The Premier League have confirmed that all matches will continue to be broadcast by existing partners until supporters are allowed back into grounds.
This is an extension of the existing arrangement which started last season and was renewed in November after a brief flirtation with a controversial pay-per-view scheme.
Sky Sports and BT Sport will continue to have the majority share of matches but Amazon Prime Video will scoop up some additional coverage while a couple of unfancied ties will be offered up to the BBC.
While the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the UK appears to be going relatively smoothly, the number of people who tested positive over the last seven days topped 86,000.
The figures, despite coming down significantly in the last few weeks, suggest we’ve a long way to go before anybody gives consideration to allowing North Bank ‘limbs’ on a matchday. As such, we suspect matches will end up being broadcast for the rest of the season.