US Soccer Execs Ask Courts to Show NASL’s Suit a Red Card

US Soccer Execs Ask Courts to Show NASL’s Suit a Red Card

This past week, Law360 reported that U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) executives filed a motion to dismiss in the North American Soccer League’s (NASL) suit in New York state courts. NASL filed suit in February alleging a breach of fiduciary duty and a purposeful scheme...
NASL and USSF Take the Pitch

NASL and USSF Take the Pitch

On Tuesday October 31, North American Soccer League asked U.S. District Judge Margo K. Brodie to issue a preliminary injunction blocking a denial of its Division II application by the U.S. Soccer Federation. The hearing arose out of NASL’s September antitrust suit...
She shoots and he scores

She shoots and he scores

The US Women’s National Soccer Team is a force to be reckoned with, both on and off the soccer field. As explained by the New York Times, the Women’s Team is a “quadrennial phenomenon;” they are the reigning World Cup champions, they won gold for the fourth time in...
When A Deal’s Too Good, It’s (Possibly) Criminal

When A Deal’s Too Good, It’s (Possibly) Criminal

Allegations are piling up against Brazilian fútbol superstar Neymar in European and Brazilian courts faster than he can score goals on the field.  The 23-year-old striker recently appeared in a Madrid court over allegations of corruption and fraud surrounding his...
Spanish Court Blocks Real Madrid Stadium Redevelopment Plan

Spanish Court Blocks Real Madrid Stadium Redevelopment Plan

According to ESPNFC, a Madrid Court has blocked a potential redevelopment plan for Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. This stadium project delay comes on the heels of a European Commission investigation into whether Real Madrid had illegally received state...