German Football Clubs Close To Agreeing On New TV Money Distribution
The German Football League (DFL) and the clubs of the Bundesliga and 2nd Bundesliga "have reportedly agreed to a new distribution method for TV money," according to the SID. Starting with the '13-14 season, "the ratio will slightly increase in favor of the 18 Bundesliga clubs." Instead of currently 79%, the top-flight clubs will get 80% of the TV money. A final decision about the new distribution method is expected to be made at the next DFL members meeting on Dec. 12 (SID, 10/31).