The final team to gain promotion from the Championship League to the FA
Premier League stand to earn £60m from TV deals, according to calculations by
The Deloitte estimate reflected the increased value of the new three-year TV
rights deals secured by the Premiership from domestic and overseas broadcasters.
What this means is the teams contesting Championship play-off final are
battling for the richest prize in the world for a single football match, and
more than double the revenue the promoted clubs will have received from playing
in the Championship.
This is a 50% increase on the £40m Premiership clubs are receiving this
season in the last year of a three-year TV rights deal.
Seven clubs are fighting for the final play off berth. These are Derby
County, West Bromwich Albion, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Southampton, Stoke City,
Preston North End and Colchester United.
The final will take place on 28 May.
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Baldwins Accountancy Group has continued investment in the north-east and appointed David Fish as a director in its corporate finance team
UK M&A activity bounced back strongly in July and August, according to analysis by the deals practice at PwC.
Smith & Williamson has added Jim Clark and Philip Marsden, of Marsden Clark Corporate Finance Limited, to its corporate finance team.