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You are looking for free football available on satellite TV in UK? In this blog post we will bring you a full overview of FTA (free-to-air) football satellite TV channels and their providers in UK available via Astra 28.2E° satellite position.

 ITV is a commercial TV network in the United Kingdom, and is available on all platforms free to air.

ITV is available in the Republic of Ireland on cable and MMDS, as well as being received directly in areas bordering Northern Ireland, or in coastal areas from Wales (as ITV Wales).

It is also available on cable and IPTV in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. On satellite, ITV is available as FTA (free-to-air) channel via Astra 28.2E° satellite position.

ITV football broadcasting rights in UK

  • FIFA World Cup Finals 2018 and 2022 (all matches live together with BBC)
  • European Championship Finals (all matches live together with BBC)
  • European Qualifiers (Euro 2016 and World Cup 2018 matches live together with Sky Sports)
  • Africa Cup of Nations (4 group matches live plus both semi-finals and final)
  • FA Youth Cup (final match live on ITV4)
  • England football team (all matches live until 2018)
  • Wales. Scotland, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland football teams (highlights)
  • UEFA Champions League (highlights)
  • UEFA Europa League (highlights)
  • Bundesliga (highlights)

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, , and is available on all platforms FTA (free-to-air) and can be found at the top of the EPG of all providers.

Most of BBC channels are available via 28.2°E satellite position, but BBC World Service, launched in 1932, which provides comprehensive TV, radio, and online services in Arabic, Persian, and 28 other languages is from 1. April 2014 available on different satellite positions worldwide.

BBC Alba is a Scottish Gaelic language digital television channel owned by the BBC. The channel is available in Scotland via free-to-air, and throughout the UK on Sky, Freesat, Virgin Media. BBC Alba concentrates on three sports: football, rugby and shinty.

BBC fooball rights in UK

  • FIFA World Cup Finals 2018 and 2022 (all matches live together with BBC)
  • European Championship Finals (All matches live together with BBC)
  • FIFA Club World Cup
  • FA Cup (16 matches live including one semi-final and shared final, Welsh clubs on BBC Wales)
  • SPFL (3 live matches on BBC Alba and highlights on BBC Scotland) 
  • Scottish Cup (5 livematches including final until 208 on BBC Scotland)
  • Scottish League Cup (5 matches live including final on BBC Scotland)
  • Scottish Junior Cup (final match live on BBC Alba) 
  • Irish Cup Final (live on BBC Northern Ireland) 
  • Northern Ireland Football League Cup Final (final match live on BBC Northern Ireland) 
  • Northern Ireland Milk Cup (final match live on BBC Northern Ireland)
  • FA Women’s Cup (final match live on BBC Sport)

Channel 5 is a British commercial television network. It was launched in 1997, and was the fifth and final national terrestrial analogue network in the United Kingdom after BBC One, ITV, BBC Two and Channel 4 (and sixth overall including Welsh-language channel S4C in Wales).

The channel is available on all digital platforms (Freesat, Sky satellite, IPTV and Freeview digital terrestrial, and also most cable operators). On 5 November 2008, the channel launched on digital satellite service Freesat, on the Astra 28.2°E satellite position.

Channel 5 football TV rights

  • The Football League (highlights)
  • Football League Cup (highlights) 
  • Football LeagueTrophy (highlights of final match)

S4C is a Welsh-language public-service television channel based in Cardiff and broadcast throughout Wales. The first television channel to be aimed specifically at a Welsh-speaking audience, S4C is (after BBC One, ITV, BBC Two and Sky1) the fifth-oldest television channel in the United Kingdom.

Following the switch-off of analogue terrestrial signals on 31 March 2010, Wales became the first fully digital nation in the UK, with both S4C and Channel 4 now available to all homes.

As a result, S4C now broadcasts solely in the Welsh language and, as well as on freeview in Wales, is available throughout Britain, Ireland and the rest of western Europe on Freesat via Astra 28.2°E satellite position.

 S4C free-to-air football rights

  • Welsh Premier League (One match per round on Saturday evening)
  • Welsh Cup (One match live per round plus highlights).

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