Could Brexit change the face of football in the UK?
01 April 2016
Andrew Osborne was interviewed by BBC news on the impact of Brexit on British football and the potential loss of access to European talent which has helped make the Premier League hugely popular.
Billions of pounds are spent and made globally each year as the business of sport grows ever-more sophisticated. The interaction between athletes, agents, fans, clubs, venues and governing bodies – as well as the brands that engage with them – is intricate and ever-changing.
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With Brexit scheduled for 29 March 2019, there will be both long and short term legal implications for UK and international businesses.