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Leaving the EU could be disaster for footballers

So now that Brexit is at last up and running, it is of concern that loads of groups are lobbying the Government over their special needs.

Doctors and nurses from Europe want exemption from immigration rules, as do teachers from Europe. And now car manufacturers want special business deals and Gibraltar wants special recognition.

But what is going to happen to all the European footballers who play for UK teams?

Are they going to be sent home? Are new European players not going to be allowed in?

Or, as is rumoured, are UK football clubs going to get a quota system imposed - two European Union players per team?

I have started a online petition... do a search and you'll find it.

We need to lobby parliament now before it is too late!

Brian Lighthill


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