Premier League: Premier League clubs are pulling betting sponsorship from their shirts

thePremier League clubs collectively agreed Removing betting sponsorship from the front of the club’s shirtsbecoming the first UK sports association to voluntarily take such a step to reduce betting advertising.

The announcement came, according to the official statement of the English Premier League, after resolving a wide consultation in which they participated, in addition to the clubs of the highest English league, British government’s Department of Culture, Media and SportAs part of the ongoing review of current gambling legislation.

The aforementioned measure, which will come into effect until the 2025/2026 season, will affect just under half of the clubs in the premiership, among which are: Newcastle United (his contract expires this year), Leeds United or Chathamboun.

The rule does not imply termination of contract with this type of sponsor, as it will only be limited to the front of the official jersey. Up to eight Premier League teams have a main sponsor For bookmakers, six of them are long-term.

As the statement goes on, the Premier League is working with other sports to develop a new sponsorship code linked to responsible gambling.

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