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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Jean-Louis Dupont, the lawyer who successfully challenged football contract laws in the famous Bosman case, made a complaint last year.
They have also consulted a lawyer involved in the Jean-Marc Bosman case.
For Dupont, famous since the Bosman case in which the EU Court of Justice forced FIFA and UEFA to end their system of transfer fees and nationality quotas in the EU (Case C-415/93), "this rule prohibits a club owner from injecting his own funds into the club in order to make it grow".
Thus Bosman case does not concern the transfer fees of transfers within the Member State.
The increasing business acumen of clubs is also evident in other areas: for example, the standing of players -following the Bosman case empowering players and allowing greater freedom of movement and contractual bargaining power -and changes in the ownership structure and governance of clubs.
It could be seen as the Bosman case for young players and nobody would wish to see youngsters shackled by a poorly-drafted rule at the start of their careers.
With Free Movement of Workers very topical at the minute, it is worth having a look at the far-reaching effects of the Bosman case.
IT is set to be the biggest legal wrangle in football since the Bosman case.
If you are looking at a Bosman-type situation where you can start trying to take Fifa to court, but the Bosman case took five years to get to court, which isn't going to help the lad.
The implications of all this are set to be far bigger than the Bosman Case of 1996, which changed the face of the European transfer system beyond all recognition.
THE Bosman case that revolutionised European football came within a whisker of being the Diver ruling.
Bogaert (affiliation not given) analyzes the viability under European Community law of traditional sports regulations, which were seriously compromised by the Bosman case of 1995.