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FIFA decides to ban thirdparty ownership of players

Sep 27, 2014    

Zurich Football's governing body FIFA has agreed to ban the thirdparty ownership (TPO) of players, its president Sepp Blatter said on Friday, seven years after first promising to outlaw the practice.Blatter said a working group would be set up to implement the ban which would come into effect following "a transitional period"."We took a firm decision that TPO should be banned but it cannot be banned immediately there will be a transitional period," Blatter told a news conference following a meeting of the executive committee.The World Players Association FIFPro said they we...

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