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EPL Side Watford Faces Fine, Points Deduction Over Forged HSBC Bank Letter

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 25 / 16

Premier League club Watford is "under investigation after supplying falsified financial information to the football authorities," according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. Watford faces a "heavy fine, and possibly a points deduction," for submitting a "forged banking letter when Gino Pozzo be...

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