EU opens state aid probe into Spanish football
Associated Press - 18 December 2013 05:46-05:00
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has opened legal proceedings into whether Real Madrid, Barcelona and five other Spanish clubs get an unfair edge from illegal state aid.
EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said Wednesday that clubs should use sound financial management rather than live "at the expense of the taxpayer."
Almunia's office must make su...
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