Football

Prev
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7

Barcelona transfer ban: winners and losers (1)

Published 4 Comments

Football News
24/7

FIFA announced earlier today that Barcelona have been hit with a two-window transfer ban for breaches rules relating to the international transfer and registration of players aged under 18.

Although the specifics of what they exactly did to receive the heavy sanction from FIFA has not been made clear yet, world football's governing body did confirm that the punishment related to the transfer of ten minors in particular.

Barcelona have also been hit with a fine of 450,000 Swiss Francs, while Spanish football's governing body RFEF have also been reprimanded.

This could have huge consequences for various big-name clubs around the world; a major spender in the transfer market has just ben removed - subject to an appeal - opening up a host of opportunities for some to pounce upon. Conversely, a host of big-money deals may have just gone up in smoke because of the sanction.

Want to see who the big winners and losers of this morning's announcement is?

Click through to find out...

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Prev
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
Topics:
Manchester United
Football
Barcelona
Arsenal
Manchester City
Chelsea

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again