Turkish club Trabzonspor sanctioned with registration ban for non-payment of transfer fee

The Turkish Süper Lig club, Trabzonspor, has been sanctioned by the Bureau of the Players’ Status Committee and, on the basis of art. 12bis par. 4d) of the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players, have been banned from registering any new players, either nationally or internationally, for one entire registration period.   Following a review of the case, the club was notified of the … Continue reading Turkish club Trabzonspor sanctioned with registration ban for non-payment of transfer fee

PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY ISSUE 18 IS HERE! *CELEBRATING OUR 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY*

Plawyered is now 2 years old! 28 days has February and 28 articles are loaded in this issue!!!!!  In this issue read, FIFA U-17 WORLD IN NUMBERS CLUB TRANSFERS STATS FIFA HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY BOARD: ACTIVITY REPORT’17 WFSGI CODE OF CONDUCT THE LUZHNIKI, A GREEN STADIUM SPORTS ARBITRATION RULES FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES AMENDMENTS TO THE CODE OF SPORTS-RELATED ARBITRATION ADMISSION TO THE OLYMPIC WINTER … Continue reading PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY ISSUE 18 IS HERE! *CELEBRATING OUR 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY*

Bringing Football back in Kuwait : FIFA decides to appoint Normalisation Committee

On 16 October 2015, the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) was suspended to effect the change in sports law of Kuwait. As a result of this decision, no team from Kuwait of any sort (including clubs) could have had any international sporting contact (art. 14 par. 3 of the FIFA Statutes), and neither the KFA nor any of its members or officials can benefit from any development … Continue reading Bringing Football back in Kuwait : FIFA decides to appoint Normalisation Committee

FIFA against match manipulation & ban on Joseph Odartei Lamptey

FACTS : Shortly after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying match between South Africa and Senegal on 12 November 2016, several betting operators (among them, in particular, FIFA’s current integrity partner, Sportradar) made FIFA aware that the result of the match may have been influenced due to irregular and suspicious live betting activities that had occurred. The FIFA Integrity Department carried out a thorough … Continue reading FIFA against match manipulation & ban on Joseph Odartei Lamptey

NEW SERIES OF STRATEGIC SUMMITS LAUNCHED BY FIFA

FIFA has launched a second round of summits to bring together its member associations and discuss strategic matters for the future of the game. Each summit will bring together presidents and secretary generals of around 20 member associations. The series started on 21 November in Baku, Azerbaijan and will run until March 2018 with the last gathering in Lima, Peru. The Executive Football Summits were … Continue reading NEW SERIES OF STRATEGIC SUMMITS LAUNCHED BY FIFA

FIFA Competitions OC approves procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions, chaired by Aleksander Čeferin, met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on September 2017. During the meeting, the committee discussed the key lessons learnt from the successful FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and was updated about the state of preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The committee approved the procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA … Continue reading FIFA Competitions OC approves procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

FA sends the video of Alli’s middle finger gesture to FIFA

The Football Association has sent a video to Fifa in a bid to prove that Dele Alli’s middle-finger gesture was aimed at England team-mate Kyle Walker and not an official or opponent. Television pictures showed the gesture during England’s 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over Slovakia last week. World football’s governing body opened proceedings against Alli, who said it was a “joke with good friend” … Continue reading FA sends the video of Alli’s middle finger gesture to FIFA