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Setanta Fighting to Survive

Sports broadcaster Setanta is fighting for its life as a new management team holds urgent talks to raise cash and slash the amount it pays for sports rights. The company, which has 1.2m customers and broadcasts Premiership and England international football, faces an uncertain future unless it can raise up to £100m this month from shareholders including private equity firms Doughty Hanson and Balderton Capital. Accountants at Deloitte could be appointed as administrators if negotiations fail.

Team Bath Quit

The college sports team is a standard feature of American life and is particularly important in sports such as American football and basketball. So it was no surprise that when an American vice-chancellor arrived at Bath University, he decided to set up a soccer team called Team Bath. Originally they played on the campus but more recently they have played at Bath City's ground at Twerton Park. They are currently mid-table in the Conference South but have decided to resign at the end of the season and return to university football.

Total Attendances at English Domestic Cup Competitions - 1989-90-2002-03

Total attendances at English Cup Football competitions, statistics tables, for seasons 1989 to 2003, covering the FA Cup, The Football League Cup and the Football League Trophy. The FA Cup was first held in 1871–72, and is the oldest association football competition in the world. There are a total of 14 rounds in the competition — six qualifying rounds, followed by six further rounds, semi-finals, and the final.