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/ 371 days ago

FIFA will not pay Women's World Cup players directly

FIFA president Gianni Infantino revealed that players will not directly receive Women's World Cup payments. Instead, each team's federation will receive payments from the governing body and then issue money to the players. The announcement by Infantino comes on the eve of the tournament in Australia and New Zealand. "We have issued recommendations but we […]

Business of Soccer

/ 373 days ago

FIFA fails to capitalize on the growth of women's soccer

On the eve of the Women's 2023 World Cup, the popularity and commercial potential of women's soccer continues rising. However, FIFA has struggled to fully capitalize on broadcast rights amid high expectations. Despite expanding the tournament field and record viewership in 2019, FIFA fell short of its lofty $300 million target for rights fees by […]

Business of Soccer

/ 380 days ago

How much soccer clubs earn from shirt sales

When a soccer club signs a huge player, we often assume shirt sales will be a huge financial windfall for the club. But is that really the case? Data suggests that it's not as large a chunk of club revenue as you might think. Figures posted at The Sports Journal reveal the shirt sales revenue […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 421 days ago

Discover how NBC Sports saved its Premier League deal

Now the 2022/23 season has ended, the first year of the six-year NBC Premier League TV deal is over. That agreement runs through the end of the 2027/28 season. But things could have been so different. For the first time, we now know how perilously close NBC was to the end of its Premier League […]

AC Milan

/ 5753 days ago

David Beckham Loan Move To AC Milan

In what I see as a move with more financial impact than on-field impact, AC Milan are courting another superstar whose best days are behind him, but who is still capable of packing a commercial punch. The latest move is to be a loan deal for LA Galaxy star David Beckham. Beckham's season is over […]