CONFERENCE CASH BOOST

Premier League donates £1m to Conference

September 16, 2009
The Premier League have made a one-off payment of £1 million to the Football Conference to soften the blow of the loss of their Setanta contract.

This solidarity payment will be shared between the 68 clubs in the Blue Square Premier, North and South divisions.

The Conference were two years into a five-year deal worth £2.5 million when Setanta collapsed.

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore said: "The Premier League clubs discussed the current financial ...

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