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Profile: Futebol Clube do Porto

Futebol Clube do Porto was a participant or observer in the following events:

UEFA’s control and disciplinary body rules that the Portuguese champions FC Porto will not be admitted to the Champions League next season, due to allegations of bribery of referees in Portuguese domestic matches in 2003/04. In two cases, the Portuguese champions were recently deducted a total of six points and fined €150,000 by the Portuguese league’s disciplinary committee. Under UEFA rules, clubs may not be involved in any activity aimed at arranging or influencing the outcome of a match at national or international level, otherwise they will not be allowed into European competition. [UEFA, 6/4/2008]

Entity Tags: Futebol Clube do Porto, Union of European Football Associations

Timeline Tags: Football Business and Politics

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