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The Premier League has decided to ban Premier League clubs from displaying betting company logos on shirts during matches.

The League said that the decision, made in agreement with all clubs, will not take effect immediately, but after 4 seasons, in addition to the remaining competitions of the current 2022-2023 season.

And the Premier League Association released an official statement on its official website saying: “The English Premier League clubs have collectively agreed to remove gambling sponsorship from their match day shirts in order to become the English Premier League. the first sports league in the United Kingdom to voluntarily take such a measure.” To cut down on gambling ads.

He added: “This announcement comes after extensive consultation involving the League, its clubs and the Ministry of Culture, Media and Sports as part of the government’s ongoing review of current gambling laws.”

“The Premier League is also working with other sports to develop bookmaker sponsorship,” the statement said.

He concluded: “To help these clubs stick to this decision, the collective bargaining agreement will come into effect at the end of the 2025-26 season.”

Meanwhile, the Sport Bible has confirmed that there are eight Premier League clubs, including Newcastle United, West Ham United and Everton, that receive sponsorship from betting companies.

He added that those clubs, along with Bournemouth, Brentford, Fulham, Leeds United and Southampton, would have to look for a new main sponsor.

The site described the decision as “an unprecedented step” in the history of the English Premier League, which began with its new system in the 1992-1993 season.

He explained that the reason for the postponement of the entry into force of the decision to the end of the 2025-2026 season is related to the agreements currently concluded between these companies and clubs.

And Premier League clubs will be able to display their slogans or sponsorship ads on the sleeve of their jerseys, given that the decision has only been made on the front.


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