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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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Superliga Argentina might have two seasons without relegation

The president of Lanús opined that when Argentine football returns you are likely to see two seasons without relegation from the top division. MIAMI, Fla. (24 April 2020) — en español The president of Club Atlético Lanús, Nicolás Russo, speaking in a radio interview, offered his opinion and when Argentine football returns to activity, we […]

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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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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 […]