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9 European football clubs fined for breaching UEFA financial fair play rules

Michel Platini
Michel Platini and UEFA have been very strict with the FFP fines

UEFA swung into action with their Financial Fair Play(FFP) regulations to discipline football clubs. A total of 9 clubs across Europe were fined for breaking the FFP regulations:

UEFA FFP Settlement Summary: 

     Football Club
Fine
Squad Limit
Other Sanctions
Anzhi Makhachkala
 € 2m
21
     1 year squad salary restrictions
Bursaspor
 € 200,000
-
1 year squad salary restrictions
Manchester City
 € 20m with € 40m suspended 
21
Transfer spending restrictions and 2 year squad salary restrictions
Galatasaray
 € 200,000
-
1 year squad salary restrictions
Levski Sofia
 € 200,000
-
1 year squad salary restrictions
Paris-Saint Gemain
 € 20m with € 40m suspended 
21
Transfer spending restrictions and 2 year squad salary restrictions
Rubin Kazan
 € 6m
21
Transfer spending restrictions and 2 year squad salary restrictions
Trabzonspor
 € 200,000
-
1 year squad salary restrictions
Zenit St Petersburg
 € 12m 
22
Transfer spending restrictions and 
2 year squad salary restrictions

 

The latest FFP regulations can be found here. There had been lot of views and counterviews presented on the FFP regulations by media, lawyers, UEFA and the fans. Only time will tell if the regulations actually improve the fairness in the financial system of Club Football, which is being dominated by oligarchs and their petrodollars.

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