They report that they are concerned how it will impact their reputations, with viewing figures awful, fans labelling them ‘greedy’ and many scrapping their subscriptions as a result.
Every top flight club apart from Leicester agreed to charge supporters £14.95 on top of their Sky and BT Sport subscription, causing supporters across the country to take a stand.
Our supporters have been one of the most vocal critics of the movement against the growing greed in the game. The Toon Army clubbed together to boycott last weekend’s fixture with Man Utd, instead encouraging fans to donate the money to the NUFC food bank where over £20,000 was raised.
Other food banks elsewhere have followed the trend and the growing concern for broadcasters now is that they are not making any money on their product – and ruining their reputation in the process.
Viewing figures are believed to be shocking and Sky are said to be backtracking on the move, with a source telling the Mirror that they “never thought it was a good idea to begin with”.
Keep up the good work football fans. Boycott the PPV – and show those at the top that English football fans will no longer be taken for the fools we had become.
This Sunday, our game against Everton is thankfully not a PPV game and the betting advice predicts if you were to tune in to Sky Sports Main event