Media access to dressing rooms unlikely

The Premier League chief executive, Richard Scudamore, believes it is "highly unlikely" there will ever be regular dressing-room access for broadcasters at games, despite BT Sport calling for the move and claiming clubs may be open to it, reports The Guardian.

The Premier League chief executive, Richard Scudamore, believes it is "highly unlikely" there will ever be regular dressing-room access for broadcasters at games, despite BT Sport calling for the move and claiming clubs may be open to it, reports The Guardian.

Asked if access for television cameras would ever be granted, Scudamore said: "It's highly unlikely. We've had a media access working group working on this topic for the last 18 months.

"I think there should be better access for media for managers and players and I think it's one of the regrets that we can't provide more access. But the slightly gimmicky idea of locker-room access – I'm not sure that's necessarily a good idea."

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