Fantasy Premier League: Do Footballers Have An Obligation To Protect Team News?

The growing popularity of Fantasy Premier League among fans and players alike poses real life questions for clubs as employers to consider, regarding the use of potentially conf...

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Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in UK & Ireland

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Creating a level playing field? Athletes turning to courts to protect their employment law rights

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  The Football Association (The FA) had something of an annus horribilis in 2017, attracting widespread critici...

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