EU Sports Law and Breakaway Leagues In Football

Pijetlovic, Katarina (2015) EU Sports Law and Breakaway Leagues In Football. ASSER International Sports Law Series . Springer, The Hague. ISBN 9789462650473

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Abstract

Katarina Pijetlovic addresses the issue of breakaway leagues in football and their treatment under EU law. In this book, she guides the reader through EU sports law, the specificities of the sporting industry and the problems and power struggles in European football governance in the context of the breakaway threats by elite clubs. In order to analyse the legality of UEFA clauses that restrict the formation of such breakaway structures, the author first provides a progressive interpretation of the applicable EU sports law and an in-depth analytical review of EU sports cases decided under internal market and competition provisions, including a novel perspective on the UEFA home-grown rule and the Bosman case.

Item Type: Book
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > Law
Depositing User: Sue Creaney
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2016 14:28
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2016 14:28
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/814

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