HomeNewsMediaFootballRussia

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.

You need to have a subscription to access this content

If you would like more information on our Media product please contact our sales team

Already have an account? Sign in here