BREAKING NEWS: Premier League agrees recording-breaking TV deal

Sky Sports and BT Sport agree £5.1billion deal with the Premier League to show live football from 2016-17.

The Premier League has announced the biggest UK television deal in its history after agreeing a £5.1billion package with Sky Sports and BT Sport.

Under the terms of the new agreement, the two companies will hold all the rights to live Premier League football for three seasons - starting from 2016-17.

Sky have won the rights to five of the seven packages available, giving them access to 126 matches, which includes the introduction of live Friday evening football.

 

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