Clubs received almost €40 million for players injured on national duty

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By David Owen
January 17 – FIFA has revealed that almost €40 million was paid to clubs under its inaugural Club Protection Programme (CPP) running from 1 September 2012 to 31 December 2014. All told, 126 cases were settled and €39.3 million paid out under the scheme, which compensates clubs when their players are injured on international duty.

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