and Channel Seven for a report Australian broadcast deal of $4.5billion over seven years

The A-League Men season kicks-off on October 7 and run via to April 30, with the finals sequence in May.

The competitors will go on maintain from November 13 to December 9 whereas the the FIFA World Cup in staged in Qatar.

Fixtures for the A-League Women’s competitors might be introduced within the coming days.

The season begins on November 18, with the 2023 Grand Final in late April subsequent yr.

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