Fox Sports Eredivisie

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Fox Sports Eredivisie
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CountryNetherlands
Broadcast areaNetherlands
NetworkFox Sports
Programming
Language(s)Dutch
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerEredivisie Media & Marketing CV
Sister channelsFox Sports International
National Geographic
National Geographic Wild
Fox
24Kitchen
BabyTV
History
Launched29 August 2008; 12 years ago (2008-08-29)
Former namesEredivisie Live (2008-2013)
Links
Websitewww.foxsports.nl
Availability
Terrestrial
DigitenneChannel 24 (Fox Sports 1 HD)
Channel 25 (Fox Sports 2 HD)
Cable
ZiggoChannel 421 (Fox Sports 1 HD)
Channel 422 (Fox Sports 2 HD)
Channel 423 (Fox Sports 3 HD)
CaiwayChannel 318 (Fox Sports 1 HD)
Channel 319 (Fox Sports 2 HD)
Channel 320 (Fox Sports 3 HD)
DELTAChannel 421 (Fox Sports 1 HD)
Channel 422 (Fox Sports 2 HD)
Channel 423 (Fox Sports 3 HD)
Kabel NoordChannel 310 (Fox Sports 1 HD)
Channel 311 (Fox Sports 2)
Channel 312 (Fox Sports 3)
Satellite
Canal DigitaalChannel 30 (Fox Sports 1 HD)
Channel 31 (Fox Sports 2 HD)
JoyneChannel 39 (Fox Sports 1 HD)
Channel 40 (Fox Sports 2)
Channel 41 (Fox Sports 3)
IPTV
KPNChannel 14/221 (Fox Sports 1 HD)
Channel 222 (Fox Sports 2 HD)
Channel 223 (Fox Sports 3 HD)
T-Mobile NetherlandsChannel 150 (Fox Sports 1 HD)
Channel 151 (Fox Sports 2 HD)
Channel 152 (Fox Sports 3 HD)
Streaming media
Ziggo GOZiggoGO.tv (Europe only)

Fox Sports Eredivisie is a Dutch premium television service owned by Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV in which Fox Networks Group Benelux[1] (part of Disney) has 51% share. The football clubs (Eredivisie CV) together with Endemol own 49%. There are 3 channels available and are all part of the Fox Sports (Netherlands) premium network. Fox Sports Eredivisie holds the exclusive rights for the live matches of the Eredivisie, the highest national football division.

History[edit]

It launched as Eredivisie Live at the start of the 2008–09 season on 29 August 2008.[2] Highlights of the Eredivisie can be seen on the national public broadcaster NOS.

The pundit team includes Jan van Halst, Mario Been and Pierre van Hooijdonk. Gary Lineker provides a weekly analysis of the matches, which can be seen on the website of Eredivisie Live. The website also offers pay-per-view matches.

Between the 2009–10 and 2012–13 seasons, Eredivisie Live broadcast the UEFA Europa League live on Thursdays. From 2013–14 the coverage switched to sister service Fox Sports International for matches of non-Dutch clubs.[3]

The service rebranded into Fox Sports Eredivisie on 1 August 2013.[4]

On October 1, 2020, it was announced that the networks would rebrand as ESPN on 1 January 2021, due to the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney.[5]

Coverage[edit]

Channels[edit]

  • Fox Sports 1
  • Fox Sports 2
  • Fox Sports 3

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Murdoch neemt Eredivisie live over , Murdoch takes over Eredivisie Live , NOS 8 August 2012
  2. ^ Robert Briel (10 July 2008). "Eredivisie Live launches August 29". Broadband TV News.
  3. ^ "Eredivisie Live wordt Fox Sports eredivisie". Fox Sports. 30 June 2013.
  4. ^ Eredivisie Live wordt FOX Sports Eredivisie , 26 June 2013
  5. ^ "Fox Sports gaat ESPN Sports heten". broadcastmagazine.nl. 1 October 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.