BT Group Plc, the U.K.’s largest phone company, signed an agreement with British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc to show the Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 channels and expand its television offering.
Sky Sports soccer announcer Andy Gray, who made sexist remarks about a female assistant referee at the weekend, has been fired by the U.K. broadcaster.
Premier League soccer team Tottenham Hotspur will replace coach Tim Sherwood at the end of this season, Sky Sports reported without identifying its sources.
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp will leave the Premier League soccer club after failing to reach agreement on a new contract, Sky Sports News reported.
BT Group Plc , the U.K.’s largest phone company, will offer the Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 channels at a discount to the wholesale price as it seeks to attract users to its television service.
Queens Park Rangers captain Joey Barton was banned for 12 games for incidents surrounding his red card at Manchester City on the last day of the Premier League soccer season, Sky Sports reported.
F.A. Cup-winning coach Roberto Martinez is to leave Wigan soccer team and may join Everton, Sky Sports reported.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. media, with clickable links to the Web.
Neil Warnock has been fired as manager by Premier League soccer club Queens Park Rangers, Sky Sports reported, citing sources it didn’t identify.
"We had to put on a good performance, the onus was on us to do that at home and we did it."
- Sky Sports on Apr 15, 2012