Independent football regulation

Independent regulator for football could be 'blueprint' for sports governance


The introduction of an independent regulator for English football is a “pioneering” idea that could provide the blueprint for the governance of other sports in future, and further free the Premier League to focus on maximising its commercial income, according to experts in sports law.


Trevor Watkins (pictured, left) and Julian Diaz-Rainey (pictured, right) of Pinsent Masons were commenting following publication of the fan-led review of football governance in England.


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