New FIFA league in town…the Celtic Esports League gets underway

The inaugural Sportego Celtic eSports League was officially launched on December 12 and will feature eight teams from the UK and Ireland.  This is a new tournament for competitive FIFA and is getting...

Matthieu Dallon – Webedia Group – Little by little

Matthieu Dallon is one of the key players in European esports. He's been the CEO of Toornament, the Founder of ESWC and the President of France Esports. Since September he's become...

PSV sign FIFA player Romal Abdi

PSV have completed the signing of Romal Abdi, one of the top FIFA player in the region.  The 27-year old passed the selection process and a medical after which he put pen...

Dragonn based FIFA drama

Sean 'Dragonn' Allen, a professional FIFA player who represents West Ham United, became embroiled in some controversy this week after being accused of not paying out as promised.  Dani Hagebeuk took to Facebook...

Paul ‘ReDeYe’ Chaloner on FIFA as an esport and the future

Paul ‘ReDeYe’ Chaloner is a name synonymous with esports. The esteemed host, commentator and analyst has been in and around the industry for the best part of two decades, commentating on...

This week in Esports: PSG in with a bang, Valve defiant, e-Ligue 1 to...

It's been another huge week of esports news and thus picking four articles to include in a brief round-up has been as difficult as ever.  It's impossible to ignore Paris Saint-Germain's announcement of their foray...

Nepenthez and Dylan Rigby plead not guilty to gambling offences

A pair of Youtubers from Essex, Craig 'Nepenthez' Douglas and Dylan Rigby, both pleaded not guilty at their initial court date on Friday.  The pair have been charged with offences relating to gambling;...

Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, wants to expand FIFA’s presence in esports

In a lengthy document titled 'FIFA 2.0 - A Vision for the Future' Gianni Infantino has laid out his ambitions for the future of the organisation, which included a page on...

Esports expects the Spanish Inquisition courtesy of La Liga

A total of six La Liga sides are expected to announce their entries into esports at Barcelona Games World after a tweet from each club's official channel teased their plans.  Real Sociedad, Sevilla Fútbol Club,...

River Plate launch River Play and announce FIFA / PES pro

Argentinian club River Plate have become the first club in the country to recruit a FIFA and PES professional to their ranks by signing up Franco Colagrossi. Colagrossi will compete on behalf...

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Weird Al Jankovic will close BlizzCon

Blizzard Entertainment announced late last week that the legendary Weird Al Yankovic will be taking the stage on Saturday, November 5, to close out...

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