Setanta still chasing the game

Setanta’s last accounts were speckled with debt, and despite rumours of a takeover it remains to be seen whether anyone will stump up enough cash to buy the sports broadcaster, writes Richard Curran.

13th September, 2008

Setanta’s last accounts were speckled with debt, and despite rumours of a takeover it remains to be seen whether anyone will stump up enough cash to buy the sports broadcaster, writes Richard Curran.

The failure of Setanta, the BBC and ITV to reach an agreement on showing the highlights of the England national football team’s away matches could have thrown an unwelcome spotlight on the Irish TV and sports rights group.

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