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01 Apr 2020
Sportcal Analyst Jake Kemp takes a look at the impact Covid-19 has had on Euro 2020, scheduled to begin in Rome in June but now postponed until 2021.
27 Feb 2020
Major League Soccer is the premier soccer competition in the United States and Canada. Since its opening season in 1996, the league has evolved as a popular sporting competition in North America.
30 May 2019
Women’s soccer is at a tipping point and 2019 could be the year it realises its full potential, with the forthcoming Fifa Women’s World Cup being considered by many to be a watershed moment.
02 May 2019
Canada: The world's largest economy without its own professional soccer league. Until last weekend. Jonathan Rest analyses the business case of the Canadian Premier League.
17 Jan 2019
Upon launch of the Star Sixes soccer concept, Pitch International set lofty ambitions for a global six-a-side event bringing together retired stars from around the world. More than two years on, the commercial plan has shifted to a regionally-focused approach.
14 Jun 2018
With the 2018 Fifa World Cup now under way, Christian Fizia analyses 386 national federation deals covering the 32 teams competing at the tournament. This Sportcal Sponsorship insight takes an in-depth look into the leading brands, industries and sectors that make up the national sponsors, as well as the kit suppliers that will be on display in Russia.
08 Jun 2018
Money makes the world go around - especially at Fifa. Jonathan Rest examines the finances and politics behind North America's bid to host the 2026 World Cup.
24 May 2018
The 2026 World Cup bidders will learn next week whether they will be included on the 13 June ballot. Jonathan Rest analyses the merits and pitfalls of Morocco's fourth attempt to host the tournament.
18 May 2018
As new LA Galaxy recruit Zlatan Ibrahimovic starts life in MLS with a bang and the USA-Canada-Mexico bid and rival Morocco await the upcoming decision on the host of the FIFA World Cup 2026, Sportcal looks at one of the major achievements of North American professional soccer over the last years: its attendances.