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Football 1 (Football until December 2013) is the first specialized TV channel in Ukraine, dedicated exceptionally to football broadcasts. Football 1 and Football 2 broadcast Ukrainian and European club competitions, international matches and other football events.

Football 1
Футбол 1
Launched18 November 2008; 10 years ago (2008-11-18)
Owned byMedia Group Ukraine
Picture format16:9 (576i, SDTV)
1080i, HDTV
LanguageUkrainian, Russian
HeadquartersKiev, Ukraine
Formerly calledFootball[a]
(18 November 2008 – December 2013)

Both channels Football 1 and Football 2 belong to the Media Group Ukraine.



Football TV Channel is available in packages of more than 500 cable operators all over Ukraine and on the satellite television platform Viasat. Technical coverage of the TV channel in cable networks exceeds 85% according to Gfk data.

About the channelEdit

The channel started broadcasting on 18 November 2008.[1]

Football TV channel is the official broadcaster of the Ukrainian Premier League. Other national leagues which are broadcast include: England, Spain, Germany, France, Brazil; as well as national cup matches of Italy and England.

Oleksandr Denisov is the director of TV-channel, commentators are: Serhiy Panasyuk (until 2015), Andriy Malynovskyi, Kyrylo Krutorogov, Viktor Vatsko, Oleksandr Myhaylyuk, Andriy Stoliarchuk, Roberto Morales.[2]

Viktor Leonenko, Serhiy Morozov, Yozhef Sabo, Viktor Hrachov, Vadym Yevtushenko, Yevhen Levchenko, Oleksandr Sopko are invited experts of the channel.[3]


  • Football News
  • Football News (studio)
  • Football Live
  • Football Week-End
  • Football Mundial
  • World Game


2009, 2010 - The Best Sport Satellite Channel, an award of monthly Mediasat[4][5]


  1. ^ Ukrainian: Футбол


  1. ^ В Украине начал вещать телеканал «Футбол»
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  4. ^ "Премия журнала MEDIASAT в сфере телеконтента и оборудования - 2009". Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  5. ^ "Media & Sat Leaders 2010". 2010-10-21. Retrieved 2012-07-30.

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