Here’s what’s going on in the soccer industry this morning…
- More than two years after U.S. prosecutors unveiled a sweeping corruption case that rocked FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, three former officials linked to the organization are due to face trial on graft charges on Monday in a New York court.
- Slaven Bilic and West Ham have parted company, with sources close to the club telling ESPN FC that David Moyes is set to be appointed later on Monday.
- Manchester City has announced a global partnership with sports fuel company Gatorade on a multi-year collaboration which sees them becoming the Club’s Official Sports Nutrition Partner.
- Swindon Town Football Club has partnered with Relish Broadband, the superfast broadband provider for the rest of the 2017/18 football season.
- U.S. District Court Judge Margo Brodie denied the North American Soccer League’s request for an injunction that would restore its second-division status in a 49-page decision released Saturday morning – an injunction a league that is set to include an expansion franchise in San Diego next season said it needed to prevent going “out of business.”
- English Football League soccer team Bury FC has signed a new partnership in an attempt to make the Energy Check Stadium at Gigg Lane the first cashless soccer stadium in the U.K.
- German financial institution Deutsche Bank has confirmed a tie-up with top-tier soccer side Eintracht Frankfurt.