World Cup 2002 news
 27/04/05 02:45 EDT
2002-world-cup-betting.com
    ONLINE BETTING
     William Hill

News > Archive
Home

Reports

Statistics
Players
Betting
History


Search




British TV viewers left in the dark

The long running battle to secure the British television broadcast rights for next year's World Cup is still hung in the balance, even though England now seem destined to qualify.

The initial bid, which German media giants Kirch rejected will not be raised even if England and Scotland managed to make the Finals.

A joint bid of 55 million by the BBC and ITV was reject by the Germans, who want 171 million.

A spokesperson has said that the original bid will not be increased, which means that British viewers are increasingly in danger of missing out on the World Cup 2002 altogether.

There are currently only 263 days left before the World Cup kicks-off. As the clock ticks by slowly, the problem is becoming more and more real for British armchair fans. What once seemed like a bad dream could turn into a nightmare reality.

10th September 2001


Related World Cup Pages
England
Scotland
UEFA

Related World Cup Stories
30th June 2002 Brazil win the World Cup 2002
21st June 2002 Brazil beat disappointing England
21st June 2002 Germany narrowly beat United States
19th June 2002 Owen and Scholes fit for Brazil game



July 2001 
August 2001 
September 2001 
October 2001 
November 2001 
December 2001 
January 2002 
February 2002 
April 2002 
May 2002 
June 2002 

Bet Now! 



All content copyright 2002-world-cup-betting.com, images copyright Allsport 2005