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Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

The English Football League (EFL) has secured a broadcast distribution deal in the United States. The deal with Relevent Sports, the New York-based agency best known for running LaLiga North America and the International Champion Cup, will bring in at least $56 million for the English Football League. However, that potential could grow further. In […]

News

/ 136 days ago

Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

The English Football League (EFL) has secured a broadcast distribution deal in the United States. The deal with Relevent Sports, the New York-based agency best known for running LaLiga North America and the International Champion Cup, will bring in at least $56 million for the English Football League. However, that potential could grow further. In […]

English Football

/ 156 days ago

Oxford Utd reveals plans for electric & solar sustainable stadium

Oxford United has unveiled plans to erect a unique soccer stadium that depends on electric and solar energy. The League One side announced on Wednesday that they will build the first arena in England powered almost solely by renewable resources. As a result, there will not be any fossil fuels, such as gas, involved in […]

ESPN

/ 156 days ago

Relevent Sports to buy EFL media rights for North America

Relevent Sports, a media agency based in New York City, is lining up the EFL media rights in North America. The current rights deal for the EFL expires at the end of the 2023/24 season. Pitch International brokered the previous deal that sent the rights in the United States to ESPN. That includes the rights […]

Charlton Athletic

/ 165 days ago

Former Southampton boss Nathan Jones joins Charlton Athletic

Nathan Jones, the former Southampton manager infamous for his poor display as a Premier League manager, is joining Charlton Athletic. The Welsh 50-year-old started his coaching career at Charlton Athletic after a 21-year playing career throughout the English Football League. Following his retirement, Jones joined Charlton Athletic as an under-21 professional development coach. Eventually, he […]

FA Cup

/ 192 days ago

Man United advances to FA Cup fourth round with Wigan win

Manchester United comfortably defeated League One outfit Wigan Athletic to advance in the 2023/24 FA Cup. Goals from Diogo Dalot and Bruno Fernandes ensured Erik ten Hag's side reached the round of 32 for the 10th straight season. Wigan Athletic now exits the competition in the third round for the fourth time in the last […]

FA Cup

/ 198 days ago

FA Cup preview: Top games to watch in 3rd Round

In the third round proper of the FA Cup, teams from the Premier League and Championship enter the fray. They join the 20 teams still alive from the preliminary rounds and the first and second rounds. This season, just three teams are still alive hailing from outside the top four divisions. The lowest of those […]

Leagues: League One

/ 222 days ago

US family becomes new owners of English club Carlisle United

Carlisle United, a club in League One in the English football pyramid, has changed hands in an undisclosed agreement. The Carlisle United Football Club takeover has been finalized by a Florida relative. Castle Sports Group, owned and operated by the Piatak family of Jacksonville, Florida, now owns the club. The English Football League (EFL) have […]

Football League

/ 279 days ago

EFL opens bidding for expanded international rights package

The English Football League (EFL) has opened bidding for its international broadcast rights from 2024-25 through 2028-29. Following the record domestic deal signed with Sky Sports, this presents an opportunity for media companies in the United States. They have the chance to acquire a significant portion of the product's content. Domestic Deal Sets Foundation for […]

Bolton Wanderers

/ 338 days ago

Bolton manager sent off for bizarre 'misuse of technology' rule

Bolton Wanderers manager Ian Evatt picked up a red card late in the side's 3-1 victory against Fleetwood on Tuesday for illegal use of technology. No, he did not show bad behavior or throw out any abusive language. Instead, referees kicked Evatt out of the match for telling the fourth official that he made a […]

EFL names Sky Sports as preferred bidder for UK rights

The EFL picked Sky Sports out of potential suitors as its preferred bidder for the UK rights in the near future. The primary competition came from DAZN, which wanted to stream every EFL match on the service. Now, Sky Sports and the EFL will go into final contract details for the rights that start with […]

Premier League offers EFL $154 million/year in additional funding

The Premier League has made an offer of over $150 million per year in additional funding towards the EFL, according to Sports Pro Media. The money would go towards distribution, cost controls, calendar issues and work permits. At the same time, it may quell some of the monetary frustration between the top flight and the […]