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Chris Sutton Admits His Disappointment at BT Sport Losing Premiership TV Rights

Chris Sutton Admits His Disappointment at BT Sport Losing Premiership TV Rights

Chris Sutton has admitted his disappointment after it was announced BT Sport has lost out on its right to screen the Scottish Premiership from the end of next season.

As we told you earlier today, Sky Sports have announced they’ve secured the exclusive rights to screen top-flight football in this country from 2020 onward, on a five-year deal, meaning Sutton and his co-pundits at BT have effectively been made redundant.

Fans of Scottish football have voiced their displeasure at the deal, and Sutton has been inundated with messages and Tweets asking for his take on the matter, and the ex-Celtic striker has duly obliged:

Given he made his name as one of the country’s most forthright pundits on BT, Sutton’s response was perhaps understandably gloomy inits tone:

What do you think of the big news? Will Sutton and BT Sport be missed when it comes to broadcasting Scottish football?

Let us know in the comments section below…

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