Live European Football on Satellite – UEFA Champions League and Europa League

Live European Football on Satellite - UEFA Champions League and Europa League

The UEFA Champions League, known simply as the Champions League, is a European club annual continental club football competition.

Champions League was introduced in 1992, replaceing the European Cup, which had run since 1955.

It is played by the national league champion (and, for some nations, one or more runners-up) of each UEFA national association.


UEFA Champions League UK Broadcasters

From 1992 :ITV live UK TV rights for the Champions League

2012-13 to 2014-15 : UK TV rightes shared by Sky Sports (majority of live matches), and ITV (1 live Champions League match, and highlights), Live Europea Cup matches.

2015-16 to 2018-19 season : BT Sports have acquired the UK broadcast rights to UEFA Champions League and Europa League matches in a £1bn 3 year deal. BT will show a number of matches free-to-air, including the finals of both competitions.  The BT Sport deal cost 299m per season for three seasons from 2015-16. ITV will show highlights.


UEFA Champions League International Broadcasters

However you can watch Live European Football on Satellite TV from other TV broadcasters.

Albania – Tring
Armenia – Armenia TV
Austria – ORF, Sky Austria
Belgium – 2BE
Cyprus – CYTA
Czech Republic – Czech TV
Denmark – Viasat
Finland – YLE, Viasat
France – beIN Sports, Canal+ France
Switzerland – Canal+
Germany – Sky Deutschland, ZDF
Ireland – RTE, Setanta Sports Ireland, TV3 Ireland
Italy – Mediaset
Netherlands – SBS Netherlands, Sport1
Norway – Viasat
Portugal – RTP, Sport TV
Spain – beIN Sports (Mediapro), Antenna 3 & TV3
United Kingdom – BT Sport, ITV (highlights)
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) – BeIN Sports
United States – Fox Sports



Which satellite are these football channels on?

Sky Sports UK : 28 east – Astra 2
BT Sports : 28 east – Astra 2
BeIN Sports – Es’Hail- 25.5 East
Canal+ (Spain) : 30 West Hispasat 19 East Astra 1
Sky Sports Germany : 19 East Astra 1