Blatter stresses need for limit on foreign players

December 12, 2005
By Alastair Himmer
TOKYO, Dec 12 (Reuters) - FIFA chief Sepp Blatter has reiterated his desire for clubs to field at least six homegrown players in order to limit the number of foreigners in their teams.

'The solution is that there should be a minimum,' Blatter told reporters. 'FIFA's idea is we should have at least six players eligible for the national team of the country in which they play.'

Speaking before the FIFA Club World Championship in Japan, the FIFA president was asked if he thought ...

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