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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...

Big Premier League questions from the weekend: Fernandes for MVP?

theScore examines the most important Premier League developments by answering the key questions from this weekend's slate of action.Has Bamford dispelled his doubters?Patrick Bamford returned to the Premier League this season with a point to prove. The 27-year-old Leeds...

Raiola: “Everything is over for Pogba at Man United”

Paul Pogba is probably playing the last season for Manchester United. Agent Mino Raiola has given signals that Paul Pogba is on his way to leave the "Red Devils". He believes his time at United has come to an end. "I can...

Milan aim to transfer Chelsea talent

Milan has shown interest in Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori, who is not finding space at Stamford Bridge. Well-known Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano reports that the "Rossoneri" are connected with a transfer of the English central defender. The report states that Milan...

Which deals could still be completed before the transfer window closes?

With the transfer window set to slam shut on Feb. 1, clubs still looking for reinforcements are in scramble mode while trying to complete last-minute deals. With that in mind, here are several key storylines as we approach deadline...

7 thoughts from the Euro 2020 quarterfinals

The Euro 2020 quarterfinal stage is in the books. Below, we examine the biggest takeaways from another enthralling round of matches, and look ahead to the semifinals on tap next week.Good day for the goalkeepers' unionYann Sommer. Unai Simon....

Best images from Sunday's snowy Premier League action

Heavy snowfall blanketed northern England on Sunday, creating wintry conditions for a trio of Premier League matches. Here's a look at some of the best images from a picturesque day in England's top flight:Burnley vs. Tottenham HotspurThis one never...

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...

Solskjaer message to Cavani: he must have patience!

Edinson Cavani has not yet become a starter for Manchester United. He continues to be more on the bench than on the field from the first minute. However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a plan and has urged the Uruguayan to have...

Lampard talks about possible departure from Chelsea, after the loss to Leicester

Chelsea were beaten by Leicester with the result 0: 2 within the 18th week in the Premier League. This loss could mean the dismissal of Lampard from the position of coach, after the negative results this edition. After the match, Lampard...


Project Big Picture: Explaining the potential overhaul of English football

On Sunday, news broke that some of England's biggest clubs were proposing radical changes to the country's game under the moniker "Project Big Picture."...