Scottish football fans react to news of BT Sport exclusivity

As we discussed earlier today, BT Sport are set to bid for exclusive rights to show SPFL games in coming seasons, a move that could see a record amount of money received for TV rights in Scottish football.

Currently coverage is split between Sky Sports and BT Sports with the former holding the rights to screen each Old Firm derby.

The general perception in Scotland is that BT have refreshed and revitalised the coverage of the game, bringing a new positive slant to broadcasts of games North of the border.

With the likes of Chris Sutton and Stephen Craigan on hand, they’ve brought personality too, and that duo can often be seen bickering week to week on the channel, much to the delight of supporters nationwide.

That may be why supporters have taken to Twitter today to share their support for BT’s plans, many hoping that matches on Sky are a thing of the past…

 


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