Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Goodbye Setanta?

So, Setanta is in trouble. They're defaulting on payments, and will probably have to sell off most of operation. As a result of their defaulting on payments, a number of Scottish Premier League teams that depend on Setanta revenue may go under. Unemployment looms large for many in the Setanta-verse. People out of works, banks empty-handed, investors bankrupted. But what about me? I pay something like $150 a year to access Setanta services online, and I've got something like 2+ months left on my yearly subscription. If they go out of business today, I stand to lose between $25 and $30. Doesn't anybody give a shit about the little guy anymore?

Also, if Setanta goes down, say goodbye to Special One TV. The best Jose Mourinho puppet show in existence. There'll be no more of this . . .



or this . . .



or this . . .

2 comments:

swandad said...

Who's poised to snap up the crumbs?

Bloggity Blog Blog said...

ESPN wants in on the European football market and so buying up part of Setanta's catalog is a great chance for them to establish a beachhead. Could be sold off in parts to the Beeb, ITV, etc. I don't know. Whatever happens, my life won't be the same without that puppet.