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InsiderSport: On The Ball – Revenues, Legal battles and the Coup de la Ligue

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From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This edition looks at Atletico Madrid’s revenue increase, Manchester United’s upcoming court battle and says farewell to the French Coup de la Ligue. LFC fails in trademarking pursuit Liverpool FC has lost its controversial attempt to trademark the …

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FDJ extends French LFP football partnership

Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP), French football’s governing body has confirmed that it has extended its partnership with national lottery and gambling operator Française des Jeux (FDJ) for a further four years. FDJ has acted as official gaming partner of LFP leagues since 2009, and will now continue its sponsorship until the end of the 2019/20 French football season. Continuing …

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SIS & Genius Sports form Spanish football data partnership

Betting solutions supplier SIS has confirmed that it has entered a partnership with betting insights and intelligence provider Genius Sports for the distribution of in-play data for Spanish football. Through its new partnership with SIS, Genius Sports will be allowed to capture betting data on Spanish football matches including La Liga and further matches sanctioned by the Liga de Futbol …

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Sportium becomes official betting operator for La Liga

The Spanish Football League Association (Liga de Fútbol Profesional  – LFP) announced that Spanish sports betting operator, Sportium had been selected to become official betting operator for Spain’s top two professional football divisions – La Liga & Segunda division. Reporting for its headquarters in Madrid, the LFP confirmed that the operator would serve as immediate partner for the two highest …

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87 French football clubs to be investigated after breach of betting regulations

87 professional club players are the subject of a disciplinary investigation, after the French Football League (LFP) reported a potential breach of sports betting regulations. A statement from the authority said: “Under Articles 124 of the General Regulations of the FFF and 407 regulations of the LFP, the Disciplinary Committee will investigate the cases of 87 professional clubs players who …

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Federbet criticised over match fixing claims

Federbet, the Belgian-based integrity body which claimed last season 110 matches were identified as having been fixed, with suspicions over a further 350, has been widely criticised by both sporting and gambling organisations. French regulator ARJEL issued a joint statement with the French Football League (LFP) decrying the claims. It said: “ARJEL and LFP cannot agree with the statements that …

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