Premier League add Friday matches in tender for TV rights

Premier League issue tender for UK TV rights

  • Current Sky/BT deal expires at the end of next season.

  • New tender adds live Friday night games for the first time.

  • 10 Friday matches will reportedly be bundled with Monday night matches, currently owned by Sky. 

168 live matches available, 14 more than current deal.

  • No one broadcaster can win more than 126 matches.

  • Matches divided into 7 packages; 5 of 28 games, 2 of 14.

Current deal worth £3.018 billion over three years. 

  • Reuters say the Premier League hope to conclude process by February.