Football Notes: No Decision In Rayo Vallecano's Appeal In Spanish Court
La Liga side Rayo Vallecano had its appeal for a UEFA license with the Spanish Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS) on Tuesday. The club will not, however, receive a decision because the CAS said that "the case is considered outside their jurisdiction." Rayo Vallecano has been appealing the Spanish Football Federation's (RFEF) decision not to award the club a UEFA license for '13-14 "due to the club's debt and administration status" (FOOTBALL ESPANA, 7/31). ... Croatian side Dinamo Zagreb has been fined €25,000 ($33,000) and ordered to close the east section of its stadium for its European home game against FC Sheriff for its fans' "racist chanting during a recent qualifier against Luxembourg's CS Fola Esch" (INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL, 7/31). ... Tour de France promoter Match Hospitality and Amaury Sport Organisation has been appointed an authorized sales agent for official 2014 World Cup hospitality packages in Belgium and Luxemburg (INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL, 7/31).