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EPL clubs favour TV rights deals over streaming service

The 20 football clubs are unwilling to take the risk of potentially lower streaming revenues

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A direct streaming service is one of the options on the future marketing agenda, English Premier League says. But for the foreseeable future, the clubs will stick to the UK and overseas broadcasters.

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THE 20 football clubs that play in the English Premier League (EPL) are favouring TV rights deals instead of a potential streaming service, as they are reluctant to take the risk of potentially lower streaming revenues.

Since the league was formed in the early 1990s, clubs...