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PREMIER LEAGUE AND THE PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLERS ASSOCIATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 322: tabled on 29 October 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes with concern the current dispute between the Professional Footballers Association and the Premier League over the share of television revenue; understands and shares the concerns of the PFA given that they would see a major reduction in revenue leading to a major shortfall on the current expenditure of ú12 million each year which is directed at worthy causes such as footballer welfare schemes, funding junior football and anti-racism; and calls on the Minister of Sport to mediate to prevent a loss of football matches through strike action.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.