Talk Radio has snared the rights to broadcast England’s home
international football games and the FA Cup for the next three
The move is further evidence of the commitment by Kelvin MacKenzie,
Talk’s chief executive, to orient his station toward more sport.
Talk Radio and BBC Radio 5 Live will share broadcast rights until
Until now, the BBC has exclusively broadcast the FA Cup, while England
home games have been shared with Capital Radio.
MacKenzie said: ’This deal not only marks Talk Radio’s coming of age but
the arrival of commercial radio on an equal playing field.’