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British ID cards for footballers

Posted by mariaant - Created: 8 years ago
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Posted by BMC-694838 - 8 years ago

Hi,

I have already seen this issue raised in the newspaper. This is one of the football associations rules and not a law. The reason they are doing this is so teams cannot pass off players as someone else but it has been argued that a passport should be sufficient. The association said no to this as the ID number on a passport can change. This seems very bureaucratic to me. It did say they were working to resolve this before next season but a lot of players who had been playing with clubs have been left in limbo.

Brian