by Mills & Reeve

recent press coverage

As recognised leaders in international sports law, our team is often asked to provide comments and insights on legal and commercial issues in sport. Below, you can find a selection of recent press articles in which our sports law experts have been featured.


ESPN, Liverpool's Joel Matip could avoid FIFA sanction for Cameroon snub - lawyer, 22 December 2016


Goal, Liverpool's Matip will be shielded from sanctions if Cameroon were informed of his position, 21 December 2016


Financial Times, Football image rights payments back in focus after Mourinho report, 6 December 2016


City AM, A change in Spain's tax laws could make buying La Liga players easier for Premier League clubs, 22 October 2016


The Guardian, Mythbusting the transfer window on deadline day (video) 31 August 2016


CNN, Paul Pogba: the never-ending transfer saga of the $120 million man, 28 July 2016


iNews, Meet the British arbitrator who will judge doping cases at Rio, 5 July 2016


New York Times, Brexit could put up significant roadblocks for English Soccer, 27 June 2016


The Guardian, Brexit vote: what does it mean for professional sport in the UK?, 24 June 2016


FourFourTwo, Brexit may damage Premier League's pursuit of young European players, 24 June 2016


Yahoo, What are the effect of Brexit on football? (video), 23 June 2016


Manchester Evening News, Manchester United and Man City youth policy could be rocked by Brexit, 16 June 2016


BBC Sport, Jose Mourinho: Image rights negotiations hold up Manchester United deal, 25 May 2016


The Independent, Jose Mourinho's name is still owned by Chelsea to complicate move to Manchester United, 25 May 2016


ESPN, No FIFA Article 19 resolution in sight for Liga MX clubs, 11 May 2016


Law Society Gazette, Ex-Newcastle footballer wins discrimination claim, 25 April 2016


Sky Sports, Jonas Gutierrez thanks Newcastle fans and welcomes employment tribunal verdict, 15 April 2016


The Guardian, Jonas Gutierrez wins case against Newcastle over cancer treatment, 14 April 2016


ESPN, Jonas Gutierrez wins discrimination case against Newcastle United, 14 April 2016


Daily Mail, Jonas Gutierrez wins disability discrimination case against Newcastle United, 14 April 2016


ESPN, Mexican clubs wary of breaking FIFA rules in signing US teens, 7 April 2016


ESPN, Ballon d'Or motivates young players, but not at the expense of team success, 10 January 2016


Manchester Evening News, Mills & Reeve lawyer Mark Hovell makes Rio 2016 Olympics selection, 6 January 2016