View Poll Results: Do you subscribe to Sky Sports?

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    66 66.00%
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    34 34.00%
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Thread: Sky Sports

  1. #11
    Challenge Tour Pro GG26's Avatar
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    Aug 2015

    Re: Sky Sports

    Yes, primarily for the sport.

  2. #12
    Ryder Cup Winner
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    Dec 2011
    Central Scotland

    Re: Sky Sports

    Yes, watch plenty sport and use sky go a lot when I'm away with work

  3. #13
    Ryder Cup Winner drive4show's Avatar
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    Jul 2011
    Poole, Dorset

    Re: Sky Sports

    No, I cancelled mine when the renewal came through the door and my package went up to £130.

  4. #14
    Money List Winner Slab's Avatar
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    Nov 2011
    Port Louis

    Re: Sky Sports

    I have the regional equivalent (SuperSport)

    Had the full sky for many years & did try surviving without paid sports channels when I moved but had to concede with online streaming being so unreliable at key moments in the programmes

    Its used for golf and more golf

    Maybe the odd major event in other sports like tennis or F1, TdF etc but mostly just golf

  5. #15
    Global Moderator Twire's Avatar
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    Nov 2008
    Exeter..ish - Devon

    Re: Sky Sports


    I have a now TV box, I buy a pass when needed. This week cost me £10.99 for 7 days, I watched The Players, F1 and football, not bad value. I won't buy another pass until something decent is on.
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  6. #16
    Ryder Cup Winner Hobbit's Avatar
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    Sep 2011
    Los Gallardos

    Re: Sky Sports

    I resisted SkySports for a few years but when the Test Cricket moved to Sky I succumbed. At about £3 per day I think its good value. Yesterday we watched 2 football matches and HID put the Players on... We have 3 boxes, 2 downstairs and one in the bedroom. All 3 are on pretty much every day at sometime. The thought of missing Sky to watch one of the terrestrial channels sends a shudder...
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  7. #17
    Journeyman Pro Robster59's Avatar
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    Aug 2015
    Newton Mearns

    Re: Sky Sports

    I have it because I have to if I want to watch any sport as Sky have basically bought all the popular sport. They had a plan to monopolise the market and have achieved that objective. I'd love to be able to watch Rugby League, The Open, MotoGP etc. on terrestrial but Sky and BT have effectively priced everyone else out of the market.

  8. #18
    Money List Winner Lord Tyrion's Avatar
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    Sep 2014

    Re: Sky Sports

    Every 6 months my wife asks if we need Sky Sports. I rarely answer now, I just stare at her until she agrees to get on the phone and argue for a reduced rate again.

    The big issue for Sky is that their whole business plan is tied to the sport. Without the sport, football in particular, the whole company collapses. That means they absolutely can not afford to lose the football. If anyone serious comes in for that it will terrify them.
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  9. #19
    Grand Slam Winner Imurg's Avatar
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    Mar 2008
    Aylesbury Bucks

    Re: Sky Sports

    Can't justify the expense for the amount of watch. We have Virgin and get most of the channels we need.
    I use Now TV through The Boy's old Xbox and buy a pass when I need it.
    It would be nice to have a choice but that's not going to happen.
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  10. #20
    Major Champion SwingsitlikeHogan's Avatar
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    Jul 2012

    Re: Sky Sports

    Thinking of dumping it...

    Other than a bit of golf I hardly ever watch
    to infinity and beyond...

    ...well from 10.0 to 9.4 this year would be nice.

    And last medal of the year (Oct) saw me play to handicap but CSS was +1 so that was me down 0.2 from 8.3 to 8.1

    Job done

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