Soccer Antitrust Suit Moved To Illinois

Law360, New York (October 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A bankrupt soccer promoter has filed an antitrust lawsuit against United States Soccer Federation Inc., alleging it has perpetuated the idea that it is in charge of professional soccer in the U.S. to restrain competition against the soccer league it favors, U.S. Major League Soccer.

New Jersey-based ChampionsWorld LLC filed the suit against USSF and MLS seeking at least $8 million in damages in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in May. The lawsuit was recently transferred, and was received Friday...
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