Liverpool Owner John W. Henry has apologised to Bolton and their owner Phil Gartside over derogatory remarks made about The Trotters by Liverpool’s Managing Director Ian Ayre.
It came to light under Ayre’s recent controversial proposals that ‘bigger’ Premier League teams should be able to sell their television rights independently and that the money from television the Premier League receives should not be distributed evenly amongst the 20 clubs.
Ayre was quoted as saying: “If you’re in Kuala Lumpur there isn’t anyone subscribing to ESPN to watch Bolton, or if they are it’s a very small number. The large majority is subscribing because they want to watch Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea or Arsenal.”
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