Category: Sports Law

Criminal investigation opened against Fifa president

Prosecutors in Switzerland have opened a criminal investigation against Fifa president Gianni Infantino concerning an alleged secret meeting with Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber.

English Football League Introduces Salary Cap For Clubs

English football clubs in League One and League Two have voted in favour of introducing financial controls in the form of salary caps.

Wigan Athletic enter administration due to impact of Covid-19

The future of Championship side Wigan Athletic is in doubt after they entered administration, the first club to do so since the start of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

EFL Legal Battle With Sheffield Wednesday Reaches Court

Championship side Sheffield Wednesday’s legal battle with the English Football League (EFL) has reached court after the case was brought forward to correspond with the end of the current season.

Alberto Salazar Appeal To Be Heard At CAS In November

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced that it will hear the appeal between 8-16 November from banned athletics coach Alberto Salazar and endocrinologist Jeffrey Brown.

Manchester United Show The Red Card To Football Manager

Premier League giants Manchester United are suing the makers of the Football Manager video game for trademark infringement over extensive use of its name.

FA Appeal To Be Heard At Court Of Arbitration For Sport

The Football Association (FA) has launched an appeal against the punishments handed out by FIFA, football’s governing body, in relation to Chelsea FC’s breach of FIFA’s Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP).

Football clubs begin furloughing staff as a result of COVID-19

Macclesfield Town has become one of latest UK football clubs that has decided to furlough its team, as they attempt to deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus. With all fixtures cancelled for the foreseeable future and no clear indication of when matches may be able to start again, clubs are beginning to struggle…
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Self-Isolate, Don’t Violate!

With the UK on an effective lockdown due to Covid-19, many members of the public are struggling with boredom, loneliness and anxiety and are doing whatever they can to keep themselves busy. Professional athletes and other sports stars are no exception and many have been taking to social media to show their support and keep…
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