English Premier League (EPL)

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Drop in advertising against football unlikely to impact media-rights income Value of shirt and LED inventory could increase Exemption likely to drive horse racing media-rights revenue

• Gfinity will host and film the inaugural ePremier League in its Fulham esports arena • Cook says European Super League in football would be “a natural evolution” • Time

• League has brought in consultants Alvarez & Marsal to advise on OTT platform • New distribution strategy will be in place for the next rights cycle, from 2022-23 season • B

Athletes like LeBron James and Cristiano Ronaldo can move the needle like no others. Bob Williams spoke to a number of industry experts to discover how exactly clubs can monetise their prize possessions.

The Premier League has expanded at such a precipitous rate under Richard Scudamore’s leadership that most experts seem to agree that it will need to appoint more than one person to replace the outgoing c…

Final day standings drama boosts American viewership for Comcast-owned networks

Betting operators say the introduction of Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR) in football is hindering their ability to offer in-play betting markets on competitions like the Fifa World Cup, FA Cup and the…

The Premier League's quest to find a new chief executive to replace Richard Scudamore continues

Shaun Harvey has announced that he is to step down from his position as chief executive of the English Football League at the end of the 2018-19 season

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Richard Scudamore summarised his measures of success for the Premier League in an interview in 2015: “Attendance No1. Global audience No2. That’s it. Ho

The almost unchecked expansion in overseas media-rights revenues for the Premier League tells its own story about the extraordinary success of the competition as an international export

From a sponsorship perspective, Peter Daire, founding partner at  sports rights and marketing agency Sport Collective, thinks Scudamore ought to be remembered more for the partnerships the Premier League r…

Chief executive surrounded himself with the best advisors to take strategic decisions Diplomatic skills essential in persuading league owners of the greater power of the collective

Only time will tell if the unconfirmed reports of a sponsorship deal between Coca-Cola and the Premier League are premature.

The agreement the Premier League struck in June with Amazon for one of two packages of rights unsold in its January auction – telco BT picked up the other – has to be one of the most important ever.

The Premier League going down in value? The unthinkable has happened. Frank Dunne investigates what happened, and whether the market is at a pivotal point where an old way of doing business can no longer be relied upon to deliver the necessary premiums.

Guest columnist Richard Gillis warns readers to be sceptical of stories linking Apple with the next round of Premier League media rights - or with a takeover of Formula One.

MUCH OF THE initial analysis of the potential impact of Brexit on England’s Premier League (EPL) focused on player trading, but there are other areas of concern for the Premier League which are rooted in its dependence on the audiovisual markets of the UK and the European Union.

Owen Evans looks at how NBC’s billion dollar investment into Premier League rights will take shape over the next six years.

I’ve been working on a football chant based on the fact that the club I support has a better wages-as-a-proportion-of-turnover ratio to that of all of our main rivals. It’s not quite there yet, so I can’t unveil it, but if it catches on there will be more to follow. Themes include match-day income, global media-rights revenue, and profit before player trading and amortisation in the most recent accounting period.

English Premier League clubs have voted to remove the League's title sponsor category once Barclays existing deal expires at the end of the 2016/17 season.

 

 

Kevin Roberts: It's time the Premier League works on improving its image.

Rogue websites illegally streaming top-flight football cost UK broadcasters alone an estimated £10 million a year. Matthew Hochberg looks at the latest moves to tackle the problem

Kevin Roberts: Can ethics be the new rights-fees for football teams?