After several years, it has finally been confirmed that in 2019 Ecuadorian football will begin a new chapter by having their own Professional Football League (EPFL). The new league is poised to bring about a number of significant (and positive) changes, including: a sales process for TV rights, mechanisms to protect the rights of teams … Continue reading Football in Ecuador
On 6th June 2019, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) registered an Appeal filed by Manchester City Football Club (MCFC). The Appeal was against the decision taken by the Investigatory Chamber (IC) of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) to refer the pending case against MCFC to the Adjudicatory Chamber (AC) of the CFCB. … Continue reading Man City v UEFA: Is their CAS Appeal admissible?
If we asked people in the street what they thought of intermediaries I'm sure critics would label them money grabbers or blame them for the hyper-inflation of transfer prices. By contrast supporters might argue that intermediaries constitute an essential part of the football ecosystem. What neither would really discuss is whether FIFA should regulate this … Continue reading FIFA’s New Agents’ Regulations
While you read this I want you to keep two questions in mind: Are young players being protected or kept from having opportunities?Are FIFA giving preferential treatment to Europeans? Becoming a professional football player is the dream of many children around the world. As the most popular sport on the planet, it’s no surprise that … Continue reading Minors in Football
Real Madrid recently signed Belgium star Eden Hazard. To conclude the deal, the Spanish club had to sign, inter alia: A transfer agreement with Chelsea FC, which stipulated a transfer fee of around €100 million andAn employment contract with the player. When such a big star like Hazard is transferred to a top club like … Continue reading Contractual Hazard: Medical Examinations