Friday, January 15, 2021

Soccer

salaries, transfers, training, competition format

The matches of the French championship continue to take place behind closed doors. PASCAL ROSSIGNOL / REUTERS The “League of Talents” has serious problems. Two years after the Blues world title in Russia and the...

The Football League wants to relaunch a call for tenders after the defection of Mediapro

Meeting Thursday, January 14 in the afternoon, the board of directors of the Professional Football League (LFP) unanimously validated the principle of a call for tenders concerning the batches of matches abandoned by Mediapro, broadcaster of 80% of Ligue...

2020, the year when footballers stood up against racism

Analysis. "Say no to racism". Until then, the slogan was displayed in capital letters on the edges of lawns, and in television spots: "Say no to racism". But in football stadiums, for a long time, the...

Poker shot from Canal +, French football in shock

COLCANOPA Stunned. The club presidents were amazed to discover Maxime Saada's statements to the Figaro, Tuesday January 12. The boss of Canal + sent them a most disturbing message, asserting that the broadcasting rights of...

Faced with its cash flow problems, professional football wants to lower player salaries

“I accuse money of destroying football. I accuse sports leaders who are too weak to resist the rampant wage inflation. " Reported in 1983 by the daily The Telegram, these words with Zolian accents come from a...

Against the League, “Canal + has its revenge” on football broadcasting rights

The managing director of Canal +, Maxime Saada, in La Rochelle, September 13, 2019. XAVIER LEOTY / AFP Losses and profits. This is called going to Canossa. In 1077, the Germanic king Henry IV wanted to...

The president of the Swiss Federation evokes the track of a football Euro folded over a single country or a single city

The Euro football championship trophy, presented on November 27, 2020 in Munich. Michaela Rehle / REUTERS Already postponed for a year due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the European Nations Football Championship is to be played from...

Canal + considers that Ligue 1 has “lost a lot of value” and wants a new call for tenders on all matches

Believing that "Ligue 1 has lost a lot of value" with the Covid-19 crisis and the withdrawal of the major broadcaster Mediapro, the chairman of the management board of the Canal + group, Maxime Saada, announced in an interview...

the criminal proceedings against Gianni Infantino “comply with the law”

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on March 3, 2020. Peter Dejong / AP The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) and its president, Gianni Infantino, have just suffered a legal defeat. On Tuesday January 12, the Swiss...

“If we do not reduce wage costs, there will be no miracle”

Jean-Pierre Caillot at the Reims stadium on August 17, 2018. FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI / AFP Faced with a double crisis, health and financial (closed-door matches and withdrawal of the broadcaster Mediapro), French football begins, Tuesday January 12, at...

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salaries, transfers, training, competition format

The matches of the French championship continue to take place behind closed doors. PASCAL ROSSIGNOL / REUTERS The “League of Talents”...

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