V Sport Football

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V Sport Football
LaunchedOctober 17, 2008
Owned by Nordic Entertainment Group
Picture format 16:9 (576i, SDTV), HDTV
Audience share0,0% (2008, [1] )
Country Sweden
Language Swedish
Finnish
English
Broadcast area Sweden
Finland
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Formerly calledViasat Fotboll (2008-2020)
Replaced Viasat Sport 2
Availability
Satellite
Cable
IPTV

V Sport Football is a Swedish television channel dedicated to football. The channel was launched on October 17, 2008, and became the primary home to most of Viasat's football broadcasts, which at the time included UEFA Champions League , the FA Cup , Ligue 1 and Premier League . [2]

The channel replaced the Pan-Nordic channel Viasat Sport 2 in Sweden. The launch meant that the most prestigious of the Champions League matches that had previously been broadcast on TV6 were moved to Viasat Fotboll. In 2020, the channel has been renamed from Viasat Fotboll to V Sport Football.

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References

  1. "Årsrapport 2008" (PDF). Mediamätning i Skandinavien. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 22, 2014.Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. "MTG: NEW SPORTS CHANNEL LINE-UP IN SWEDEN AND NORWAY" (Press release). Modern Times Group. October 6, 2008.