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Old 18-08-14, 09:08 AM   #57
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Originally Posted by dom9 View Post
Simply supply and demand, it would seem.

The broadcasters have their costs, their margin, then the rest goes to the club's (players / agents).
Sure, it's a lack of incentive really, but since Americans can do it directly from the rights owners (NBA for example) and make good money on it, I don't see why the FA/PL don't have an interest in cutting out the middle man. I mean American media is dominated by cable companies and they've managed to give quality access outside them.
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