State aid and sport

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Abstract

The Chapter discusses the application of EU State aid rules to sport, in light of the role of the state in funding sports enterprise and the need to protect the fairness of the competition within the internal market. A number of cases have been decided by the Commission involving professional football clubs. Receiving state support through the use of public funds may negatively affect the competition both on and off the field.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch Handbook on EU Sports Law and Policy
EditorsJack Anderson, Richard Parrish, Borja Garcia
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Pages197-227
ISBN (Print)9781784719494
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jul 2018

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