The Centre for Sports Law Research (CSLR) and Police Research Unit at Edge Hill University hosted the ‘Policing in Football’ event on 22 November 2019. I was fortunate enough to be a part of this event and cannot thank Edge Hill University enough for hosting events which allow aspiring lawyers to network with professionals as … Continue reading Policing UK Football: Is it Proportionate?
The current legal framework Overdue payables constitute one of the most pertinent, global loose ends in the football legal sphere. In a market where huge amounts of money are spent every day, it is inevitable that some debtors eventually breach their contractual obligations, more specifically their obligation to pay pre-stipulated amounts to counter-parties. The phenomenon … Continue reading Monetary claims before FIFA: Are they worth it?
In 2011, Major League Soccer’s (“MLS”) commissioner, Dan Garber, boldly claimed “…we want Major League Soccer to become one of the top leagues in the world by 2022.” Tweet This set the bar high for many followers of the MLS – both as critics and fans of the league. And while the MLS has not … Continue reading The MLS’ Growth and Role in World Football
As the dust settles in Sarajevo after the inaugural FCE Congress on football law in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region, we reflect on this ground breaking event organised by Sabrina Buljubasic and Dev Kumar Parmar. The conference was hosted just outside of the city at the beautiful Tarcin Resort. With the combination of … Continue reading The FCE Congress
With the MLS reluctant to give up their centralised power, it appears the single-entity structure is here to stay…for now. Tweet Major League Soccer (“MLS”) was founded in 1993 as part of the United States successful bid to host the 1994 FIFA World Cup. Since its inception, the MLS has grown into one of the … Continue reading Major League Soccer’s Single-Entity Structure