After nearly twenty years leaves Richard Scudamore as the big boss of the Premier League. The 58-year-old Brit explains at the end of the year are function down.
Under his leadership, developed the English league the most lucrative league in the world. In the season 2016/2017, the total revenue of all clubs at the highest level more than 5 billion euro. That was at his appointment in 1999, a small 750 million euros.
Scudamore gave no clear reason for his decision. “It was an absolute privilege to have this role for so long to fulfill. It was too much fun to give it a job to call. The Premier League is great and the future looks bright. Under new leadership, will the success continue.”
For a successor for Scudamore, who are communication a long silence was kept, is searched for. Chairman Bruce Buck of Chelsea, left, on behalf of the clubs of the Premier League know it is a pity to find that Scudamore afzwaait.
“We could not, however, even more of his questions. He has a great growth ensured by our competition. More importantly, he is respected by everyone in football because of his dignified and positive way of management.”