Determining Compensation For Out Of Contract Footballers: The Nathan Ferguson & Luca Murphy cases
By way of short update to the article entitled “Determining The Level Of Compensation For Out Of Contract Football Players”1 published on this platform in August 2021, we thought it helpful to highlight a couple of interesting cases which were heard by the Professional Football Compensation Committee (the PFCC) during the 2021-22 season:
- Transfer of Nathan Ferguson from West Bromwich Albion to Crystal Palace; and
- Luca Murphy’s move from Hartlepool United to Fulham FC
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Liz Coley is a Partner at LEVEL.
Liz is a highly experienced sports lawyer, who offers clients an indepth understanding of the world of professional football. Liz had almost 20 years experience working for 4 professional football clubs and for The FA prior to qualification as a lawyer. Since that time she has worked exclusively in sports law, representing a large number of clubs in relation to player contracts and transfers, compliance and regulatory issues and disputes.
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