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Singapore telecast for FA Community Shield is on

Published on Aug 10, 2012 11:34 PM
 
Football fans (from left) Mr Tiong Jin Yan, Mr Ken Lai, Mr Henry Han and Mr Henry Kang (front) hope for a quick resolution to the impasse between Community Shield rights holders MP & Silva, StarHub and SingTel. The wait is over. Anxious football fans in Singapore will get to watch Saturday's FA Community Shield, the English Premier League's traditional curtain-raiser to the season. -- PHOTO: HENRY KANG

The wait is over.

Anxious football fans in Singapore will get to watch Saturday's FA Community Shield, the English Premier League's traditional curtain-raiser to the season.

But the status of the broadcast of the FA Cup and England's World Cup qualifiers is still up in the air.

Negotiations for the broadcast of these games between rights holders MP & Silva and the Republic's two pay-TV providers, SingTel and StarHub, had been at an impasse earlier.

 
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