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Search continues for Richard Scudamore’s successor

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Senior executive of the Premier League, Tim Davie, has become the second person to turn down an offer to succeed Richard Scudamore as the league’s new head. The Premier League have been on the lookout for a leadership replacement after inbound incumbent Susanna Dinnage unexpectedly reneged on the offer. Dinnage backtracked on the new role three weeks ago despite being …

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Susanna Dinnage u-turns on Premier League leadership

Issuing a short statement this weekend, the governance of the English Premier League (EPL) has confirmed that Susanna Dinnage will not be taking on the role of Premier League Chief Executive in 2019. Last November, EPL governance had announced the inbound appointment of Dinnage as first female Chief Executive of the Premier League replacing outgoing incumbent Richard Scudamore, who ended …

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Amazon nets landmark Premier League deal

From 2019/2020, Amazon has agreed a three year deal to stream 20 Premier League games a season after securing the league’s final broadcast package. The US tech giant has thrust itself onto the lucrative Premier League broadcasting stage, alongside Sky Sports and BT Sports, with it winning the broadcasting rights to the a first midweek set of fixtures in December, …

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Premier League faces divisions over distribution of TV rights money

Ahead of the upcoming next round of TV rights bidding , Premier League clubs are divided over how the lucrative overseas money deal should be split. Since the formation of the Premier League in 1992, overseas TV rights money has been divided equally amongst the competition’s 20 clubs. However, the league’s big six are now lobbying for this to be …

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Econet deal will bring free Premier League coverage to 50 African countries

The Premier League has announced an agreement with Econet Media which’ll see games from the league broadcast free to a number of countries in sub-saharan Africa.  The deal will last for at least three seasons from 2016-17 and matches will be shown to 50 African countries through Econet’s new platform Kwesé Sports. This is in addition to weekly preview and …

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Perform gains exclusive deal to show EPL games live in Germany

Sports content and media rights provider Perform Group , has announced an exclusive deal to broadcast live and on-demand English Premier League matches in Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein from the start of the 2016-17 season. The 3 year deal also allows Perform to broadcast live and on-demand English Premier League matches in Switzerland and Luxembourg on a non-exclusive basis and includes …

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NBC Sports extends US Premier League rights till season 2021-2022

US broadcaster NBC has confirmed that it has extended its English Premier League (EPL) rights coverage for the US market for an additional six years, until season 2021-2022. The Comcast owned operator did not disclose the sum of the broadcast rights, however US business news sources have stated that NBC would pay over its current $83 million (£52.5 million) per …

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