Premier League big six win battle for larger share of overseas TV rights

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• Some money paid according to league position from 2019-20
• Compromise voted in at Premier League meeting on Thursday

The so-called “big six” Premier League clubs have won their persistent battle to be paid a greater share of the league’s burgeoning international TV rights, which have for 26 years been shared equally between all the league’s clubs.

Led by Manchester City and Liverpool, supported by Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, the six clubs have pressed the case that as they are the prime attractions for global audiences and money paid by international broadcasters, they should receive more of the money.

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Written by David Conn
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/07/premier-league-big-six-win-battle-overseas-television-rights under the title “Premier League big six win battle for larger share of overseas TV rights”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.