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EPL Broadcasting: New Kids on the Block

An Extract from Done Deal For the first time in Premier League history, for the 2019/20 season there will be three companies showing live Premier League matches in the UK. Amazon will be the first to stream its matches exclusively online. The games in the UK will be live-streamed via Amazon Prime (Amazon Prime also […]

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VAR: Valuable, Accurate or Rubbish?

By Alex Harvey and Daniel Geey VAR has well and truly arrived in the Premier League and it would be fair to say it’s caused quite a stir. Despite a relatively steady (although not entirely convincing) start to life in the top flight, a recent flurry of high-profile and contentious VAR decisions has seemingly shifted […]

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LFC Choose Nike After New Balance Dispute Resolved

How Drake, Serena and Lebron Helped LFC Win its Dispute with New Balance By Daniel Geey and Alex Harvey It was announced in October that Liverpool (LFC) and its principal kit sponsor New Balance (NB) were in dispute over the renewal rights of their kit deal.  NB had negotiated a matching right. This could be […]

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Daniel Geey

I am a Partner in the Sports Group at Sheridans. I work with a variety of clubs, players and agents helping and advising on takeovers, transfers, contract re-negotiations, endorsement deals, image rights agreements, reputation management, disciplinary, broadcasting and dispute issues.

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The Book

Done Deal

An Insider's Guide to Football Contracts, Multi-Million Pound Transfers and Premier League Big Business Insightful, enlightening and thought-provoking, leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey lifts the lid on the inner workings of modern football.

Whether it is a manager being sacked, the signing of a new star player, television rights negotiations, player misconduct or multi-million-pound club takeovers, lawyers remain at the heart of all football business dealings. Written by leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey, who has dealt with all these incidents first hand, this highly accessible book explores the issues – from pitch to boardroom – that shape the modern game and how these impact leagues, clubs, players and fans.

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