Friday August 14, 2020

Brexit has big implications for the English Premier League

Restrictions on signing non British players are just the beginning of the concerns for English soccer clubs following the Brexit result

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
24th June, 2016
Robbie Brady of Norwich City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Liverpool at Carrow Road Credit: Getty

Dimitri Payet has lit up Euro 2016. The late blooming star has brought Slaven Bilic, manager of West Ham, to bowing down before him on television. Payet is a human highlight reel for sites like Deadspin which link repeatedly to his exploits. Payet almost certainly wouldn't be a West Ham player if freedom of movement were restricted. Welcome to Brexit everybody.

Despite already being a French international by the time he signed for West Ham in...

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