Sport news Premier League seal new rollover of their £4.5BILLION broadcasting deal... but only after agreeing to Government demands that they pay lower league teams an extra £100m a season in solidarity payments Premierleague-News.com

Premierleague-News.com - Sky will have the rights to 128 matches a season, four of the seven packages, while BT Sport have 52 matches in two packages, and Amazon have one package of 20 matches.

Sport news Premier League seal new rollover of their £4.5BILLION broadcasting deal... but only after agreeing to Government demands that they pay lower league teams an extra £100m a season in solidarity payments Premierleague-News.com

Premierleague-News.com - Sky will have the rights to 128 matches a season, four of the seven packages, while BT Sport have 52 matches in two packages, and Amazon have one package of 20 matches.

Sport news  Premier League seal new rollover of their £4.5BILLION broadcasting deal... but only after agreeing to Government demands that they pay lower league teams an extra £100m a season in solidarity payments Premierleague-News.com
13 May 2021 - 07:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The Premier League's 20 clubs have approved the £4.5billion three-year contract extension with Sky Sports, BT Sport and Amazon Prime.And as reported by Sportsmail, the Premier League have agreed to pay an extra £100million to lower division and grassroots clubs in order to secure Government backing for a new three-year domestic television deal. That decision came after being told that the price of avoiding a competitive tender would be increased funding for the rest of the sport.  The Premier League have confirmed an extension to an existing TV deal worth £4.5bn The deal sees more money flow from the Premier League down through the football pyramid RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Ruben Dias, Bruno Fernandes and Harry Kane are the Team of... UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin tells fans NO decision has... Premier League will agree three-year extension to current... BREAKING NEWS: UEFA confirm they are opening 'disciplinary... Share this article Share The extra £100m will be paid on top of the £124m the Premier League already contribute on so-called solidarity payments and will got to the EFL, non-League, women's football and grassroots.The top-up funding, which will be spread over the three years of the new TV contract running from 2022 to 2025, represents a victory for EFL chairman Rick Parry.Parry has been lobbying the Government to increase pressure on the Premier League to provide further help to the lower divisions since the start of the pandemic.  As with the existing arrangements, Sky will have the rights to 128 matches a season, four of the seven packages, while BT Sport have 52 matches in two packages, and Amazon have one package of 20 matches.

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.  Sky Sports will broadcast 128 Premier League matches a season while BT Sport have 52 Amazon have 20 matches a season in the package that will run through toMarc Allera, CEO Consumer at BT Sport, said: 'Throughout this difficult year the Premier League and broadcasters have all worked together to find pro-active solutions to ensure the Premier League, and the lower leagues, have a safe and secure way out of the pandemic. 'This in principle renewal of our broadcast rights is great for our viewers, but also helps to provide vital support for the broader football community that relies on the Premier League.' Meanwhile Barbara Slater, Director BBC Sport said “We very much welcome this agreement in principle from the Premier League. 'As longstanding partners we’ve worked with the Premier League during difficult times and none more so than in the last year. 'We believe the certainty that the renewal would bring for both football and our TV audiences in the UK would be of huge benefit as we emerge slowly from the coronavirus pandemic.' RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Ruben Dias, Bruno Fernandes and Harry Kane are the Team of... UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin tells fans NO decision has... Premier League will agree three-year extension to current... BREAKING NEWS: UEFA confirm they are opening 'disciplinary... Share this article Share Read more: Subscribe to read | Financial Times DM.later('bundle', function(){ DM.has('external-source-links', 'externalLinkTracker'); });

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