Here’s what’s going on in the soccer industry this morning…
- Over 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the issue of Safe-Standing to be debated in Parliament.
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- Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on Wednesday he did not see any significant impact on inflation from the soccer World Cup.
- England’s Football Association is set to sell Wembley Stadium, the home of the national soccer team, to U.S. billionaire Shahid Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars American football team, in a deal worth up to 1 billion pounds, The Sun newspaper said.
- Soccer’s governing body FIFA may be based in Zurich, but that doesn’t mean the Swiss benefit from any kind of special deal as they race to gather hundreds of World Cup stickers; nowhere else are the collectibles more expensive.
- Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, the record four-time world player of the year, won a European Union court challenge over the trademark rights to his own logo, defeating a Spanish cycling clothing maker who owns the name Massi.
- European antitrust officials are focusing on the way major sports events are broadcast after IMG, which owns Premier League rights in Eastern Europe, revealed it was under investigation alongside Fox Networks and Ziggo Sport.
- French soccer giants Paris Saint-Germain have announced they will be partnering with AIM Sport to install Digital Overlay technology at their Parc des Princes stadium.