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Premiership Matches To Be Shown On Terrestrial Television

Bath Rugby v Saracens - Aviva Premiership Final

Premiership matches are set to be broadcast on terrestrial television during the 2017/18 season. After buying the rights to broadcast Premiership matches for £152 million in 2012, BT Sport are considering allowing a free to air broadcaster televise several fixtures during the 2017/18 season. According to The Telegraph, ITV are leading the chase to broadcast the fixtures. This would make sense, as ITV …

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Premier League’s Looming TV Deals Create Illusion Of Level Playing Field

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 13: A practice ball is seen on the pitch prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on February 13, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

The 77th-minute protest by almost 20,000 thousand fans in Anfield recently proves that people power, however slight, still exists in the modern Premier League. Fenway Sports Group had outraged Liverpool fans with their complete disregard for year-long discussions over ticket pricing. Corporate greed needs to be challenged at every turn, and despite the financial impact of the protest in Anfield being a …

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Alan Quinlan’s Analysis Of Peyper’s Refereeing In Line With National Sentiment

Like many others within the Irish rugby community, Alan Quinlan wasn’t impressed by Jaco Peyper’s refereeing performance on Saturday. In a case of week-old deja vu, Joe Schmidt’s charges came out of the gate like raging bulls on Saturday. Alas, they fell apart as a more physically dominant squad out-muscled them in the closing stages. Some may cite the loss as …

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Watch: Dean Richards Hilarious Reason For Not Offering Andy Goode A Contract Extension

Newcastle Falcons v Harlequins - Aviva Premiership

Andy Goode’s “bulk” has given rise to a number of jokes this season. When the Newcastle Falcons signed Andy Goode in order to give themselves a chance at avoiding relegation, many Premiership fans questioned Dean Richards’ logic after seeing the fly half’s body shape. Despite carry an extra few pounds, Goode has since won over Newcaslte supporters with some impressive performances. …

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Paul Scholes Calls Robbie Savage A ‘Kn*bhead’ On Live TV

 Paul Scholes you rascal!  The former Manchester United player was a guest a long with Phil Neville on BT Sport’s ‘Fletch and Sav’. The Sav in the equation being everyone’s least favourite Welshman Robbie Savage. After an early dig from Robbie Savage, Paul Scholes, completely failing to hide his disdain just let’s the insult slip skilfully in to the conversation. …

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Premier League TV Schedule Announced For Festive Period

BT Sports and Sky Sports have announced their live Premier League fixtures during the festive period with 25 games set to be televised between December and New Year’s Day. The fixture list includes a triple header on the the 26th of December, the 28th and New Year’s Day. Liverpool fans will be able to see their side in action in …

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Football Is Just A Commodity Of The Market Place

Football, for all its theatrical and emotional aspects, is just a tool for big businesses in the end, writes Gavin Cooney. BT Sport recently paid £897 million for the right to show Champions League football exclusively on their station for three seasons. To put that figure into context, it would be enough to pay the college registration fees for 358,800 …

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