NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Porto and Sporting Lisbon have had the threat of a one-season Champions League ban for unpaid debts lifted by UEFA. The Portuguese clubs were among several teams which UEFA said met their deadlines to settle so-called “overdue payables” debts. They risked being excluded from European competitions in the next season they qualified. Porto and Sporting are currently first and second in the Portuguese league and on track to get direct entry into the Champions League group stage next season.
BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION
KVIA ABC 7 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.
Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here
If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.