Players and staff of Philippines Football League (PFL) club Global FC come forward with allegations that the club has not been compensating them for months.
This is an issue that resurfaced after some of the club’s former players like Anton del Rosario and Milan Nikolic revealed their cases back in 2018.
As the league is set to meet with the club, Rappler talks to sports lawyer Mickey Ingles as he discusses legal issues surrounding the organization and what legal recourse affected players and staff can take. – Rappler.com
Ignatius Michael “Mickey” Ingles is an associate in The Law Firm of Ingles, Laurel and Calderon. He is also a full-time professor teaching Emerging Issues in Sports Law, Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and the Law, and Constitutional Law at the Ateneo Law School (ALS)
Ingles was the starting right winger of the Ateneo football team that won 3 straight UAAP men’s football championship from 2004-2006. After graduating salutatorian in ALS, Ingles topped the Philippine Bar in 2012 and then obtained his L.L.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2016. He is a licensed attorney in the Philippines and New York.