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SportChelsea file appeal to FIFA against transfer ban

21:35  05 march  2019
21:35  05 march  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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Lawyers representing Chelsea started their appeal on Thursday against the club's transfer ban for breaking FIFA rules over the signing of foreign U18 players. Chelsea were 'astonished' by FIFA 's decision to deny their request to freeze the club's two- transfer -window ban during the appeal .

Chelsea have been banned from signings during the next two transfer windows for breaching rules in relation to youth players, Fifa announces. The Premier League club have said they will appeal against the decision. Chelsea have also been fined £460,000, while the Football Association (FA)

Chelsea file appeal to FIFA against transfer ban© Darren Walsh / Chelsea FC / Getty

Chelsea are fighting their ban from signing players for the next two transfer windows.

FIFA confirmed Tuesday it has received an appeal from the Blues, according to the Associated Press. Football's world governing body determined the club had fallen foul of rules regarding the signing of under-18 players in 29 cases out of 92 investigated.

"There is no exact timetable for the hearings and decisions taken by the FIFA appeal committee," FIFA said of the appeal.

Chelsea's transfer ban could be frozen until their appeal is answered. Barcelona had a similar punishment delayed for a year, allowing the Catalan giants to sign Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Jeremy Mathieu, and Claudio Bravo before being barred from buying for 14 months.

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Chelsea 's transfer ban could be frozen until their appeal is answered. Barcelona had a similar punishment delayed for a year, allowing the Catalan If Chelsea 's FIFA appeal is unsuccessful, they can submit their case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Copyright © 2019 Score Media Ventures Inc

In the event of Fifa ’s appeal committee upholding the ban , Chelsea could file a further appeal with Will Chelsea definitely be banned from the summer transfer window? No. Any ban would take Chelsea have previously appealed successfully against a Fifa ban when, in 2009, Cas ruled that

As BBC Sport details, FIFA regulations only allow an under-18 player to move abroad if:

  • The player's parents move to the country where the new club is located is for non-footballing reasons.
  • Both clubs are in the European Union or European Economic Area and the player is aged 16-18. The buying club must then meet more criteria relating to education, living conditions, training, and support.
  • They live within 100 kilometers of the club.

One notable transaction that allegedly breached FIFA laws was Chelsea's capture of Bertrand Traore in 2013, according to BBC Sport. Mediapart found the attacker, who is now a regular for Lyon in Ligue 1, made 25 appearances beginning at the under-16 level for Chelsea before he was registered by the Football Association.

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Chelsea appeal transfer ban , FIFA confirms. Chelsea , who were banned from two consecutive transfer windows and also fined £460,000 (9,000), had already said they would appeal against the decision taken by FIFA 's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Committee last month.

The Blues could now take the case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after saying in March they were "astonished" the sentence was not delayed.

Chelsea also admitted to paying Traore's mother and the club she chaired a total of £168,000 for the right of first refusal on the player. That agreement apparently lasted four-and-a-half years, comfortably passing FIFA's three-year limit on restrictions for under-18 players.

It's additionally alleged that Chelsea paid Traore's £20,000-a-year fees for the Whitgift School in Surrey, which would also contravene FIFA rules.

Chelsea would still be able to sell players during a transfer ban, meaning Eden Hazard's long-rumored switch to Real Madrid could be ratified. If Chelsea's FIFA appeal is unsuccessful, they can submit their case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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