It was not too many years ago that watching any form of live football match, either NFL Australian rules, soccer, or even rugby you had to be at the match to drink in the atmosphere. While most of these football matches were televised but rarely live. The best that the soccer fans could expect were recorded highlights with most matches being shown later in the evening or maybe the next day.
However, as communication technology progressed, it became much more common for live football matches to be screened on television. Once again there were limitations because not every match could be screened live and the choices were limited to the top teams and major matches only.
While this was definitely some kind of progress it still really did not suit the average football plan who want to watch their favourite team when they were playing and not just occasionally, but every game that they played in.
To fill the breach, cable companies began to appear. The companies specialized in broadcasting all sports and especially football. Because of their wide coverage facilities, they could offer a wide choice of every kind of football, and usually from a local spectrum. At long last, football fans felt that the cable companies were indeed the answer and from now on they can watch their favourite team on their television at home. That meant not having to turn up at the local ground in all kinds of weather or travel even sometimes abroad to watch them play.
Their enthusiasm began to be dampened when they began to take notice that the cable television bill was slowly mounting up to frightening proportions. For that reason it did not take too long before the loyal football fan was slowly moving back to square one and only allowing themselves the luxury of watching the football team perform during the important games. Going to a football game or even having a cable subscription is not cheap, so a good way to not to think about the money all the time is get a fast loan.
That was until whole new development came on the scene and that was the opportunity to watch live football on the computer and at extremely competitive cost.
Instead of paying a monthly fee to the cable company as well as various one-offs, when a particularly important match comes up, football fans from all over the world can now watch their favourite team play on the home computer, and all for a one-time fee. A fee that they can usually recover after two months, while the cable companies can only watch and wonder where their clients have all disappeared to.