Roman Abramovich disqualified as Chelsea director by Premier League after sanctions

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, March 12, 2022, 06:09 PM IST
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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich | Photo: AP

Roman Abramovich has been disqualified as a director of Chelsea football club by the Premier League.

A Premier League statement read: "Following the imposition of sanctions by the UK Government, the Premier League Board has disqualified Roman Abramovich as a Director of Chelsea Football Club.

"The Board’s decision does not impact on the club’s ability to train and play its fixtures, as set out under the terms of a licence issued by the Government which expires on 31 May 2022."

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