The BA decision takes into consideration the realities of the Maltese football fanatic market and its insistence that the quarter-finals upwards be shown to all and sundry this time round is rational even in footballing terms. The fanatic who wants to watch ALL matches of his team (and hopefully not the ONLY matches of his fav team) will cough up the extra dough and begin to adjust hmself to this cruel life that makes you pay for your addictions.
Which reminds me that I have not put up the countdowns for some time. Here goes:
cuban countdown : 27
world cup countdown : 86