English Premier League (EPL)


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.

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?

Elisha Chauhan looks at start-up Q App, founded by the former head of strategy at PERFORM, and promising to completely eradicate queuing for food and beverages at sports events.

Elisha Chauhan asked Borussia Dortmund whether safe standing - looking likely to be introduced in the English Premier League - make financial sense.

Rally enthusiast Richard Bevan, the League Managers Association (LMA) CEO and former CEO of the English Professional Cricketers Association (PCA), was appointed chairman of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) late last year. He talks us through his sports industry career highs and lows.

Kevin McCullagh from TV Sports Markets looks at how two newspaper sports-rights deals are showing signs of increased potential for internet clips, content that has been notoriously difficult to monetise.

As the Premier League embarks on its international rights sales, SportBusiness Intelligence, the market intelligence and consultancy arm of the SportBusiness Group, looks at how top football properties…