Premier League to scrap controversial pay-per-view scheme from November 21

Saturday, 7 November, 2020 0comments  |  Jump to last
Premier League clubs have agreed to pull the plug on the controversial pay-per-view system following weeks of outcry from fans and politicians.

A climbdown - less than a month since the deal was announced with BT and Sky Sports - was hailed by supporter groups as a David and Goliath-style victory over "untouchable" billionaire club owners.

Executives at the Thursday meeting said the league remains determined to make sure that every game is made screened live, however. Talks will now begin with BT, Sky Sports and Amazon about how the extra games can be shared.

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