Jean-Marc Bosman has had a bigger impact on the game than Cristiano Ronaldo (above) and Lionel Messi, thanks to his judicial challenge of football transfer rules. Photo: AFP
Peter Simpson
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Home and Away by Peter Simpson

Player behind the Bosman rule should be booked for his part in Brexit

Former RC Liege player has had more of an impact on European club football than any other player, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

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Jean-Marc Bosman has had a bigger impact on the game than Cristiano Ronaldo (above) and Lionel Messi, thanks to his judicial challenge of football transfer rules. Photo: AFP
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.