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Blues agree compensation

Statement from the FA & PL.....

'The Premier League and Football Association today confirmed that Chelsea FC and Leeds United FC have reached a mutual agreed settlement with regard to an alleged approach to three Leeds United FC Academy players in breach of Premier League and FA Rules.

'Leeds United FC has withdrawn their complaint and the Premier League has been advised by both clubs that any claims and litigation arising out of any alleged improper approach have been settled.

'This resolution is subject to a confidentiality agreement and there will be no further statements.

'Additionally Chelsea FC have undertaken to conduct an internal review of policies and procedures in relation to the recruitment of players, take steps to rectify any shortcomings; take the appropriate action in relation to club personnel, including Premier League approved training, and develop their own code of conduct.

'The Premier League and Football Association accordingly consider the matter closed.'

The fee recieved is thought to be substantial after Ken Bates was caught on camera outside Elland Road claiming that Leeds would recieve 6-7m from the London Club, however the final figure is subject to a confidentiality agreement so i guess we'll never know.




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Date:Saturday October 28 2006

Time: 3:05PM

Your Comments

Always behind closed doors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tigerphil
Chelsea get away with murder, years ago we were related 2 divisions for financial irregularities, Chelsea were caught doing the same, did you see them relegated...guess who the chairman was then for Chelsea...I rest my case m'lud.....
APG_STFC
This won't stop Chelsea, once again they get away with it. I am a little disappointed in Bates after the noise he made about it.
dazza71
Did you expect anything else? Money talks and who is the richest Chairman? Who in my opinion is ruining football.
viking phil
Case of the big boys getting looked after again
captainmiffymoo
one day... they may be open and honest about all of this.. I doubt it another cover up....
ernshaw
Forget the money they should of been docked points!!
BaldyYid
Now the Leeds previous manager is claiming wrongful dismissal - Wisey what mess have you and Gus got into - we are quite happy now we have Peter Sturrock - good luck
APG_STFC
 

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