More than five million tickets in Spain’s top two soccer tiers have been sold before Christmas.
English exec fronting Rockefeller Capital-backed consortium.
Following on from Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces LGBT equality campaign in the Premier League, SPFL and EFL last weekend, in this Soccerex spotlight we look to Spain where we speak with Alba Palacios, the first transgender player in Spanish football. Alba, who is currently playing with Las Rozas CF’s top team in West Madrid, shares her views of men’s football and women’s football, explains the process to get her license approved to play as a woman and the way her life has changed after being interviewed by the biggest TV stations and newspapers in Spanish media.
Senior industry figures from across the Americas and the rest of the world have heralded Soccerex USA as a huge success, uniting in their praise of the two day soccer business event which took place on 15th and 16th November, in Miami.
FfP launched the #FootballSavesLives initiative, which pledges to train 500 Young Peace Leaders by 2020, at FfP’s Peace Tournament, held on the 22nd November 2018 at the Copper Box Arena. The Duke of Cambridge attended the event.The peace tournament brought together footballing ambassadors Mesut Ozil, Louis Saha, Bacary Sagna, Mamadou Sakho, Carlton Cole, Cherno Samba, Avram Grant and newly trained Young Peace Leaders.
The Premier League has signed a new official supplier for names, numbers and sleeve badges and from next season, all official Premier League names, numbers and sleeve badges will be printed and produced by global sportswear branding and labeling manufacturer Avery Dennison, as announced at Soccerex USA in Miami.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin also describes Super League concept as ‘fiction’.
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