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Chelsea transfer ban appeal to be heard by CAS as Blues eye January deals

Chelsea's appeal against the two-window transfer ban they were hit with will be heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Wednesday. It can be recalled that the Blues were initially sanctioned by FIFA in February. The Blues were found guilty of breaching article 19 of FIFA's regulations on the status and transfer of players (RSTP) which focuses on the protection of minors in the game. They were also guilty of breaching article 18 with regards to influence from a third-party. The first appeal to FIFA by Chelsea was heard in April. However, documents published by the world's football governing body in October showed that the Blues had indulged in 150 breaches of regulations. Therefore, both the appeals committee and the disciplinary committee reached an agreement that the breaches...