Championship club Brighton & Hove Albion have
been fined £90,000 by the Football Association
after admitting to a breach of the FA’s agent
The fine relates to Brighton’s purchase of midfielder
Dale Stephens from Charlton in January last year.
The Seagulls have also been warned about their
Three football agents – Alex Levack, Matthew
Kleinman and Ali Rahnama – have been sanctioned
and warned after also admitting a breach of rules.
Levack and Kleinman have both been fined £7,500
and suspended from all agency activity and
intermediary activity for a period of 14 months.
Seven months of that suspension is immediate, lasting until 16 September, and the remaining seven months is suspended for a period of 12 months.
Rahnama has been given a similar suspension, which lasts for nine months; with three months immediate until 16 May and the remaining six months suspended.
In all three cases the suspended part of their
respective bans will not take place unless they breach the FA’s agent regulations or Fifa’s regulations on working with intermediaries.
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