Financially Messi: How Much Would it Cost to Buy Lionel?

Introduction Over the last few days, speculation has increased that Lionel Messi may be thinking of leaving Barcelona. Whether he does or does not, this brief blog sets out the financial implications for any buying club. For any club thinking of buying Messi, there would be some eye-watering numbers to consider. A no-doubt world record […]

Football Law Magazine ‘On the Ball’ 2012 Edition

In this issue, we gaze again into the complex world of football and the law. We delve into subjects such as the Premier League broadcasting deal, Financial Fair Play and the Football Creditors Rule. On the Ball is produced in conjunction with Football Aid, a sports charity organisation, which enables football supporters to ‘Live the […]