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League clubs vote for loan rules change

June 7, 2013
By ESPN staff
Football League clubs have voted to tighten the rules on loans, meaning no club can again use the system in the way Watford did last season.

The Hornets - who lost to Crystal Palace in the Championship play-off final at Wembley - had 11 players on loan from overseas clubs last season, brought in following their takeover by the Italian Pozzo family.

The Pozzos also own Spanish club Granada and Italian outfit Udinese, and Watford manager Gianfranco Zola was able to bring in numerous ...

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