TV viewing figures are falling. Photo: Reuters
Peter Simpson
Opinion

Opinion

Home and Away by Peter Simpson

Just as the video killed the radio star, the digital revolution might be killing TV football

Television viewing figures are tumbling as fans cancel subscriptions in favour of social media to leave sports executives nervous and confused

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TV viewing figures are falling. Photo: Reuters
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.