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Qatar 2022 World Cup schedule revealed by FIFA

Four matches will be played each day during the group stage of the 2022 Qatar World Cup, FIFA has announced. MIAMI  (16 July 2020) — Two years ago today, the 2018 World Cup final was played, as France earned its second-ever world cup trophy. On the anniversary of that game, FIFA has unveiled the dates for […]

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contracts LaLiga legal Spain | España

Clubs and players working to extend contracts beyond 30 June

Negotiations are proceeding on a case-by-case basis. FIFA can only recommend consensus and delegates to RFEF. MIAMI, Fla. (22-04-2020) — Éste artículo también está disponible en español In Spain, in the middle of a flood of ERTE (expediente de regulación temporal de empleo – i.e. temporary layoffs) and reductions in wages, coupled with a controversy […]

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contracts LaLiga legal Spain | España

Clubes y jugadores discuten para ampliar los contratos tras el 30-Junio

Negocian caso a caso: la ley es interpretable. FIFA sólo puede recomendar consenso y delega en la RFEF. MIAMI, Fla. (22-04-2020) — This story is also available in English En mitad de un goteo de ERTE y rebaja de salarios, en plena polémica entre Federación, LaLiga y AFE por el Caso Audios y mientras se oficializan y […]

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Why legal complications could spell end of European seasons

MIAMI, Fla. (6 April 2020) — With each passing week, it becomes more and more likely that the European leagues will not be finishing their seasons. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a nightmarish situation across the world, not only in terms of the virus itself, but its effects on the global economy, peoples’ livelihoods, and […]

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FIFA legal North America

Breaking Down The CAS Decision Against Compelling Promotion and Relegation In US

Court of Arbitration For Sport (“CAS”) denies claim brought by Miami FC and Kingston Stockade FC CAS interprets Article 9, rules FIFA never intended the promotion-relegation principle to apply to the U.S. and Australia. MIAMI, Fla. (March 30, 2020) — This year has already seen a couple of interesting legal cases in the football world. […]

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FIFA leagues MLS

FIFA Committee Recommends Ban On Leagues’ Playing Games In Other Countries

Committee discussed whether to place a ban on domestic league games being played in other countries as its meeting in Zurich. MIAMI, Fla.  (3 March 2020) — FIFA’s stakeholders committee had a meeting on 27th February. The agenda, as revealed by ESPN, included a discussion of the ability of leagues to play domestic games in […]

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Inter Miami Hoy

How the FIFA rules would permit Inter Miami to acquire Rodolfo Pizarro

FIFA’s rules allow any team to acquire the federative rights to a player, during a transfer window, without the need to negotiate directly with the player’s club, only by tendering the amount of the player’s recission clause in his contract. MIAMI, Fla. (February 9, 2020) — Even though Monterrey’s president had given Inter Miami until […]

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Inter Miami Hoy transfer talk

Cómo Las Reglas de la FIFA le permitiría al Inter Miami adquirir Rodolfo Pizarro

Las reglas de la FIFA le permiten a cualquier equipo, adquirir los derechos federativos de un jugador en épocas de transferencias, sin tener la necesidad de negociar con el club dueño, sólo teniendo que pagar la cláusula de rescisión del contrato. MIAMI, Fla. (February 9, 2020) — Aunque las negociaciones entre Inter Miami y Rayados […]

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The Miami FC To Join USL Championship For 2020 Season. How It Happened & Why It’s A Positive Move

Club will begin season in March 2020 Home games will be at Riccardo Silva Stadium On The FIU Campus MIAMI, Fla. (December 12, 2019) — The Miami Football Club will once again be in the second division of U.S. Soccer. The fifth-year club, which began life in and became one of the flagship teams in […]

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MLS Secondary Transfer Window Now Open.

Miami, Fla. (Tuesday, July 9, 2019) – The Major League Soccer secondary transfer window opens today, Tuesday, July 9 and runs through August 7, 2019. Clubs are now permitted to register new signings. Pursuant to FIFA regulations, in order to complete a signing, loan or transfer, an MLS club must request an International Transfer Certificate […]

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soccer

What is the RSTP, and how do training compensation and solidarity payments fit into it?

Let’s discuss FIFA’s Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (“RSTP”), and the concepts of Training Compensation and Solidarity Payments.

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soccer

UEFA Prepares To Launch OTT streaming platform

UEFA the first of soccer’s six continental governing bodies to operate an OTT service. Miami, FL (Monday, February 12, 2019) by Kenneth Russo – European soccer’s governing body will launch its own over-the-top (“OTT”) streaming platform in the next six months. Once the platform is launched, it will make UEFA the first of soccer’s six […]

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FIFA legal North America

Claim Filed Against FIFA, Concacaf and USSF over Pro-Rel

MIAMI, Fla. (August 3, 2017) — Two lower-tier teams in the U.S. have launched a claim with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to try and impose promotion and relegation in the U.S. Soccer pyramid. In a joint statement released on Thursday, Miami FC of the NASL (second-tier) and Kingston Stockade FC of the […]

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legal North America

Claim Presented To CAS Over Promotion/Relegation

NEW YORK (August 3, 2017) — Two lower-tier teams in the U.S. have launched a claim with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Geneva, Switzerland to try and impose promotion and relegation in the U.S. Soccer pyramid. The CAS is the designated tribunal that has jurisdiction to hear complaints against FIFA, the governing […]