Derby chairman supports Project Big Picture but questions size of pay out
13 October 2020
Mel Morris supports principle of redistribution model. The owner of Derby County calls on clubs and government to support the model.
Morris questions the size of the media rights revenue pay out.
He also attacks TPG Capital’s bid to gain 20 per cent of EFL.
Derby County owner Mel Morris says he supports the Project Big Picture initiative being led by EFL chairman Rick Parry to inject funds into the football pyramid.
Morris describes the blueprint, which includes a £350 million bail-out to the EFL and FA, as well as 25 per cent of EPL future broadcast revenues to the EFL, as a “game changer for the Football League”.
Although the plan, understood to have been devised with Liverpool and supported by Manchester United, will deliver greater power to an elite group of six top EPL clubs, he says:
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