• Paul Musa

What The Footie: Is It Finally Time To Remove The 3PM Blackout?

On Football and Business Podcast, What The Footie, host Paul Musa breaks down the business of football.

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This week’s What The Footie Podcast is all about the 3pm Blackout, the rule that means matches in England are prohibited from being shown between 14:45 and 17:15 on Saturdays.


Is it finally time to remove it? How do we protect the pyramid and attendances whilst finding ways to engage the modern day fan? Is the rule outdated, given the savvy and new ways for clubs to generate revenue beyond just matchday revenue?




In Today’s Episode You Will Learn:


1) The rationale behind the 3pm Blackout.


2) The savvy and modern ways in which clubs across England can generate revenue beyond just matchday revenue.


3) The redistribution of wealth across the football pyramid and how by removing the blackout this can be improved.


What The Footie is the football and business podcast that goes behind the scenes. From the backroom staff to the board of directors, click here to listen to the biggest agents, directors and deal-makers in the game.