Incoming EFL chairman to feel heat of simmering row over Sky deal

1 October 2019

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Photo: Getty Images A group of leading Championship clubs will direct their efforts at resolving a rapidly escalating row over broadcast rights at incoming English Football League (EFL) chairman Rick Parry. Pictured is Sheffield Wednesday supporters singing at a former derby against Sheffield United.

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Lawrie Holmes lawrie@offthepitch.com

A group of leading Championship clubs will direct their efforts at resolving a rapidly escalating row over broadcast rights at incoming English Football League (EFL) chairman Rick Parry.

Representatives of the clubs, thought to number half of the division, have questioned whether the EFL had the legal authority to sign a £595m five-year deal with Sky last November.

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