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Barcelona president Bartomeu resigns along with entire board of directors in fallout of Messi feud

The ex-president also revealed interesting news about the club’s goals. BARCELONA, Spain (27 October 2020) — Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu resigned Tuesday afternoon amid the fallout of his feud with all-world star Lionel Messi. After one of the club’s worst seasons in more than a decade, Bartomeu announced that his entire board of directors also resigned, […]

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Relegation of Espanyol: What went wrong

Exhausted after a long European campaign, the Catalán club purchased by a Chinese magnate in 2016 will spend next season in the second division. SAN FRANCISCO  (14 September 2020) — With Espanyol’s relegation to LaLiga Smartbank (Second Division), LaLiga Santander loses one of its beacons. While it’s true the city of Barcelona’s “other club” has […]

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Leganés to receive €15M

Club to receive this amount from LaLiga for relegation payout. MIAMI  (13 July 2020) — Club Deportivo Leganés now know how much money it will receive to help them after relegation from LaLiga Santander. The club from the southern part of the Madrid metropolitan area will be paid a total of €15 million in four […]

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Branding: Racing Louisville FC

MIAMI (23 July 2020) — NWSL expansion to Louisville was announced in the fall of 2019. This month, the new Louisville expansion team in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) revealed its name and identity. The beautiful game has indeed found an enthusiastic home in Louisville. In a definite nod to famous clubs around the world […]

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Branding: Charlotte MLS

Considering the name, logo and colours of the newest franchise in MLS MIAMI (29 July 2020) — After the usual speculation and suggestions from fans and others, Charlotte’s MLS team has revealed its name, logo and colours. Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper will own the new Charlotte MLS team. Although Charlotte will now join Major League […]

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The 2020 USL Championship Resumes

Primer on the league’s return MIAMI  (July 11, 2020) Updated July 13— The USL Championship resumes its 2020 season today with a modified format. The leagues’s 35 clubs, comprised of 18 teams from the Western Conference and 17 from the Eastern Conference, have been divided into regional groups, with teams playing a total of sixteen […]

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Real Betis now has their own eSports Section after purchasing Cream

Real Betis will have their own electronic sports sections with Cream Esports MIAMI, Fla. — (25 May 2020) In a first of its kind deal in Spain, LaLiga Santander club Real Betis Balompié has purchased online gaming company Cream. The new combined company will be called Cream Real Betis. The union of both organizations will allow […]

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El Cádiz evita el ERTE con una rebaja salarial de la plantilla

El acuerdo es verbal tras la negociación entre el presidente Manuel Vizcaíno y los capitanes MIAMI, Fla. (16/04/2020) — El Cádiz, líder la Liga Smartbank antes del parón competitivo, ha llegado a un acuerdo verbal con toda la plantilla para llevar a cabo una reducción salarial como respuesta a la crisis sanitaria y económica causada […]

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A team held a press conference – the media present were not humans

Torgeir Bjarmann was presented as the new Sports Manager at Stabæk Fotball and the press conference became historic. MIAMI, Fla. (28 April 2020) — Norweigian football club Stabæk held an historical press conference to announce the hiring of Torgeir Bjarmann as the new Sports Manager. But what was most significant about this presser was that […]

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Federação sugere e clubes aceitam continuar Paulistão, mas com duas mudanças

MIAMI, Fla. (24/04/2020) — Em reunião que durou quase duas horas por teleconferência, a FPF (Federação Paulista de Futebol) conseguiu a aprovação dos clubes para continuar a disputa do Campeonato Paulista ao final da quarentena pelo novo coronavírus. RELACIONADO Coronavírus no esporte: siga as últimas atualizações e repercussões da pandemia que assola o mundo Duas mudanças, no […]

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What is ERTE in Spain?

What you need to know about losing your job during Spain’s coronavirus crisis MIAMI, Fla. (21-April 2020) — During the current coronavirus crisis, many companies are being forced to make employees temporarily redundant, most likely because their businesses couldn’t operate under the lockdown. This obviously applies to many types of businesses beyond football, but since […]

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Real Sociedad cut salaries, refund season ticket holders 20%

MIAMI, Fla. (20-Apr-2020) — Real Sociedad de Fútbol, S.A.D., better known simply as Real Sociedad, said they were cutting players’ wages by up to 20 per cent in an attempt to stabilise the club’s budget during the coronavirus crisis. “An agreement has been reached with the first team for the reduction of their wages by […]

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German clubs return to training; hoping to resume play in May

Germany Prepares for Soccer’s Return – Fußball scheint zurückzukehren MIAMI, Fla. (10 April 2020) — Amid all the discussion and arguments in other European soccer leagues over pay cuts, furloughs, layoffs and player contracts, things are different in Germany. There is order and a carefully considered strategy to have football return. The Bundesliga has been […]