Although UK soccer fans are currently consigned to watching their team virtually, they can now access more detailed data on player performance than ever before. However, those players are now fighting back.
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Financing of sports businesses under the Covid Corporate Financing Facility
Co-authored by Jessica Sorah. On 4 June 2020 Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium Ltd (THS) announced that it had issued £175 million of commercial paper under the Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility.
Scottish football’s response to COVID-19 highlights the conundrum facing European football
With the exception of Belarus, league football across Europe came to a halt in mid-March due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
Keeping possession: ownership trends in English Premier League Football
This report explores the change from British to foreign ownership, as well as analysing the different types of owners we now see in the EPL.
Update on the gender discrimination lawsuit by US women’s national soccer team
This blog post provides an update on the progress of the litigation, focusing on recent developments in the USSF’s legal arguments.
Why is June 30 suddenly the key date in European football?
As football governing bodies across Europe attempt to formulate plans on how to complete the remainder of the 2019/20 season, one date is central to all of these discussions: June 30 2020.
COVID-19: frustrating a sporting nation
Sport around the world has become collateral damage of another world health crisis. In Australia as an exponential number of people are self-isolating due to coronavirus their enjoyment of sport is compromised
The right to match: Liverpool F.C. v New Balance
Co-authored by Kate Almond. The recent High Court decision regarding the dispute between New Balance and Liverpool FC (LFC) has attracted global press attention...
Who owns Sheffield United FC?
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Co-authored by Wil Kim. Sheffield United FC (SUFC) recently returned to the top-flight of English football for the first time since the 2006/2007 season..
The Premier League’s domestic fight against piracy
Co-authored by Wil Kim. Over the summer, the Premier League (PL) broke the £9 billion barrier for the sale of the next cycle (2019-2022) of broadcasting rights...