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Canal Plus agrees TV rights deal to air all Ligue 1 matches for current season

Friday 5 February 2021 | 10:14 CET | News
The French football league governing body, LFP, has sold to Canal Plus the Ligue 1 broadcasting rights for the 2020-2021 season returned by Mediapro in December. This follows LFP's unsuccessful attempt to find a new taker via a recent auction, with none of the bids meeting the reserve price. The agreement with Canal Plus, which takes effect from mid-February, also covers Ligue 2 matches. As a result, the pay-TV broadcaster will hold the exclusive rights to all Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 games, as this latest acquisition comes in addition to its earlier sub-licensing deal with BeIN Sports.

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Companies: Canal Plus
Countries: France
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