“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.
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?
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
For those of you not lucky enough to attend this year's conference don't fear! I've picked a few highlights for you, but first, what is LawInSport? LawInSport is an information provider, creating content and a community. Their website hosts over 2,000 sports law related articles by 700 authors and they boast over 50,000 monthly readers. … Continue reading LawInSport Conference
When we think about football, we've come a long way from English villages kicking a pigs bladder between them. Football has become a commercial product, extending far beyond the pitch. For example: Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed Instagram user with 190 million followers. Not a politician, not a singer, not an actor, but a … Continue reading Image Rights of Footballers