Bosman ruling

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Bosman ruling

(ˈbɒzmən)
n
(Soccer) soccer an EU ruling that allows out-of-contract footballers to leave their clubs without the clubs receiving a transfer fee
[C20: named after Jean-Marc Bosman (born 1964), Belgian footballer whose court case brought about the ruling]
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The French midfielder has been offered the chance to join Rangers in the summer on a Bosman free transfer by new Gers coach Paul Le Guen.
Cole does not intend to see out the rest of his contract, which would lead to a Bosman free transfer in 2007.
Reid has already recruited Jody Morris and Zoumana Camara, although it is a sign of the financial times at Elland Road that midfielder Morris arrives on a Bosman free transfer and French defender Camara on a season- long loan from Lens.
The 39-year-old today agreed a one year deal with the club after joining on a Bosman free transfer from Arsenal.
But the player, available on a Bosman free transfer, has rejected Kidderminster's initial offer and Ayr are confident he will sign for them when his contract expires at the end of the month.
The former Sky Blues favourite, who recently joined City on a Bosman free transfer, leads Bradford's defensive line tonight for the Intertoto Cup semi-final clash with Zenit St Petersburg in the absence of the injured David Wetherall.
Spurs lost Sol Campbell to the Gunners on a Bosman free transfer and accept that Carr could let his contract run down in the same way.
LEE Carsley is returning to his Birmingham roots after agreeing to sign for Blues on a Bosman free transfer from Everton.
The England defender, who controversially quit Tottenham in 2001 to join their arch-rivals on a Bosman free transfer, is under contract until the summer of 2005.
The 25-year-old former Wolves player, who was out of contract, arrives on a Bosman free transfer.
The former Juventus ace is currently at Lazio, but is available on a Bosman free transfer.
REPUBLIC of Ireland defender Gary Breen could be set for an incredible move to Barcelona on a Bosman free transfer.