Play Fairly (Financially), Or Not At All

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

In the short break in Europe’s football season, clubs’ off-field administrative teams will not be free to indulge with the players in leisurely summer holidays, for significant backroom change is afoot. Next season will see professional football clubs under close financial scrutiny from the game’s European governing body, UEFA. In the wake of high profile clubs’ financial disasters and near misses in recent years (notably Fiorentina, Portsmouth, Racing Santander) UEFA decided it was time to intervene from on high.

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