The Téléfoot channel should soon stop broadcasting.
BERTRAND GUAY / AFP
It ended up going a little faster than expected in the home stretch.
While we thought that we would have to wait until the end of the conciliation between the LFP and Mediapro initially scheduled for December 18,
us that the Professional Football League was indeed going to end its contract. with the Sino-Spanish group.
The information would have already been given to employees of the Téléfoot channel through Julien Bergeaud, the general manager, who announced that an agreement had been reached with the LFP and that the channel was going to shut down , without any precise timetable having yet been set.
Gathered urgently on Friday morning for a board of directors, the members of the LFP would have, according to
, continued negotiations until late at night from Tuesday to Wednesday.
How could French football have failed at this point with Mediapro?
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Who to broadcast the next few days?
No official announcement has yet been made but it looks like the dice have been cast.
It remains to be seen how the transition will take place.
Canal + (and BeIN Sport to a lesser extent) should recover all or part of the TV rights so that the seasons of Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 continue for viewers.
At the time of writing, the Téléfoot channel is still supposed to broadcast the next day of the French championship scheduled for this weekend, for the rest it is still total vagueness.
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