Wednesday, 14 January 2009


MUTV (Manchester United Television) is an English subscription based television channel, operated by Manchester United F.C. The channel first broadcast on 10 September 1998.

MUTV offers Manchester United fans exclusive interviews with players and staff, full matches, including all Premier League games (broadcast generally at midnight of the day the match was played), live reserve and academy games and "classic" matches plus footballing news and other themed programming. The station also broadcasts all of the team's pre-season friendly matches.

From 2002 to 2004, MUTV programming, including taped matches, aired in the United States on the YES Network.

On 16 November 2007, ITV plc sold its stake in MUTV to Manchester United F.C. Now it is 66.6% owned by Manchester United and 33.3% owned by BSkyB.

Paddy Crerand
Hayley McQueen
Mark Pearson
Paul Anthony
Matt Cole
Joe Evans
Mandy Henry
David Stowell
Mark Sullivan
Stewart Gardner

Former Presenters
Ally Begg
Steve Bottomley
Steve Bower
Andrew Dickman
Dan O'Hagan
Stuart Pearson
Bryan Swanson

Guests (Ex-Pros)
Arthur Albiston
Denis Irwin
David May
Lou Macari
Gary Pallister
Paul Parker

Manchester United offers a similar service to its television channel online, allowing users to watch selected match highlights, news and interview clips.

Media coverage
In Australia and the United States programming blocks from MUTV are currently available on Setanta Sports.
(source: wikipedia)

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