Richard Scudamore, executive chairman of the English Premier League, speaks at a football social development conference in Hong Kong in 2017. Photo: AFP
Jonathan White
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Jonathan White

US$6.5 million ‘golden handshake’ for Premier League boss Richard Scudamore is an insult to fans and grass roots

  • Club chairmen reportedly unhappy at being asked by Chelsea chairman to contribute US$325,000 each for gift
  • Figure, which is double his annual wage, has outraged fans

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Richard Scudamore, executive chairman of the English Premier League, speaks at a football social development conference in Hong Kong in 2017. Photo: AFP
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