CAS sets date for FC Sion caseTuesday, 01 November 2011 By Andrew Nixon
Swiss team FC Sion has been told that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will hear its appeal against UEFA's decision to replace the club in this year's Europa Cup with Celtic on 4 November 2011. UEFA reached its ruling because FC Sion fielded ineligible players in the play off match with Celtic. The club's appeal to UEFA was rejected.
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Andrew Nixon is a Partner in the Sport Group at Sheridans. Referred to in this year's Legal 500 as a “very bright and talented sports lawyer” Andrew's practice focuses principally on regulatory, governance, disciplinary, arbitration and dispute resolution within the sport sector. Andrew's clients include governing bodies, sports clubs, sports agencies and individual athletes.