Soccer Sports Business

Nike Wants Soccer Too

Last week Nike bought the French national soccer team for $506 million and has vowed to become the world’s soccer (football) leader by the next World Cup. The brand that competitors mockingly call the Evil Empire is solidifying itself as the most powerful footwear & apparel brand of all time. Nike managed to outbid both […]

The Wash Up

The Wash Up 26th November – 3rd December

Here’s some stories you may have missed last week: – MLS team owners want more money in the salary cap. They have proposed two options. First, a straight out $2.5 million dollar cap. Secondly, a $2.3 million cap, with extra money allowed for transfers. [Debate highlights MLS salary cap split among teams] A surprising fact […]