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Three clubs hit with Financial Fair Play sanctions

Uefa, football’s European governing body, has imposed sanctions on three clubs for breaching Financial Fair Play regulations.

Portuguese Primeira Liga club Sporting CP has been fined €50,000 ($57,000) for making payments of its overdue payables amounts after the deadlines provided for in the FFP regulations.

Macedonian outfit FK Vardar has been banned from participating from Uefa competitions for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons unless it is able to prove by January 31 that it has paid the amounts that were identified as overdue payables at September 30, 2018. The club has also been fined €100,000.

Meanwhile, Bulgarian team PFC Levski Sofia has also been banned from Uefa competitions for the same two seasons unless it can prove by February 28 that it has made the necessary payments. PFC Levski Sofia has also been hit with a €100,000 fine.

The decisions were taken by the Uefa Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) Adjudicatory Chamber.