Canal+ secures Europa League rights

By Chris Dziadul

June 30, 2009

Canal+ has secured the rights to UEFA’s new Europa League competition for three seasons.

In total, the pay-TV broadcaster will show 205 matches, of which 190 will be live.

Canal+ Sport will offer Europa League matches on Thursdays, to complement the Champions League, broadcast on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and both Sport+ and Foot+ will also show games from the competition.