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Premier League: Clubs agree to withdraw gambling companies from front of shirts

Premier League clubs have today collectively agreed to withdraw gambling sponsorship from the front of clubs’ matchday shirts, becoming the first sports league in the UK to take such a measure voluntarily in order to reduce gambling advertising.

The announcement follows an extensive consultation involving the League, its clubs and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport as part of the Government’s ongoing review of current gambling legislation.

The Premier League is also working with other sports on the development of a new code for responsible gambling sponsorship.

To assist clubs with their transition away from shirt-front gambling sponsorship, the collective agreement will begin at the end of the 2025­/26 season. 

The agreement doesn't proclude clubs from having gambling firm logos on other areas of the shirt such as the sleeves, or advertising around the pitch.

There are currently 8 of the 20 Premier League clubs with gambling logos on the front of their shirts.

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