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  • People could be watching live football on Facebook
  • People could be watching live football on Facebook
    Phil Roeder (2016) ©
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People could be watching live football on Facebook

Facebook has hired Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton as it looks to launch a multi-billion pound effort to win broadcasting rights for Premier League football matches. And as young people streaming sports online now more than ever, Facebook could bring football home to a new generation of fan.

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