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LUFC - Leeds escape with fine

Leeds came away from a FA tribunal hearing today with a 7,500 fine. They were also given a further 12,500 fine suspended until September 1st 2010.

The fine was for using an unlicensed agent (Lorenzo Paolo) when signing striker Anthony Elding from Stockport County in January of this year.

The FA showed a certain amount of leniency due to Leeds pleading guilty to the charge and their cooperation throughout the matter.

After last years fifteen point penalty a lot of Leeds fans feared the worst and expected another point`s penalty.

Hopefully Leeds can finally learn their lesson and the team can continue their fine form in pushing for a return to The Championship.





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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 30 2008

Time: 8:10PM

Your Comments

I was fearing the worst so I am quite happy with that fine.
dazza71
I'd have kicked you out of the league!
merlin
shows what an arse you are then!
yorkshirepride1
Do you think the FA are getting more lenient - learning from their mistakes?
herringthorpe
No, I just think they new Bates would fight them all season if we had points deducted!
dazza71
About time we had some luck.
Tiny T
Glad it#'s all done and dusted..Now to win League 1 and a cup or two..
kazza
gonna win JPT n league 1 n carlin cup n hell lets win the scottish premier league aswell that would be an average season yeah?
Dobbo96
Merlin, we will be out of this league soon enough
WhiteYork
 

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