Supporters Direct media briefing - 13/2/15 2/13/2015
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League Broadcasting Deal - SD Statement Supporters Direct acknowledges
yesterday’s Premier League broadcasting deal agreed with Sky and BT Sport, which
is clearly a major achievement.
such a large increase in income will undoubtedly lead to calls from across the
game to increase significantly the money redistributed to the grassroots, to
other clubs not in receipt of parachute payments, and other levels of the game.
We remain convinced that this is the right response, though there now needs to
be further debate about the size, manner and mechanism of the
SD RL Shield
falls victim to frozen pitch The
Rochdale Hornets vs Hunslet Hawks Supporters Direct shield clash due last Sunday
(8th February) for the second year running, fell foul of the weather.
Due to the severe freezing weather conditions experienced over the last
week and following a pitch inspection today, the decision was taken that the
fixture scheduled at Spotland was cancelled due to a frozen