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How the transfer ban favored Chelsea
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How the transfer ban favored Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri anticipated a sinking ship at Chelsea after they were hit with a transfer ban and made the move to Juventus in an unexpected departure. This left the Blues with an uncertain future and they had to settle down with a rookie Frank Lampard who took over, after just one professional-managerial season with Championship side Derby County. The future didn't appear to hold much for Chelsea, and more so with the departure of the talismanic Belgian Eden Hazard who jumped ship to Real Madrid in what he described as a dream move. With Frank Lampard at the helm amid a transfer ban, there were doubts on if Lampard and his boys would finish in the top 4. The Englishman came in and put some reliance on youth players like Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori, James Reece, Billy...
Chelsea transfer ban lifted, Blues can sign players in January
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Chelsea transfer ban lifted, Blues can sign players in January

Chelsea have won their appeal against the two-window transfer ban and can now make additions to their squad in the January transfer window. The Blues took their appeal against the ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after FIFA ordered a sanction against the club due to the acquisition of young players in February. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming Over 1.5 Goals predictions for today BTTS Tips for today FIFA initially found the London club guilty of breaching article 19 of its regulations regarding the status and transfer of players, centering on the protection of minors. They were also found guilty of breaching article 18 concerning third-party influence. The Blues have already served the first window of the ban and have been ...
Chelsea transfer ban appeal to be heard by CAS as Blues eye January deals
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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...
Chelsea confident that transfer ban will be reduced as agents target January signings
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Chelsea confident that transfer ban will be reduced as agents target January signings

Chelsea FC have expressed confidence that their current transfer ban will be reduced as they look forward to doing some transfer business in January. It can be recalled that the club was hit with a two-window transfer ban for contravening transfer rules in the signing of 29 underage players. This ensured that Chelsea new boss Frank Lampard was not able to make any summer signings and has relied on youth in his first 4 games in charge at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League. The likes of Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount are already regulars for the Blues this season as Chelsea currently sit 11th on the Premier League log with just 1 win, 2 draws and 1 loss in 4 games. READ: Gareth Bale hits back at his critics Chelsea who are not eligible to sign players in January due to the t...
CAS confirms Chelsea appeal against two-window transfer ban
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CAS confirms Chelsea appeal against two-window transfer ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have provided confirmation that Chelsea have appealed their transfer ban which is set to stand for two transfer windows. The Blues were hit with the punishment by FIFA after being found to have broken rules regarding the registration of young players. Chelsea had initially appealed against the ban to FIFA to have it overturned with regards to the registration of senior players but saw their appeal rejected by football's governing body. Therefore, the Premier League club have now turned to CAS who have the power to overturn or delay the ban as evidence is gathered. This will allow Chelsea to sign players this summer. READ: Neymar to miss Copa America after suffering ankle injury A statement released by CAS on Friday confirmed the appea...