Football's third-party ownership rule explained
The news that England manager Sam Allardyce is being investigated over allegations that he offered advice around third-party ownership (TPO) rules has brought a controversial topic back into the spotlight.
The Telegraph newspaper says it has footage from August of Mr Allardyce meeting men claiming to represent a Far East firm where he appears to say third-party ownership rules can be avoided.
The 61-year-old has yet to respond to the allegations, while the FA has asked to see the paper's filmed recordings.
Third-party ownership of players is whereby private investors, it can be an... read more
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