IEA Director General Mark Littlewood was given the last word on BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast. He argued that the influence of Rupert Murdoch, Sky Media and footballs commercialisation has increased the quality of the sport. In particular, he commented that high ticket prices are a sign of sucess, and popularity, of these clubs and that commercialisation has led to a more popular, pleasant and sucessful industry.
You can listen to the programme here. Mark's segment begins at 56.48