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Sky wins bulk of EPL rights as value slips

Total raised for 5 of 7 packages points to a fall in value of the rights after jumps of about 70% in previous 2 auctions

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Sky is spending 16% less per game than in its current package to retain a firm grip on the league that underpins its sports offer.

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RUPERT MURDOCH'S Sky will pay £3.58 billion (S$6.5 billion) to show 128 English Premier League (EPL) matches for three seasons from August 2019 in a deal that brings to an end rampant inflation in the value of the domestic rights for English top-flight football.

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