– We are strengthening our position in the Champions League for Sports Journalism, says Editor-in-Chief Gunnar Stavrum.
The internet newspaper and Amedia have acquired very exclusive rights to show the best French football until the 2023/24 season. Everyone who subscribes to us gets free access to the matches in Ligue 1.
Our owner, Amedia, has entered into an exclusive agreement with Swedish media group Bonnier, which means that over the next three years our subscribers can watch the matches of PSG, Nice, Lyon, Marseille, Lille and other rival teams in the French Premier League.
You can watch the broadcast by subscribing Plus newspaper online or another Amedia newspaper.
This is how you watch the matches
You can watch the matches Both in the normal browser (mobile, tablet and desktop) and on your TV If you have a newer smart TV or Apple TV.
1: get yourself Subscribe to Pluss newspaper onlineIf you don’t already have it
2: Search for “Live Sports” in the App Store on your device.
3: Download the app and follow the onscreen instructions to sign in with your subscription.
The apps work on Apple TV devices running tvOS 11.0 or higher. That is, Apple TV HD and 4K models. For Samsung and LG, you must have a smart TV that was produced in 2017 or later.
Amedia does not want to comment on what I paid for the rights.
– The internet newspaper is on full fire with growth in viewership, readership and financial results. Football is an essential field for us and now we are taking new steps with the mother ship Amedia. We are consolidating our position in the Champions League of sports press, said Gunnar Stavrum very satisfied. He is the Editor-in-Chief and CEO of Nettavisen and has a strong connection to Norwegian and English football.
Now there are also French feelings.
– The top French series is becoming more and more attractive by building the Paris Saint-Germain super team. It’s only been a month since they won football’s biggest star Lionel Messi, so it’s a very attractive product that we can now offer to our many football-interested readers and viewers, he says.
French matches will be shown on the Amedia sports portal Direktesport.no, available through Nettavisen for our subscribers. Direktesport.no also has its own app where you can watch broadcasts if you have the latest Smart TV or Apple TV.
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Sports director Simen Lønning promises to raise the profile of French football in the near future.
– You’ve already dusted off the glossaries of the school. Now we all have to learn French, laughs Lönning, who also wants to increase staff to strengthen the press around Messi and co.
We will cover the Ligue 1 as we cover the Premier League in the future and give a full picture of what’s moving. He says some of the best players in the world are now part of our product and we take that very seriously.
This season there are four players from Norway in the French first league. They are Berger Melling (Rennes), Valon Berisha (Reims), Elba Rashani (Clermont) and Stian Ruud Gregersen (Bordeaux).
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Betting tips and advanced cases every week
Amedia’s major investment in odds tips and jogging tips, Sportspill, will follow the French series closely. Each week Odds expert Fred Børre Lundberg will provide pre-stats and tips for the most exciting matches in the series.
French football is exciting as controversial. There are some obvious favourites, but at the same time there are many equal teams. We’ll have tips every week on the matches you should be watching, and give you the latest news on the teams before each round.
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