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Monaco owner receives Ligue 1 backing

June 27, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
French Football League president Frederic Thiriez has vowed to do all he can to keep Monaco's Russian billionaire owner Dmitri Rybolovlev in French football despite the ongoing fiscal row between the LFP and the principality club.

Newly-promoted to Ligue 1 after a two-year absence, Monaco have taken the LFP to court over the body's decision to oblige all clubs participating in its competitions to be based in France for tax purposes by June 1, 2014, a move which would nullify Monaco's current ...

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