International friendly Poland vs Scotland free live webcast, courtesy Vauxhall
Fans can watch the international friendly between Poland and Scotland for free online thanks to a partnership between Vauxhall and the Daily Record. Both sides were drawn in Group D for the 2016 European Championship qualifiers. Initially the game was was set to be a pay per view event until Vauxhall stepped in to make it free for the fans.
Coverage begins at 19.30 GMT, 15 minutes before kick-off, and a live blog on the website begins updating at 18.30 GMT. Fans globally can watch the game online except for those in Poland, France and the Middle East . Vauxhall will conduct a live twitter question and answer session at half time and the opportunity for fans to vote for their man of the match.
Chris Hornbuckle, Head of Sponsorship at Vauxhall, commented, “We are delighted to have partnered with the Daily Record to deliver the Poland versus Scotland game to both sets of fans for free.
“The live streaming of the first senior Scotland international fixture is a ground breaking opportunity and a significant shift from the traditional model.
“It is an exciting time for Scottish football on the back of a strong finish to the World Cup campaign under Gordon Strachan and the game against Poland has an added dimension following the European Championship draw in Nice last weekend.
“Being able to deliver this game free for the fans in a unique partnership is something we are very excited about.”
Eugene Duffy, Managing Editor of the Daily Record and Daily Mirror, said, “We are delighted to be bringing this match to our readers who can watch it on their home computer or any mobile device completely free.
“The match is billed as a friendly but with the two nations now drawn against each in the 2016 European Championships the interest in the game has gone through the roof.”