Manchester United Football Club has today appointed Servecast as its audio streaming partner for the remaining games of the premiership season.

Fans will be able to hear all the action live on www.manutd.com via Servecast’s dedicated world-wide streaming network, as Manchester United strive to win the 2001/2002 Premiership title.

Manchester United is the largest football club in the world with a fan base that spreads across every continent. The clubs commitment to audio streaming will allow it to continue to remain accessible to its vast global fan base.

Servecast’s dedicated network and expertise in the field of Internet-based sports broadcasting means that it is able to provide Manchester United with an end-to-end solution to meet their specific needs in the areas of content hosting, delivery and statistics.

Pat Chapman-Pincher, Chief Executive Officer, Servecast comments, ‘Servecast has established itself as the premium provider of sports streaming services across Europe and we are very pleased to be working with Manchester United, the biggest brand in football. We are looking forward to using our expertise and dedicated network to bring Manchester United to an even larger global audience.’

Ben Hatton, Director of Business Development at Manchester United commented, ‘Manchester United has been at the forefront of using the Internet to effectively communicate with its fans. Audio streaming of our matches is an integral part of our Internet strategy and has proved to be amazingly popular with our supporters. Servecast has a very strong reputation in the football industry with the technology and experience to help us deliver the best audio streaming experience possible.’

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