30 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Key considerations around the return of football and other sports in England

As government, sporting bodies and clubs actively consider a possible resumption of English sport, this briefing sets out the key legal, contractual, financial and operational considerations that are associated with a return of organised sport.

We explore issues around how professional seasons might be resolved, public health concerns, contracts with broadcasters, sponsors and players and interactions with European and global sporting regulators.



This material is provided for general information only. It does not constitute legal or other professional advice.

Contact Information
Andrew Jolly
Partner at Slaughter and May
Mark Zerdin
Partner at Slaughter and May
Hemita Sumanasuriya
Partner at Slaughter and May