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Transfer ban: FIFA reveals why Chelsea was punished & Man City pardoned




FIFA has clarified why Manchester City got away from its ban for a comparable case Chelsea, was punished.

Manchester City got away from a transfer ban on Thursday bringing up issues after Chelsea was banned for a similar case.

A FIFA representative has clarified why City got away from a boycott in spite of being discovered liable of breaking guidelines on signing young players, dissimilar to the harsher discipline the Blues got.

City was just fined £315 by FIFA in the wake of “accepting its responsibility” over the break of guidelines surrounding their signing of under-18s.

Be that as it may, Chelsea will at present have the option to sign players in the following transfer window opening in January.

The Londoners were not able make any new addition this summer.

Be that as it may, City have been given an increasingly merciful discipline since they acknowledged their bad behavior.

Mirror Sport reached the football administering body to decide why City and Chelsea’s cases brought about different results, and got the accompanying reaction: “Generally speaking, FIFA’s judicial bodies handle all cases on an individual basis as circumstances differ from case to case,” said the FIFA spokesman.

“In its decision on Manchester City , FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee took into consideration all specific circumstances of the case as well as the club’s cooperation in clarifying the relevant facts.

“It is important to stress that the specific circumstances of this case differ from previous cases involving breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18.

“Please note that in line with article 50 (8) of the FIFA Disciplinary Code (2019 version), ‘at any time prior to the meeting set up to decide the case by the relevant judicial body, a party may accept responsibility and request the FIFA judicial bodies to impose a specific sanction. The FIFA judicial bodies may decide on the basis of such request or render a decision which it considers appropriate in the context of this Code.’

“Furthermore, according to article 24 (3) of the FIFA Disciplinary Code, ‘when determining the disciplinary measure, the judicial body shall take into account all relevant factors of the case, including any assistance of and substantial cooperation by the offender in uncovering or establishing a breach of any FIFA rule, the circumstances and the degree of the offender’s guilt and any other relevant circumstances.’

“Lastly, as you can see here, Manchester City has accepted its responsibility, which has been considered by FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee in its decision.”

Chelsea have bid their boycott with the expectation that they can sign players in January.




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