Olympique Lyonnais v Olivier Bernard and Newcastle United (Free Movement Of Persons): ECJ 16 Jul 2009

Footballer transfer system challenged

Europa Freedom of movement for workers National rule requiring a football player to compensate the club which trained him if, on completion of training, he contracts as a professional player with a club in another Member State – Obstacle to freedom of movement – Justification by the need to encourage recruitment and training of young professional players.

C-325/08, [2009] EUECJ C-325/08 – O, [2010] EUECJ C-325/08
Bailii, Bailii


Updated: 09 November 2021; Ref: scu.374268