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QPR call for Uefa action after alleged racist abuse in Spain

Publication date 15 August 2019 | 19:04 | ICT

QPR have called for Uefa to take the “strongest possible action” after the Championship club’s Under-18 players walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain following alleged racist abuse.

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    Manchester City have been found guilty by Fifa of breaking the rules on international transfer and registration of players aged under 18, world football’s governing body announced on Tuesday.

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    Publication date 13 August 2019 | 19:12 | ICT

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