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The hard answer of the FIFA to the boycott of the Premier

Published:25/08/2021 - 03:35h

Updated:25/08/2021 - 08:49h

The calendar of the FIFA and the situation by the pandemia of the covid-19 has generated a new dispute between the directors of the Premier and the maximum organisation of the football

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The authorities of the Premier announced recently that, product of the pandemia, the English clubs do not go to leave that the players assist to the corresponding parties to the calendar of the FIFA to define the eliminatory of the world-wide.

The decision was not very seen by the leaders of the FIFA, those who answered through a communiqué the announcement of the leaders of the English tournament where reiterated that they have to atenerse to the fulfillment of said calendar and to that they could take measured if they do not leave that the footballers assist. To continuation, the complete communiqué:

"Estimated president (referring to the president of ties it Premier Gary Hoffman). I accuse receipt of his communications dated in Luque the past 19 and 20 August relative to the release of different players for representative teams of diverse associations member sudamericanas".

"In the first place, it results timely to stand out that the decision adopted by the Bureau of the Council of the FIFA the 5 of the common has of full validity. This has been adopted by the competent organ after a period of previous queries with different groups of interest of the international football and, therefore, becomes of effective application and forced fulfillment so much for the associations member as for his respective clubs affiliated".

"With base in the previous, would like me indicate him that the FIFA shows firm in the interpretation and execution of his decisions and norms. To such object and in this particular context, inform him that the administration of the FIFA will proceed to reiterate to the respective associations member and clubs affected the statutory bases to which find subjected, as well as I will do them partícipe of the consequences of his possible incumplimiento".

What explains the Premier

By his part, the directors of Ties it Premier criticise the agreement of the calendar of the FIFA, that sustain made of unilateral "form" and that the quarantine to the that the players would have to be subjected by the covid-19 complicates his situation. "The clubs of the Premier League have decided of reluctant form, but unanimous, not yielding players for the international meetings that play in countries of the red list. This decision, that has the firm backrest of the competition, will affect to 60 players of 19 clubs of the Premier that would have to have travelled to 26 countries of the red list during the stop of September", explained in a communiqué published previous to the answer of the FIFA.

"We do it by the current posture of the FIFA of not following allowing evade the call of the selection when the player has to do quarantine to the turn of his announcement", add in the text.

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