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Football transfers: Buy-Back Clauses explained

This article was originally published on 25 August 2014 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. A transfer agreement between a buying a...
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Initial Recommendations From The Fan-Led Review Into English Football

Over the last few months, a panel of experts have been involved in setting up and running an independent review of football governance.[1] Partly triggered by the failed plot to...
Footballer

An Athlete's guide: Knowing Your Rights When Involved In Police Investigations

Situation: It’s Wednesday morning. It’s early.  You’re about to leave home before driving to the training ground and there’s a loud knock at your door. It’s the Police.&nbs...
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Comparing Approaches to Anti-Doping: WADA, MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL & UFC: Part 3

The purpose of this series of articles is to review and compare the approach to key aspects of anti-doping policy taken by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the World Anti...
Part 2

Comparing Approaches to Anti-Doping: WADA, MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL & UFC: Part 2

The purpose of this series of articles is to review and compare the approach to key aspects of anti-doping policy taken by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the World Anti...
Part 1

Comparing Approaches to Anti-Doping: WADA, MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL & UFC: Part 1

When American sprinter and medal hope Sha’Carri Richardson received a one-month suspension for cannabis use on the eve of the Tokyo Olympics, she missed out on the opportunity t...
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Is Australia’s “Anti-Siphon List” Still The Best Way To Protect Live Sports Broadcasts?

The launch of pay television during the 1990s in Australia created high levels of political concern that the general public of Australia would no longer be able to access major ...
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What Happens When Drivers Ignore Flags In Formula One?

While the purpose of flags in motorsport is relatively straightforward, the implications for drivers and teams for failing to take the required action is less so. In Baku 2...
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How Leagues And Football Club Groups Are Leveraging Equity Finance

This article explores alternate forms of financing football clubs through equity in addition to the general equity investment including: Financing Leagues Multi-club ownersh...
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Why Do Football Clubs Raise Finance And Who Are The Main Investors?

This is a short extract from our article series A Guide To Financing Football Clubs, which looks at financing methods and ownership structures in global football. This extr...

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