Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Jonathan Jackson Chuffed With New TV Deal

Jonathan Jackson Chuffed With New TV Deal



Wigan Athletic Chief Executive, Jonathan Jackson, is absolutely chuffed to bits with the new TV deal agreed between the Premier League and broadcasters Sky TV and BT

The new deal, which will come into force at the start of the 2013/14 season, is for 3 years and is worth a staggering £3 billion to the Premier League, this will mean each club should receive a minimum of £60 million per season an average increase of just over £14 million

Speaking to the Latics official website about the new deal Jonathan Jackson said: 'It's an astonishing deal, much larger than those that have preceded it.

'In basic terms it means that come the start of the 2013-14 season each of the 20 Premier League clubs will receive a much larger sum for the rights to broadcast live matches around the world.

'That amount could be at least £10 million extra per season, which is a huge amount for any club.

'Given our sound current financial situation, that money would open up so many possibilities for the Club in terms of facilities, youth development and player recruitment and ensure that any financial fair play measures are fully complied with.

'Of course, we're not getting too far ahead of ourselves, this does not happen until 2013 and we need to make sure we're a part of the Premier League come that time, something we work tremendously hard towards every year.

'We've just secured 15th spot, our best finish under Roberto Martinez's stewardship, and we must improve upon that next season, but the primary objective will of course be to secure our status in the best league in the world.

'If we can do that and continue progressing at the rate we have been then we'll be able to benefit from the new deal.

'However, our full focus remains on next season which promises to be as exciting as ever.'






Bookmark and Share



Join The Vital Debate









Latics and Proud



Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan

To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site



Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Friday June 15 2012
Time: 6:00AM

Comments

0
Keep ticket prices down and give something back to the fans please
worbo
14/06/2012 23:36:00
0
Ye your right adout that worbo but were still one of the most competitive priced clubs in the prem
BlueGoose
15/06/2012 09:52:00
0
We've already got the best value tickets in the land, and they are only going to get better next season.
thorpyness
15/06/2012 15:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Early Team News - Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic

Reece Burke and Nathan Byrne are worries for Warren Joyce, the pair have not trained fully this week after missing the defeat to Derby last Saturday with injury

What The Bosses Say - Aston Villa v Latics

In the build up to the game both have been speaking to their respective club's media teams let's take a look at what they have been saying:

It's Friday It's Latics Podcast Time

Friday in December, excitedly awaiting the latest instalment of our Championship season with an away trip to Aston Villa, settle those nerves, quell the impatience and just chill

12th Man - Why Did We Sack Gary Caldwell?

The defeat against Derby at the DW Stadium on Saturday left me scratching my head, just why did we sack Gary Caldwell?

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
no email
Profile
Adam Convery
no email
Profile
Frank Ford
no email
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Derby
Suggested By: Craig Davies
Jussi Jaaskelainen6%
Luke Garbutt2%
Jake Buxton20%
Craig Morgan3%
Stephen Warnock1%
Shaun MacDonald2%
David Perkins45%
Max Power15%
Jordi Gomez1%
Michael Jacobs4%
Yanic Wildschut1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 20 12 6 2 42 19
2 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 20 10 2 8 32 1
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 14 2016 7:45PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!115
2.Whittleblue74
3.Thorpyness72
4.BrickLatic66
5.Moonay59
6.Ihaventaclue46
7.scotdave37
8.nottinghamlatic36
9.Barry W33
10.hindleymonwafc30
Write for Vital Football