New sports channel BT Sport is available this week on for FREE on Freeview, despite the fact that BT Sport has only been broadcasting for a few months it has proved to be very popular with viewers with millions of people signing up to see everything BT Sport has to offer, as well as this week being free for people with Freeview on the weekend beginning October 26th viewers along with Sky, Virgin Media and BT TV customers will get the channel free during that weekend if they are not existing members. It is also possible to view BT Sport on Talk Talk TV.
BT Sport has gone all with it’s football coverage and has managed to secure rights to show live FA Premier League games and will be showing Crystal Palace vs Arsenal on Saturday 26th October at 12:45 exclusively on BT Sport live from Selhurst Park, in addition to this BT Sport also shows the best football actions from across Europe including German Budesliga, the French Ligue 1 and the Serie A of Italy. BT Sport has also managed to get some of the biggest names around to present their coverage and some of the well respected stars include goalkeeper David James and former Real Madrid and Liverpool midfielder Steve McManaman as pundits and former England goalscoring legend Michael Owen as a commentator, as well as this former BBC Sport presenter Jake Humphrey also presents the Premier League footage and current Manchester United and England superstar Rio Ferdinand also conducts interviews with guests.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Union is also shown exclusively on BT Sport promises to cover every tackle, try and scrum during the games, one of the big matches being shown when during the free trial is Northampton’s clash with Saracens, it is bound to be a mouthwatering game with both teams being top of the table, for the Rugby Union coverage BT Sport use some big name pundits including 2003 World Cup winners Lawrence Dallaglio, Ben Kay and Matt Dawson with the coverage also presented by Craig Doyle, BT Sport also shows exciting coverage from the French Top 14, currently the richest rugby division in the world and with many top players on show.
BT Sport has also acquired the rights to show Ultimate Fighting Championship events, showcasing many of the best mixed martial arts fighters in the world, as well as live fights being broadcast there is also a weekly programmed called UFC:Beyond The Octagon which features some exclusive interviews and in-depth analysis from the big fights.
If all of this appeals to your love of sport then tune in BT Sport on Freeview on the week beginning Monday 14th October and on Freeview, Virgin, Sky and BT during the weekend beginning Saturday October 26th