By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

Iran bans 2 footballers for playing against Israeli team

Iran has banned 2 members of its national football team, including its captain for life, after they played in a match between their Greek club Panionios and Israeli team Maccabi Tel Aviv. Iran has said their participation in the game violated a longstanding unwritten rule that Iranian sportspeople should not compete against their Israeli counterparts. In 2013, the United States...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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