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...

St.Gallen snaps up FIFA player Neysk11L

St.Gallen has become the latest professional football club, and the first in Switzerland, to sign up a FIFA player to represent them.  As reported by TagBlatt, Sandro 'Neysk11L' Poschinger is the individual...

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...

Pro FIFA update – Idealz signs for Schalke

Earlier this week Schalke 04 announced the acquisition of German FIFA player Lukas Schmandt – better known as Idealz.  The young player, who has already made quite a name for himself in the...

PitchSwitch – where FIFA 17 meets Futsal

Esports Insider had the chance to speak to Andy Kerslake, one of the men behind PitchSwitch - a new concept which merges popular game title FIFA 17 with 5-a-side Futsal.  The concept behind the event is...

This week in Esports: Sportradar partner with DOJO, beIN win broadcasting rights for e-Ligue...

It's been another bustling week of news in esports, with new commercial partnerships dominating our weekly news roundup this week.  The biggest story to report is what's rumoured to be a partnership...

LFP announce beIN SPORTS and Webedia as broadcasting partners of e-Ligue 1

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) have agreed terms with beIN SPORTS and Webedia for the broadcasting of the previously announced e-Ligue 1.  It comes a month after the announcement of  e-Ligue 1, brought to...

Lyon the latest French football club to reveal esports interest

Olympique Lyonnais ("Lyon") are the latest French football club to announce their interest in esports.  It's unsurprising that Lyon have announced that they will be signing a FIFA player; with club president...

Hashtag United sign two new FIFA pros

Hashtag United have added two new FIFA players to their ranks with Ivan 'BorasLegend' Lapanje and Tassal 'Tass' Rushan joining.  Harry Hesketh, who won a tournament at West Ham's London Stadium recently,...

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Here’s what you missed at the ESI Winter Forum

Esports Insider's first ESI Forum Series event of the year has already been and gone!  February 6th saw the Winter edition of the quarterly series, which is...