English Premier League (EPL)
Round-Up: EPL encourages fans to stay away, digital passports for stadiums, US Open green light, Super Rugby’s NZ viewing figures, and more
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.
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.
A new edition of the TVSM Global Report underlines the strength of the global sports media rights market, which is predicted to be worth nearly $50bn by 2019.
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.