Leicester’s win is just the start of a Premier League revolution

A new TV deal means huge money for every Premier League club next season, and that may just level the playing field

8th May, 2016
Leicester fan Elliot North walks past a mural of Claudio Ranieri painted by artist Richard Wilson in the city PA

By the time the box was ready for ticking, most had crossed it out as irrelevant. Back on March 1, a 2-2 draw earned Leicester City their top-flight safety. The problem was that, given their virgin ambition, not beating West Brom suddenly seemed like two points lost.

But others will have viewed that night differently – like their Dublin-born chief executive Susan Whelan, who followed the Aer Rianta expansion eastwards on the way to working for...

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