CELTIC and Rangers are facing another broadcasting blow as their slots on digital television channels are to be auctioned following the collapse of Setanta.
SEVERAL Scottish Premier League (SPL) clubs remain in danger of financial collapse despite striking a £65 million television deal with BSkyB and ESPN, an insolvency practitioner has warned.
SPORTS industry experts are warning that the Scottish Premier League risks being dealt another blow if Clydesdale Bank pulls its sponsorship on the back of the collapse of Setanta.
THE UK channels of sports broadcaster Setanta shut down last night after the business collapsed in Britain and went into administration with the loss of 200 jobs.
THE Football Association needs to cover a £100 million gap in its finances to minimise the effect on grass-roots football after Setanta went into administration.
Some Clydesdale Bank Premier League clubs face a fight for survival next season – even if they secure a new television deal.
STRUGGLING sports broadcaster Setanta Sport called in administrators today after efforts to rescue the business failed.
SPL chairman Lex Gold is optimistic a new live television contract will be secured in time for the start of the season after formally terminating the ailing deal with Setanta yesterday.