Premier League suspends Russian broadcast deal with Match TV

An advertising board displays a message of solidarity for the people of Ukraine outside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

The English Premier League has suspended its six-season media rights agreement with Russian broadcaster Match TV as the fallout from Russia's invasion of Ukraine looks set to continue into the 2022-23 season.

SportBusiness understands that clubs were informed of the decision at the league's annual general meeting in Harrogate today (Thursday). The decision was taken unilaterally by the league without a vote among clubs.

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