GENEVA (AP) — FIFA rulings are being challenged at the Court of Arbitration for Sport by disgraced Brazilian soccer official Ricardo Teixeira and the English Football Association.
The court’s updated list of pending hearings includes a date of June 3 for Teixeira to appeal against his life ban imposed by the FIFA ethics committee in November for taking bribes.
The English appeal on June 26 is against a 350,000 Swiss franc ($362,000) fine imposed as part of FIFA’s case against Chelsea for breaking rules to sign youth players and register them with the national soccer body. Chelsea served a transfer ban last year and won an appeal at CAS to be cleared to trade again in January.
CAS has stopped