Further to the recent release announcing the launch of the new UEFA youth club football competition, UEFA announced today that international broadcaster Eurosport has been awarded media rights to the UEFA Youth League for the seasons 2013/14 and 2014/2015. Eurosport has been awarded the exclusive European media rights to the first-pick match each matchweek. In
March 23 – Budweiser renews sponsorship of US soccer properties… UEFA, EuroSport renew rights… Turkish Airlines partners with Shakhtar Donetsk… MLS expansion franchise Portland Timbers award stadium naming rights… CSKA Moscow net performance bonus. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
March 21 – INSIDER editor Mark Bisson rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.