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.
A Messi Transfer Saga: From a Financial and Legal Perspective
So Lionel Messi has decided to stay put at FC Barcelona...for now. In this article we look at the options that were open to him and the legal and financial pressures that were placed on football's greatest superstar to make that decision.
Access to Sports: No pay? No play!
“How does using sports to get out of poverty work when you have to be rich to play at all?”. Ritwik Deswal highlights the disparity between a rich and poor child's access to sport.
Policing UK Football: Is it Proportionate?
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?
Major League Soccer’s Single-Entity Structure
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