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SPL secures its biggest TV deal
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The Scottish Premier League has announced its biggest television deal, proclaiming it as a significant cash boost for its 12 clubs.

A £125m contract has been agreed with Setanta Sports to continue the rights to live SPL matches for a further four years until 2014.

SPL executive chairman Lex Gold said: "£125m marks the biggest-ever TV deal in Scottish football history.

"This will allow clubs to re-invest to make the Scottish game even stro ... Read more »

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Brighton re-sign defender Virgo
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Brioghton fought off Championship clubs to re-sign Virgo

Adam Virgo has rejoined Brighton on a free transfer from Celtic, three years after leaving the Seagulls.

The 25-year-old has signed a two-year deal to link up with boss Micky Adams for the fourth time in his career.

He gave the defender his Albion debut in 2001, had him on loan at Coventry in 2006 and on loan again at Colchester at the end of last season.

Adams told the club's website: "If he can ... Read more »

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Foulkes blasts Hearts' Romanov
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George Foulkes says Vladimir Romanov impairs Hearts

Former Hearts chairman George Foulkes believes majority shareholder Vladimir Romanov is getting a taste of his own medicine in the search for a manager.

It has been reported that German Jurgen Rober is the latest boss to decide not to take the Tynecastle job.

"Vladimir Romanov is reaping what he has sown," said Foulkes.

"The only person who will take the job at present will be a puppet from ... Read more »

Category: SPL News | Views: 512 | Added by: itwp | Date: 29-Jun-2008 | Comments (0)