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'Football is a working-class sport, it should be affordable': Bilic slams PPV matches

The West Brom manager, Slaven Bilic, has slammed the decision to make some Premier League football matches available via a pay-per-view service. ‘I always used to say that football is not polo, football is not golf. Football is sport for the masses … it’s a working-class sport,’ said Bilic. Currently, the cost of a match on Sky Sports’ or BT Sport’s PPV ‘box office’ services is £14.95. This was the cost of watching West Brom 0-0 Burnley, as it was not part of the regular TV schedule.

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    Fair play he's talking some sense

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    Who's paying £15 to watch West Brom v Burnley?

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    Thuggish from du blok


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    Mya Crane Viviana Rhodes

    2:44 Beautiful 💋💋love u💋💋

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    The thing i hate the most about that project is that they insulted our intellingence by acting like their greedy attempt to make more proffit was charity toward lower leagues clubs

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    you really can't disagree with Slav

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    Juniper Chan Madelyn Conner

    Nice 36:14 🍌🍌🍌🍌

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    Jaylee Hood Holland Glover

    So Nice 💘💘💘💘💘💘

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    Affordable? It's not even accessible. We can't even go the ground or have a Sunday league game now.

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