Sport BT Sports presenter Jake Humphreys

All that waiting, all that expectation over the summer, it is over my friends. The Premier League is back. While it is the duty of BT Sport's football anchor Jake Humphrey to inflate his own programme with hyperbole, which he duly fulfilled with his opening statements, it is the prerogative of the punter to validate the product with his or her on/off button.

Setanta enters administration

Setanta Sport went into administration this afternoon after the collapse of the business in Britain.

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Setanta also hit with new blow as it loses rights to Scottish football

Fresh blow as Scottish Premier League ditches Setanta

Troubled sports broadcaster Setanta was dealt a fresh blow today after the Scottish Premier League ditched the firm and said it was looking for another television partner.

Broadcasters to bid for Setanta games

Broadcasters were given a deadline of today to lodge bids to buy the rights to 46 Premier League games which have been taken away from troubled Irish firm Setanta.

Premier League ends TV rights deal with Setanta

Sports broadcaster fails to meet deadline to pay for football screening rights

Crucial day for struggling Setanta

Sports broadcaster Setanta faces a day of reckoning today as it struggles to negotiate a rescue deal while fighting off a Premier League threat to pull a major contract.

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Premier League threatens Setanta over £20m payment

Troubled broadcaster faces loss of football rights after missing payment

Billionaire steps in with rescue deal for Setanta

Len Blavatnik's Access bids £20m for a 51 per cent in beleagured broadcaster

Rescue hopes for pay-tv Setanta

US-based tycoon Len Blavatnik is working on a £20 million 11th hour rescue deal for pay-television firm Setanta, it was reported today.

Broadcaster's failure will be 'tipping point' for Scotland

Some Scottish Premier League clubs could be forced out of business if broadcaster Setanta goes into administration, according to a former club chairman.

No rescue deal yet as Setanta turns away customers

Desperate search for new backers as time runs out to save broadcaster

Setanta woes worsen

Setanta suffered a fresh blow this morning as BT Vision suspended any further sales of Setanta Sports.

Setanta board in emergency talks to avert collapse

Setanta could call in the administrators as early as today after the board was locked in an emergency board meeting late last night trying to stave off the group's collapse.

Jeremy Warner: Sky in the spotlight as Setanta teeters

Outlook Ofcom's efforts to force BSkyB to make its sport and other premium content available to rival pay TV providers on a wholesale basis have been so long drawn out that whatever the eventual outcome, it will come too late to save Setanta, the sports broadcaster which is threatening to collapse into administration under a mountain of unpaid bills. Setanta stopped taking new subscriptions yesterday. Not that there were many anyway, but it would seem to be the beginning of the end.

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