Sports Direct Appeals Merch Sales Ruling In Soccer Team Row

Law360, London (November 11, 2020, 6:12 PM GMT) -- A subsidiary of Sports Direct urged an appeals court on Wednesday to block Rangers Football Club from suing a rival merchandiser for a cut of team clothing sales, the latest move in the retail giant's long-running battle over its deal to sell the Scottish team's merchandise.

SDI Retail Services Ltd. fought at the Court of Appeal in London to overturn a High Court decision that allowed the lawsuit to go forward, despite claims by the Sports Direct unit that doing so violated an injunction it had won in an earlier dispute with the team. 

The appeal turns on a deal that...

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