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Lyon chief backs Monaco in tax row

May 21, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has claimed newly-promoted Monaco are only "defending themselves" as the Ligue 2 champions battle against a rule change that will affect their financial status.

• Blog: Money-bags Monaco

A decision by the French Football League's (LFP) Administrative Council to demand all club's participating in its competitions to be based in France for tax purposes by the end of the 2013-14 season or face exclusion would remove the privileged financial ...

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