Football

  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    Football’s financing is characterised by shady owners, murky transactions and a lack of transparency. Play the Game 2017 focused on how the rules on investment and ownership are being flouted.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    Play the Game 2017 examined the distribution of income from Europe’s top leagues in a session on how money in professional sport flows.
  • 16.11.2017 /
    For years, reporters have been fond of saying “FIFA mafia”, “Mobsters of Football”. It has made for good copy, sold lots of media space – but what words do we use now that there really is a trial that focuses on the widespread criminal activity inside FIFA?
  • 05.10.2017 /
    Although crowds are increasing, female football players continue to fight for equal rights in a sport where considerable differences between men and women remain.
  • 06.09.2017 /
    Head of La Liga claimed to have produced analysis showing that Paris Saint-Germain’s acquisition of Brazilian striker is "financial doping" and served several blows to the Qatari-owned club when speaking at the Soccerex Convention today.
  • 06.09.2017 /
    Third party ownership remains a problem in football but on an unseen level, warned legal experts in football, who also cautioned that player contracts vary too much and still do not offer sufficient protection.
  • 05.09.2017 /
    A three-way bid for the 2026 World Cup and a change to the FIFA World Cup qualifying system could help CONCACAF resolve rift between regions.
  • Photo: Alex Fau/Flickr
    07.08.2017 /
    The World Players’ Union, FIFPro, calls on the EU Commission to investigate transfer system following a 222 million-euro transfer fee paid to acquire Brazilian Neymar.

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