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According to the Mirror, only one Premier League club voted against the league’s excellent three-year deal with the television network beIN Sports.
The report notes that the renewal of the Premier League’s deal with beIN Sports will see them deposit £ 367 million, a figure that will be split between the clubs, so one would assume they would welcome the news.
However, while 19 of the league’s clubs voted to approve the deal, Newcastle United did not, according to the Mirror. It is suggested in the report that it is related to the beIN Sports medal in its proposed acquisition of Saudi Arabia, which collapsed without the approval of the Premier League.
While it is commendable that Newcastle oppose the league, and you can certainly see why they are reluctant to do business with beIN Sports, the reality is that the deal brings £ 367 million to the league, which is good news for Newcastle and the rest of the league, especially this year.