Free Football Streams: How to watch big matches from across Europe this weekend

There are plenty of great games available via free football live streams and we have selected a few to share with youIt's expensive being a football fan these days, especially in the UK, but don't let that stop you from watching some fantastic games from around Europe and the rest of the world. There are plenty of fixtures shown on free-to-air television in Britain and around the world. We've put together a selection of some of the most interesting ties that are available to watch completely free this weekend.Some of these games can be watched for free on UK outlets,...

Premier League: Current bookies favourites for relegation

Fans and pundits are already predicting these clubs will lose their places in the English top flightIt's early days in the 2022/23 Premier League season but the experts and bookies On TPP are already making their predictions for which three teams might be doomed to relegation from the top flight this season.It's very hard to predict at this early stage but the warning signs are already there for some clubs, and their fans are understandably concerned. One newly promoted club has already taken the difficult step of relieving their manager of his duties in a desperate bid to turn the...

DAZN set to buy Eleven Sports as Leeds United owner joins its board

The live streaming disruptor will substantially boost its sports rights portfolio through this latest acquisitionGlobal sports platform DAZN has announced it will purchase rival provider Eleven Sports in a deal worth an undisclosed fee. This purchase will see DAZN pick up a raft of new sports properties, including some key football competitions in their domestic markets.By buying Eleven Sports, DAZN will increase its relevance in both European and Asian markets. It will pick up its rival's contracts to show the Jupiler Pro League in Belgium, the Liga Portugal Bwin in Portugal and several other elite leagues around the world.The deal...

Paramount signs deal to bring women's football to CBS Sports Network

The US pay-TV network will show matches from three of Europe's biggest leaguesAmerican multimedia conglomerate Paramount Global has signed a sub-licensing deal with US based streaming service Ata Football to air coverage of three major European women's football leagues on its pay-TV channel CBS Sports Network.Ata Football is nominally an over-the-top live streaming service dedicated to women's football, but also acts as a sales agency or go-between for several European elite women's football leagues and broadcasters.Paramount has agreed to buy the rights to a collective 15 matches from three such leagues for the 2022/23 season, which it will make available...

Rangers agree to new £150m SPFL broadcast deal with Sky Sports

All clubs have now reached an agreement and the deal is official between the two partiesThe much-talked about new TV rights deal between the SPFL and Sky Sports is set to go ahead after bosses confirmed they have the support of powerhouses Rangers, who previously refused to support proposals.The Glasgow side had reportedly been unhappy with the figures involved, but any doubts seem to have been smoothed over, and the league can now move ahead with a new £150m broadcast deal, which will run until the end of the 2028/29 campaign.The new deal will see Sky Sports broadcast up to...

Current favourites to win the 2022/23 Premier League golden boot

A certain Norse God is currently leading the top goalscorer charts in the English top flightThe Premier League season is well underway, in what is sure to be a frantic, busy and fascinating campaign. Experts and bookies alike are already wondering who might win the golden boot come the end of May 2023. Fans can use a William Hill sign up offer to make their own predictions.We can always count on the usual suspects to be banging in the goals, but there are some new strikers in the league. Some have adapted to the English style of play more quickly...

How to watch top 5 elite European leagues in the UK

A comprehensive list of all the broadcasters offering coverage of top leagues in EuropeWith the 2022/23 football season well underway, some may be wondering where they can get access to more action. Many of the world's most elite competitions are covered by UK broadcasters, especially the so called "big five" European leagues.The English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, German Bundesliga and French Ligue 1 have all signed TV deals with various companies in the UK to bring their product to British audiences, and here's where you can see them all.In order of "size", according to their UEFA...

England vs Germany: Preview, team news & how to watch

Gareth Southgate looks to relieve some pressure against the old enemy at WembleyEngland will conclude their depressing UEFA Nations League campaign tonight against one of their oldest and fiercest rivals Germany at Wembley Stadium. After a devestating run of results, the Three Lions are already guaranteed to finish bottom of League A Group 3, and suffer the humilation of being relegated to League B, regardless of the outcome of tonight's match.Nonetheless, this game represents England's last chance to get their ducks in a row before they open their Qatar World Cup campaign against Iran on November 21. It will also...

National League begins work on its own streaming service

Development of OTT platform agreed after criticism from influential owner of WrexhamFollowing public criticism from Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds, who owns Welsh club Wrexham along with fellow big name star Rob McElhenney, the Vanarama National League has agreed to start work on creating its very own live streaming platform.The Deadpool and Free Guy star described the league's decision not to let clubs stream their matches "truly baffling" in a social media post. Reynolds also called on the league's sponsor Vanarama to play a role in facilitating talks with domestic rights holder BT Sport, which they then promised to do.The change...

Key things to look out for in Italy vs England

The Three Lions are still seeking revenge for their Euro 2020 final lossEngland head to Milan tonight to face Italy in the UEFA Nations League at the San Siro. Gareth Southgate's side will be looking to avenge the agonising loss they suffered at the hands of tonight's opponents last summer in the final of Euro 2020, when they fell to the Italians on penalties. Most of the world's best football betting sites have England down as the favourites, but this will be no easy game by any means.A 0-0 draw between the two earlier this year surely won't be enough...

DAZN picks up overseas TV rights for Women's Super League

The OTT platform has signed a multi-territory deal to air the English top flight and FA CupDAZN has successfully acquired the broadcast rights for the Women's Super League and Women's FA Cup in multiple overseas territories, including crucial markets like Spain, Japan and Italy.The new agreement will see the live streamer present live coverage of two or more WSL matches per gameweek, as well as several FA Cup games each season.The WSL matches will be available only to paying subscribers on the DAZN platform, while the women's FA Cup games will be shown for free on the company's UEFA Women's...

DAZN bosses "optimistic" about profitability in German speaking countries

The sports live streaming platform doubled its subscription price in the DACH region earlier this yearExecutives at DAZN are confident that the firm will reach profitability in the "DACH" region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) inside the next 12 to 18 months, according to regional CEO Alice Mascia.The OTT platform, owned by British billionnaire Sir Len Blavatnik, has yet to turn a profit in the German speaking world, where its latest figures reflected a loss of $1.3 billion in 2020.Embed from Getty ImagesNonetheless, Mascia, who joined the company in May, is very confident about turning a profit in the not too...

Rangers hold firm in opposition to proposed SPFL deal with Sky Sports

The broadcasting giant has reportedly offered £30m per season for the TV rights to the SPFLA potential new TV deal between the SPFL and Sky Sports is said to be hanging in the balance after Rangers refused to throw their support behind it. In a vote among 12 Scottish Premiership clubs, 11 agreed to sign the new deal, but the Glasgow club has refused to sign as of yet.The proposed new deal would be worth £30m per season and would run until 2029. The existing deal between the two sees Sky pay £26m per season and runs until 2025.The new...

Top 3 favourites to win the golden boot at World Cup 2022

The first ever winter version of the tournament is set to feature some of the best strikers in the worldThe festival of football is set to return this November and the bookies are already predicting which of the world's elite strikers is going to take home the golden boot. The biggest experts in world cup betting are making their predictions as anticipation continues to build ahead of World Cup 2022 in Qatar this winter.Some of the most talented and prolific strikers in the world will be present at the World Cup representing nations like England, France, Brazil, Germany, Spain, Argentina...

Migu picks up UEFA Champions League broadcast rights in China

Streaming service owned by China Mobile improves its sports offering with UCL agreementChinese live streaming platform Migu has successfully won the rights to air the UEFA Champions League in China, adding to its already impressive portfolio of rights which includes all of the "top five" elite European football leagues.Migu's parent company China Mobile, whose majority shareholder is the Chinese government, aims to use sports live streaming as the perfect platform to test and showcase the abilities of its 5G technology. It hopes that this latest acquisition will continue to attract more sports fans to subscribe to the Migu platform.Migu has...

ITV to air Nations League tie between Scotland and Ukraine

Free-to-air broadcaster will provide full coverage of the midweek clash on TV and via live streamingUK public broadcaster ITV has signed a sub-licensing agreement with UEFA Nations League rights holder Premier Sports, to bring coverage of the clash between Scotland and Ukraine this Wednesday (21 September) to terrestrial TV audiences.Premier Sports, which was recently purchased by Nordic streaming powerhouse Viaplay, has agreed to allow ITV to air full coverage of the match on its TV network and its live streaming platform.Home nation Scotland sit one point behind Ukraine in Group B1, as their opponents currently top the group despite navigating...

Serie C to be broadcast on Sky Italia throughout this season

A new agreement has been reached between the Italian third tier and the broadcasting giantThe third tier of Italian football, Serie C, will call Sky Italia it's home for the rest of the 2022/23 season, after signing a broadcast deal with the company.Sky Italia will show three Serie C matches per week across its pay-TV channels, and will also provide coverage of the promotion and relegation playoffs at the end of the season.Embed from Getty ImagesOne interesting quirk of this new agreement between the two means that Sky will not be able to broadcast matches featuring the same club more...

One Football secures rights to broadcast La Liga highlights in the UK

The free-to-air provider has signed a deal with the Spanish top flight until the end of the 2024/25 campaignGerman based media company One Football has won the UK rights to air La Liga highlights, in a new agreement which will run for the next three seasons.Users of the One Football app and website in the UK will be able to access 380 highlight clips per season as part of a new multi-year agreement with the current UK rights holder Premier Sports, who were recently purchased by Nordic firm Viaplay.Embed from Getty ImagesOne Football will post highlights of all ten weekly...

Ryan Reynolds critical of Vanarama National League streaming ban

The Deadpool star and fellow Hollywood actor Rob McElhenney bought Welsh club Wrexham last yearSince purcashing National League side Wrexham last February, Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have been making headlines with their hands-on approach to running a lower league football club. The latest story involving the pair came as Reynolds criticised the fifth tier's approach to live streaming.BT Sport holds the broadcasting rights to the National League and has done since 2013. The current deal between the two runs until 2024, and as of yet, clubs are not allowed to offer live streams of their matches, a rule which...

Early bookies favourites to win the 2022/23 UEFA Europa League

The UEL returns to our screens this week and there are some big boys in the mix who might just go all the wayThe UEFA Europa League may be European football's second elite club competition, still the Champions League's ugly sister to some, but it has been growing in prestige since it replaced the old UEFA Cup in 2009/10. There was initially a lot of cynicism about the UEL, but over the years those criticisms have slowly faded away and it is now seen as a valuable piece of silverware for almost any European club. Giants of the game like...

beIN Sport grabs three year Bundesliga rights deal for the MENA region

The agreement between the German top flight and the Qatari broadcaster ends its two year hiatus in the Middle East and North AfricaThe German Bundesliga will return to screens in the MENA region after beIN Sports came to an agreement with the league to broadcast fixtures on TV and live streaming in the Middle East and North Africa. The deal is set to run for the next three seasons.Embed from Getty ImagesThe agreement ends a two year period of absence for the Bundesliga in the area, as coverage of the likes of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund reappears on screens...

World Cup 2022: Early bookies favourites to lift the trophy

The Qatar World Cup is fast approaching and predictions are coming in thick and fastIn a football season like no other, fans are geared up to enjoy their regular supply of domestic football action but perhaps equally excited for the arrival of a mid-season 2022 World Cup in Qatar.The first ever winter edition of what is normally the summer showpiece is set to be unprecedented in more ways than one. The players will have to cope with playing in extreme conditions as, even during November and December, temperatures in the Middle Eastern country are set to be very high. Coaches will...

CBS signs new $1.5bn rights deal for UEFA Champions League football

The CBS Sports Network and its online platform Paramount+ will remain the place to be for elite European football statesideCBS Sports has renewed its broadcasting rights deal for UEFA competitions until 2029/30. This new six-year extension to the existing deal between the two will see the network retain not only the flagship UEFA Champions League but also the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League.Embed from Getty ImagesAs well as providing live coverage of all fixtures from these competitions, CBS will also air regular highlight shows and other dynamic content including its popular Golazo! show which brings key moments...

beIN Media Group streaming platform TOD wins Turkish Super Lig rights

The streamer will now be the exclusive rights holder of the Turkish top flight in the MENA regionTOD, the live streaming platform owned by Qatari giants beIN Media Group, has acquired the exclusive broadcasting rights for the Turkish Super Lig in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.This news comes after beIN Sports renewed its deal as the domestic rights holder for the Turkish top flight.TOD is an online only platform active in the MENA region with over 10,000 hours of on-demand content including movies and series. The platform also holds a healthy portfolio of sports rights, which it...

Get a £5 free bet on Manchester United vs Liverpool with bet365

The season may have just started but the stakes are already huge as these two historic rivals meet at Old TraffordManchester United risk slumping to the bottom of the Premier League table if they lose to Liverpool tonight, something which they have done in their last three competitive games against their old enemy, to an aggegate score of 13-2. Erik ten Hag's tenure at the helm of the Red Devils hasn't gone exactly to plan so far and he will need a big uptick in form from his players if he is to kickstart their season in this match.The arrival...