Football TV rights - MLS: A big deal or just a good deal?
Published 19 October 2011 By: Iain Taker
This, the first in a series of articles looking at various aspects of sports broadcasting, focuses on the emerging television market for US ‘Major League Soccer’ (MLS). Whilst the United States is well known for its entertainment and sports industries, football (or soccer as it is better known in North America), has yet to experience the growth that many predicted.
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Iain is a lawyer at Kemp Little LLP who specialises in commercial and sports law. You can follow him on LinkedIn or on Twitter (@iaintaker). An example of work Iain has been involved in is the recent shirt manufacture agreement between Warrior Sports and Liverpool.