Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

190+ TV Games For 2019-20

190+ TV Games For 2019-20

It's been confirmed today that from the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign, a minimum of 190 Premier League games will be screened live on TV.

The BBC report that Premier League chairman have voted unanimously to approve the increased package, with the rights set to go out for auction shortly before Christmas.

It's believed a new package of Saturday night games will be up for sale to broadcasters, along with increased midweek and Bank Holiday fixtures.

They state there will be a minimum of 22 additional live games on offer in the package that will eventually replace the record £5.136billion deal signed with Sky and BT Sport back in 2015.

The last agreement showed a 70% increase on the previous £3billion deal and involved 168 live games which represented a cost to broadcasters of £10.2million per match.

Sky paid £4.176billion for 126 matches including the new Friday night slot and Sunday packages, with BT Sport paying £960million for 42 games.

The Premier League are obviously hopeful that the new deal will again result in an increase in money and this tender process is expected to see interest from the likes of Amazon and Apple as they dip their toes in potentially.

Bloggers

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday November 17 2017
Time: 2:49PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Instant Reactions - Watford v Huddersfield (16/12/17)

Following today's clash between Watford and Huddersfield Town, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Watford v Huddersfield Town

All the stats from Watford (1) vs (4) Huddersfield Town, Vicarage Road, 16/12/17 Att: 20,026

Watford v Huddersfield - Team Sheets - 16-12-17

Watford are at Vicarage Road with Huddersfield the visitors for the latest Premier League game.

Watford v Huddersfield - Follow On Twitter - 16-12-17

Watford are at Vicarage Road with Huddersfield the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Watford Archived Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes0%
Mariappa0%
Prodl0%
Kabasele0%
Janmaat0%
Capoue0%
Doucoure100%
Holebas0%
Carrillo0%
Richarlison0%
Deeney0%
Sub - Pereyra0%
Sub - Gray0%
Sub - Okaka0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment