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16/03/2010

Judgment in case C-325/08 - Olympique Lyonnais SASP v Olivier Bernard, Newcastle UFC

References for a preliminary ruling from the Cour de cassation (France)


Article 39 EC – Freedom of movement for workers – Restriction – Professional football players – Obligation to sign the first professional contract with the club which provided the training – Player ordered to pay damages for infringement of that obligation – Justification – Objective of encouraging the recruitment and training of young professional players


author(s): Court of Justice of the EU (Grand Chamber)
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