The result, in the end, was something approaching an honorable draw, which both sides of this particular argument will now likely try to claim as a victory. The Premier League vs Karen Murphy had gone to the European Court of Justice to try and determine how the concept of a single European market weighs up against the country by country rights selling system which, amongst many, many others, the Premier League uses to sell coverage of its matches. The court found in Murphy’s case, in stating that the imposition of national borders to sell rights on a territory-by-territory basis contravened EU laws on free trade. Read More The Premier League vs Karen Murphy: A No Score Draw


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