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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.

5 unexpected heroes who helped City, Chelsea reach Champions League final

Another dramatic Champions League campaign will conclude when Chelsea and Manchester City lock horns Saturday. Ahead of that much-anticipated final, theScore picks out five players who performed above expectations during their teams' runs.Phil FodenPep Guardiola was careful with Foden's...

Champions League takeaways: We're witnessing a changing of the guard

At long last, the Champions League returned this week, finally entering the knockout stage. Below, we dissect the biggest talking points from this week's round-of-16 action.Football's next great rivalry is shaping upWatching Kylian Mbappe tear it up on the...

Biggest question for every Premier League club going into new season

No rest for the weary. Even though it feels like the prolonged 2019-20 season just ended a couple of days ago, the new Premier League campaign gets up and running this weekend. Below, we examine the most pressing question...

Ronaldo is considering returning to Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo is considering returning to Manchester United, as the Premier League club has begun talks to buy him back. The Portugal international is spending his third season at Juventus, which he joined from Real Madrid in the summer of...

Khedira reveals that he has always dreamed of playing in the Premier League

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has said that he has always dreamed of playing in the English championship, the Premier League. The German has been left out of the Juventus squad by new coach Andrea Pirlo and seems set for a...

Why Messi will have a hard time leaving Barcelona for free

Lionel Messi's demand to leave Barcelona on a free transfer reverberated across the globe.Soon, Neymar was reportedly on the phone with Messi, trying to pitch a move to Paris Saint-Germain. Some Inter Milan and Juventus supporters harbor hopes that...

10 thoughts from Matchday 6 in the Champions League

The Champions League delivered another entertaining slate of group-stage action this week. Below, we dissect the biggest talking points from Matchday 6 in Europe's premier club competition.What was Walker thinking?It’s probably safe to assume that losing to RB Leipzig...

Alexander-Arnold near return, Keita plays against Wolves

Reds coach Jurgen Klopp has indicated he will welcome the two players who will return to his squad after undergoing medical treatment. Trent Alexander-Arnold is expected to be seen as he is physically before his side play at home against...

Wenger reacts after Ozil left Arsenal to join Fenerbahce

Arsene Wenger has congratulated Fenerbahce on the imminent arrival of Mesut Ozil and said that the 32-year-old midfielder is able to inspire the team towards the title of champion in Turkey. Ozil greeted his teammates at the Arsenal training center...

Deja vu: Chelsea chop and change their way to another European final

For as long as Roman Abramovich has owned Chelsea, the only constant has been constant change. The club made 17 managerial switches in the 17 years since Abramovich took over, most recently in January when Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank...


The three candidates for president of Barcelona have contacted Haaland

The next presidential election for the Barcelona club will be held on January 24 and the three candidates for the post have indicated that...