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Legia Loses CAS Appeal

  • Reuters, Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:27 PM

Legia Warsaw has said it will sack the administrator blamed for the clerical error that resulted in the Polish team being ejected from the UEFA Champions League, the team's owner said Thursday. Legia beat Celtic 6-1 on aggregate in their third qualifying-round series, but failed to take its place in the playoff round after UEFA ruled the club had fielded an ineligible player. On Monday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) turned down Legia's request for provisional measures that would have allowed it to play in the Champions League playoff round pending an appeal.

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