CNBC: Amazon plans to air Premier League soccer matches for free on Prime and Twitch

CNBC: Amazon plans to air Premier League soccer matches for free on Prime and Twitch . “Amazon has announced that it is making all of its Premier League soccer matches free to watch on Amazon Prime and its live video streaming service, Twitch. The tech giant, which has the broadcast rights to four Premier League matches, said an Amazon Prime membership won’t be required to watch the games.”

Daily Mail: Sky will draw on 1,300 different chants, songs and crowd noise samples from EA Sports’ FIFA archive to enhance Premier League coverage as season resumes behind closed doors (and don’t worry, swearing HAS been filtered out!)

Daily Mail: Sky will draw on 1,300 different chants, songs and crowd noise samples from EA Sports’ FIFA archive to enhance Premier League coverage as season resumes behind closed doors (and don’t worry, swearing HAS been filtered out!). “Sky Sports will take advantage of an archive of 1,300 chants and crowd noises recorded for the popular FIFA video game series to enhance their Premier League coverage. With top-flight action set to unfold without fans inside stadiums for at least the remainder of this season, efforts will be made to artificially replicate the atmosphere.”

BBC: Coronavirus pandemic set to cost Premier League clubs £1bn in 2019-20 – Deloitte

BBC: Coronavirus pandemic set to cost Premier League clubs £1bn in 2019-20 – Deloitte. “Premier League clubs face a £1bn reduction in their revenues in 2019-20 because of the coronavirus pandemic, says financial services firm Deloitte. The 20 English top-flight clubs had a combined revenue of more than £5bn for the first time in 2018-19. But this season has been on hold since March, and the 92 remaining matches will be held behind closed doors.”

Techdirt: The Premier League Kindly Requests Google De-List All Of Facebook Over Copyright Infringement Claims

Techdirt: The Premier League Kindly Requests Google De-List All Of Facebook Over Copyright Infringement Claims. “This is the part of the story where we all have a laugh, because Google is of course not going to delist Facebook’s homepage over the Premier League’s pirate streaming concerns. But this is also the part of the story where I remind those laughing that most sites are not Facebook. Most sites have neither the resources nor the notoriety of the world’s most popular social media platform. How many smaller sites and companies have been delisted due to these kinds of errors?”