Premier League clubs to decide on slashing £14.95 PPV charge or axing it altogether

Premier League clubs to decide TODAY if they will SUSPEND £14.95 pay-per-view or cut the price during lockdown, after being rocked by furious reaction to ‘money-making scheme’ while fans remain locked out of grounds

  • Premier League clubs meet on Thursday and will discuss new charges for PPV 
  • The scheme has been widely condemned as greedy amid backlash from fans
  • Options include cutting the price of matches to £9.95 or halving it to £7.50
  • Chairmen will discuss offering games at no charge during English lockdown

Premier League clubs will rethink their controversial pay-per-view matches today – and could axe the charge altogether as the country locks down for a second time.

English football’s top-tier will hold a shareholders’ meeting on Thursday at which clubs will hope to resolve the issue that has become a PR disaster.

The current £14.95 cost of PPV matches, available via BT Sport and Sky Box Office, has sparked a ferocious backlash among fan groups, who have raised thousands of pounds for food banks rather than pay the money to watch the matches.

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