LAFC AND BAYERN MUNICH LAUNCH JOINT VENTURE TO DEVELOP TALENT | # PARTNERSHIP
The aim is to develop young talent and provide them a pathway to first-team football. The corporation’s name will be “Red & Gold Football”, and the headquarters will be set up in Munich.
MOROCCO SET TO JOIN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL IN 2030 FIFA WORLD CUP BID | # FIFA
Morocco’s government has announced it will join Spain and Portugal in a bid to co-host men’s football’s 2030 FIFA World Cup
777 PARTNERS BECOMES MAJORITY OWNER OF HERTHA BERLIN | # SPORTBUSINESS
US private equity investor 777 Partners has added Hertha Berlin to its football portfolio after concluding a deal to acquire a majority stake in the company, which operates the German Bundesliga club’s sports teams
SCOTTISH FOOTBALL’S SFA, SPFL AND SWPL FORM A COMBINED COMMERCIAL ENTITY | # GOVERNANCE
The SFA, SPFL and SWPL have announced the creation of a centralised commercial operation that they vow will revolutionise the promotion and marketing of the national game in Scotland.
SCOTIABANK REMAINS TITLE SPONSOR OF CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE | # SPONSORSHIP
Scotiabank has agreed to renew its wide-ranging partnership with Concacaf, football’s governing body across North and Central America and the Caribbean.
SPORTRADAR WINS MAJOR BID FOR ATP RIGHTS | # SPORTBUSINESS
Sportradar has won the ATP Tour’s global data and betting streaming rights in a six-year contract from 2024 onwards.
FANATICS ADDS BELGIAN FA TO BURGEONING INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO | # PARTNERSHIP
Fanatics has further expanded its international soccer portfolio through a new e-commerce and merchandising deal with the Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA) governing body