Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola lifts the trophy as they celebrate winning the Premier League in May. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

People who illegally stream live English Premier League football matches will find the service blocked when the season kicks off next month following (...)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola lifts the trophy as they celebrate winning the Premier League. The league has become increasingly concerned at the rise in the number of people in Ireland using free or cheaper illegal web-based sports TV services. File photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

The English Premier League has lodged proceedings in the High Court in a bid to block the illegal viewing of its football matches by tens of thousands(...)