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Premier League’s solitary stance will not be enough to stop FIFA forcing them into line.

“Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore is angered by the manner in which the findings of the FIFA Task Force investigating the best timing of the 2022 World Cup dictated their decision to a group responsible for supplying many of the tournament’s major stars.However, with European Clubs’ Association chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge already talking in terms of compensation, the Premier League’s solitary stance will not be enough to stop FIFA forcing them into line by using the threat of sanctions against the England national teams and even leaning on UEFA to ban English clubs from Europe.That is the view of leading sports lawyer John Mehrzad, who feels that with the FA still in control of registration of players, they could be used as the stick with which to beat the Premier League down…” Click here for the full article.

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