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Monaco's financial 'fairness' questioned

December 10, 2012
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Jean-Pierre Louvel, the influential and respected president of the Union of Professional French Clubs (UCPF), has suggested Monaco's unique place in French football should again be looked at as it raises "an enormous problem of fairness".

Though a principality, Monaco's football club has played under the auspices of the French FA (FFF) since its foundation in 1919. However, the principality's income tax legislation, which stretches back to 1869, means foreigners do not pay tax on their ...

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