Coronavirus effectively brought the world to a standstill in its inception, leaving sporting fans high and dry. Esports sought to fill that void and in the process of doing so, reached record engagements with its fans who craved some live action drama on their screens. The Article seeks to explore and understand contemporary legal issues that esports stakeholders must account for, whilst charting out its success story.
Wigan Athletic FC were the first club to announce the commencement of administration procedures as a result of the pandemic and numerous other clubs are teetering on the brink. Thomas Wallington explores the concept of administration, what the procedures are and what they mean for a football club.
Nicolas Senderowicz analyses the impact of coronavirus on stakeholders of Spanish football and looks at the financial measures that clubs are taking to defend themselves.
They think it's all over - it is for the time being. Sam Handley takes a look at what broadcasters are doing to counter the drop in revenue while live sport is suspended.
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?