Sports Law – French Football

Sports Law (football / tort)

On 5 July 2018, the French Cour de cassation (civ. 2), ruled that violence against a referee made within the sports facilities by a player constitutes an infringement of the rules of the game linked to the sportive activity, even if such an assault is committed after the football match (from which the said player has previously been excluded).

By Ludovic TIMBAL DUCLAUX DE MARTIN ludovic@timbalduclauxdemartin-avocat.fr

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