French Football news

Monaco fight tax law revision

March 29, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Monaco have asked the French Football Federation to revoke a decision which would see the principality club lose its privileged position within French football.

As the result of a 19th-century agreement between Monaco and France, foreign footballers playing at the Stade Louis II are exempt from France's exacting tax laws, meaning Monaco can afford to pay much higher wages than many of their Ligue 2 and even Ligue 1 rivals. While another deal means Monaco's French players are subject to ...

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