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Chelsea Faces Investigation Over Potential Breach Of FIFA Regulations

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 21 / 17

Chelsea is "under investigation for the third time in eight years over a potential breach" of FIFA regulations on youth players, according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. The governing body confirmed on Tuesday that it "launched an inqu...

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