EFL Renewal

The English Football League has signed a five-year renewal of its international rights deal with Pitch International.

The deal will cover the five seasons from 2017-18 until 2021-2022 and includes all the leagues operated by the Football League, the League Cup and Football League trophy competitions.

Pitch International's current deal with the Football League was due to run until the end of the 2016-17 season having started in 2012-13.

In a statement, the Football League revealed that it was a 'record' deal which will 'deliver a 68 per cent increase on existing arrangements.'