Premier League TV result key to battle for Sky

With US media giants 21st Century Fox, Walt Disney and Comcast all circling Sky, the economics of English Premier League football have never been more important

14th February, 2018
Sky could face football competition from Amazon and Facebook. Pic: Getty

With US media giants 21st Century Fox, Walt Disney and Comcast all circling European broadcaster Sky, the economics of English Premier League football have never been more important.

The sport has been a key tool for attracting subscribers to Sky’s service over the past 25 years. Now, its ability to retain rights until 2022 to show matches featuring Manchester United’s Paul Pogba and Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane - and at a reasonable price - could...

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