January 9, 2004
By Phil Holland
The Premier League this week closed bids for its coveted overseas television rights, with analysts predicting the deal to be worth in excess of £200million.
Three years ago the league brokered a deal worth £178million with a consortium comprising sports rights agencies TWI, Octagon CSI, Sport+ as well as Rupert Murdoch's media group, News Corporation.
These four companies split the package by region, with each taking ...