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 Dutch international's decision to put pen to paper on a new contract means Newcastle can protect Krul's value and means he can't leave on a free transfer at the end of this season on a Bosman transfer.
Substitute Vincent, who moved to Scotland from Aggborough in 2013 on a Bosman transfer, notched from close range after keeper Jamie MacDonald had parried a Watkins shot.
Delph (above) is now considering his options as he knows he will be much sought after next summer on a Bosman transfer.
VILLA are on the brink of signing Philippe Senderos on a Bosman transfer.
Gardner will officially join Albion on a Bosman transfer on July 1 after passing a medical and putting pen to paper on a three-year deal, plus a further year's option in the club's favour.
But with Saints boss Steve Lomas last night digging his heels in the stage is set for the player to become a legal pioneer like Jean-Marc Bosman transfer feud goes to court.
Keeper Dorus de Vries moved to Molineux from Swansea on a Bosman transfer.
But Rodgers' relationship with the Bologna-born starlet and the promise of first-team football in the top flight could yet pave the way for a Bosman transfer - with Chelsea owed minimal compensation in return.
So far he has brought in Jermaine Beckford from Leeds United on a Bosman transfer and added Portuguese hot-shot Joao Silva for a nominal fee.
ABERDEEN striker Lee Miller is being chased by Leicester, Crystal Palace and Preston on a Bosman transfer.
Owen, whose contract expires at the end of next season, is free to talk to clubs in 12 months' time about a Bosman transfer, and that would seal a deal that has cost Newcastle an absolute fortune.
We'll sit down together on Wednesday and we'll see what comes from the talks," said Ballack, who is free to leave on a Bosman transfer at the end of the season, and has been linked with a January switch to Manchester United.