Video of the Week: A Whole New Ball Game

As we prepare to start the twenty-third season of Premier League football, here’s a reminder of how it all began – one of the earliest adverts for Sky’s coverage, complete with Simple Minds soundtrack.

The TV ads were accompanied by a really good poster campaign, with the twenty-two players (one from each club) lined up in a “team photo” type shot:

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And you can read about exactly how Sky’s TV deal came about over at Big Match Action.


1 Comment on Video of the Week: A Whole New Ball Game

  1. i had that poster, centre spread from the mirror . . . happy days . . . eyem gonna cry . . .

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