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Summer transfer window dates under discussion

The Football Association and the Premier League are debating the dates for the summer transfer window. That is despite FIFA’s Transfer Matching System publishing a provisional window of June 9th to August 31st. In 2017 the Premier League voted to close the summer window before the start of the new season, but they reverted to going back to the old ...

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Premier League may bypass FA in transfer row

The Premier League is considering bypassing the Football Association altogether in their continuing row over plans for the transfer market once Britain finally leaves the European Union altogether next January. The FA wants to increase the number of players available for England selection by reducing the number of foreign imports, especially non-capped players from EU countries. The Premier League, however, ...

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Football Association threatens Premier League

The Football Association has threatened Premier League clubs that they are prepared to take action to prevent them signing non-international players from European Union countries. They are looking for guarantees that homegrown players will be protected post-Brexit, and have said that they are prepared to support the widening of existing restrictions ion work permits. The FA is required to submit ...

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FA takes FIFA to court

The Football Association is taking the world’s governing body, FIFA, to court. The case relates to the two window transfer ban handed out to Chelsea in February 2019 for breaching the rules on signing players from abroad aged under 18. The West London club were also fined, as were the FA, who were warned by FIFA that they needed to ...

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New rules on agent fees proposed

With agent fees at a record high, the Premier League and Football Association want to take action to limit the power and influence of the game’s middlemen. Now, as The Daily Mail reports, at a meeting of the Premier League shareholders to be held in London on Friday, new rules are being proposed which look to stop  the practice of ...

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