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Rubiales: “It would be unjust to terminate the LaLiga season now”

The president of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, roundly rejected playing LaLiga next season with 22 teams or any other possibilities along those lines. With Euro 2020 postpones until 2021, European competitions should be able to finish with a champion and with promotion and relegation. MIAMI, Fla. (2 de abril de 2020) — After the suspension […]

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Rubiales: «Sería injusto terminar LaLiga ahora»

El presidente de la RFEF, Luis Rubiales, rechaza rotundamente una futura liga de 22 equipos o cualquier otra alternativa planteada. Con la Eurocopa 2020 aplazado al 2021, todas las competiciones en Europa puedan terminar con un campeon y con ascenso y descenso. MIAMI, Fla. (2 de abril de 2020) — Tras la suspensión de las […]

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Premier League Continues Investigation of Manchester City

MIAMI, Fla. (1 April 2020) — Manchester City has appealed its UEFA competition ban to the Court of Arbitration For Sport (“CAS”). Meanwhile, while football is still on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Premier League is continuing its investigation into alleged breaches of financial fair play by Manchester City. While UEFA has already […]

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FC Barcelona players get first look at next year’s kits

Barcelona News Barcelona players: “Thumbs-up for 2020-21 Nike kits.” BARCELONA (March 25, 2020) — With all the news lately focussed on the coronavirus pandemic, it seemed like a good time to bring a small amount of joy to the news. Nike representatives were at Barça’s training ground at the end of February to show the […]

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Inter fall short in The District

It could aptly be described as a strange afternoon in The District. Strange twists and turns were found throughout the match, and in the end, what could very well have been an Inter Miami victory turned out to be a win for home side D.C. United. Frédéric Brillant scored on a rebound to complete a stunning […]

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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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MLS and Players Association Agree on new CBA, Season to begin as scheduled

MIAMI, Fla. (February 6, 2020) — Major League Soccer and the MLS Players’ Association announced on Thursday morning that they have reached agreement in principle on a new five-year deal pending ratification by the MLS Board of Governors and the MLSPA membership. The old agreement had been extended through tomorrow by mutual agreement. The new […]

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Court Decision Expected Soon Over Staging of La Liga Games Outside Spain

A Court decision in Spain expected this month. Past two La Liga matches in Miami were cancelled. MIAMI, Fla. (February 5, 2019) — Back on November 19, 2019, the plans by La Liga to play Villarreal’s home game against Atlético Madrid on December 6, 2019 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami were abandoned. The decision […]

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CBA Talks Between MLS and MLSPA: How The Agreement Could Be Improved

MIAMI, Fla. (January 31, 2020) — With the end of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (“CBA”) between Major League Soccer and its Players Association due to expire at midnight on Friday, the two sides agreed yesterday to extend the contract until February 7, 2020. Major League Soccer and the Major League Players Association released the […]

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Looking Into The Soldier Field Lease for Chicago Fire

Fire’s lease at Soldier Field calls for sliding payment based on attendance MIAMI, Fla. (January 27, 2020) — After it was announced that the Chicago Fire were returning to downtown Chicago to play at Soldier Field, the Chicago Sun Times secured a copy of the team’s new lease with the Chicago Park District via a […]

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Barcelona wonderkid Todibo loaned to Schalke 04 for €1.5M Fee

Loaned to Schalke 04 from Barcelona for remainder of 2019-20 season. BARCELONA (January 20, 2020) — Barcelona announced on Wednesday Jan 15 they have agreed a deal to loan defender Jean-Clair Todibo to Schalke for the rest of the 2019-20 season for a fee of €1.5 million: The 20-year-old arrived at the Camp Nou in […]

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Sponsorship Look Back: AS Roma’s three-year sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways

DOHA- In April 2018, Serie A club Associazione Sportiva Roma entered into a three-year sponsorship agreement with Qatar Airways. It was described by the football club as “the largest the club has ever signed” though the actual financials were not made public. However, the agreement with Qatar Airways was reportedly worth €40M ($48.8M) for three seasons, […]

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The Official Cheese of Real Betis Balompié: Quesería Dehesa Dos Hermanas

La expansión de la marca Betis es una realidad, en particular a nivel internacional, pero al mismo tiempo nunca se olvidan sus raíces. | Real Betis’ expansion of its brand is a reality, but the club doesn’t forget its roots. Club has two-year partnership with regional cheesemaker. Anyone who has spent time in Spain knows […]

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Declaraciones del Director Deportivo Paul McDonough

MIAMI, Fla. (el 21 de enero 2020) — ¿Qué piensa el director deportivo del Inter de Miami Paul McDonough en cuanto a las actividades de la pretemporada? Aquí tenemos sus declaraciones: Sobre o asunto del fichaje de más jugadores: “Estamos buscando un par de defensores, un par de mediocampistas y un par de atacantes. Creo […]