New football accreditation deal will allow "live" reports

Journalists given permission to provide live updates online.

Newspaper publishers and news agencies reached a compromise deal with the football Premier and Championship league authorities at the 11th hour on Friday.

This meant journalists were allowed access to press boxes for the kick-off of the Premier League football season on Saturday.

The dispute centred around journalists' ability to provide live text and picture reports online while games are in progress.

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