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Turkish football team Fenerbahçe will be allowed to compete in this year’s Champions League, UEFA announced today.
 
Fener fans were overjoyed by UEFA's call to allow the team to compete.
 
The club had been going through a rough patch over the past year as a result of a match-fixing scandal that had already seen it banned from last year’s Champions League.

Over the weekend, Galatasaray and Trabzonspor, teams also involved in legal troubles over the nationwide match-fixing cases, were cleared to play in European competitions.

Beşiktaş, Bursaspor and Gaziantepspor, was all excluded from playing in European competitions for financial misdemeanors, although the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) lifted Bursa’s ban earlier today.

June/22/2012

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