Lionel Messi Wins Legal Battle Over Trademark Rights

Lionel Messi Wins Legal Battle Over Trademark Rights

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has won a legal battle over trademark rights relating to his own logo. On Thursday, the European Union’s Court of Justice in Luxembourg, dismissed an appeal from the player on a Spanish cycling clothing brand. The owners of Massi disputed this, arguing that the footballer’s brand would lead to confusion among […]

Ronaldo Names His 5 Ballon D’Or Favourites

Juventus and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has named his five favourites for this year’s Ballon d’Or including one African, but snubbed hoary rival Lionel Messi. The prestigious Golden Ball will be handed out by France Football on 3 December, and many believe there could be a new winner for the first time in 10 years, with Luka […]

La Liga dominates FIFA's Ballon d'Or shortlist

La Liga dominates FIFA's Ballon d'Or shortlist

Spain’s Primera Division dominates the FIFA’s 23-man Ballon d’Or shortlist with 11 players with the Premier League and Bundesliga each contributing five. Real Madrid and Barcelona continue their dominance of La liga  with 5 and 6 players from both teams respectively. The list includes; 2014 winner Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale  the only British player on the list for […]

Chelsea confirm £21 signing of Pedro from Barcelona

Chelsea confirm £21 signing of Pedro from Barcelona

Chelsea have completed the signing of Pedro from Barcelona after beating Manchester United in a deal worth up to £21.1m. Despite United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward flying to Barcelona on Monday 17 august, 2015 to try and finalise terms on the deal, Pedro changed his mind and opted for Chelsea. Chelsea football club released a statement on their […]

Barcelona wins 2015 UEFA Champions League

Barcelona wins 2015 UEFA Champions League

Barcelona became the first European side to complete a second treble as they defeated Juventus 3-1 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. Barca took a quick lead after four minutes of play when Ivan Rakitic swept home from eight yards before Alvaro Morata scored in the second half to draw juve level. With the game […]

European Round Up: Arsenal, Barcelona, PSG, Wolfsburg win domestic cup titles

European Round Up: Arsenal, Barcelona, PSG, Wolfsburg win domestic cup titles

Four of the European domestic cups titles were decided on Saturday 30th may 2015 and we take a look at what transpired. The FA CUP Holders Arsenal won the FA Cup for a record 12th time on Saturday 30th may, outclassing Aston Villa 4-0 at Wembley with stunning goals from Theo Walcott and Alexis Sanchez setting up victory. Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud were also on target as the Londoners […]