Said Shaun Harvey, The Football League’s Chief Executive, “The Football League are pleased to have secured additional coverage on Ten Sports, one of India’s most prestigious networks, alongside a roster of other blue chip sports properties. India is a market where interest in football has grown exponentially in recent years, and as such this new deal represents a big boost as we continue to expand our international reach, via our fruitful partnership with MP & Silva.”

As part of the deal with MP & Silva, Ten Sports Network has also acquired rights to ‘Brazil World Tour’ featuring friendly matches played by the Brazillian National Football Team in 2014. Ten Sports Network will showcase Brazil as they aim to re-build their team after its World Cup campaign. Fans can look forward to exciting ties against Messi from Argentina and World Cup star James Rodriguez of Columbia.

Ten Sports Network will broadcast these premium football properties to its 140 million households across the Indian sub-continent. Matches will also be available for Live streaming at Ten Sports is a major player in the sports broadcast industry in the Indian subcontinent having long term rights for 4 cricket boards; the best of football from European Leagues and Cup Competitions; ATP, WTA, US Open in Tennis; European Tour, Asian Tour, Ryder Cup among other properties in Golf.