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

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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 by USSF executives to undermine NASL while promoting the other major […]

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NASL and USSF Take the Pitch

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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 against USSF and its alleged co-conspirators Major League Soccer, Soccer United Marketing, and […]

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She shoots and he scores

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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 five Olympics at the 2012 Summer […]

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

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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 transfer from Brazilian soccer club Santos to FC Barcelona.  While FC Barcelona claims that it […]

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Spanish Court Blocks Real Madrid Stadium Redevelopment Plan

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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 aid in connection to the project. The Madrid Court’s ruling negated a change to the Madrid General Development […]

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