Newcastle United’s Saudi takeover: For better or worse?

Newcastle United is up for sale once again and has had interest from Saudi Arabia, but be careful what you wish for.... Lex Sportiva looks at the controversial takeover proposal.

Football during Covid-19: No play no pay?

Could you ever have imagined life without football? A time where football competitions were cancelled or postponed all over the world? A time when, in most parts of the world, a football match could not be scheduled due to social distancing? Well, that’s the situation we find ourselves in! National competitions are cancelled or postponed … Continue reading Football during Covid-19: No play no pay?

VAR, What is it good for? Absolutely nothing?

In the 2010's, the football world underwent some significant changes. From nuanced transfer clauses to advanced goal-line technology, the game has been modernised. In the last year of the decade, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was finally introduced in the Premier League. Since then, the ripples of that technology have been felt far and wide. … Continue reading VAR, What is it good for? Absolutely nothing?