Tag Archives: Legal

AIFF legal head sacked after he accuses president Kalyan Chaubey of corruption!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Sunday terminated the services of its principal legal advisor Nilanjan Bhattacharjee after he made serious “corruption allegations” against president Kalyan Chaubey, who had termed them “baseless”. In a letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, Nilanjan said Chaubey worked out “corruption …

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arunfoot/SportsKhabri: Candid Football Conversations #112 Impact of ECJ verdict on European Super League!

Candid Football Conversations returns with Arunava Chaudhuri besides Rahul Naresh and Anshuman Joshi of SportsKhabri discussing the impact of the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) verdict on European Super League. Its a longer but insightful discussion on the topic as the verdict throws up a number of …

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Institutional statement by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez on EUJ judgement!

Real Madrid receives the decision adopted by the Court of Justice of the European Union, the body charged with upholding out principles, values and liberties, with tremendous satisfaction. In the coming days, we will study the scope of this resolution in great detail but I can reflect on two conclusions …

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European football community stands firm against European Super League!

In an online press conference responding to Thursday’s European Court of Justice (ECJ) judgement, UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin and stakeholders representing the entire football community underlined their united opposition to the so-called European Super League (ESL). UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin “Football remains united. This press conference involving all stakeholders speaking …

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FIFA statement on Court of Justice of the European Union ruling on European Superleague Company!

FIFA has taken note of the ruling issued today by the Court of Justice of the European Union in relation to the European Superleague Company SL. FIFA will now analyse the decision in coordination with UEFA, the other confederations and the member associations before commenting further. In line with its …

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Premier League statement on European Super League!

The Premier League notes today’s judgment in the European Court of Justice case involving the “European Superleague Company”, FIFA and UEFA. This is a significant ruling and we will now fully examine its implications for the game. The ruling does not endorse the so-called “European Super League” and the Premier …

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DFL statement on the European Super League ruling!

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that criteria for the approval of other competitions outside the association pyramid of the European sports model must be transparent, objective, non-discriminatory, and proportionate. This is understandable and was expected. UEFA and FIFA are required to review the criteria they have already …

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European Club Association reacts to European Super League case!

European Club Association (ECA), representing nearly 500 professional football clubs across Europe, takes note of the judgment issued by the European Court of Justice today. To be absolutely clear, the judgment in no way whatsoever supports or endorses any form of Super League project. Since the legal case was brought …

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LALIGA reads CJEU ruling does not approve European Super League!

LALIGA stresses that the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) does not sanction the European Super League and that in 2022 UEFA already included a modification to its regulations for the authorisation of new competitions, which is adapted to what the CJEU is now ruling. …

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Bayern Munich on the judgement of the European Court of Justice!

Following today, December 21 judgement by the European Court of Justice regarding the Super League, Jan Christian Dreesen, FC Bayern Munich CEO and Vice-Chairman of the European Club Association (ECA), said the following: “We have taken note of the judgement of the European Court of Justice. However, this does not …

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