Football TV deal reportedly set for Friday decision

A TV deal with Scottish football’s top tier is expected to be signed on Friday.

Reports The Scottish Sun today, the Scottish Premier League will meet at the end of the week to decide on a package, reported to be £13million-a-season.

Writes Robert Thomson: “It’s understood Sky will show 30 matches per season and ESPN 35, with the new Rangers being shown live a minimum of 15 times in Division Three.”

Thomson later adds: “The proposal will now be put in front of the SPL chairmen at a meeting on Friday, where they are expected to vote it through on the same day that Charles Green’s new Gers are finally handed SFA membership.”