Richard Scudamore, executive chairman of the English Premier League, speaks at a football social development conference in Hong Kong. He would love to bring the league’s games abroad, but accepts it is unlikely to happen any time soon. Photo: AFP
James Porteous
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James Porteous

English Premier League chief still has ‘burning desire’ to play competitive games in Asia – and says China will be a football superpower ahead of schedule

Richard Scudamore says clubs would love to play a round of fixtures internationally, but admits furious reaction at home might mean it never happens

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Richard Scudamore, executive chairman of the English Premier League, speaks at a football social development conference in Hong Kong. He would love to bring the league’s games abroad, but accepts it is unlikely to happen any time soon. Photo: AFP
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