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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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Concacaf USL

Ottawa Fury FC Suspend Operations

Club has been in dispute with Concacaf over sanctioning Not Interested in Canadian Premier League at present time Ottawa, Ont. (November 9, 2019) — Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (“OSEG”) announced at a morning press conference on Friday, November 8, 2019 that the Ottawa Fury FC will suspend operations, effective immediately. The Fury are one […]

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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 […]