the Clubs of The 1. and 2. Bundesliga are in the Corona-crisis, more than ever, on the TV money to rely. In a latest Update, the Finance Committee of the DFL warns of losses.
Berlin (dpa) - The football League loses to a "Kicker"report, because of the Coronavirus pandemic, 150 million euros of TV money.
Instead of payments in the amount of 1.35 billion euros from the current media contract, the 36 clubs of the Bundesliga and the 2 to. Bundesliga in the season 2020/21 with 1.2 billion euros to calculate, according to the magazine, and refers to a letter by the financial Commission of the German football League (DFL) after their meeting at the 36 Clubs of the 1. and 2. League have sent.
The DFL did not want to comment on the report. After the League game due to the Corona was interrupted by the crisis, there had been problems with the payment of the TV money. At the end of April, the DFL had been agreed according to the statements of your CEO Christian Seifert with "almost all" media partners on a pre-payment of the outstanding TV awards.
In the course of the General Assembly of the German football League on June 23. April have been distributed in the current season 2019/20 already 51 million euros among the 36 clubs. A further 200 million euros are still to pay, if the last match days of this season are completely discharged; subject to the provisions of "payment of Partner's conduct," it said in the "Kicker"report.
According to information of the magazine will be distributed from the international marketing of seven million euros in revenue in the next few days among the 36 Clubs. After several DFL-partners have not complied with the payment obligations, the threat here is an extra Minus in the amount of 60 million euros, it said.
More unclear the situation for the new season, which is not yet terminated is. In addition, not yet determined, whether, after the previous Ghost in the Corona-crisis spectators back in the stadiums is allowed to play.
due to The Corona-crisis in order to six weeks suspended the auction of the media rights to more money in the coffers flush. This requires special measures and gimmicks. In the invitation to tender on 22. June is an enormous amount of money, to a minimum of 4.64 billion euros. So a lot of the last auction for the four seasons showed. After the Assembly, an even higher amount for the game times will be announced by 2021/2022 to 2024/2025.Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 05:33