RTE rip into Setanta Sports
Setanta Sports was once a little network doing its own thing and showing Mid-Table Prem Team v Other Mid-Table Prem Team on pay-per-view. But they have thrust themselves into the spotlight by snaffling up the rights to England’s opening World Cup qualifiers. The extra attention has brought with scrutiny that Setanta had not previously experienced. Here is Apres Match of Irish network RTE laying into the Blue Peter approach to football coverage of ‘Sellotanta’ Sports.