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English Clubs Could Face £100M Worth Of Compensation Payments To Abuse Victims

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 21 / 17

English football clubs have "begun privately assessing possible financial ramifications of the game's sexual abuse scandal," which some legal sources believe could cost the industry £100M ($128.5M) in compensation payments, according to Nick Harris of the London DAILY MAIL. Between 150 and 200...

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