Football Industry

Strike action in Spanish women’s football: How did we get here?
Strike action in Spanish women’s football: How did we get here? 950 675 World Football Summit

Primera Iberdrola players are going on strike on the weekend of November 16th and 17th, but it’s not only a matter of pay.

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Leading experts from the sports and eSports industries agree: the future for both will be better together
Leading experts from the sports and eSports industries agree: the future for both will be better together 2048 1365 World Football Summit

Industry experts such as Kenneth Fok, Alexander Udalyi and Jonas Lygaard spoke at WFS19 about the challenges facing this rapidly growing industry.

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How a change at CONMEBOL propelled the Copa Libertadores into another dimension
How a change at CONMEBOL propelled the Copa Libertadores into another dimension 1900 1400 World Football Summit

The competition’s revenue has increased 139% in three years, while prize money has more than tripled since Alejandro Domínguez took office as President of CONMEBOL in 2015.

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Atlanta United: The three-year old MLS franchise drawing more fans than 28 Champions League teams
Atlanta United: The three-year old MLS franchise drawing more fans than 28 Champions League teams 1080 720 World Football Summit

The team that only started competing in 2017 has won one championship and immeasurable plaudits. They’re posting the 10th-highest average attendances in all of football.

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Save the dates! WFS announces four events in three different continents for 2020
Save the dates! WFS announces four events in three different continents for 2020 2000 1333 World Football Summit

Book your tickets for WFS Africa and enjoy a 50 percent Super Early Bird discount.

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Can OTT services prevent the audiovisual rights bubble from bursting?
Can OTT services prevent the audiovisual rights bubble from bursting? 696 522 World Football Summit

Piracy is threatening the traditional audiovisual rights market, while research shows users want quality streaming and value for money. Can OTT be the solution?

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Liverpool FC CEO Peter Moore on the balancing act of modernising the club while respecting its tradition
Liverpool FC CEO Peter Moore on the balancing act of modernising the club while respecting its tradition 2048 1365 World Football Summit

The lifelong Liverpool FC fan is now running the club and using his extensive experience from working in the tech industry.

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FIFA’s plan to ensure clubs actually receive the compensation they’re due for training players
FIFA’s plan to ensure clubs actually receive the compensation they’re due for training players 5472 3648 World Football Summit

By creating the FIFA Clearing House, the organisation will take charge of processing payments of training rewards. Chief Legal Officer Emilio García outlined the governing body’s plans at WFS19.

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Racing Club and the Afghanistan women’s team join the WFS Industry Awards 2019 winner list
Racing Club and the Afghanistan women’s team join the WFS Industry Awards 2019 winner list 1953 938 World Football Summit

Racing Club has been granted the WFS Industry Award for the Best Club Commercial Initiative. The Afghanistan women’s team players obtain the Best Women’s Football Initiative award.

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LaLiga’s global team will gather in Madrid for WFS19
LaLiga’s global team will gather in Madrid for WFS19 5760 3840 World Football Summit

The 46 delegates of LaLiga Global Network will gather together along with their main local partners, sponsors and broadcasters to discuss future strategies and explore new business opportunities with clubs, organizations, brands and other stakeholders.

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