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Real Betis shirt sponsorship

Exchanges Green Earth for easyMarkets as shirt sponsor MIAMI, Fla. — (17 June 2020) As any follower of La Liga might have observed, Real Betis Balompié began a new sponsorship this season with easyMarkets. The company replaced the environmentally-friendly cryptocurrency company Green Earth as the shirt sponsor. The three-year sponsorship agreement was entered into in August […]

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LaLiga Real Betis Balompié Spain | España

LaLiga is back with El Gran Derbi

No es fútbol. Es La Liga.
And it’s back: 110 games in 39 days.

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MLS MLSPA Players | Jugadores | Jogadors

MLS players vote to accept return-to-play plan

Details on the MLS’ return to play MIAMI, Fla. — (3 June 2020) The MLS Players Association voted on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to approve the latest return-to-play plan negotiated with Major League Soccer. The MLSPA announced Wednesday morning that the vote passed. It also announced that the new collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) originally agreed […]

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MLS MLSPA Players | Jugadores | Jogadors

MLS players skip training Monday amid owners’ threat of lockout

MIAMI, Fla. — (1 June 2020) In response to Major League Soccer’s threat of a lockout, players from around the league declined to show up for training on Monday. MLS and the MLS Players Association have been in negotiations for weeks concerning the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the issues on the table are […]

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Europe leagues Serie A

Serie A returns on June 20

Everything is ready for the ball to start rolling in Italy. español MIAMI, Fla. — (30 May 2020) The Italian Serie A will restart in less than a month, on June 20. The protocol for the return of calcio was approved after an agreement was reached between the Italian health authorities (the CTS) and the FIGC. […]

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Europe leagues Serie A

Serie A regresará el 20 de junio

Todo listo en Italia para que el balón vuelva a rodar. Tras acuerdo, todo está planificado para que el reinicio sea una realidad en menos de un mes. English MIAMI, Fla. — (30 May 2020) La Serie A italiana se reanudará el próximo 20 de junio. El protocolo para la vuelta del fútbol se ha aprobado […]

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Europe leagues Premier League

Premier League to resume from June 17

All 92 games to be televised, with games being divided amongst the current broadcasting partners in the UK MIAMI, Fla. — (29 May 2020) The Premier League will restart from June 17.  “Today we have provisionally agreed to resume the Premier League on Wednesday 17 June. But this date cannot be confirmed until we have met […]

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communications media MLS

Do Not Discuss List, Internal Investigation at Major League Soccer

League constantly reaches out to media to push favourable stories but now specifically bans its clubs and their employees from discussing the impact of COVID-19. MIAMI, Fla. — (26 May 2020) Amid a controversial plan to restart games, MLS finds itself in yet additional controversy that goes directly to the image of transparency. According to a […]

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leagues MLS North America

MLS cancels All-Star Game

MIAMI, Fla. — (19 May 2020) This season’s MLS All-Star Game, which this year was the be contested against a squad made up of players from Mexico’s Liga MX on July 29 at the Banc of California Stadium, has been cancelled. There is currently no idea when the league season might be ready to resume, and […]

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Bundesliga communications leagues

“Goal celebrations are a part of football.” Bundesliga returns

#BundesligaIsBack MIAMI, Fla. — (18 May 2020) Football returned to Europe this weekend, specifically to the Bundesliga, although with a number of restrictions. Fans watching heard the players and the ball, rather than supporters. It defintely lacked the atmosphere of games before the pandemic, but, at the very least, live games had returned. New protocols were […]

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The best goals so far this season in the Bundesliga

MIAMI, Fla. — (16 May 2020) In anticipation of football’s return, Bundesliga.com has published a video showing each club’s best goal so far in the campaign. 18 Clubs, 18 goals Spieltage 26 gets under way in a few hours and you can read a short preview on each match here. Bundesliga Is Back: Here’s what you […]

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Bundesliga Europe leagues

Bundesliga resumes this weekend: here’s what you need to know

Bundesliga Is Back MIAMI, Fla. — (15 May 2020) German football returns on May 16 in both the 1. Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga with a number of strict rules. Football has changed as a result of the COVID-19 enforced break and a number of new rules are set to be introduced. Teams won’t go onto the […]

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The pandemic determines the timetable

MIAMI, Fla. — (14 May 2020) There is a lot of talk going on between football’s leagues, clubs, and associations with governmental officials in Europe and elsewhere. In fact, talks between Europe’s clubs, its leagues and its governing bodies have continued for weeks, but each round has only served to highlight the reality facing the sport: […]

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New rules for La Liga’s restart

Protocols for football’s comeback MIAMI, Fla. — (13 May 2020) When the game returns and La Liga attempts to complete this season’s championships, a number of new rules made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic are set to be introduced. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, in approximately one month, football will be underway again, in the top two […]