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Streaming wars see new rightsholder deals

The latest shot in the football streaming wars was ESPN’s recent acquisition of the English-language and Spanish-language media rights to Spain’s LaLiga Santander. The multi-year rightsholder agreement will begin in August 2021, according to a report in World Soccer Talk. Already, ESPN+ has added bilingual (Spanish/English) LaLiga programming in an effort to promote its debut […]

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In the wreckage of the European Super League

Balancing the competing interests of all clubs will be a difficult task In his free weekly news letter, New York Times writer Rory Smith characterised the twelve owners of the clubs that attempted to form this brekaway league as follows: It is easiest, perhaps, to divide the 12 into three groups. In one, there are […]

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European Super League collapses under tsunami of opposition

The European Super League, which was suddenly announced like a secret attack on Sunday evening in Europe, collapsed in a heaping wreck yesterday, less than 48 hours later. By nightfall, all six of the English Premier League teams (Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur) had withdrawn, along with their continental co-conspirators […]

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The Super League is announced

12 of Europe’s elite clubs have released a joint press release stating that they have established a new competition called the Super League.  Despite its announcement, it’s far from certain whether the Super League will actually see the light of day, or, more fittingly, the stadium lights. The announcement comes at a time when it […]

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Cavani moves to Manchester United

Uruguay striker’s PSG contract expired in summer Right-back Diogo Dalot makes loan move to Milan MIAMI, Fla.  (October 10, 2020) — Edinson Cavani travelled to England on Sunday to complete a move to Manchester United. The 33-year-old’s contract with Paris Saint-Germain ran out in June and the Uruguay striker is a free agent, so no fee would […]

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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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English Football League position: Not yet ready to return

MIAMI, Fla. (27 April 2020) — The English Football League has warned that football cannot resume before adequate testing arrangements are in place for coronavirus, and that cannot come at the expense of front-line workers. After reports have emerged in recent days that the Premier League has stepped up planning for a return behind closed […]

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David Silva Will Leave Man City At End Of Season – To Play For David Beckham’s Inter Miami?

He is reportedly intrigued by the idea of becoming the marquee signing for Miami’s inaugural season. MIAMI, Fla. (September 24, 2019) — On more than one occasion, when questioned about what players he would like to see on the Inter Miami CF squad, David Beckham has mentioned that the number of star players who have […]