“When you shake hands with the devil you have to pay the price. Television is God at the moment. It’s king. It shows itself quite clearly because when you see the fixture lists come out now, they can pick and choose whenever they want the top teams on television. You get some ridiculous situations when you’re playing on Wednesday night in Europe and then at lunchtime the following Saturday."
-- Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson nibbles at the hand that feeds him. Man United earned $93.9 million in Premier League broadcast revenue last season. (Reuters)