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The competition was founded as the FA Premier League on 20 February 1992 following the decision of clubs in the Football League First Division to break away from the Football League, founded in 1888, and take advantage of a lucrative television rights deal. The deal was worth around £1 billion a year domestically as of 2013–14, with Sky and BT Group securing the domestic rights to broadcast 116 and 38 games respectively. The league is a corporation in which the member clubs act as shareholders, and generates €2.2 billion per year in domestic and international television rights.Clubs were apportioned central payment revenues of £2.4 billion in 2016–17, with a further £343 million in solidarity payments to English Football League (EFL) clubs.

Which team is most likely to challenge Liverpool next season?

Liverpool haven't even gotten their hands on the trophy and the focus has already shifted to next season.That will happen when a dominant title-winning campaign is virtually settled by the midway point, especially with the turnaround before the next...

Ozil avoids Arsenal, chooses Rashford in his dream squad

The Turkish-German midfielder has selected five players from a number of countries, including Croatia, England, France, Italy and Brazil. Mesut Ozil has chosen against his Arsenal teammates while he has selected five players for a dream team, from certain places. England,...

Solskjaer confirms the arrival of Diallo

Manchester United will strengthen in January with Atalanta talent Amad Diallo, but does not expect much change in the squad, according to coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Red Devils confirmed the 18-year-old's purchase from Serie A for 37m last summer,...

Guardiola: Man City will not buy in January, we expect Aguero to return

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has spoken at the press conference, saying that they will not make purchases in the winter transfer window. The coach of the citizens expects Sergio Aguero to return, because according to him, the Argentine is...

Europa League roundup: United edge Milan, Arsenal limp through

Eight teams progressed to the Europa League quarterfinals following an exciting slate of second-leg fixtures. Below, theScore rounds up how Thursday's deciders unfolded.Late kickoffsAC Milan 0-1 Manchester United - United win 2-1 on agg.Paul Pogba was brought on for...

This weekend in European soccer: Previews, predictions for 5 must-see games

Every week, theScore will pick standout matches to watch across Europe. This weekend's slate features two blockbuster Premier League clashes and sheer desperation in Spain.Premier LeagueChelsea vs. Manchester CityBarrington Coombs - PA Images / PA Images / GettyWhen: Saturday,...

Champions League takeaways: Some big clubs ready to hit panic button?

After every Champions League matchday, theScore highlights the marquee developments from Europe's preeminent club competition.Solskjaer again solidifies position in ParisThe faction of Manchester United supporters calling for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's head is undoubtedly a conflicted group in the wake...

Wijnaldum is advised not to go after money to Madrid or Barca, but to...

The Dutch midfielder has not yet signed a new contract with Liverpool and continues to be linked with a possible union with compatriot Ronald Koeman at the "Camp Nou". Georginio Wijnaldum has been advised by former Liverpool player Philipp Degen...

OFFICIAL: Diallo belongs to Manchester United

Amad Diallo is officially a Manchester United footballer. It is already done. Amad Diallo has arrived in England and has already completed the transfer from Atalanta to Manchester United. The 18-year-old winger will cost the Red Devils at least 37 million.

Mourinho: I do not think Lampard would like to talk to me

Jose Mourinho does not think he should contact Frank Lampard after his dismissal from Chelsea, because he thinks the Englishman would not want such a thing. The Blues decided to fire the 42-year-old on Monday, while Thomas Tuchel is expected...


Milan and Arsenal in the race for Barcelona talent

Milan are interested in the services of Riqui Puig, whom they want to borrow from Barcelona during the winter transfer window. Milan and Arsenal are...