Eurosport deal for NextGen Series
The NextGen Series, the European club tournament showcasing football’s future stars and Eurosport have today signed a four-year broadcast agreement running through to the conclusion of the 2015-2016 season.
A minimum of 18 games will be televised live on the number one pan-European TV channel over the course of the 2012-2013 season, including group stage matches, play-offs, quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final.
Kicking off with Tottenham Hotspur v Barcelona on 13 September, the deal gives fans in 59 countries the chance to watch some of the rising stars of some of the world’s best clubs, including Chelsea, Arsenal, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund, battle it out for the NextGen Trophy, which was won last year by Inter Milan.
The group stage matches already confirmed for live broadcast on Eurosport are:
13th September – Tottenham Hotspur v Barcelona (20.00 CET)
26th September – Inter Milan v Borussia Dortmund (19.00 CET)
3rd October – VFL Wolfsburg v FC Barcelona (17.30 CET)
31st October – Juventus v Manchester City FC (19.00 CET)
7th November – Borussia Dortmund v Inter Milan (18.00 CET)
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